Video: Manny Machado dives then chucks fadeaway throw to first to nab Shin-Soo Choo

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You’re gonna want to see this play that Manny Machado pulled off in Wednesday night’s game …

Machado was playing in the area of the shortstop because a shift was on for Shin-Soo Choo. Though he did come up as a shortstop and showed on this play that he’s plenty capable of moving there eventually.

Brewers sign Gio Gonzalez

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Ken Rosenthal reports that the Milwaukee Brewers have signed Gio Gonzalez. Gonzalez will get a $2 million base salary with $2 million in potential performance bonuses.

Gonzalez was excellent for the Brewers down the stretch last season, posting a 2.13 ERA over his final five regular season starts. While it’s not likely he can replicate that, given how terrible Milwaukee’s rotation has been thus far — they have a 5.74 ERA as a group this season — he can’t hurt.

Not a bad landing pad for a guy who had to settle for a minor league deal with the Yankees before being released over the weekend.