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Detroit Tigers: Three players to watch in Spring Training

Baseball is finally back as the Detroit Tigers have begun Spring Training down in Lakeland, Florida. The Tigers have a lot of decisions to make when it comes to their lineup, rotation and bullpen, but Dixon Machado is an intriguing player to watch in Spring Training. He has no options left and if he doesn’t make the team out of spring ball, he will be sent to waivers where he most...
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On and off field, home elusive for Machado

In a normal offseason, slick-fielding shortstop prospect Dixon Machado would have come into Spring Training in game shape following winter ball in Venezuela. This winter, for the first time, he stayed away. The situation in his home country is too dangerous, his worries for his family too great. Even for players who aren't superstars, it's a risk.
6 days ago

Detroit Tigers Links: Dixon Machado is in the Best Shape of His Life

May he make the team and do awesome stuff this year. Dixon Machado’s final stand With the current team composition, there is likely one roster spot available between Dixon Machado, Steven Moya, or an extra bullpen arm. That wouldn’t normally be an issue, but both Machado and Moya are out of minor league options. This means they would have to clear waivers before being sent...
Via Bless You Boys
25 days ago

Machado could force way into role with Tigers

Dixon Machado has spent the last couple of years as a shortstop option for the Tigers when Jose Iglesias has been injured. Now he's an option for the Tigers if Iglesias -- or even second baseman Ian Kinsler -- is traded this offseason.
December 14, 2016

Machado feels prepared to fill in for Iglesias

Dixon Machado, ranked by MLB Pipeline as the Tigers' No. 14 prospect, joined the club on Saturday morning with a smaller bag of nerves than he carried with him last season.
August 13, 2016

Watch Tigers prospect Dixon Machado turn a ridiculous double play

Machado’s glove = fire emoji #toledomudhens A video posted by @MachadoDixon (@dixonmachado49) on Jul 15, 2016 at 9:07pm PDT Toledo Mud Hens shortstop Dixon Machado has been lauded for his defensive capabilities throughout his ascent up the minor league ranks. He showed off his prowess with the leather again this week, turning a ridiculous double play against...
Via Bless You Boys
July 16, 2016

Tigers call up INF Machado, put INF Krauss on paternity list

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have recalled infielder Dixon Machado from Triple-A Toledo and put infielder Marc Krauss on the paternity list. Machado was selected an International League All-Star, and he's hit .272 in 81 games for the Mud Hens this year. He played three games earlier this season for the Tigers. The Tigers claimed the 27-year-old Krauss off waivers earlier this...
Via Associated Press
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers make roster moves before start of second half

The Tigers announced a few roster moves Friday, just before kicking off the second half of the season. Detroit has placed first baseman Mark Krauss on the paternity leave list to be present for the birth of his second child. To replace Krauss on the roster, the Tigers have recalled shortstop Dixon Machado from Triple-A Toledo before their series opener against the Baltimore Orioles...
Via FOX Sports
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers Add Nesbitt and Machado, Claim Zeid From Houston

Additions to the 40-Man: The Tigers announced several roster moves today. They added minor leaguers Angel Nesbitt and Dixon Machado to the 40 man roster to protect them from the MLB’s Rule 5 Draft which takes place on December 11th. The deadline to protect players from this draft is at midnight tonight, November 20th. Dixon Machado as a member of AA Erie in 2014. Machado, whom...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers protect two prospects from Rule 5 Draft

The Tigers completed their 40-man roster Thursday. By purchasing the contracts of right-hander Angel Nesbitt and infielder Dixon Machado, the Tigers have protected them from the Rule 5 Draft, which will be held Dec. 11. Thursday at 11:59 p.m. ET is the deadline for teams to put prospects they want to protect from the Rule 5 Draft on their 40-man rosters. The Rule 5 Draft allows teams...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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