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As trade talk swirls around him, Orioles' Manny Machado elected to start All-Star Game

As trade talk swirls around him, Orioles' Manny Machado elected to start All-Star Game

Manny Machado doesn’t know what uniform he will be wearing by the end of this month, but the fans elected him to represent the Orioles in the All-Star Game as the American League’s starting shortstop.

Whether Machado is still a member of the Orioles by the time the game is played July 17 at nearby Nationals Park — or whether being traded, particularly to a National League team, would affect how he’s allowed to participate in the game — remains to be seen.

But after learning of his fourth All-Star Game selection Sunday just two days after turning 26, Machado said while he realizes his days with the only major league organization he knows are likely numbered, he will take...

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