Dixon Machado Reportedly Heading To Korea
By Jeff Todd | November 21, 2019 at 8:37am CDTMiddle infielder Dixon Machado has consented to an arrangement with Korea’s Lotte Giants, as per Emily Waldon of The Athletic (by means of Twitter). Terms of the agreement are not yet known.
The 27- year-old Machado, a long-term Tigers farmhand, spent the 2019 season with the Cubs association. In 393 plate appearances, he turned in a .261/.371/.480 triple-cut with 17 grand slams.
Indeed, even with regards to a Triple-A-wide grand slam flood, that was an eye-popping power hop for a player that had at no other time hit in excess of six long balls in an expert battle. KBO’s Giants will trust that he can keep on driving the ball in the wake of intersection the Pacific.
For Machado, who turned into a small time free specialist at season’s end, this is a chance to verify noteworthy income and restore himself in a nation’s top class. He has gotten his opportunities in the major classes, however battled to pick up footing. In 505 absolute MLB plate appearances over pieces of four seasons, Machado gathered just a .227/.285/.295 batting line.