Boston Red Sox
2015 Avg.
.330
 
Career Avg.
.292
Name  Jose Iglesias
Born  1/5/1990
Height  5-11
Weight  185
Number  1
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/6/2015 10:33:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias had a huge game as he went 3-for-5 with two RBI in the, 7-1, victory over the White Sox on Saturday.
Insight: Detroit's offense finally came alive to snap their eight-game losing streak. The bottom third of the Tigers lineup was 10-for-15 with four RBI and two runs in Saturday's game. Iglesias had an RBI-single in the fifth and RBI-double in the seventh. He is batting .338 with nine extra-base hits, nine RBI and 12 runs in 157 at-bats.
 
5/29/2015 1:20:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias had an RBI-double in the ninth, but it wasn't nearly enough as Detroit lost to the Los Angeles Angels, 12-2.
Insight: Iglesias was 1-for-3 in the game and had the only RBI-hit for Detroit. The other run for the Tigers crossed the plate on a hit batsmen by Miguel Cabrera. Iglesias is hitting .333 with eight extra-base hits, 11 runs and seven RBI in 126 at-bats this season.
 
5/28/2015 6:37:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will return to the lineup on Thursday against the Angels.
Insight: Iglesias has been out since Saturday when he banged his left knee. He received an MRI, which showed no structural damage. He was just dealing with a bad bruise, but he is giving it a go on Thursday. Iglesias is hitting .333 with seven extra-base hits, 10 runs and six RBI in 123 at-bats this season.
 
5/28/2015 11:01:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is questionable for Thursday's game against the LA Angels due to his bruised left knee.
Insight: Iglesias hasn't played since he left Saturday's game after banging his left knee. An MRI revealed no structural damage, but he has a bad bruise. Andrew Romine is starting at shortstop. Iglesias is batting .333 with an .811 OPS and a solid fantasy option.
 
5/26/2015 7:25:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is not playing again on Tuesday against the Athletics.
Insight: Iglesias hasn't played since he left Saturday's game after banging his left knee. An MRI revealed no structural damage, but he has a bad bruise. Andrew Romine is starting at shortstop.
 
5/25/2015 8:58:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias left Saturday's game against the Astros with a bruised left knee and missed Sunday's game as well.
Insight: Consider the shortstop day-to-day. Iglesias has put together a surprising season, batting .333 with an .811 OPS. Still, as a bottom-of-the-order guy in Detroit, his fantasy value is limited.
 
5/23/2015 6:24:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias left Saturday's game against the Astros with a bruised left knee.
Insight: Iglesias hit his knee against Chris Carter's knee in the third. Iglesias didn't leave right away, but Hernan Perez pinch ran for him when Iglesias singled in the fifth. Consider the shortstop day-to-day.
 
5/21/2015 10:06:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is out of the starting lineup for Thursday's game against the Astros.
Insight: Just a rest day for Iglesias. He's batting .328 with an .808 OPS and six stolen bases. Solid numbers from a bottom of the order guy. Andrew Romine will get the start and he's batting .346 this season in limited action.
 
5/12/2015 4:21:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias (groin) is back in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Twins.
Insight: He has played in just one game since May 3, but is good to go now. Iglesias will bat ninth and play shortstop.
 
5/7/2015 11:35:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Iglesias just returned from a groin injury and the team is likely just being conservative by not playing him in the day game after a night game.
 
5/6/2015 6:05:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias (groin) is back in the lineup for Wednesday's game.
Insight: This is good news, as groins are tricky. Iglesias will bat ninth and play his usual position of shortstop.
 
5/5/2015 4:07:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias departed Sunday's game with groin tightness and has been downgraded to out for Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
Insight: Groins are slow to heal, so he could miss a game or two. Stay tuned. Iglesias is batting .354 this season, though he's usually stuck at the bottom of the Tigers strong lineup.
 
5/5/2015 10:16:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias departed Sunday's game with groin tightness and is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
Insight: Groins are slow to heal, so he could miss a game or two. Stay tuned. Iglesias is batting .354 this season, though he's usually stuck at the bottom of the Tigers strong lineup.
 
5/3/2015 3:57:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias departed Sunday's game with groin tightness.
Insight: Groins are tricky, so he could miss a game or two. Stay tuned.
 
4/23/2015 10:59:00 AM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will get Thursday afternoon off.
Insight: No injury that we know of, just a day of rest. He's batting a hot .396 this season and also added four steals. Hernan Perez will start at shortstop.
 
4/17/2015 5:00:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias went 2-for-4 with the game-winning RBI-single in the ninth as Detroit beat the Chicago White Sox, 2-1.
Insight: With his two hits, Iglesias raised his batting average to .484, which is quite impressive for the defensive-minded shortstop even if it is only 10 games. He still doesn't have much power and won't drive in runs hitting ninth, but Iglesias is outplaying owners expectations through a week and a half.
 
4/11/2015 1:06:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will get Saturday off.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day of rest. Given that he's started the season 9-for-15 (.600), he probably would prefer to be out there. Andrew Romine will get the start.
 
4/8/2015 4:20:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias was 4-for-4 with a walk and three runs in the, 11-0, victory over the Twins on Wednesday.
Insight: Detroit has outscored Minnesota, 15-0, in the first two games of the season. Iglesias is batting an incredible .857 in the first two games and has shown off tremendous speed on the base paths. On Wednesday, he scored from first on a double. Iglesias will obviously not keep up the batting average, but he might be a budding star in one of the best lineups in the American League.
 
4/6/2015 4:31:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias went 2-for-3 in the season opener against Minnesota and stole a pair of bases
Insight: Iglesias batted .303 last season in 350 at-bats, but stole just five bases. If he can stay healthy he could help in a few other categories this season.
 
3/6/2015 3:30:00 PM
Description: Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias injured his right shin while trying to steal a base and left Friday's game against the Mets.
Insight: Iglesias' owners should be concerned as he missed last season due to stress fractures in both shins. He didn't seem too concerned after the game, but this is worth watching. he batted .303 in 350 at-bats when he last played in 2013.