Jordan Walden

Orioles hope to move Manny Machado soon, but market doesn't seem to be budging

Orioles hope to move Manny Machado soon, but market doesn't seem to be budging

While multiple reports have said the Orioles are newly motivated to move star shortstop Manny Machado sooner rather than later in hopes that a three-month rental will bring back a larger haul than one for two months, no deal appears imminent.

The Orioles’ decision-making hierarchy will not be pushed to make a hasty trade the club’s brass is not comfortable with, and many of the teams engaged with the Orioles are the same ones that exchanged dialogue throughout the offseason and a few that were talking at last year’s trade deadline when the Orioles were shopping closer Zach Britton. So they all know what the Orioles want.

The Orioles aren’t known for their swiftness in making...

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