Manny Machado's agent denies $175 million rumor


According to Buster Olney, the bid on Manny Machado right now stands at $175 million. That's a notch higher than Jacoby Ellsbury money. If the Bombers don't jump in the mix now, it would be a telling statement of the organization's priorities. Update 5:00 PM: Dan Lozano, Machado's agent, issued a strongly worded statement denying rumors of the previously reported contract offers. You can read it here. Let's just get this thing on the road, right?