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Jose Iglesias | Shortstop | #1

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/5/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / BOS
Contract: view contract details

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Tigers and SS Jose Iglesias avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.1 million contract.
It was Iglesias' second year of arbitration eligibility. The slick-fielding shortstop hit .300/.347/.370 last season while making his first trip to the All-Star Game. Jan 15 - 4:04 PM

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Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Friday that he's be "shocked" if Jose Iglesias (finger) plays again this season.

Iglesias suffered a non-displaced fracture in his right middle finger when he was hit by a pitch while attempting a bunt on September 3. He could take batting practice in the next couple of days, but the calendar is obviously working against him. Assuming Iglesias is done, he'll finish with a .300/.347/.370 batting line over 120 games. He made his first All-Star team this summer.
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 08:35:00 PM

Upon further examination, Jose Iglesias was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture in his finger.

The defensive wizard will miss at least the next two weeks, and could be sidelined for the remainder of the season. He is enjoying a nice season offensively as well, slashing .300/.347/.370 with a pair of homers and 23 RBI.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 08:43:00 AM

Jose Iglesias will undergo more tests after his ailing right middle finger swelled up on him overnight.

Iglesias was diagnosed with just a bruise on Thursday, but his finger feels worse a day later and that's obviously not a good sign. The Tigers should have more on the shortstop's status at some point over the weekend.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 04:19:00 PM

Jose Iglesias is considered day-to-day after leaving Thursday's game with a right middle finger contusion.

Considering how much pain Iglesias appeared to be in after getting drilled with a pitch while trying to bunt, he's lucky to have avoided a fracture. He should rejoin the Tigers lineup in a day or two.
Thu, Sep 3, 2015 10:31:00 PM

Jose Iglesias was forced to leave Thursday's contest against the Royals after he was hit by a pitch on his right hand while attempting to bunt.

The severity of the injury remains unclear, but it appeared as though Iglesias was in quite a bit of pain. He'll presumably head for X-rays and the Tigers should have an update on his status shortly. If he's forced to miss any time, Andrew Romine would be the biggest beneficiary.
Thu, Sep 3, 2015 09:48:00 PM

Jose Iglesias is out of the Tigers' lineup on Monday.

Andrew Romine will start at shortstop and bat eighth in the Tigers' series opener at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park. It's just a day of rest for Iglesias.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 03:06:00 PM

Jose Iglesias went 0-for-4 against the Rangers on Thursday.

Iglesias's fantasy value got a little boost during his time as a No. 2 hitter, but with Miguel Cabrera back, he's hitting low in the order again now, limiting his chances to score runs. He really hasn't offered anything except a surprisingly strong average all season long. Factoring in defense and the nice OBP, he has a case as the AL's best shortstop this year. However, with just 2 homers, 21 RBI and 39 runs scored in 379 at-bats, he's hardly been a fantasy star.
Thu, Aug 20, 2015 10:20:00 PM

Jose Iglesias (illness) went 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI, and a run scored on Wednesday.

Iglesias was scratched from the Tigers' starting lineup on Tuesday because of a mild illness -- probably just a cold. He's batting .324/.372/.404 in 82 games this season while playing stellar defense at shortstop. It's been a great comeback year for the 25-year-old.
Thu, Jul 23, 2015 08:57:00 AM

Jose Iglesias has been scratched from the Tigers' lineup Tuesday due to a mild illness.

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Iglesias should be available off the bench. Andrew Romine will fill in at shortstop Tuesday night against Mariners righty Taijuan Walker.
Tue, Jul 21, 2015 05:04:00 PM

Jose Iglesias blasted a three-run homer on Friday, leading the Tigers to a 7-3 victory over the visiting Orioles.

His three-run shot off O's starter Ubaldo Jimenez in the fourth inning increased the Tigers' advantage to 6-2. The defensive wizard also put his legs on display in the contest, swiping his 10th base of the year. He is now hitting .314/.366/.384 on the season.
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 10:17:00 PM

Jose Iglesias is not in the Tigers starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.

It's nothing more than a day of rest for the slick-fielding shortstop. Josh Wilson will draw a rare start in his place and bat eighth against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.
Sat, Jul 4, 2015 09:48:00 AM

Jose Iglesias is out of Tuesday's lineup against the Indians.

He's presumably just getting a breather. Andrew Romine will play shortstop.
Tue, Jun 23, 2015 03:30:00 PM

Jose Iglesias (knee) has returned to the Tigers starting lineup on Thursday

He missed the last four games due to soreness in his knee, but appears to be good to go. The Tigers sent Dixon Machado back to Triple-A on Thursday, indicating they have confidence in The health of Iglesias.
Thu, May 28, 2015 06:51:00 PM

Jose Iglesias (knee) remained out of the Tigers' lineup Wednesday.

He's now missed four straight starts with a sore left knee. Iglesias is available to pinch-hit and is able to field balls directly at him but is still having some issues with side-to-side movements. Dixon Machado is filling in at shortstop Wednesday.
Wed, May 27, 2015 12:54:00 PM