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Why Manny Machado's record deal makes sense

By signing the biggest free-agent deal in sports history, both the player and the Padres knew exactly what they were doing.

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Winners and losers from Machado's megadeal

We break down what the deal means for the infielder, the Padres and a certain other available star.

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Few players have more talent than Machado

Tim Kurkjian reflects on Manny Machado's amazing skill set and his on-field controversies as he joins the Padres on a $300 million contract.

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Teixeira: Machado had no offers from big-market teams

Mark Teixeira says Manny Machado wanted to sign with a big-market team, but he had no offers on the table from a team like the Yankees.

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What does Machado's deal mean for Harper?

Buster Olney sees Manny Machado's $300 million contract as a win for Bryce Harper's free agency.

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