It really came down to youth vs. experience when it came to the Detroit Tigers utility infield position.
Ronny Rodriguez vs. Gordon Beckham.
In the end, the Tigers decided to go with the seasoned vet as they have reportedly purchased the contract of Beckham.
Beckham's contract has been purchased. Ronny Rodriguez optioned to Triple-A Toledo. https://t.co/Scyo3YtuB3
— Evan Woodbery (@evanwoodbery) March 23, 2019
In 10 seasons, Beckham has hit.239 with 74 home runs and 336 RBIs. In 2018, he hit .182 win 22 games with the Seattle Mariners.
Since the 2016 season, Beckham has played in more than 90 games just one time.