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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.

Former NC State baseball coach Sam Esposito dead at age 86

Legendary NC State baseball coach Sam Esposito was the first coach to take the Wolfpack to the College World Series. Esposito died at age 86.