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Detroit Tigers: baseball is officially back

Though it may have been a Monday, it was about as good of a Monday as one can get if they are a Detroit sports fan. The Red Wings made several trades to prepare for a playoff run, temperatures hit 30 degrees in Detroit for the first time in months, and the Detroit Tigers earned their first victory of many to come during the 2015 campaign. Ian Kinsler led off the exhibition season...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers SS Iglesias back on field in win over Fla Southern

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias played in his first game in more than a year, and the Tigers beat Florida Southern 12-2 Monday at spring training. As planned, Iglesias played one inning. He caught a popup in the top of the first and grounded out in the bottom half. Iglesias felt discomfort after playing one exhibition game in February 2014. He was out of action...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger News: Lineup for Monday’s game against Florida Southern and the expected pitching rotation for this week.

The first lineup of the year has been made early Sunday for Mondays exhibitions game against Florida Southern. Jose Iglesias will get a inning in of work for the first time in over a year. J.D. will be batting third due to Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera are getting healthy and hopefully be ready for the season opener. Lineup for 3/2/2015 against Florida Southern Ian Kinsler...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Iglesias 'will be healthy for 2015'

DETROIT -- Jose Iglesias is always smiling but this year he has a good reason for that. Iglesias, 25, missed all of last season because of bilateral tibial stress fractures. In other words, he had the worst shin splints ever. Iglesias looked happy at Comerica Park Thursday as the Tigers prepared to start their annual Winter Caravan. The injury forced Iglesias to spend a long time...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Birthday Boy Jose Iglesias will be vital to success of Detroit Tigers in 2015

Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is celebrating his 25th birthday today and preparing himself for the 2015 season where he will be a key player in the Detroit Tigers World Series hunt. Iglesias missed all of the 2014 season after suffering stress fractures in his legs during spring training. In 2013 the Tigers used a combination of Alex Gonzalez, Andrew Romine, Eugenio Suarez and...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Jose Iglesias Trade Possible?

The Detroit Tigers are rumored to be thinking about dealing shortstop Jose Iglesias due to their excitement regarding Eugenio Suarez’s play, according to Nick Carafrdo of the Boston Globe. Out for the rest of the season with bi-lateral stress fractures in his legs, Iglesias was once viewed as the Tigers’ shortstop of the future. A defensive wizard, Iglesias was never a player...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: why Jose Iglesias means so much

The Detroit Tigers remain atop the standings in the American League Central, even after a rough stretch of games that included dropping four of seven on the west coast. Their shortstops however, are bottom-feeders to the core. Before we get too far into this it is worth noting that yes, Andrew Romine’s defense has been commendable. But enough with the accolades already… How about...
June 02, 2014  |  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

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 surgery...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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