He said Tuesday he's still getting acquainted with the position and called it a work in progress.
"I can't complain," Machado said. "It's been an adjustment. It's different footwork. It's all about reaction."
Manager Buck Showalter said Monday that he wants the 20-year-old Machado to get every experience possible in his first season in the Major Leagues. The bonus is Machado getting to play on a playoff contender.
"This is great, playing on a young team and winning games," Machado said.