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Manny Machado couldn't help but smile after throwing out good friend Jonathan Schoop in his first Brewers AB

Jonathan Schoop and Manny Machado are great friends. For years, they were teammates on the Orioles -- from 2013 until Machado's trade to the Dodgers in early July -- and, before that, on the Orioles' Minor League affiliates.
Now, suddenly, they're on new teams. Machado's in Los Angeles, and Schoop is a member of the Brewers after Milwaukee picked him up before the Trade Deadline on Tuesday. 

Machado praised Schoop when asked for his take on Milwaukee's new infielder:

As fate would have it, the Brewers are playing the Dodgers this week in Los Angeles, and in the Dodgers' 6-4 win on Wednesday night, Schoop stepped in the box for his first at-bat with his new club ... and hit a soft grounder to Machado, who retired his pal with a slick running play: 

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Sorry, old friend.

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That's just absolutely how things had to play out, isn't it?
In the fifth inning, Machado robbed Schoop again with another solid play, which you can see in the clip atop this post. 

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