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Tigers Prospect Profile #27: Dixon Machado

Machado is outstanding in the field

Dixon Machado has been praised time and time again for his incredible ability in the field as a premium-level shortstop, but onlookers have bemoaned his inability at the plate. What's he doing to try and fix the latter?

Dixon Machado Position: Shortstop Height: 6-1 Weight: 170 Born: 2/22/1992 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: Amateur Free Agent, 2008 Ranking History: #75 (2008), #36 (2009), #26 (2010), #29 (2011) Background A priority signing for the Tigers at the start of the 2008 international signing period, Machado debuted with the VSL Tigers in 2009 and posted a .205 batting average with as many walks... Recommended Stories

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