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Jose Iglesias won over the Fenway Faithful during his time with the Red Sox, and on Monday afternoon, the fans paid tribute to the Tigers shortstop with a nice ovation in his return to Boston. The 23-year-old was well-received in Boston, and he admitted to feeling surprised about being traded to Detroit in the three-team trade, but he is enjoying being back in Beantown and catching up with his old teammates. Iglesias said it’s an “unbelievable feeling” to be back at Fenway after all of the experiences he had with the team. Check out the above video to hear more from Iglesias. Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Boston Red Sox Video, Jose Iglesias, NESN Video, Red Sox Gameday Live, Top Stories, Video

Iglesias gets ovation then revenge

The Guru Contributing Writer Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias faced off against his former team Monday for the first time since being traded away. He promptly turned a nifty double play then smacked a double off starter John Lackey in the Tigers 3-0 win. The Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told WEEI Boston, “Jose’s been tremendous for us. He really changes our ball...

VIDEO: Jose Iglesias turns ‘sick’ double-play against the Red Sox

Jose Iglesias made his return to Fenway Park Monday afternoon after a July trade sent the very talented shortstop to Detroit as part of a three team deal with with the Chicago White Sox. Iglesias whose known for his glove certainly put that on display once again this time in the bottom of the 6th when he was able to turn what Rod Allen could only describe as a “sick” 6-1 double...

Miguel Cabrera, Max Scherzer Lead Teammates in Singing of ‘Sweet Caroline’ During Eighth Inning (Video)

Typically, the Fenway Faithful are responsible for belting out the words to “Sweet Caroline”  during the middle of the eighth inning, but a few members of the Detroit Tigers couldn’t help themselves from joining in on Monday afternoon. Holding a three-run lead against the Red Sox, the Tigers were feeling upbeat about their day, and they chose to commemorate the occasion with...

Fister, Tigers beat Boston in matchup of AL's best

Doug Fister rebounded from a miserable start with seven shutout innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 3-0 Monday in a matchup of teams with the AL's best records. The Tigers won despite missing Miguel Cabrera for the third straight game. He has been sidelined by a strained abdomen, though general manager Dave Dombrowski said the star has been more hampered by...

Cabrera out of Tigers' lineup again

Miguel Cabrera is not in the Detroit Tigers' lineup for the third straight game for Monday afternoon's matchup against the Red Sox.

Toledo Mud Hens Close Out Last Home Game of Season By Turning Triple Play (Video)

The Toledo Mud Hens wrapped up their final home game of the season in style on Saturday night. The Triple-A squad and affiliate of the Detroit Tigers were leading 4-1 in the top of the ninth inning when the tying run came to the plate with runners at first and third and no outs.  The situation appeared daunting for the Mud Hens, but with one pitch the inning was over and the win...

Game 2013.140: Tigers at Red Sox

81-58, 1st place, when do magic numbers become a thing? I’m up against the clock today, friends, so just a quick intro to get the discussion going. You don’t see too many 0-4 nights for Cabrera, makes me wonder if he was really okay. He’s out again today, and now I really wish that he had sat yesterday. Jason Beck did a whole post on yesterday’s Pena out at the plate; gist...

Tigers silence Red Sox with Doug Fister, dynamite defense

In the land of slugfests there was no slugging. Just two first-place teams searching for runs — with only the Tigers finding some. Using Andy Dirks’ triple in the seventh to generate two runs and Austin Jackson’s first stolen base since June 16 to manufacture another the Tigers downed the Red Sox 3-0 at Fenway Park on Monday — getting seven shutout innings from Doug Fister...

Tigers sway and sing “Sweet Caroline” (VIDEO)

via Fenway Park is home to one of the best non-baseball baseball tradition.  Between the top and bottom half of the eighth inning, Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” is played and sung along to by Red Sox nation.  It’s been going on since 2003 for seemingly no reason at all.  On Monday, four Tigers joined the Bostonians by swaying and (hardly) singing along with the...

Red Sox Take Important Step in Proving Playoff Readiness With Big Win Over Max Scherzer, Tigers

Though most players avoided admitting it, Tuesday night’s game felt like postseason baseball at Fenway Park. The matchup featured not only the best two teams in the American League in the Red Sox and Tigers, but also the star of each team’s respective pitching staff. It has been said that this year’s edition of the Boston Red Sox is built for the regular season, but ill-suited...

Recap: Middlebrooks' Slam, Papi's 2,000th Hit Rout Tigers 20-4

Two mediocre pitchers faced off in Rick Porcello and Ryan Dempster in the series finale vesus the Tigers. You know what that means? Home run deby. If you had tickets in right field, you picked a great night for a lot of action. Not only were there multiple bombs to right field, but Shane Victorino went falling into the stands to make a catch. Nothing Jeter-esque, but still not bad...

Lester outduels Scherzer in Tigers' loss to Red Sox

If you wanted to know why Max Scherzer was not able to win his 20th game of the season Tuesday night, just look at the box score. When Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera (back in the lineup after missing three straight games), Prince Fielder and Victor Martinez go a combined 3-for-16 (.188) with zero RBIs, it's probably not going to be your night. Scherzer pitched extremely well...

Red Sox-Tigers Live: Jon Lester, Max Scherzer Face Off at Fenway in Battle of Aces

8 a.m. ET: Monday’s series opener between the Red Sox and Tigers was not what you would expect from the two highest-scoring teams in baseball. Both starters took shutouts into the seventh inning, with Detroit’s Doug Fister emerging victorious in a 3-0 Tigers win. Don’t be shocked if you see more of the same on Tuesday. The second matchup in a three-game series between the...

Scherzer takes second loss of season

Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer and the Boston Red Sox beat Detroit 2-1 on Tuesday night, ending the Tigers right-hander's chance to become just the second pitcher to open a season with a 20-1 record.

Your Morning Dump...Where the Sox win another series, prepare to take on the Tigers

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The consistent Red Sox keep proving they can beat up the bad teams, as they did in their weekend sweep of the White Sox in a series in which they once again avoided the top pitcher on a team’s staff...
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