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Jose Iglesias’ glove was one of the main selling points in the Detroit Tigers’ recent trade for the shortstop. He showed off just how slick with the leather he is Monday night, making one of the defensive plays of the season against the Chicago White Sox.
Chicago catcher Josh Phegley blooped a broken-bat pop up over Doug Fister’s head, where Iglesias scooped it up barehanded and threw off-balance to first to nip Phegley. It was, quite simply, remarkable.
Here’s a GIF of the play, courtesy of Baseball Prospectus’ Paul Sporer:
The full video of play can be found here on MLB.com. We’ll get it up once MLB allows an embed.
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Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias provided a play for the highlight reel with an amazing one-handed, off-balance throw to first in time for the out during Monday night's game in Chicago.
It happened in the sixth inning as Chicago White Sox batter Josh Phegley hit a slow chopper to short. Iglesias reached down to pick up the ball...
Your browser does not support iframes. The Detroit Tigers knew they were getting a defensive wizard when they traded for Jose Iglesias, but do you think they knew he’d be capable of making these types of plays? During the bottom of the sixth inning of the Tigers’ 6-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox, Iglesias […]
Detroit Tigers newly acquired defensive specialist Jose Iglesias put on a web gem clinic with this dazzling 6-4 putout. I think it is a pretty safe bet that there will be some “gold” in the 23-year old’s future. Not bad for a kid hitting .324 on the season.
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In the bottom of the 6th inning of the Tigers' 6-2 loss on Monday night, shortstop Jose Iglesias made a pretty great throw. With a not-so-simple flick of his wrist, while falling forward, and almost parallel to the ground, Iglesias somehow managed to get enough on the throw to get the runner at first. Even if the runner was safe, he was called out on principle.
Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias made arguably the play of the year Monday night against the Chicago White Sox. The former Red Sox infielder barehanded a ball behind the mound while simultaneously starting his throwing motion in order to make a miraculous play all while flying through the air. It was an incredible play, and it was the Tigers’ first real look at the absolutely incredible...
When the Red Sox shipped Jose Iglesias to the Tigers in the Jake Peavy deal, they knew they were losing one of their best defensive players. Well, if Detroit wasn’t sure what they were getting in the young shortstop, they found out tonight.
The slick-fielding infielder dropped some jaws during the sixth inning of Monday night’s game against the White Sox. Josh Phegley hit a broken...
The Detroit Tigers knew when they were acquiring a special defensive player when they traded for Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox right before the trade deadline. On Monday night during the team’s 6-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox, Iglesias made one of those type pf plays that will make you say “OH. MY. GOSH,” after diving to make the play at first.
Iglesias is a definitely...
Jose Iglesias needs a ribbon or something after his outstanding defensive web gem to somehow throw out Josh Phegley at first on Monday night. Sit back, hit play and just enjoy the video.
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Chicago -- When the Tigers acquired Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington told Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski that Iglesias would "make plays you've never seen before."
Cherington wasn't kidding.
Aside from another Miguel Cabrera home run off a great pitcher in Chris Sale, the Tigers (69-48) did not...
Just.... Just watch:
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In the sixth inning of Monday’s Tigers-White Sox tilt, White Sox catcher Josh Phegley hit a slow hopper over the head of Tigers pitcher Doug Fister into what should have been no-man’s land. The only problem for Phegley – there is no such thing as no-man’s land with Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias in the park.
Iglesias fielded the slow hopper bare-handed and threw...
During the Tigers’ 6-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox last night, Tigers short stop Jose Iglesias displayed just why Dave Dombrowski chose to part with prized corner outfield prospect Avisail Garcia a few weeks ago.
The play itself occurred during the 6th inning when Chicago’s Josh Phegley hit a weak grounder that just made it over the glove of Tigers’ starter Doug Fister (surprisingly...
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The 2013 American League Rookie of the Year is coming down to Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays and Jose Iglesias of the Detroit Tigers.
The decision is going to be tough, mainly because Myers has been incredible for the Rays but has played nearly 30 games less than Iglesias.
Iglesias started his 2013 season at shortstop for the Boston Red Sox. It seemed he was hitting...
Marrero (BaseballAmerica photo)Part of the reason the Red Sox felt comfortable about dealing Jose Iglesias was the number of elite shortstop prospects in the pipeline. According to SoxPropsects.com, the #14 overall prospect in the organization, SS Deven Marrero, has been promoted to AA Portland. With Xander Bogaerts already in AAA, it makes sense to move Marrero one step further...