Shortly after Manny Machado got pulled from your All-Star Game, a tweet from Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic noted the Baltimore Orioles shortstop would pretty much be dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Can report with more certainty: Machado to #Dodgers happening. Among remaining questions, in addition to specifics of return beyond OF Yusniel Diaz: How much money, if any, #Orioles will send #Dodgers to secure a better package and help ease LAD’s luxury-tax concerns.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 18, 2018
That’s great news for Dodgers fans and collectors who would benefit from Machado playing on a more historic and competitive team.
If he continues to produce and stays with the big market team, expect Machado autograph rookie card values to increase. Here are a couple of very high-end graded cards that are currently available on eBay below. Just click the link to see the posting.
1. 2010 Bowman Chrome Orange Refractor Manny Machado RC #11/25 BGS 9.5 Auto 10
2. 2010 Bowman Chrome Draft Manny Machado Gold Refractor RC AUTO #/50 BGS 9.5/10