Josh Donaldson

Why a possible Manny Machado trade market might not develop well for the Orioles

Why a possible Manny Machado trade market might not develop well for the Orioles

No matter which side of the "What should the Orioles do with Manny Machado?" debate one falls on, an article on FanGraphs is likely to fuel that opinion.

While the premise of Tuesday's piece was on the trade market for one of Machado's top contemporaries, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, much of the thought process laid out in the article entitled "Third Base Looks Like a Buyer's Market" applies to the Orioles' pending problem, if you can even call it that.

With Machado entering the final year of his contract, there's a sizable portion of...

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