Jose Iglesias has earned what seems to be a very steady role on the Red Sox 25 man roster. With the return of Will Middlebrooks from injury many expected Iglesias to stay in the bigs with his hot bat and Pedro Ciriaco become the odd man out. This will not be the typical utility infielder most are used to seeing on a big league team. Manager John Farrell has made their plan for Iglesias pretty clear as Boston will look to give him steady playing time.
"We're going to do everything we can to get Jose three days a week on the left side of the infield," said John Farrell. "Everyone is aware of that plan going forward. The fact is, we've got a pretty deep 25-man roster and we can afford to keep some guys' legs fresh as we get into hotter months and deeper into the season."
Stephen Drew has played a solid shortstop this season but his inconsistent offense could also lead to increased playing time for the young Iglesias. Filling in for Middlebrooks over the...