Manny Machado News Archive
Machado went 2-for-5 and scored twice in Friday's loss to the Astros.
Manager Buck Showalter said he wants to keep Machado hitting second in the batting order, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Machado hit a career-low .230 while owning a career-high 19.7 strikeout rate in 330 at-bats prior to the All-Star break.
Machado filled the stat sheet Saturday in Minnesota, going 2-for-4 with his 17th double of the year, an RBI, two runs and a walk.
Machado went 4-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI in Friday's loss to the Twins.