MLB trade rumors: Orioles’ Manny Machado to Red Sox in nightmare scenario for Yankees?

By Mike Rosenstein

The Baltimore Orioles bring a league-worst 19-48 record into Friday’s game against the Miami Marlins.

Which means we are one day closer to the Orioles deciding if they will move shortstop Manny Machado before the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline.

Machado, who will become a free agent after the season, has all but guaranteed he won’t re-sign with Baltimore. So Orioles GM Dan Duquette will have no choice but to move Machado before the deadline so he can get back something of value in Machado’s departure.

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