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Manny Machado not traveling lightly in first trip to All-Star Game

Manny Machado not traveling lightly in first trip to All-Star Game

NEW YORK -- Manny Machado is hoping this isn’t his last All-Star Game. But if it is, it’s an experience the Orioles’ 21-year-old third baseman and his family won’t ever forget. That’s because Machado brought his mother, grandmother, sister, uncle, nephew and fiancée to All-Star week. “It’s something you need to share with the people who helped you throughout the years,” Machado said. Machado also invited Frank Valdez, a former pro ballplayer who runs a baseball clinic in Miami, to be his guest. “He’s helped me a lot last couple of years,” Machado said of Valdez. “I won’t say I couldn’t have...

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