When the Tigers made what looked like a hasty move to replace suspended shortstop Jhonny Peralta, they in fact had traded for one of the best young players in the game.
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias was named the Tigers Rookie of the Year by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association today.
Jhonny Peralta will likely never again be the Detroit Tigers everyday shortstop, and this astounding play by 23-year-old Jose Iglesias is one of a growing list of reasons why.
By: Pat Caputo @patcaputo98 1. The Red Sox discarded Iglesias for the sole purpose of augmenting their pitching staff by acquiring Jake Peavy from the White Sox in a three-way trade (the Tigers sent outfielder […]
To Red Sox teammate Jonny Gomes, it doesn’t matter that Xander Bogaerts just turned 21 and had never appeared in a postseason game before this week.
Their playoff hopes on the line, the Detroit Tigers are taking a gamble.
All eight teams in the division series boosted themselves with midseason moves, adding the likes of Delmon Young, Jose Iglesias and Brian Wilson.
Jose Iglesias helped the Detroit Tigers move forward when their starting shortstop was suspended.
Avila said he has no idea what reaction Peralta’s return to Comerica Park will elicit from fans, but he hopes it will be a favorable one.
Nearly losing a game was bad enough. Nearly losing rookie shortstop Jose Iglesias was much, much worse.