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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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Jose Iglesias is back in the Tigers' starting lineup on Monday night against the Indians.
Iglesias was scratched from the Tigers' lineup Sunday following the death of his friend and fellow Cuban Jose Fernandez. He'll start at shortstop and bat ninth Monday versus Indians right-hander Corey Kluber. Sep 26 - 3:29 PM

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Jose Iglesias was a late scratch from the Tigers' lineup Sunday.

Chris McCosky of the Detroit News says that Iglesias "was tore up pretty good" by the death of fellow Cuban Jose Fernandez and it appears that's the reason for him being scratched. Andrew Romine has replaced Iglesias at shortstop.
Sep 25 - 10:40 AM

Jose Iglesias (hand) singled and scored a run in five trips to the plate Saturday against the Royals.

Iglesias had to be lifted from Friday's game after an errant throw from third base hit his right hand as he crossed first base. However, he didn't wind up needing any additional down time as it turned out.
Sep 25 - 8:23 AM

Jose Iglesias has been diagnosed with a right hand contusion and is listed as day-to-day.

The defensive wizard was hit in the hand by an errant throw while running the bases in Friday's victory over the Royals. It wouldn't be surprising to see Andrew Romine start in his place on Saturday.
Sep 23 - 9:51 PM

Jose Iglesias was forced to leave Friday's game against the Royals after being hit on the hand by an errant throw.

Iglesias got drilled on the right hand by a wild throw from Cheslor Cuthbert as he crossed first base. He remained in the game to run for himself, but was replaced by Andrew Romine defensively the next half inning. Expect the Tigers to provide an update on his status after the conclusion of Friday's game.
Sep 23 - 9:42 PM

Tigers activated SS Jose Iglesias from the 15-day disabled list.

He's active and with the club for Saturday's game against the Angels. With Erick Aybar filling in nicely in his absence, it'll be interesting to see how playing time is dished out in the coming weeks. Iglesias missed over two weeks of action with an injured hamstring.
Aug 27 - 3:15 PM

Jose Iglesias (hamstring) will be activated from the disabled list on Saturday.

The feeling had been that he'd return Friday, but the Tigers will give him an extra day. Iglesias has missed the last couple weeks with a hamstring issue.
Aug 26 - 4:21 PM

Jose Iglesias (hamstring) could be activated from the disabled list on Friday.

Iglesias is 4-for-12 with a homer in three rehab games with Triple-A Toledo. The shortstop has been sidelined since August 12 because of a left hamstring strain. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday that he plans to keep Erick Aybar active even when Iglesias returns, for what it's worth.
Aug 25 - 11:54 AM

Jose Iglesias (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Monday.

He's slated to play at least four games for Toledo, putting him in line to return next weekend if all goes well. Iglesias has missed the last week and a half with a hamstring injury.
Aug 21 - 12:05 PM

Jose Iglesias (hamstring) has been running on an anti-gravity treadmill for the last few days.

The shortstop told reporters Tuesday that he's already feeling significant improvement in his left hamstring. Iglesias strained the hammy on August 11 and landed on the 15-day disabled list the next day. He could be ready for activation when first eligible.
Aug 16 - 4:30 PM

Tigers placed SS Jose Iglesias on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.

Iglesias was originally in the starting lineup for Friday's game but was scratched due to the hamstring issue. Expect Andrew Romine to see most of the time at shortstop in his absence.
Aug 12 - 6:27 PM

Jose Iglesias was scratched from Friday's lineup with a left hamstring injury.

Iglesias tweaked the hammy while running to first base on Wednesday. Consider him day-to-day. Andrew Romine has taken his spot at shortstop.
Aug 12 - 5:40 PM

Jose Iglesias singled and smacked a two-run homer in Monday's victory over the Red Sox.

Drew Pomeranz had held the Tigers off the scoreboard until Iglesias launched a towering blast over the Green Monster with one out in the sixth inning. He also singled and scored in the eighth. Iglesias has batted second each of the last two nights with Cameron Maybin sitting out with a back ailment.
Jul 25 - 11:31 PM

Jose Iglesias is not in the Tigers starting lineup on Saturday.

It's nothing more than a routine day of rest for the defensive wizard. Andrew Romine will start in his place at shortstop and bat ninth against Aaron Sanchez and the Blue Jays on Saturday.
Jul 9 - 10:01 AM

Jose Iglesias hit a two-run homer off Chris Sale in Wednesday's loss to the White Sox.

Iglesias has found his stroke this month, going 17-for-44 with eight walks to raise his average from .211 to .250 and his OBP from .259 to .313. It's given a nice little lift to the bottom of the Detroit lineup.
Jun 16 - 12:09 AM

Depth Charts

C1James McCann
2John Hicks
3Miguel Gonzalez
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
2Omar Infante
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Justin Upton
2Tyler Collins
CF1JaCoby Jones
RF1J.D. Martinez
2Steven Moya
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
S1Justin Verlander
2Jordan Zimmermann
3Michael Fulmer
4Mike Pelfrey
5Anibal Sanchez
6Daniel Norris
7Matt Boyd
8Myles Jaye
9Sandy Baez
Relief Pitcher
R1Francisco Rodriguez
2Mark Lowe
3Justin Wilson
4Alex Wilson
5Shane Greene
6Drew VerHagen
7Bruce Rondon
8Kyle Ryan
9Blaine Hardy
10Buck Farmer
11Chad Bell
12Daniel Stumpf
13A.J. Achter
14Dustin Molleken