Internal options at shortstop for Iglesias' replacement

Who should be the Tigers' Opening Day shortstop? President and general manager Dave Dombrowski told reporters in Lakeland Thursday that they would "continue to look at internal candidates" now that they know for certain that Jose Iglesias will miss four to six months because of stress fractures in both legs. While that doesn't mean the Tigers won't look outside...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Jose Iglesias likely to miss whole season

The news about shortstop Jose Iglesias is not getting any better for the Detroit Tigers. Cash Kruth of reports that following a CT scan in Colorado, it has been determined that Iglesias will need four to six months of treatment to recover from the bilateral tibial stress fractures that have been confirmed.The team also tweeted the diagnosis and treatment plan, which will...
Via Sports Injury Alert
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Lose Jose Iglesias For 4-6 Months Minimum

Bad news for Detroit Tigers fans and pitchers alike, as the slick fielding Jose Iglesias, who was acquired last summer in a trade with the Boston Red Sox, will miss the next four-to-six months minimum due to bilateral tibial stress fractures in both of his shins. CT scans that were ordered by Dr. Thomas Clanton showed the unknown fractures that were originally believed to be shin...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: shortstop edition

When news breaks in Detroit Tigers camp of the magnitude of the Jose Iglesias injury, all hell breaks loose. Every Tigers writer with an audience has been taking to the web and prognosticating what GM Dave Dombrowski should do. But as we all know too well by now, Dombrowski will never tip his hand. Now it’s my turn. Here is the list of names that have already popped up in one form...
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detriment in Detroit: Jose Iglesias Confirms Season Ending Injury

I'm just going to put it out there right now, this has been one brutal Spring Training so far. We've had not only bountiful amounts of injury, but also quite a few players seasons ending before they even begin.Word came in late Saturday night from Detroit that bright young Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias may have season ending shin injuries. He confirmed today that he is suffering...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UM expert weighs in on Iglesias' injury

When speculation started that Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias could miss the entire season, people were taken aback. How could a case of shin splints, no matter how severe, cause that? Iglesias told reporters in Lakeland Monday that he has stress fractures in both of his legs. "Stress fractures is a term used for a lot of things," said Dr. James Carpenter, chair of orthopaedic...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' Jose Iglesias dealing with stress fractures

The Detroit Tigers could be without Jose Iglesias for several months. On Friday, it was reported that Iglesias would start the season in the disabled list with shin splints. Iglesias had his orthotics adjusted, but he still hurt while running. On Friday and Saturday, he wore a microcurrent machine that helped trainers learn the extent of the injury. Now sources close to the situation...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: the Jose Iglesias fallout

Here’s what the Detroit Tigers know regarding Jose Iglesias. He has brittle shins, apparently. A condition noted as shin splints that was also an issue last year has now been labeled as stress fractures (I’m not sure how different one is from the other but neither sounds good). He will see specialists in the coming days to determine the extent of the damage. And he will definitely...
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Shins still hurting, Tigers' Iglesias visits chiropractor

LAKELAND, Fla. -- The perplexing shin pain Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias has dealt with for more than two weeks has led the team to send him to a chiropractor specializing in pain management. Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand said that Iglesias visited Dr. Rick Smith on Friday in nearby Winter Haven, and will wear a micro-current machine provided by Smith that will give bio...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Building the 2014 Detroit Tigers – infield edition

Another playoff season for the Detroit Tigers is in the books. And another season tacked on to a nearly 30-year World Series title drought has also been etched in stone. Few teams boast the belly-of-their-prime offensive and pitching firepower that the Tigers do. But as of yet, it hasn’t materialized in the form of a championship. So now, not only does GM Dave Dombrowski have to...
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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