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2015 Avg.
.379
 
Career Avg.
.286
Name  Jose Iglesias
Born  1/5/1990
Height  5-11
Weight  185
Number  1
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/23/2015 10:59:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will get Thursday afternoon off.
Insight: No injury that we know of, just a day of rest. He's batting a hot .396 this season and also added four steals. Hernan Perez will start at shortstop.
 
4/17/2015 5:00:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias went 2-for-4 with the game-winning RBI-single in the ninth as Detroit beat the Chicago White Sox, 2-1.
Insight: With his two hits, Iglesias raised his batting average to .484, which is quite impressive for the defensive-minded shortstop even if it is only 10 games. He still doesn't have much power and won't drive in runs hitting ninth, but Iglesias is outplaying owners expectations through a week and a half.
 
4/11/2015 1:06:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will get Saturday off.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day of rest. Given that he's started the season 9-for-15 (.600), he probably would prefer to be out there. Andrew Romine will get the start.
 
4/8/2015 4:20:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias was 4-for-4 with a walk and three runs in the, 11-0, victory over the Twins on Wednesday.
Insight: Detroit has outscored Minnesota, 15-0, in the first two games of the season. Iglesias is batting an incredible .857 in the first two games and has shown off tremendous speed on the base paths. On Wednesday, he scored from first on a double. Iglesias will obviously not keep up the batting average, but he might be a budding star in one of the best lineups in the American League.
 
4/6/2015 4:31:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias went 2-for-3 in the season opener against Minnesota and stole a pair of bases
Insight: Iglesias batted .303 last season in 350 at-bats, but stole just five bases. If he can stay healthy he could help in a few other categories this season.
 
3/6/2015 3:30:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias injured his right shin while trying to steal a base and left Friday's game against the Mets.
Insight: Iglesias' owners should be concerned as he missed last season due to stress fractures in both shins. He didn't seem too concerned after the game, but this is worth watching. he batted .303 in 350 at-bats when he last played in 2013.
 
3/4/2015 5:38:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias was very happy with the way he ran on Wednesday versus the Orioles according to the Detroit Free Press.
Insight: Iglesias grounded out in both of his plate appearances, but the throw only got him by half a step each time. After the game, Iglesias said, "Three weeks from now, I will beat those." Iglesias is returning from dual stress fractures in his shins that caused him to miss the entire 2014 season.
 
3/20/2014 4:35:00 PM
Description: Jose Iglesias is unlikely to play this season. The Tigers shortstop was recently diagnosed with stress fractures in both of his shins. SOURCE: James Scheml, MLive
Insight: Four to six months was his original timetable for recovery but now it's looking like it could be even longer before Iglesias is back to full strength. His terrific defense at shortstop will be difficult to replace. The 24-year-old finished second in American League Rookie of the Year voting last season.
 
3/15/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is expected to miss most of the 2014 season because of a shin issue. SOURCE: Jim Bowden, ESPN
Insight: Iglesias was diagnosed with shin splints a few days ago but now the injury appears to be more serious. Though not a must-have fantasy player, Iglesias hit a respectable .303 last season while playing Gold Glove defense at shortstop. Free agent Stephen Drew should be getting a call from the Tigers at any moment.
 
3/14/2014 2:02:00 PM
Description: Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias is visiting another doctor Friday and is likely to start the season on the disabled list.
Insight: The former Red Sox and current Tigers infielder batted .303 last season with a .735 OPS in 350 at-bats and was looked on as a nice low-cost shortstop option for fantasy owners. You will have to be hesitant about choosing him at this point, or at least until we hear from today's doctor.
 
3/7/2014 3:18:00 PM
Description: Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias was back taking batting practice on Friday. He's been dealing with shin splints.
Insight: The former Red Sox and current Tigers infielder should be ready for the start of the season. He batted .303 last season with a .735 OPS in 350 at-bats.
 
10/12/2013 7:02:00 PM
Description: Jose Iglesias is back in the lineup at shortstop Saturday against Boston.
Insight: The former Red Sox and current Tigers infielder was benched for Jhonny Peralta in Game 5 of the Division Series. Peralta is playing left field on Saturday.
 
9/25/2013 8:09:00 PM
Description: The Tigers are hoping to have Jose Iglesias back in the lineup Friday against Miami. SOURCE: Jason Beck, MLB.com
Insight: He's missed the Tigers' last six games with a bruised hand. The 23-year-old is a leading candidate for the AL's Rookie of the Year award.
 
9/22/2013 11:01:00 AM
Description: Jose Iglesias' hand injury doesn't seem to be getting any better.
Insight: According to MLB.com's Jason Beck, the rookie shortstop is "nowhere close" to being able to field grounders. The Tigers may opt to hold him out for the rest of the regular season.
 
9/21/2013 4:11:00 PM
Description: A bruised hand will keep Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias out of the lineup Saturday against the White Sox. SOURCE: Tigers on Twitter
Insight: Iglesias has enjoyed a fine rookie season, contributing a .310 average while playing gold glove defense on the left side of the infield. Ramon Santiago will get the start in his absence Saturday night.
 
9/20/2013 10:09:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias (hand) left Thursday's game after taking a fastball off his left hand and while X-rays came back negative he is doubtful for Friday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
Insight: Iglesias is batting .310 this season (.276 with Detroit), but it's a bit deceiving as he provides little power (3 HR) or speed (5 SB).
 
Cold9/19/2013 3:33:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias (hand) left Thursday's game after taking a fastball off his left hand but X-rays came back negative. SOURCE: Tom Gage, Detroit News
Insight: Iglesias came in hitting .125 (2-for-16) over his last seven games. He's hitting .280 since joining the Tigers from Boston, but with little power or speed.
 
9/6/2013 6:20:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias won't play Friday against Kansas City but he should be back for Saturday's game. SOURCE: Lynn Henning, Detroit News
Insight: Iglesias is battling shin splints. Ramon Santiago (.231, 1 HR, 11 RBI) will fill in at shortstop.
 
9/4/2013 9:45:00 PM
Description: Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias left Wednesday's game with shin splints, according to Jason Beck of MLB.com.
Insight: He's listed as day-to-day. The Tigers have off Thursday, so that might be enough time for Iglesias to feel better for Friday.
 
8/26/2013 9:34:00 PM
Description: Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias was back in the starting lineup Monday against Oakland.
Insight: He missed the previous two contests because of a sore elbow. Iglesias has hit .286 since joining the Tigers at the trade deadline.