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With the third pick in the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft, the Baltimore Orioles select Manny Machado, Shortstop, Brito Miami Private School, Miami Florida.
This should have been a franchise-altering moment. The Orioles had finally acquired their next franchise cornerstone; a box office attraction that teams dream of finding.
But after six and a half seasons it was all over when the then 25-year-old four time All Star was shipped to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Yusniel Diaz, Zach Pop, Dean Kremer, Rylan Bannon, and Breyvic Valera.Continue reading