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Five surprise MLB players off to great starts

There are some pretty standard names if you look near the top of the MLB statistical leaderboards two weeks into the season. Bryce Harper, Ryan Braun, Francisco Lindor, and Freddie Freeman are all pretty big stars who have gotten off to good starts.However, there are a few other names on that list who, at first glance, don’t seem to belong in the same category as those star players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Jose Iglesias, Defensive Metrics, and the Value of Going Right

Jose Iglesias is a shortstop capable of doing some pretty terrific things on a baseball field. I say that now because there’s going to be plenty of .gifs in this post that paint Iglesias in a not-so-positive light, and it can be a weird feeling to make a player look bad based solely upon which clips you’ve hand-chosen to show, so here, look at all the incredible things Jose Iglesias...
Via Fangraphs
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Iglesias proves he just doesn’t get it

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias says he has no regrets about the dugout altercation between him and catcher James McCann in last nights loss to the Boston Red Sox. With that comment in addition of the comments he made in the very brief media session today before the beginning of the game proves that he just doesn’t get it. Here is more on what he said to the media from...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Jose Iglesias injured again

Jose Iglesias Detroit Tigers Shortstop, Jose Iglesias came out of the game in their 3-2 loss  to Houson Astros Saturday afternoon after he was attempting to beat out a throw to first, which he did, but it came with a price. Iglesias ran down the first baseline and as he hit first base clipped first baseman, Chris Carter and he tumbled to the ground almost doing a somersault. The...
Via isportsweb.com
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Iglesias on the Comeback Trail

Most players make it to Major League Baseball without a fully refined skillset. Some players make it to the majors with a particular skill so great it outweighs a lack of skills normally required to function at the major-league level. Sometimes, it is an electric fastball despite a lack of command or secondary pitches. For […]
Via Fangraphs
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

With Iglesias out for 2014, what will the Tigers do?

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers knew this scenario was likely, that shortstop Jose Iglesias wouldn't return for the 2014 season. Team president and general manager Dave Dombrowski confirmed Wednesday that it's probable Iglesias will sit out the season because of stress fractures in his shins. "We do not plan on having Iglesias back with us this year," Dombrowski told the Detroit News...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: why Jose Iglesias means so much

The Detroit Tigers remain atop the standings in the American League Central, even after a rough stretch of games that included dropping four of seven on the west coast. Their shortstops however, are bottom-feeders to the core. Before we get too far into this it is worth noting that yes, Andrew Romine’s defense has been commendable. But enough with the accolades already… How about...
Via isportsweb.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Internal options at shortstop for Iglesias' replacement

Who should be the Tigers' Opening Day shortstop? President and general manager Dave Dombrowski told reporters in Lakeland Thursday that they would "continue to look at internal candidates" now that they know for certain that Jose Iglesias will miss four to six months because of stress fractures in both legs. While that doesn't mean the Tigers won't look outside the organization for...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: shortstop edition

When news breaks in Detroit Tigers camp of the magnitude of the Jose Iglesias injury, all hell breaks loose. Every Tigers writer with an audience has been taking to the web and prognosticating what GM Dave Dombrowski should do. But as we all know too well by now, Dombrowski will never tip his hand. Now it’s my turn. Here is the list of names that have already popped up in one form...
Via isportsweb.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UM expert weighs in on Iglesias' injury

When speculation started that Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias could miss the entire season, people were taken aback. How could a case of shin splints, no matter how severe, cause that? Iglesias told reporters in Lakeland Monday that he has stress fractures in both of his legs. "Stress fractures is a term used for a lot of things," said Dr. James Carpenter, chair of orthopaedic surgery...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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