Jose Iglesias SS DET 2 days ago

Iglesias is out of the lineup Thursday against the Astros.

Iglesias has made nine straight starts for the Tigers, but will get the day off in the midst of a 3-for-18 mini-slump. Andrew Romine will take his place at shortstop, batting ninth in the order.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 4 days ago

Iglesias singled with two out in the seventh on Monday night to extend his hitting streak to nine games. He finished 1-for-3 with a stolen base.

He has smacked three RBI and scored one run in those nine games, but he's only struck out once. His slash line of .345/.400/.445 is fuelled by a higher-than-expected BABIP (.370) and that's remarkably difficult to sustain. A correction is coming, but he's still valuable if he can maintain his great contact, especially with such an impressive glove.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 1 week ago

Updating a previous report, Iglesias will start at shortstop Thursday afternoon against the Twins, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.

Detroit manager Brad Ausmus had constructed several contingency lineups in case J.D. Martinez (back) was unable to play, and it appears Iglesias was left out in the lineup shuffle. He'll make his third straight start at shortstop and bat ninth in the order.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 1 week ago

Iglesias is out of the lineup Thursday against the Twins.

Iglesias missed time earlier in the week with a minor groin injury, so it's not overly surprising to see him get the afternoon off following a night game. Andrew Romine will take over for him at shortstop, batting ninth in the order.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 1 week ago

Iglesias reached based in each of his first three plate appearances Wednesday night. He walked once and singled twice.

He boosted his slash line to .360/.418/.483. He's off to a fantastic start and you need to take advantage of this production. Better yet, you should consider leveraging this output to gain a better asset in a trade. He can't sustain this level, even if he has improved his swing. His best asset is still his glove.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 1 week ago

Iglesias went 1-for-3 Tuesday against the Twins.

Iglesias had missed the last four games with the groin injury and there was talk that he could be a late scratch Tuesday, but he ended up getting the start. He should remain the everyday starter for now, but this is an injury that he has re-aggravated in the past, so continue to monitor his status closely over the next couple weeks.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 1 week ago

There is still some chance Iglesias (groin) will be scratched from Tuesday's lineup against the Twins, as the Tigers want to see their shortstop run before making a final decision, Tony Paul of the Detroit News reports.

Iglesias is in the starting lineup as the shortstop and No. 8 hitter, but there's apparently still some chance he'll be scratched. He missed each of the last four games.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 1 week ago

Iglesias (groin) is back in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Twins.

Per usual, Iglesias will bat ninth and start at shortstop, returning from a four-game absence. He's been surprisingly productive through his first 83 at-bats this season, with a .340 batting average, a home run, three RBI, eight runs and five stolen bases.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 2 weeks ago

Iglesias (groin) probably won't play until Tuesday, Tony Paul of the Detroit News reports.

Given his history with the injury, he is afraid of coming back too early and causing further damage. Even though Tuesday is the expected return date, he should still be considered questionable for that game. A combination of Andrew Romine and Hernan Perez have been filling in at shortstop in his absence.

Jose Iglesias SS DET 2 weeks ago

Iglesias (groin) is still out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Royals.

You can't really blame the Tigers for being cautious with the young shortstop considering how nagging this injury has been. Each subsequent day from now will have an improving chance he returns, so keep checking.