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Danny Worth | Shortstop

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Diamondbacks signed INF Danny Worth to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Worth is a .230/.293/.295 hitter in 292 career plate appearances at the major league level, but the 29-year-old can play all over the infield defensively and could get a look as a utilityman at some point next season in Arizona. Worth had an offer from one team this winter to try becoming a pitcher. Dec 15 - 1:26 PM
Source: MLive.com

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Danny Worth has elected free agency.

The 29-year-old infielder is widely respected for his glove work, but is a career .230/.293/.295 hitter in 261 at-bats at the big league level. He'll look for an opportunity to compete for a utility role elsewhere.
Oct 12 - 8:19 PM

Chris Iott of MLive.com reports that Danny Worth has accepted his outright assignment to Triple-A Toledo.

He had the opportunity to refuse the assignment and become a free agent, but elected instead to remain with the organization he has spent his entire career with since being drafted in the second round in 2007. He'll continue to function as organizational depth in the infield, and perhaps bullpen.
Jun 7 - 1:28 PM

Tigers sent INF Danny Worth outright to Triple-A Toledo.

Worth has the option of declining the assignment and becoming a free agent. The utility infielder hit .167/.217/.190 in 46 plate appearances before being designated for assignment earlier this week.
Jun 6 - 2:37 PM

Tigers designated INF Danny Worth for assignment.

Worth was batting .167/.217/.190 in 46 plate appearances this season for Detroit, but the 28-year-old infielder may draw interest on waivers for his defense versatility.
Jun 4 - 4:11 PM

Tigers purchased the contract of INF Danny Worth from Triple-A Toledo.

The Tigers have given up on the Alex Gonzalez experiment already, so Worth and Andrew Romine will handle the shortstop duties. Worth was batting .308/.345/.404 over his first 14 games at Toledo.
Apr 20 - 10:38 AM

Tigers reassigned INF Danny Worth to Triple-A Toledo.

And so we can officially eliminate another name from the shortstop competition. With Hernan Perez also being sent down, it looks like Andrew Romine and Alex Gonzalez will share the job unless the Tigers do something at the last minute.
Mar 25 - 9:25 AM

Danny Worth doubled against the Nationals on Thursday to maintain his .333 average this spring.

Worth was dropped from the Tigers' 40-man roster in December, but he went unclaimed. Now he's the top internal candidate to be the team's Opening Day shortstop with Jose Iglesias hurt. Ideally, GM Dave Dombrowski will go out and get someone before then.
Mar 20 - 4:11 PM

Tigers sent INF Danny Worth outright to Triple-A Toledo.

Worth was designated for assignment by the Tigers last week to clear a 40-man roster spot for new reliever Joba Chamberlain and drew no attention on waivers. The 28-year-old infielder hit .223/.305/.308 in 2013 at Triple-A.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 02:05:00 PM

Tigers designated INF Danny Worth for assignment.

The move was made in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for the addition of Joba Chamberlain. Worth batted just .220/.299/.304 at Triple-A in 2013 while missing the last few weeks of the season with a shoulder displacement. He's a good defender at multiple infield spots, though, so it's possible someone will scoop him up.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 11:11:00 AM

Tigers placed INF Danny Worth on the 60-day disabled list.

The Tigers need to clear room on the 40-man roster for the return of Jhonny Peralta. Worth is out for the season with a shoulder displacement.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 06:16:00 PM

Danny Worth is done for the season with a shoulder displacement.

It's unclear when the injury took place. Worth was just called up on September 1 and logged two at-bats in three games.
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 04:15:00 PM

Tigers recalled INF Danny Worth from Triple-A Toledo.

Worth is an incredibly slick fielding infielder with the ability to cover three different infield positions. He isn't much with the stick though, and will function mainly as a defensive replacement and occasional pinch-runner for the Tigers down the stretch.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 09:52:00 AM

Tigers optioned INF Danny Worth to Triple-A Toledo.

The Tigers' 25-man roster is now set. Worth will operate as organizational infield depth during the 2013 season.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 04:00:00 PM

Tigers recalled INF Danny Worth from Triple-A Toledo.

Worth is being recalled for his defensive versatility. He's doubtful to see much, if any, playing time down the stretch. This is his fifth stint with the Tigers this season.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 02:51:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tuffy Gosewisch
2Oscar Hernandez
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Aaron Hill
SS1Chris Owings
2Nick Ahmed
3Danny Worth
3B1Yasmany Tomas
2Jake Lamb
3Cliff Pennington
4Brandon Drury
LF1David Peralta
2Cody Ross
3Nolan Reimold
CF1A.J. Pollock
2Ender Inciarte
3Socrates Brito
RF1Mark Trumbo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Bronson Arroyo
2Jeremy Hellickson
3Rubby De La Rosa
4Josh Collmenter
5Chase Anderson
6Vidal Nuno
7Robbie Ray
8Trevor Cahill
9Allen Webster
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Addison Reed
2Brad Ziegler
3Oliver Perez
4Evan Marshall
5Matt Stites
6Randall Delgado
7Daniel Hudson
8Matt Reynolds
9David Hernandez
10Will Locante
11Kevin Munson
12Enrique Burgos