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2011 TigsTools: Best Infield Arm

Machado has put his impressive arm on display

Unlike many of the tools we rate in this series, infield arm is one of those "either you have it or you don't" tools. You can easily identify the premium arms. You can easily identify the horrible arms. Differentiating between a 40-grade arm and a 50-grade arm or a 50 and a 60 can be a dicey proposition.

Best Infield Arm 1. Gustavo Nunez (SS) 2. Dixon Machado (SS) 3. Nick Castellanos (3B) 4. Eugenio Suarez (SS) 5. Brandon Loy (SS) Most scouts rate Nunez the top arm among Tigers infielders with both raw strength and the ability to throw from multiple angles and on the run. Machado runs a close second to Nunez with most... Recommended Stories

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