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Jose Iglesias Finding Different Ways to Impress Detroit Tigers Every Day
June 30th, 2015 at 12:13 PM
Sunday afternoon, Jose Iglesias didn't make a flashy play in the field, other than snagging a routine pop up over his shoulder. ***VIDEO1*** He didn't make one of his improbable infield stabs which has become routine, nor did he make a defensive play that wowed the paying customers in the grand scheme...

MRI Reveals No Structural Damage for Detroit Tigers’ Jose Iglesias; Kyle Lobstein to DL
May 24th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
DETROIT --- For some reason, be it his execution on the field or calm personality, Jose Iglesias has a black injury cloud that seems to follow him every day. ***VIDEO1*** Saturday, the Detroit Tigers' shortstop had another scare when he bumped knees with massive Houston Astros' first baseman Chris Carter on the...

Jose Iglesias Continues to Show His Offensive Evolution for Detroit Tigers
May 17th, 2015 at 1:43 PM
When the Detroit Tigers acquired Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox in 2013, they knew what kind of a glove they would be getting. ***VIDEO1*** The bat was far more uncertain. Even though Iglesias had burst on the scene with a decent average and production, most folks thought he would be...

Detroit Tigers Start Andrew Romine, Allowing Jose Iglesias Time to Rest Groin
May 5th, 2015 at 7:39 PM
Detroit Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias has a new ailment, but it has nothing to do with his previously injured shins. ***VIDEO1*** Iglesias has a tight groin, and starting in his place will be Andrew Romine as the Tigers open up a three game series against the Chicago White Sox. Previously, Iglesias was...

Re-Emergence of Jose Iglesias Significant for Detroit Tigers’ Lineup, Defense
April 7th, 2015 at 10:50 AM
The Detroit Tigers played long ball on Monday afternoon, and that power was the headline grabbing reason they defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-0 on Opening Day. ***VIDEO1*** Not lost in that, though, should be the fact that speed played just as important a role in the victory. The Tigers stole three bases...

Detroit Tigers’ Roster Taking Shape as Tyler Collins, Bryan Holaday Sent to Toledo
March 30th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
The Detroit Tigers are continuing to pair down their roster as spring training winds down, and Monday, two of their cuts were extremely notable. ***VIDEO1*** Both outfielder Tyler Collins and catcher Bryan Holaday are heading to Triple-A Toledo, meaning catcher James McCann and infielders Hernan Perez and Andrew Romine likely have the...

Jose Igleisas Must Be Cautious in Proving He’s not Damaged Goods During Detroit Tigers’ Comeback
February 20th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
Thursday, Brad Ausmus met with the media for the first time, and admitted to thinking about something that most people who follow the Detroit Tigers have likely been agonizing about themselves. ***VIDEO1*** Even though shortstop Jose Iglesias appears ready to triumphantly return from shin stress fractures to confidently anchor the middle of...

Detroit Tigers Positional Preview: Finally Healthy and Experienced, Infield Has Potential to Shine
February 16th, 2015 at 10:46 AM
With spring training set to begin and the baseball season just around the corner, we're previewing the Detroit Tigers position by position. Last season, the Detroit Tigers were excited to see what offensive and defensive dividends a changed infield might pay them. Coming into the fold were three new starters, and...

Healthy Jose Iglesias Could Solve Plenty of Detroit Tigers’ 2014 Problems Himself
October 16th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Even though Jose Iglesias didn't play a single regular season game for the Detroit Tigers in 2014, his re-emergence on the scene in 2015 could mean everything to his team in the year ahead. ***VIDEO1*** When speaking with the media on Tuesday, Tigers' general manager Dave Dombrowski hinted as much while acknowledging...

Subtle Hints Prove Detroit Tigers’ Architect Dave Dombrowski Looking to Reshape Bench
October 15th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
Sometimes, a person can say nothing but tell everything at the same time with a few subtle hints. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, Dave Dombrowski did exactly that when discussing the construction of his roster and the expectations for how he might reshape it during the offseason. The Detroit Tigers are always going to have...

Detroit Tigers Receive Good News on Health of Injured Shortstop Jose Iglesias
September 11th, 2014 at 4:53 PM
Since April, shin troubles have sidelined Detroit Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias. Wednesday, the team finally got some news about Iglesias's long-term health, and it it was positive. ***VIDEO1*** Iglesias was cleared for normal offseason activities, and his recovery is currently fully on track. No additional surgery will be needed for the shortstop....

Respect More than Just a Final Season Advertising Slogan for New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter
August 27th, 2014 at 11:12 AM
During last July's MLB All-Star game, a commercial was unveiled for Nike touting "Re2pect" as a tagline, with plenty of different people nationwide tipping their caps to the soon retiring Derek Jeter. ***VIDEO1*** No matter how beautiful the message might have been, personally, Jeter would probably reject such marketing efforts as ridiculous....

Derek Jeter’s Last Stop with New York Yankees Against Detroit Tigers Has Special Significance
August 26th, 2014 at 10:26 AM
For months, retiring New York Yankees' captain Derek Jeter has gotten the royal treatment from coast to coast exactly as he should. ***VIDEO1*** Along the way, he's received gifts, standing ovations and support from friends and rivals alike as he plays out his last season in the big leagues. This particular last...

Eugenio Suarez’s Struggles in Field Concerning for Sloppy Detroit Tigers
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:55 AM
One error doesn't tell the story of a whole baseball game, but in some cases, one error can make a difference in the outcome a whole game. ***VIDEO1*** If the Detroit Tigers don't believe that, they sure will after Thursday's frustrating 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. The only bit of...

It’s Maddening, Rewarding to Watch Detroit Tigers’ Rookies Eugienio Suarez and Nick Castellanos
July 12th, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Ah, the life of watching a rookie. Sometimes, they will wow and impress with outstanding glimpses of a bright future. ***VIDEO1*** Other days, they make incomprehensible mistakes, leaving confusion and frustration. Often times, there is no middle ground. This season, the Detroit Tigers have employed two such rookies in Eugenio Suarez and Nick...

Detroit Tigers Promote Shortstop Eugenio Suarez, DFA Infielder Danny Worth
June 4th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
The Detroit Tigers have been searching for a solution at shortstop in 2014 both internally and externally in the absence of Jose Iglesias, and Wednesday afternoon, that search took a new turn with news that Eugenio Suarez had been called up from Toledo. ***PHOTO1*** Leaving the Tigers is Danny Worth, who was...

Andrew Romine’s Tough Night Defines Detroit Tigers’ Current Shortstop, Lineup Woes
June 4th, 2014 at 3:17 PM
First, it was personal frustration bubbling over in the form of a few nasty words said under the breath. Then, it was the slam of a helmet after a strikeout, a sign of anger that things just weren't going the right way. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Romine had a rough Tuesday night at the...

Breakfast with Brad: Considering Danny Worth’s Potential Future in a Significant Bullpen Role
May 28th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
"Breakfast With Brad" provides a look inside the mind of Detroit Tigers' manager Brad Ausmus Bottom of the seventh. Two outs, one on. The bullpen has been worked hard, and the Detroit Tigers are clinging to a one run lead. There's a fastball-craving slugger coming up for the opposition. ***PHOTO1*** Enter Danny Worth, knuckleballing reliever? Most...

Latest Call-Up Should Represent Last Chance for Detroit Tigers’ Shortstop Danny Worth
April 21st, 2014 at 3:16 PM
The Detroit Tigers have tried a number of band-aids to compensate for the loss of Jose Iglesias. First, it was Steve Lombardozzi. Then, Andrew Romine. Alex Gonzalez fit in as well. None have made the desired impact. ***PHOTO1*** Now, Sunday, things returned full circle, as Detroit called up Danny Worth, who'll be...

From Zero to Hero: Alex Gonzalez Delivers Opening Day Win for Detroit Tigers with Clutch Hitting
March 31st, 2014 at 5:15 PM
Thankfully for Alex Gonzalez, baseball is a nine inning game the majority of the time. If things had ended before the seventh on Monday, the newcomer would have been a marked man in the Motor City thanks to an untimely error. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Gonzalez turned himself into the toast of Detroit's favorite...