DETROIT -- Dave Dombrowski doesn't know what is going to happen to Jhonny Peralta.
With the trade deadline approaching, he decided he couldn't wait to find out.
In a major trade announced in the first moments of Wednesday morning, the Tigers acquired Red Sox shortstop Jose Iglesias as part of a three-way trade that saw highly rated outfield prospect Avisail Garcia go to the White Sox and reliever Brayan Villarreal go to Boston. The biggest name in the trade was pitcher Jake Peavy, who travels from Chicago to Boston.
Dombrowski had said earlier Tuesday that the Tigers weren't looking for a bat, but circumstances off the field might have forced him to make a move before Wednesday afternoon's deadline. The acquisition of Iglesias, a 23-year-old Cuban rookie, comes as it becomes more likely that Peralta is facing an imminent suspension at least 50 games due to the Biogenesis scandal.
"The frank reality is that I do not know what is going to happen, but right now we feel very well protec...