By Sam Bush

If you’re a Phillies fan with high hopes they can obtain Orioles shortstop Manny Machado, you might want to read what the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo wrote today:

Manny Machado, SS, Orioles — The inquiries have begun. The Phillies, Cardinals, Braves, Dodgers, Brewers, Mets, Angels, and Mariners are all expected to dip their toes in the water to see what it would take. If the Orioles had a wish list, they’d probably want to do something with the Cardinals and extract a couple of pitching prospects.