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Manny Machado diagnosed with ligament sprain in knee

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Orioles third baseman Manny Machado underwent an MRI on Tuesday after injuring his right knee on a hard swing in the third inning of Monday night’s 11-3 victory over the Yankees. The O’s have reviewed the MRI results but aren’t offering more than a vague diagnosis until Wednesday ...

INF Manny Machado has been diagnosed with a right knee ligament sprain. An update on his condition will be provided tomorrow.

— Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch) August 12, 2014

A knee ligament sprain can mean any number of things -- from very severe to minor -- and it’s not worth attempting uninformed speculation. Machado’s right knee buckled awkwardly after he made broken-bat contact and he needed help getting down the dugout steps. has the video from Tuesday ...

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Machado underwent surgery on his left knee last October to repair a torn medial patellar ligament.

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