Baltimore Orioles: The Manny Machado Show

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Whether he's at the plate or at the hot corner, Machado is simply one of those players you can't take your eyes off of.

Baltimore Orioles: The Manny Machado Show

Whether he's at the plate or at the hot corner, Machado is simply one of those players you can't take your eyes off of.

Whether he's at the plate or at the hot corner, Machado is simply one of those players you can't take your eyes off of. Last year, he hit a career-high 37 homers (up from 35 the year before) and served as a human highlight film at third base-routinely making spectacular plays by charging to barehand grounders or backhanding and then throwing from foul territory. For good measure, he more than held his own in 45 games at shortstop, his natural position. The scary thing is that at 24 years old, Machado may still be getting better.

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