The Dodgers have completed a much-rumored trade for highly coveted shortstop Manny Machado, acquiring the 26-year-old slugger from the Orioles for five prospects, sources told's Mark Feinsand and MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal on Wednesday night.
In exchange for Machado, Baltimore will receive outfielder Yusniel Diaz, third baseman Rylan Bannon, right-hander Dean Kremer, righty Zach Pop and second baseman Breyvic Valera, according to both Feinsand and Rosenthal. Ranked as Los Angeles' No. 4 prospect and the No. 84 prospect in the game by MLB Pipeline, Diaz is the most talented player in the group, with Bannon (No. 27) and Kremer (No. 28) also ranked among the club's Top 30.
Diaz on Sunday became the second player to homer twice in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game in the 20-year history of the prospect showcase.
No money is headed to the Dodgers with Machado, who is owed about $6.3 million through the rest of this season, according to Rosenthal. The Dodgers, however, are still projected to be under the $197 million luxury-tax threshold.
Though a snag involving an issue with the physical of one (or more) of the prospects headed to Baltimore was reported earlier Wednesday, according to MLB Network Radio host and former Mets general manager Steve Phillips, the Orioles and Dodgers worked past any medical issues. A source told that the holdup pertained to the medical info for one of the secondary pieces in the deal, not Diaz.

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