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Jose Iglesias | Shortstop | #1

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/5/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / BOS
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Jose Iglesias blasted a two-run homer as the Tigers topped the Twins in Minnesota on Sunday.
His two-run shot gave the Tigers a 4-2 lead in the seventh inning. He later added an RBI single, finishing the afternoon 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and three RBI. The defensive whiz is hitting .264/.294/.363 with three homers and 31 RBI on the year. Jul 23 - 6:43 PM

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Jose Iglesias went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored in Saturday's win over the Blue Jays.

He plated the game's second run with an RBI single in the second inning. He singled, stole second and scored in the sixth. Iglesias owns an empty .258 batting average with two homers, 34 runs scored and 25 RBI. The stolen base was his fifth of the season in seven tries.
Jul 15 - 9:41 PM

Jose Iglesias finished Monday's game in Seattle with a pair of singles and a run scored across four at-bats.

Iglesias is hitting .392 (20-for-51) with three doubles and six RBI in the month of June, raising his average from .229 to .270. His two hits on Monday marked his ninth multi-hit game just since May 24.
Jun 20 - 2:55 AM

Jose Iglesias finished 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Saturday's game against the Red Sox.

Iglesias has picked up five hits in eight at-bats against his former organization, and he is 23-for-57 (.404) over the past 15 games to raise his average from a lowly .195 to a respectable .261 just since May 23. He has seven games with two or more hits during the impressive span.
Jun 11 - 2:26 AM

Jose Iglesias went off against his former team, ripping three hits Friday in a loss to the Red Sox.

He was also caught stealing on the base paths. All three of his hits were singles and two of them didn’t leave the infield. Iglesias is mostly known for his glove but he’s also been swinging a hot bat recently, batting .435 since the calendar flipped to June. Friday was his seventh three-hit game of the season and his third this month.
Jun 10 - 1:15 AM

Jose Iglesias went 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored to lead his club to a 10-1 victory over the White Sox on Saturday.

He laced an RBI single in the fourth inning, and trumped that with a two-run double in the eighth. The shortstop is known more for his glove than his bat. He is batting .255/.281/.385 with two homers, 26 runs scored, 16 RBI and four stolen bases in 44 games.
Jun 3 - 8:26 PM

Jose Iglesias went 3-for-4 with a homer, a double and three runs scored to lead the Tigers to a 6-3 win over the Astros on Wednesday.

Iglesias was hitting .159/.185/.222 with one RBI in 63 at-bats this month before driving in two runs tonight. He's back over the Mendoza Line now.
May 24 - 11:44 PM

Jose Iglesias finished 2-for-5 with a pair of runs scored in Saturday's 6-5 loss in Oakland.

Iglesias is heating up at the plate ever so slightly, as he carries a modest three-game hit streak into Sunday's series finale. The Cuban middle infielder has racked up five runs scored, a double, triple and RBI in 15 at-bats in the month of May. It isn't a monster run by any stretch, but it's a start.
May 7 - 3:12 AM

Tigers activated SS Jose Iglesias from the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Iglesias cleared MLB's concussion protocol and will return to the shortstop position for Detroit in Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Mariners. He's batting .267/.298/.444 with one home run and two stolen bases in 13 games this season.
Apr 27 - 11:31 AM

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus confirmed Jose Iglesias (concussion) will likely be activated from the 7-day disabled list on Thursday.

Iglesias took a knee to the head in a game against the Rays last Wednesday but only needed a week to recover. The 27-year-old has hit .267 with one home run and two steals in the early going.
Apr 26 - 5:20 PM

Jose Iglesias (concussion) has been cleared to resume baseball activities.

And the hope is that he'll be ready to come off the 7-day concussion disabled list when first eligible on Thursday. Dixon Machado and Andrew Romine have been filling in at shortstop for Detroit.
Apr 25 - 4:18 PM

Tigers placed SS Jose Iglesias on the 7-day concussion disabled list, retroactive to April 20.

Iglesias suffered a concussion after taking a knee to the head Wednesday against the Rays. Dixon Machado should handle the bulk of the shortstop duties while Iglesias is out.
Apr 21 - 11:13 AM

Jose Iglesias (concussion) is expected to be placed on the 7-day disabled list.

According to beat writer Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press, relievers Blaine Hardy and Joe Jimenez are set to join the team Friday in Minnesota. Iglesias is still dealing with headaches after taking a knee to the head Wednesday against Tampa Bay. Dixon Machado drew the start at shortstop in Thursday's series finale.
Apr 20 - 5:21 PM

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said a decision will be made by the end of the day Thursday on Jose Iglesias (jaw, concussion) heading to the disabled list.

Iglesias is still being evaluated for a possible concussion after taking a knee to the head in the ninth inning Wednesday while attempting to turn a double play. The rangy shortstop will not play in Thursday afternoon's series finale against the Rays. For now he's been diagnosed with a sore jaw.
Apr 20 - 11:23 AM

Jose Iglesias is being evaluated for a possible concussion.

Iglesias was running to cover second on a potential double play ball in the ninth inning of Wednesday's loss to the Rays. It did not go as planned, as he tripped forward into the oncoming baserunner and took a knee to the head. The Tigers will offer a concrete diagnosis -- if one is necessary -- on Thursday.
Apr 19 - 11:47 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1James McCann
2Alex Avila
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Dixon Machado
3B1Nicholas Castellanos
LF1Justin Upton
CF1Alex Presley
2Andrew Romine
RF1Mikie Mahtook
2Jim Adduci
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Justin Verlander
2Michael Fulmer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Daniel Norris
5Anibal Sanchez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Justin Wilson
2Shane Greene
3Alex Wilson
4Bruce Rondon
5Warwick Saupold
6Chad Bell
7Daniel Stumpf