Jose Iglesias RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Tigers, Iglesias avoid arbitration with $2.1M

    Detroit Free Press "Three players down, one to go. The Detroit Tigers signed their third arbitration-eligible player this afternoon, shortstop Jose Iglesias, to a one-year contract worth $2.1 million, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. The deal includes performance bonuses, Heyman said. Iglesias, 26, hit..." January 15

  • Jose Iglesias out at least 2 weeks with nondisplaced chip fracture in finger

    ESPN "Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will miss at least the next two weeks after a CT scan Friday revealed a nondisplaced chip fracture in his right middle finger at the proximal interphalangeal joint. Iglesias, 25, suffered the injury in Thursday night's loss to the Kansas City Royals when..." September 05

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    anthony fenech @anthonyfenech

    Jose Iglesias left tonight's game with a right middle finger contusion. X-rays were negative.

  • Tigers' Jose Iglesias has no regrets about dugout incident: 'I did what I was supposed to do'

    Michigan Live "Jose Iglesias has no regrets. Iglesias spoke briefly Saturday afternoon regarding the incident in the dugout Friday night involving catcher James McCann that escalated when Iglesias shoved McCann with both hands and then threw his glove at him. Iglesias was asked whether he thought he should..." August 09

  • Jose Iglesias shoves James McCann in Tigers' dugout during heated argument

    CBS Sports "The Tigers lost to the Red Sox on Friday (BOS 7, DET 2), but the big story of the night does not involve anything that happened on the field. It's about what happened in the Detroit dugout. In the sixth inning, television cameras caught catcher James McCann and shortstop Jose Iglesias in a..." August 08

  • Tigers SS Iglesias like a 'defensive football player'

    Detroit Free Press "Jose Iglesias plays baseball. He is the starting shortstop for the Detroit Tigers. But with the way he plays in the field, starting pitcher Shane Greene compares him to a football player. "He's all over the field," Greene said. "It's almost like he's a defensive football player and he's..." March 19

  • Tigers' Jose Iglesias 'progressing' but won't play again this season

    Detroit News "The Tigers are expected to receive the latest medical report on shortstop Jose Iglesias later Wednesday. But regardless of the contents, Iglesias still doesn’t figure to play again for the Tigers before 2015. “We do not plan on having Iglesias back with us this year,” Dave Dombrowski, the..." June 04

  • Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias likely gone for entire season

    Detroit News "The shin problem that got worse by the week for shortstop Jose Iglesias this spring will now cost him months. In fact, based on the findings of the latest tests, the Tigers are now preparing to play the entire 2014 season without him. At this point, they are still focusing on the internal..." March 21

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    James Schmehl @jamesschmehl

    Tigers confirm Jose Iglesias has stress fractures in both legs. Expected to miss at least five months. Unlikely to return this year.

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    Jim Duquette @Jim_Duquette

    Source close to Jose Iglesias just told me he has stress fractures of both shins,no longer shin splints.He's Flying to Col for confirmation

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    Jason Beck @beckjason

    Iglesias confirmed he has been diagnosed with stress fractures in both legs.

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    Lynn G. Henning @Lynn_Henning

    Ausmus on Iglesias and what seems to be a near-certain stint on the DL: "We're not there yet, but it's getting more and more tenuous."

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    Jason Beck @beckjason

    Iglesias scratched from lineup. He has recurrence of stress reaction in his shins. Will be held out for about a week for treatment.

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    #Tigers and Jose Iglesias reached 1-yr deal for $1.65M

  • Red Sox Pedroia a model infielder for Tigers' Jose Iglesias

    Detroit Free Press "During this past off-season Jose Iglesias accepted an invitation to travel to Arizona and visit Red Sox teammate Dustin Pedroia. “He said he wanted to help me” Iglesias said. “Pedey and I are good friends and I’m really blessed to learn a lot from him.” Iglesias who turned 23 in January had..." October 12

  • Iglesias declares himself ready for playoffs, Rondon and Coke not likely "Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias whose bruised left hand that sidelined him for a week still bothered him in the season-ending series in Miami said he's fine for the playoffs and shouldn't be limited. "I'm good" Iglesias said. Iglesias started all three games against the Marlins but said after..." October 01

  • Tigers cut magic number to four, as Jose Iglesias dodges serious injury

    Detroit News "Some innings are huge for more than one reason — as the bottom of the seventh was for the Tigers on Thursday. Not only did they get the good news that X-rays on Jose Iglesias’ left hand were negative — he was hit in the sixth by a 95 mph fastball but it was also in the bottom of the seventh the..." September 19

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    Tom Gage @Tom_Gage

    #Tigers Iglesias out of game after HBP

  • Tigers' Iglesias continues to make strong case for AL Rookie of the Year

    Michigan Live "Rookie shortstop Jose Iglesias wants to help the Detroit Tigers clinch their third straight division title. That's his main objective first and foremost. But make no mistake about it it's not his only goal this season. At 23 years old Iglesias also has his eyes set on being named this year's..." September 14

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    Jason Beck @beckjason

    Jose Iglesias scratched from #Tigers lineup with left toe contusion. Santiago replaces him in lineup.

  • Red Sox have deal to acquire Jake Peavy in 3-team trade

    CBS Sports "The White Sox have a deal in place to ship starting pitcher Jake Peavy to the Red Sox reports Jon Heyman of It's a three-team trade too as the Tigers are involved. Peavy heads to the Red Sox infielder Jose Iglesias goes to the Tigers and outfielder Avisail Garcia is headed to the..." July 31

  • Jose Iglesias forces issue

    Boston Herald "Jose Iglesias isn’t just giving John Farrell options. He’s giving them to Ben Cherington, too. The trade deadline remains six weeks away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about what the Sox need and what they could trade to get it. There was a time when Iglesias would’ve served as..." June 15

  • Jose Iglesias needs to play

    Boston Herald "The easy part is over. The Red Sox are a better team with Jose Iglesias on the roster than Pedro Ciriaco, so the team did the right thing by designating Ciriaco for assignment when Will Middlebrooks returned to action yesterday. Now comes the hard part. Right now, the Red Sox are a better..." June 11

  • Jose Iglesias well-adjusted

    Boston Herald "What to do with Jose Iglesias once Will Middlebrooks returns to action as soon as this Saturday is turning into a critically important piece of detective work. Iglesias has played a new position, third base, nearly flawlessly, plus he has hit at a .424 clip, with a .444 on-base percentage .606..." June 04

  • Farrell: Iglesias could be primary utility man

    CSN New England "When Jose Iglesias was called up from Pawtucket as Will Middlebrooks went on the disabled list, the assumption was that Iglesias would return to the minors when Middlebrooks was re-activated. Now, that's not guaranteed. John Farrell hinted that Iglesias could remain with the team as..." June 02

  • Iglesias showing fresh confidence

    Boston Herald "There is no fear of Jose Iglesias being undone by a lack of confidence. The Red Sox third baseman is fighting to remain in the major leagues, but he carries himself with the swagger of an established veteran. Last night offered a demonstration of Iglesias’ self-assurance. It wasn’t just that he..." June 01

  • Jose Iglesias’ walk is hit with Farrell

    Boston Herald "The spotlight never shined brighter and the pressure never weighed heavier on Jose Iglesias than yesterday in the bottom of the ninth inning, when he faced Cleveland closer Chris Perez with two outs and two runners on. It was a situation where a 23-year-old rookie could look like a 23-year-old..." May 27

  • Stephen Drew Activated From DL, Jose Iglesias Sent Down to Triple-A

    NESN "Jose Iglesias‘ hot start was not enough to keep him in the majors. The Red Sox sent Iglesias down to Pawtucket on Wednesday and activated Stephen Drew from the seven-day disabled list, according to Maureen Mullen of This had been the Red Sox’ plan all along once Drew got enough at..." April 10

  • Jose Iglesias day-to-day after suffering arm injury

    WEEI Boston "The extent of the injury which Jose Iglesias suffered in the second inning of the Red Sox’ 6-4 win over the Blue Jays Friday night had yet to be determined after the game, according to Sox manager John Farrell. Iglesias was forced to leave the game in the fourth inning after being hit by a 93 mph..." April 06

  • Door open for Jose Iglesias

    Boston Herald "Jose Iglesias is about to get a second chance to be the Red Sox’ shortstop. It also may be his last. Nearly two weeks after being hit in the head by a pitch, veteran shortstop Stephen Drew still is experiencing concussion symptoms, so much so that he flew yesterday to meet with Dr. Mickey..." March 20

  • Stephen Drew concussion has Iglesias in lead role

    Boston Herald "David Ortiz may not be the only Red Sox regular to start the season on the disabled list. Eleven days have passed since Stephen Drew was concussed by a pitch that struck him on the “B” of his batting helmet, and manager John Farrell said “the window has started to narrow” for the veteran..." March 18

  • Red Sox notes: Iglesias looking confident at plate

    CSN New England "Jose Iglesias went 2-for-2 with a run scored in the Red Sox 5-1 win over the Rays Monday. Iglesias, who has developed an all-glove-no-bat-reputation had two well-struck doubles, and has consistently hit the ball well this spring. “They’re aggressive swings, solid contact, he looks pretty..." March 05

  • Jose Iglesias at croSSroads

    Boston Herald "Jose Iglesias was taking batting practice the other day when he launched a home run that cleared a Green Monster-sized fence at one of the back fields of the Red Sox’ spring training complex. Standing in the outfield, resident wisecracker Dustin Pedroia hollered that he never knew Iglesias..." February 16

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