As Machado prepared for Tuesday night's All-Star Game in what could be his final appearance in a Baltimore uniform, the Orioles were going through medical records and other paperwork involved in the transaction, sources told Olney.
After looking all-but finished in mid-May, at 16-26 and 8.5 games back in the NL West, the Dodgers are now 53-43 and a half-game up on the Arizona Diamondbacks for the division lead.
Machado, when interviewed while in Washington for the All-Star Game, said he'd prefer for the deal to be done sooner rather than later.
The Dodgers became the most logical suitor for Machado when they lost star shortstop Corey Seager to elbow surgery in May.
Machado spoke briefly to reporters in the American League clubhouse three hours before the All-Star Game on Tuesday and said he has not received any updates on his status from the Orioles or his agent.
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The Orioles had no choice but to trade Machado, perhaps the greatest player in franchise history since Cal Ripken Jr.
Machado is on pace to have his best season yet with 24 home runs, 65 RBI, and a.315 batting average at the All-Star break.
Nightengale reports that the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers are still in talks with the Orioles for Machado, so the situation is fluid and could change rapidly. "He said, "(Expletive), (expletive) if I know", as Martinez laughed and replied, "No one knows!
No, that's not a huge difference, which reflects two facts: we're well past the midpoint of the season, and SportsLine was already quite bullish on the Dodgers moving forward. "I just try to go out there and enjoy myself as much as I can".