Yankees have made 'strong offer' for Machado

MLB.com | 5/24/2018 | Staff
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There seems to be no stopping the rumors linking the New York Yankees to Manny Machado.The Yanks have made a "strong offer" to the Baltimore Orioles for the star infielder, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman, who suggests that while the Bronx Bombers may not be the favorite, they clearly are a player in this sweepstakes.This follows a report earlier today from MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi that the O's covet Justus Sheffield and might be open to sending Machado to New York if the 22-year-old lefty is in the deal.Sheffield, who has reached Triple-A and is the No. 2 Yankees prospect and No. 39 overall per MLB Pipeline, reportedly is not part of the offer, as Orioles reporter Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com points out.If that's the case, it remains to be seen whether the two sides -- a pair of American League East rivals who haven't made many trades, let alone blockbusters, in their history -- can find a...
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