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Orioles trade All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to Dodgers for five prospects

Orioles trade All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to Dodgers for five prospects

A day anticipated by many for months — and by some for years — became reality on Wednesday, as the Orioles traded All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers, officially beginning their rebuilding process while closing a chapter on the club’s best homegrown talent since Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.

The Orioles and Los Angeles agreed to a trade that will bring back five players from the prospect-rich Dodgers farm system. Machado was informed Wednesday evening that he had been traded to the Dodgers, according to a source.

“This is a bittersweet day for the Orioles organization and the fans,” Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Wednesday night....

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