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2013 TigsTools: Best Infield Defense

Machado is still an impressive defender

With the likes of Miguel Cabrera, Jhonny Peralta, and Prince Fielder, the Tigers infield defense obviously wasn't its strong suit. But, the organization is making strides to upgrade that among the players coming up in the farm, especially via the international route. What do the top infielder defenders look like?

Best Infield Defense 1. Dixon Machado (SS) 2. Eugenio Suarez (SS) 3. Hernan Perez (2B) 4. Devon Travis (2B) 5. David Gonzalez (SS) Despite missing nearly the entire 2013 season, Machado still easily tops this list. As a legitimate plus defender that shows flashes of attaining a plus-plus level, Machado is a true left-side glove that can impact a game on the defensive side. He combines very...

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