Zach Britton

With Machado trade completed, Orioles turn attention to Britton, other veterans

With Machado trade completed, Orioles turn attention to Britton, other veterans

In laying out the steps that the Orioles will need to take to return to competitiveness after last night's trade of All-Star shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers, executive vice president Dan Duquette said the first would be to try and swap out the rest of their veteran players who can help other clubs for prospects.

The next step on that front? Trying to trade closer Zach Britton.

"Clubs have become more interested in Zach as he has regained his velocity and particularly, the sink and movement on his pitch," Duquette said. "He had a really good week this past week, so clubs have renewed their interest in Zach. We engaged other clubs on that front,...

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