And have you seen their roster? Machado is entering his age-26 season and can capably play shortstop or third base. Machado is one of the best players in the league at his position.
Machado is a 5-6 WAR player in his prime and would normally be sought after by all the big spenders. The 2016 NBA finals had everything, and more! “I think he ends up in New York,” a rival executive told Heyman.
But sprinkled in Heyman’s report was a nugget about Machado’s interest in the Red Sox.