Found August 01, 2013 on The Detroit Sports Site:
MLive.com’s Chris Iott posted a video highlight package of newly acquired Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox. Even though it is just a short set of clips, it is clear Iglesias is an upgrade from Jhonny Peralta in range, quickness and playmaking ability. Many times throughout the package it looks like Iglesias will have to eat the ball, but is able to fire it to second or first for the out. Detroit looks as if they are going to get a major upgrade at shortstop when he arrives in Detroit Friday.
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