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Duquette Q&A: Orioles will consider dealing Machado to a division rival, even the Yankees

Duquette Q&A: Orioles will consider dealing Machado to a division rival, even the Yankees

In entertaining trade offers for third baseman Manny Machado, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said that he will consider dealing the franchise’s top homegrown talent of this generation to a division rival like the New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox for his final year before free agency.

The Yankees have reportedly shown interest in acquiring the 25-year-old Machado, who will become a free agent after the 2018 season, all after already acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton.

“Well, I think you have to look at the entire market if you’re going to accurately assess the market, and the entire market would include teams in the American League East...

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