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Tigers Scouting Report #25: Dixon Machado

Machado lost most of 2013 to injury

It was a disappointing 2013 campaign for Dixon Machado, as a nagging hamstring injury kept his season from ever really getting underway. Despite the injury issues, and the lack of offensive production, Machado remains a top 30 prospect. What makes him so intriguing?

Dixon Machado Vitals Position: Shortstop Date of Birth: 2/22/1992 (2014 Opening Day Age: 22) Height/Weight: 6-1/170 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Acquired: Amateur Free Agent, 2008 Ranking History: #75 (2009), #36 (2010), #26 (2011), #29 (2012), #27 (2013), #26 (2014) Background: Signed as a skinny teenager, Machado debuted with a .205/.310/.278 line in the VSL in 2009 before coming stateside for a... Recommended Stories

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