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Dixon Machado | Shortstop

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 140
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Tigers sent INF Dixon Machado outright to Triple-A Toledo.
Machado had been designated for assignment, but he's cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. The 21-year-old has batted .222/.301/.271 over his first five pro seasons. Fri, Dec 13, 2013 11:15:00 AM

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Tigers designated INF Dixon Machado for assignment.

Joe Nathan will take Machado's spot on the 40-man roster. The 21-year-old provides solid defense at the shortstop position, but he owns a meager .222/.301/.271 batting line over his first five pro seasons.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 03:45:00 PM

Tigers purchased the contract of INF Dixon Machado from High-A Lakeland.

Machado, who turns 21 in February, batted just .195/.283/.252 with two homers and a .534 OPS in 119 games this season at the High-A level. However, with his excellent defense, plate discipline and speed, it's possible someone would have snagged him in the Rule 5 Draft if he was exposed.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 02:03:00 PM

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