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Iglesias (leg) will be fully healthy by spring training, the Detroit Free Press reports.

After missing the 2014 season with stress fractures in both shins, Iglesias is back to 100 percent at every activity but sprinting, and believes he'll be there by the start of spring training. When he does return, the 25-year-old will be in line for the starting spot at short, but he'll likely have to show he's back to full health before locking down his spot atop the depth chart.

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Iglesias, who is recovering from stress fractures in both shins, has been running this offseason, Lynn Henning of The Detroit News reports.

It's not entirely clear where Iglesias stands in his recovery, but it's a good sign that he is able to get on his feet and run. The Tigers believe he will be ready to go when spring training kicks off in February.

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Iglesias (lower leg) is expected to be ready for spring training, the Detroit Free Press reports. "The doctors tell me he'll be fine," GM Dave Dombrowski said. "He's going to be ready for spring training, he's going to be ready to go, and he's over all of his (injuries)."

Stress fractures in both shins kept Iglesias out for the entire 2014 season, but the 24-year-old is ramping up his baseball activities and it sounds like he'll be a full-go come spring training. Dombrowski is not, however, willing to anoint Iglesias the starting shortstop for 2015 just yet, since manager Brad Ausmus and the rest of the coaching staff haven't seen him play more than half an exhibition game, but he said he'd be "surprised" if Iglesias doesn't earn the everyday job.

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Iglesias (leg) has been cleared for lower-body exercises, and hopes to be ready for a normal offseason program, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

Iglesias has missed all of the 2014 season with stress fractures in both legs, but he has been progressing well. He expects to be ready by the start of the 2015 season, and this is a good sign in his recovery. He figures to be the starting shortstop when he returns, but the Tigers have some depth at the position, so Iglesias may have to fight for the role in the spring.

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Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski on Wednesday officially ruled out Jose Iglesias (shins) for the 2014 season.

The Tigers will receive the latest medical report on Iglesias on Wednesday, but Dombrowski conceded that the shortstop won't be an option this season regardless of the findings. "We do not plan on having Iglesias back with us this year," the GM said. Dombrowski did add that Iglesias "is progressing as projected, but we do not think he will be ready at any point this season to play." Andrew Romine and Danny Worth will continue manning short for now, but Eugenio Suarez and/or Hernan Perez could get a look eventually.

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Jose Iglesias (shins) will be re-evaluated in the coming days to determine whether there's a chance he could possibly return this season.

The expectation is that the stress fractures Iglesias has in both shins will keep him out until 2015, but the Tigers won't officially rule him out until this week's exam. "We should get an update on him here in the next 24 hours," manager Brad Ausmus said Tuesday.

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Tigers placed SS Jose Iglesias on the 60-day disabled list with fractures in both of his shins.

Iglesias is expected to miss the entire 2014 season. Andrew Romine and Alex Gonzalez project to split playing time at shortstop, though the Tigers could make a move.

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The Tigers confirmed Thursday that Jose Iglesias (shins) is unlikely to play this season.

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Jim Duquette of Sirius XM Radio was told by a source close to Jose Iglesias that the shortstop is dealing with stress fractures in both shins.

Iglesias is flying to Colorado on Tuesday to get yet another opinion. More should be known about his diagnosis and timetable after that, but Duquette says Iglesias could miss "significant" time. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski conceded Sunday that the shortstop would "definitely" begin the season on the disabled list, but he called reports that Iglesias could miss four months or more of action "speculation" at this point.

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Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Sunday that Jose Iglesias (shins) will "definitely" begin the season on the disabled list.

As for reports that the shortstop could miss four months or more of action, the GM said it's "speculation" at this point. Iglesias will visit a third specialist on Tuesday to see if they can get a handle on his shin issues. The Tigers currently plan to replace Iglesias with internal options, but Dombrowski did say that he would "keep a pulse on what's going on outside the organization."