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Jose Iglesias | Shortstop

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/5/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jose Iglesias (knee) is not in the Tigers' starting lineup Monday afternoon in Oakland.
Dixon Machado will get the nod at shortstop and bat ninth. Iglesias injured his knee Saturday when he collided with Chris Carter of the Astros. An MRI ruled out any structural damage, but he has a bad bruise. May 25 - 12:36 PM

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Jose Iglesias underwent X-rays and an MRI, which confirmed that he is merely dealing with a left knee contusion.

Iglesias injured the knee when he collided with the Astros' Chris Carter on Saturday. He's not in Sunday's lineup but isn't expected to miss much time.
May 24 - 10:20 AM

Jose Iglesias (knee) is not in the Tigers' lineup Sunday.

Iglesias banged knees with the Astros' Chris Carter on Saturday, forcing him from the game. He only has a bruise but is likely still pretty sore. Andrew Romine is at shortstop in his place.
May 24 - 9:38 AM

Jose Iglesias is day-to-day after leaving Saturday's game with a left knee contusion.

He banged knees with Chris Carter on an infield single back in the third inning. Hernan Perez came in to pinch-run for Iglesias after he singled again in the fifth. Perez and Andrew Romine are candidates to fill in at shortstop if Iglesias misses time.
May 23 - 5:47 PM

Jose Iglesias is not in the Tigers' lineup Thursday.

It's just a day of rest for Iglesias, who has battled some groin issues. Andrew Romine is at shortstop as the Tigers kick off a four-game set with the Astros.
May 21 - 9:50 AM

Jose Iglesias (groin) is back in Tuesday's lineup against the Twins.

Iglesias has appeared in just one game since May 3 due to a groin injury, but he's feeling better now. He'll bat ninth Tuesday against Kyle Gibson.
May 12 - 3:22 PM

Jose Iglesias (groin) is not in the Tigers' starting lineup on Saturday.

Iglesias sustained a groin injury on Sunday and has appeared in just one game since. Andrew Romine is once again starting at shortstop for Saturday's game against the Royals.
May 9 - 9:43 AM

Jose Iglesias (groin) remained out of the Tigers' lineup Friday.

Iglesias first strained his left groin on Sunday and has played just one game since. He could miss the entire weekend series against the Royals. Andrew Romine is filling in at shortstop Friday.
May 8 - 3:21 PM

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday that Jose Iglesias has renewed tightness in his left groin.

Iglesias was able to return to the Tigers' starting lineup on Wednesday but he didn't feel so hot when he arrived back at the park on Thursday and he is sitting out of Detroit's series finale with the White Sox. Ausmus said it "could be a couple days" before Iglesias can play again. Hernan Perez is starting at shortstop for the Tigers on Thursday afternoon.
May 7 - 11:45 AM

Jose Iglesias (groin) is not in the Tigers' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the White Sox.

Iglesias was able to return to action Wednesday after missing Tuesday's game with tightness in his left groin, but the Tigers don't want to run him out there again for Thursday's matinee. Hernan Perez is starting at shortstop and batting ninth versus the White Sox.
May 7 - 11:04 AM

Jose Iglesias (groin) is back in the Tigers' starting lineup on Wednesday night versus the White Sox.

Iglesias was unavailable Tuesday after leaving Sunday's game with tightness in his left groin. The dynamic young shortstop is batting ninth in his return to action Wednesday against White Sox ace Chris Sale.
May 6 - 5:46 PM

Jose Iglesias (groin) is not the lineup for Tuesday's game against the White Sox.

Iglesias left Sunday's game against the Royals after feeling tightness in his left groin. He was hopeful that he would be able to start on Tuesday, but the Tigers are going to give him at least another day of rest. Andrew Romine starts in his place.
May 5 - 4:00 PM

Jose Iglesias (groin) is hopeful that he'll be able to return to the Tigers starting lineup on Tuesday.

Iglesias left Sunday's game against the Royals due to tightness in his left groin. The defensive wizard said that he originally tweaked it during the ninth inning on Saturday and that it tightened back up on him during Sunday's contest. The Tigers may play it safe and give him an extra day off after Monday's off day.
May 3 - 5:27 PM

Jose Iglesias exited Sunday's game versus the Royals with left groin tightness.

The Tigers are listing the shortstop day-to-day for the time being, but it would probably be wise to count on him miss at least a game or two. Iglesias singled in one of his two plate appearances before leaving.
May 3 - 3:52 PM

Jose Iglesias went 3-for-5 with a triple and a solo home run as the Tigers narrowly beat the Twins on Monday.

Iglesias sent a Tommy Milone offering over the fence in left field in the first inning to give the Tigers an early 1-0 lead. He also tripled to lead off the seventh inning but was stranded. Though his numbers had been tapering off recently, Iglesias maintains a superb .397/.449/.540 triple-slash line with one home run, three RBI, and five stolen bases.
Apr 27 - 11:35 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Alex Avila
2James McCann
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
2Hernan Perez
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3Dixon Machado
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Anthony Gose
2Rajai Davis
RF1J.D. Martinez
DH1Victor Martinez
2Tyler Collins
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Justin Verlander
3Anibal Sanchez
4Shane Greene
5Alfredo Simon
6Kyle Lobstein
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joakim Soria
2Joba Chamberlain
3Bruce Rondon
4Angel Nesbitt
5Blaine Hardy
6Tom Gorzelanny
7Alex Wilson
8Joe Nathan