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Los Angeles Dodgers, Manny Machado Trade "Happening"

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The 2018 All-Star Game is currently taking place from the nation's capitol. An overwhelming story line during the game revolves around Baltimore Orioles shortstop/third baseman Manny Machado.

Trade speculation has followed Machado throughout much of the 2018 season. The last-place Orioles are reportedly shipping the four-time All-Star to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

That news went from rumor to fact during the first few innings of the All-Star game.

According to Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic, Machado will wear a new uniform by week's end. He'll leave Baltimore for Los Angeles.

The 26-year-old Machado is slashing .315/.387/.575 this season with 24 home runs and 65 RBI in 96 games. Tonight, he will play in his fourth All-Star game in six-plus seasons with the Orioles.

The Dodgers will likely slot Machado into the shortstop position vacated by Corey Seager, who has been out since April with Tommy John surgery.

Stay tuned for additional details.