"He's ready to go. I thought he felt pretty good yesterday. He's doing some activity and recovered well."
Machado had participated in pregame activities the previous two games, and he was confident he would return before the weekend set in Seattle was over. The 22-year-old entered Saturday batting .267 with 10 homers and 23 RBIs.
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