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JOSE IGLESIAS RUMORS

Positioning behind Iglesias' improved 'D'

As a double-play duo, the Tigers' Ian Kinsler and Jose Iglesias have assembled a highlight reel of plays over the past season-plus. As a shortstop, Iglesias has his own resume of unbelievable grabs and throws. This appears to be the season he has the advanced metrics to back up his prowess.
Via Tigers.com
6 days ago

Jose Iglesias, Defensive Metrics, and the Value of Going Right

Jose Iglesias is a shortstop capable of doing some pretty terrific things on a baseball field. I say that now because there’s going to be plenty of .gifs in this post that paint Iglesias in a not-so-positive light, and it can be a weird feeling to make a player look bad based solely upon which clips you’ve hand-chosen to show, so here, look at all the incredible things Jose Iglesias...
Via Fangraphs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jose Iglesias takes field with his son

mlb.com Prior to every home Tigers game, the team allows nine children to take the field and wait for the Tigers to take their positions.  They then receive a ball from the player at their position and run off the field.  I would imagine it’s a really really really cool experience for a 12-year old. On Sunday, the youngster who manned the shortstop position was none other than...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 24, 2016  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via The Sports Blogette
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 surgery...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 17, 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

Report: Jose Iglesias, Tigers Agree to One-Year, $1.65 Million Contract

Jose Iglesias and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year, $1.65 million contract, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Iglesias, who is under team control through the 2018 season, isn’t arbitration eligible until after the 2015 season, but his salary for the 2014 season needed to be determined. The shortstop just completed a four-year, $8.25 million contract that...
Via NESN.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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