Orioles trade Manny Machado to Dodgers: report
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Baltimore Orioles have traded all-star shortstop Manny Machado to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal has not yet been announced.
Baltimore will reportedly get five prospects in return, according to the Athletic.
Orioles getting Diaz, Kramer, Bannon, Pop, Valera, source tells The Athletic.—@Ken_Rosenthal
Machado, a power-hitter with extraordinary fielding skills, greatly improves the Dodgers' chances of reaching the World Series for a second consecutive year. He led Baltimore in batting average (.315), home runs (24) and RBIs (65).