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Evaluating Yusniel Diaz and the other prospects the Orioles acquired in the Machado trade

In acquiring a five-player prospect package from the Los Angeles Dodgers for All-Star shortstop Manny Machado on Wednesday, including Cuban center fielder Yusniel Diaz, pitchers Dean Kremer and Zach Pop, and infielders Rylan Bannon and Breyvic Valera, the Orioles continued a process that began in last month's MLB draft of using this summer's talent-acquisition opportunities to fill in the gaps in their farm system.

Meet the newest Blowfish: Phisher the dog

Phisher, a Boykin Spaniel, belonging to Geri Perano of Edgefield, is working at the Lexington Blowfish home baseball games. The team dog is being trained to carry bottled water and baseballs onto the field during games.