Next Game
Fri, Jul 19 @ 8:05 pm ET
@ Texas Rangers (46-50)
  • Globe Life Field
Probable Pitchers
regional restrictions may apply

AL East Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
58-38 3-7 W1
58-40 4-6 L1
53-42 7-3 W2
48-48 5-5 W1
44-52 5-5 W1

Share Video

Link copied!

2024 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season

Top Nick Maton News

  • Orioles' Nick Maton: Outrighted to Triple-A

    The Orioles outrighted Maton to Triple-A Norfolk on Friday.

    It's the second time since March that Maton has been sent outright to Norfolk after clearing waivers. He has again accepted the outright assignment and will remain in the organization as utility depth.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Orioles' Nick Maton: Dropped from 40-man roster

    The Orioles designated Maton for assignment Monday.

    Maton will be pushed off roster as the Orioles make room for outfielder/first baseman Heston Kjerstad, who was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk in a corresponding move. During his five-day stay with the Orioles, Maton saw action in just one game and didn't receive any plate appearances.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Orioles' Nick Maton: Moves up to big club

    The Orioles selected Maton's contract from Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday.

    Outfielder Kyle Stowers was optioned to Triple-A to make room on the 26-man active roster for Maton, who will give the Orioles some extra coverage in the infield while Jordan Westburg is day-to-day with a bruised hip. Even if Westburg doesn't heal as quickly as expected and eventually moves to the injured list, Ramon Urias would likely be in line ahead of Maton for a regular role in the infield. Maton had produced a .294/.387/.483 slash line and seven home runs over 168 plate appearances with Norfolk.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Orioles' Nick Maton: Outrighted to Triple-A

    Maton cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk on Sunday, Cordell Woodland of 105.7 The Fan Baltimore reports.

    Maton was designated for assignment by Baltimore on Tuesday but will remain in the organization. He spent last season with the Tigers and had a .593 OPS in 93 games.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Orioles' Nick Maton: DFA'd by Baltimore

    The Orioles designated Maton for assignment Tuesday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.

    The 27-year-old was acquired from Detroit in February but wasn't going to be included on Baltimore's Opening Day roster, so the club removed him from the 40-man roster. Maton played in 93 games for the Tigers last season and had a .593 OPS with eight home runs and 32 RBI.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Orioles' Nick Maton: Sent to Baltimore

    The Orioles acquired Maton from the Tigers on Wednesday in exchange for cash.

    Maton was DFA'd by the Tigers on Monday in order to clear space for Kolton Ingram. Maton showed promise during his first two seasons with the Phillies, but he managed just a .593 OPS last year in 293 plate appearances with Detroit. He will almost certainly head to Triple-A Norfolk to begin 2024.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Removed from 40-man roster

    The Tigers designated Maton for assignment Monday.

    Maton gives up his spot on the 40-man roster to left-hander Kolton Ingram, who was claimed off waivers from the Angels. The utility player managed just a .173/.288/.305 batting line across 293 major-league plate appearances with the Tigers in 2023 and had offseason knee surgery. He's expected to be recovered from the operation in time for the start of spring training.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Recovering from knee surgery

    Maton recently required arthroscopic surgery to address discomfort in his left knee, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

    It was a fairly minor procedure and the current expectation is that Maton will be fully recovered by the start of spring training in February. The 26-year-old batted just .173/.288/.305 across 293 major-league plate appearances with the Tigers in 2023, but he drew 41 starts at third base, 19 starts at second base and even one start at shortstop.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Demoted to minors

    Maton was optioned to Triple-A Toledo on Monday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

    Maton is the roster casualty with the Tigers bringing up outfield prospect Parker Meadows from Triple-A in a corresponding move. Across 293 plate appearances at the major-league level this season, Maton has turned in a .173/.288/.305 batting line.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Provides offense Monday

    Maton went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Monday's 9-3 loss to the Twins.

    Maton provided the offense, hitting his eighth home run of the season during garbage time in the ninth inning. The 26-year-old has mostly struggled in his first year with the Tigers, as this was his first long ball since July 14 and he's batting just .177 for the season. Maton should continue to work in rotation with the likes of Andy Ibanez, Zach McKinstry and Zack Short in the infield, with none of the options providing that much offensively.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Sits versus righty

    Maton is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Padres.

    After being called up from Triple-A Toledo coming out of the All-Star break, the lefty-hitting Maton had started in five of the Tigers' first six matchups with right-handed starting pitchers. He's gone just 2-for-14 at the dish since rejoining the big club, however, and Maton may no longer be guaranteed a strong-side platoon role in the infield. He'll take a seat against Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove on Sunday while Andy Ibanez gets the nod at the keystone.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Starting Sunday

    Maton is starting at third base and batting seventh in Sunday's game against the Mariners.

    Maton will return to the lineup after sitting out Saturday. He went 1-for-3 on Friday with a solo home run. Maton now has seven long balls but has mostly struggled this year with a .166 batting average and .594 OPS. The Tigers are lacking in reliable offensive threats, however, so Maton should still get an opportunity to turn things around at the plate.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Not starting Saturday

    Maton isn't in the Tigers' lineup Saturday against the Mariners.

    Maton was called up from Triple-A Toledo on Friday and went 1-for-3 with a homer and two RBI in his first game back in the majors. He'll catch a breather Saturday while Andy Ibanez starts at second base and bats eighth.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Recalled, starting Friday

    The Tigers recalled Maton from Triple-A Toledo on Friday, and he will start at second base and bat seventh in the series opener against the Mariners.

    Maton responded well to his recent demotion, slashing .289/.417/.526 with two homers and seven walks compared to 10 strikeouts across 11 games with Toledo to earn another opportunity with the big-league club. He is slashing just .163/.289/.287 across 239 plate appearances with the Tigers this season and has a long way to go before he can be considered viable in shallower fantasy leagues.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Demoted to Triple-A

    Maton was optioned to Triple-A Toledo after Sunday's loss to the Twins, Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press reports.

    Maton has started 58 games this season and was operating as Detroit's primary third baseman, but he's now been sent down after going 1-for-4 with a strikeout and a crucial throwing error in Sunday's extra-inning defeat. The 26-year-old has a .163/.289/.287 slash line with six home runs and 23 RBI this year, and he'll attempt to straighten out his swing at Triple-A. Jonathan Schoop, Zack Short and Andy Ibanez could all factor in at third base for the Tigers.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Sitting against lefty

    Maton isn't starting Tuesday against the Royals.

    The left-handed bat of Maton will remain in the dugout against southpaw Daniel Lynch and the Royals on Tuesday. Jonathan Schoop will start at third base instead while batting sixth.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Sitting out second game

    Maton is not in the lineup for the second game of a twin bill versus Atlanta on Wednesday.

    Maton went 0-for-1 with a run scored while drawing a walk in the first game of the doubleheader. The infielder will take a break during the second game with Jonathan Schoop handling the hot corner and hitting sixth.

    ... See More ... See Less
  • Tigers' Nick Maton: Hits three-run home run Monday

    Maton went 1-for-2 with a walk and a three-run home run in Monday's loss to the Phillies.

    Detroit fell 8-3, but it was a good homecoming for Maton, who blasted his sixth home run of the season in the seventh inning to break up Aaron Nola's no-hit bid. Maton played for the Phillies the last two seasons before joining the Tigers in the offseason as part of the Gregory Soto trade. Outside of the bright spot Monday, it's been a rough year for the utility player, as he's batting just .167.

    ... See More ... See Less

Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 178 lbs
Birthplace: Chatham, IL
Age: 27
Experience: 3
Bats/Throws: L, R