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Dodgers in talks to acquire Orioles star Manny Machado

After surging to first place in the National League West during the final week of the first half, the Los Angeles Dodgers stand on the verge of an acquisition which would increase their chances of returning to the World Series. As the All-Star Game played out on Tuesday night, the Dodgers were in talks to acquire star shortstop Manny Machado from the Baltimore Orioles, according to multiple people familiar with the situation.

Knights pitcher Carlos Rodon leaves game after taking line drive to forehead

Chicago White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon, on a rehab start with the Charlotte Knights, had to leave the game after getting hit by a line drive to the forehead from Norfolk's D'Arby Myers on May 24. Rodon had six strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings of action.