Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado walks on the field after an at-bat during a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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The New York Yankees want Manny Machado—just so long as it doesn’t cost them Justus Sheffield.

Jim Bowden of The Athletic reported the Baltimore Orioles have been informed Sheffield, the top prospect in the Yankees system, is off limits in any trade talks.

Machado, 26, is on the trade block as the Orioles attempt to recoup prospects before the star shortstop hits free agency this winter. He and Bryce Harper are set to headline the free-agent class and are unique because they’re hitting the open market during the true prime of their careers.


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