EL Notes: Machado Enjoys the Moment

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EL Notes: Machado Enjoys the Moment
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Last year, Bryce Harper played in the Eastern League for Harrisburg at the age of 18. This season, top prospect Manny Machado, 19, has been the everyday shortstop for the Bowie Baysox. A former first-round pick out of a Florida high school, Machado has had his share of growing pains during the first two months of the season. He's hit .143 in his last 10 games entering a home series with Portland on Tuesday, but Machado hasn't allowed his age to be an excuse.

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