SEATTLE -- Third baseman Manny Machado didn't start for the third consecutive game Thursday as the Orioles opened a four-game series against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.
Machado, 22, said he was continuing to progress day by day, but he couldn't predict when he'd be able to return.
“It's definitely gotten better,” Machado said Thursday. “It's something that's just an annoying pain. It's definitely gotten down to a pinpoint pain now. We will see how it feels the next couple days.”
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he hoped Machado could return during the series against the Mariners.
“He's going to start getting back into...