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Tigers Prospect Profile #29: Dixon Machado

Dixon Machado is the latest prospect in the Tigers organization to come up as a slick fielder with a great glove. To go with it, Machado can be a threat on the base paths, too. Now the challenge for Machado will be developing at the plate.

Dixon Machado Position:Shortstop Height: 5-11 Weight: 150 Born: 2/22/1992 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background The Tigers were targeting Machado as the 2008 international signing period approached, and even though he didn't require a massive bonus he was a priority for the club. Machado made his pro debut at 17-years old in the VSL in 2009 and hit a paltry .205/.310/.278 in 63 games for the... Recommended Stories

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