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Manny Machado reaches another milestone; Rotation depth a priority for 2016

Manny Machado reaches another milestone; Rotation depth a priority for 2016

After homering in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has now homered in four straight games, hitting five homers in that span to increase his career-high total to 35.

He is the first Orioles player to homer in four straight games since Caleb Joseph homered in five straight last year from Aug. 2-9. Four players have homered in at least five consecutive games, while Chris Davis (Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2012) and Reggie Jackson (July 18-23, 1976) have both homered in a club-record six straight games.

Orioles manager Buck Showalter acknowledged that he didn't realize that Machado had that many homers this year -- it's been hard to keep up...

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