88 Facts About Manny Machado

1. Manny Machado has a dog named Kobe, as he was a huge Kobe Bryant fan growing up.

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2. Manny Machado was raised by his mother, Rosa Machado, his grandfather, Francisco Nunez, and his uncle, Geovanny Brito.

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3. Manny Machado was a finalist for Rawlings Gold Glove award, losing out to fellow-AL East third baseman Evan Longoria.

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4. Manny Machado made 14 errors, second-most among all AL third basemen.

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5. Manny Machado became the first Orioles player to record multiple 3-grand slam seasons, and just the second player in recorded MLB history with back-to-back seasons of three or more grand slams.

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6. Manny Machado had five RBIs in the game, and joined the likes of Miguel Tejada and Jim Gentile as the only Orioles players with four five-RBI games in the same season.

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7. Manny Machado tied the MLB record for most grand slams in a season age 24 or younger.

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8. Manny Machado became the youngest Oriole ever to have three grand slams in the same season.

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9. Manny Machado became the youngest Oriole to hit his 100th home run.

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10. Manny Machado hit the homer in his 578th game, making him the third-fastest Oriole to 100 homers.

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11. Manny Machado collected 109 hits and was named to his third career All-Star game, and his first ASG start.

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12. Manny Machado charged the mound after Ventura hit Machado with a first-pitch, 99-mph fastball in the back.

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13. Manny Machado finished fourth in the American League in MVP voting and won his second career Rawlings Gold Glove for his outstanding defensive play at third.

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14. Manny Machado made 21 errors, fifth-most of all players in the AL and second-most of all AL third basemen.

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15. The next day, Manny Machado issued a formal apology to his teammates and Oakland.

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16. Manny Machado was named to appear in the 2012 All-Star Futures Game.

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17. Manny Machado played shortstop, instead of being the DH, as he did with the Orioles, and he was pulled after the fifth inning.

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18. Manny Machado signed a $5.25 million contract, just minutes before the deadline on August 16, 2010.

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19. Manny Machado was recognized as one of the best fielders in the game, winning a Gold Glove Award and the 2013 AL Platinum Glove, given to the best defender at any position.

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20. Manny Machado is an American professional baseball third baseman and shortstop who currently plays for the Baltimore Orioles of the Major League Baseball.

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21. Manny Machado wedded at an extremely young age along with his long term sweetheart whose name is usually Yainee Alonso, who includes a sibling called Yonder Alonso.

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22. Manny Machado was raised by his mother, grandmother, aunt and uncle, Gio Brito, in the inner city of Miami.

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23. Manny Machado has achieved a lot as a baseball player, setting himself apart.

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24. Manny Machado spent most of his career in Baltimore batting third in the Orioles' lineup.

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25. Manny Machado hit two of them Friday, his biggest game since joining the Dodgers.

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26. Manny Machado is trying to kill everything, 118 wRC+ be damned.

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27. Manny Machado frequently posts about his wife and their two dogs.

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28. Manny Machado told the Baltimore Sun that Yonder was practically as excited as the engaged couple were.

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29. Manny Machado has a career DRS of 84 at the hot corner with an eye-popping 50.6 UZR.

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30. Manny Machado does not make sense for the New York Yankees.

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31. Manny Machado is an enticing option for the New York Yankees, but adding him makes zero sense for several crucial reasons.

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32. Manny Machado recently clarified his comments from the 2018 postseason with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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33. Bryce Harper and Manny Machado have been the talk of the MLB's offseason.

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34. Manny Machado is a lot more accustomed to the AL though and he had a lot more success with the Orioles than the Dodgers in 2018.

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35. Manny Machado spent his whole career in the American League with the Baltimore Orioles before making the switch to the National League when he was traded to the Dodgers this season.

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36. Manny Machado may have cost himself some money due to his lack of hustle while playing with the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 postseason, although he recently retracted some comments he made about his unwillingness to hustle.

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37. Manny Machado is no stranger to controversial plays, as he was criticized during the 2017 campaign as well for a slide which led to an injury to Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia.

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38. Manny Machado came up to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning against Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel, who had already allowed a 2-run home run in the inning.

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39. Manny Machado has been a fixture in MLB headlines from the moment he landed in Los Angeles at the deadline last year, and until his free agency destiny is fulfilled, he'll likely remain in the.

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40. Manny Machado discusses free agency process, controversial comments on hustling.

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41. Manny Machado is going to make a lot of money this offseason.

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42. Manny Machado is much more likely to become a Yankee than Bryce Harper, despite rumors that New York could ask the outfielder to move to first base.

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43. Manny Machado could command an average yearly salary worth twice as much as what Segura will earn.

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44. Manny Machado wants interested teams to know he actually is who he said he wasn't.

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45. Manny Machado has made his desire to play shortstop pretty well known.

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46. On the cusp of a long-anticipated payday, Manny Machado wants to change that perception.

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47. Manny Machado has never finished higher than fourth in MVP voting, and has never received one single first-place vote.

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48. Since the beginning of the 2015 season, Manny Machado has missed 11 games, playing all 162 contests twice over the four-year span.

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49. Manny Machado says he accepts the blame for how his words came across, but explains: "I was trying to talk about how I'm not the guy who is eye wash.

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50. Manny Machado has the potential to land the biggest free agent contract in MLB history this offseason, but he will likely have to first answer questions about his character from one or more interested teams.

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51. Manny Machado has the potential to land the biggest free agent contract in MLB history this offseason, but he will likely have to first answer questions about his character from one or more.

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52. Manny Machado tries to walk back comments about not hustling.

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53. Manny Machado made headlines after saying, "I'm not the type of player that's going to be 'Johnny Hustle' and run down the line and slide to first base" when facing criticism for not running out a ground ball during the NL Championship Series.

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54. Manny Machado said he'd be willing to talk with any interested team.

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55. Manny Machado said last month that he is "not the type of player that's going to be 'Johnny Hustle' and run down the line and slide to first base.

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56. Manny Machado addressed the controversial remark in an interview with MLB.

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57. Manny Machado hopes to address 'Johnny Hustle' comment with interested teams.

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58. Manny Machado tries to explain his controversial 'Johnny Hustle' remark.

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59. Manny Machado is arguably the best player in free agency this offseason.

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60. Manny Machado tries to walk back 'Johnny Hustle' comment: 'It doesn't come across how I meant it'.

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61. Manny Machado could play shortstop until Gregorius, the superior defender, returns.

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62. Manny Machado is the crown jewel of free agency along with outfielder Bryce Harper, and he is coming off his best MLB season.

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63. In November 2014, Manny Machado married longtime girlfriend Yainee Alonso, the sister of Yonder Alonso.

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64. Manny Machado said "it's a great honor" to be compared to Rodriguez, but he doesn't compare himself to anyone.

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65. Manny Machado has been compared to New York Yankees third baseman, Alex Rodriguez, whom he considers his mentor.

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66. Manny Machado played for the Dominican Republic in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

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67. Manny Machado was the final out of the 2018 World Series, striking out against Chris Sale to end game five.

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68. Manny Machado caught the foot of Brewers' first baseman Jesus Aguilar with his own, which prompted the benches to clear.

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69. Manny Machado was fined an undisclosed amount for the way he ran into first base in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against the Brewers.

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70. Manny Machado expressed his displeasure with how the MLB had handled the situation after the game in a profanity-laced interview:.

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71. Manny Machado maintained that the allegedly late slide was unintentional, and contacted Pedroia after the game.

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72. Manny Machado ended his regular season having played in 157 games, slashing.

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73. Manny Machado was actually the first to hit all three that cleared the fence; two of Reynolds' were inside the park.

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74. In his first game back, Manny Machado went 2-for-4 and hit a home run.

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75. Manny Machado hit safely in the first ten games of the season.

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76. Manny Machado was named to the American League roster for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game and was selected as a participant for the 2015 Home Run Derby.

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77. The next day, Manny Machado issued a formal apology to his teammates and the Oakland players, specifically Derek Norris.

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78. In the 8th inning, Manny Machado threw his bat in the direction of third base in response to two consecutive inside pitches thrown by Oakland reliever Fernando Abad.

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79. On June 7, 2014, Manny Machado was running to third base on a ground ball when he was tagged by Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson.

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80. Manny Machado suffered a left knee injury when reaching first base after a hit on September 23, 2013.

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81. On June 27, 2013, Manny Machado argued a correctly ruled strike-three call, leading to his first career MLB ejection.

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82. Manny Machado finished his rookie season having played in all 51 of the remaining Oriole games.

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83. In Game 3 of the 2012 ALDS, Manny Machado hit his first career postseason home run.

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84. Manny Machado began the 2011 season with the Delmarva Shorebirds, playing shortstop.

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85. Manny Machado made his debut with the Low-A Aberdeen IronBirds of the New York–Penn League on August 30, 2010 where he went 1-for-3 with a single.

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86. Manny Machado hit his first professional home run in his second game with the Orioles.

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87. Manny Machado made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast League Orioles on August 27, 2010, where he went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.

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88. In 2013, Manny Machado earned a spot on the American League All-Star team on his way to leading the league in doubles with 51.

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