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2012 TigsTools: Best Infield Defense

Machado is outstanding in the fiel

Well played infield defense is a beautiful thing. Coaches, scouts, players and fans alike can appreciate quality infield defense when they see it. When the routine play is made, routinely and the dazzling diving stops are both made by a player, that player is capable of capturing our imagination. Which players in the Tigers system stand out for the defensive prowess? Check inside to find out!

Best Infield Defense 1. Dixon Machado (SS) 2. Eugenio Suarez (SS) 3. Brandon Loy (SS/2B) 4. Devon Travis (2B) 5. Manuel Joseph (SS) Machado has long been considered a quality defender. He had the tools to own a top notch glove and as the game slowed for him this year, he put those tools on display with great regularity. Even at a young age, Machado shows excellent range, smooth footwork and soft... Recommended Stories

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