Jose Iglesias s a Cuban professional baseball shortstop for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2011 with the Boston Red Sox, and has also played for the Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, and Los Angeles Angels.
When Iglesias joined the Tigers for the rest of the 2013 season, he had a.259 batting average, two home runs, and 10 RBI in 46 games. The Red Sox and Tigers used Iglesias in 109 games, and he batted.303 with three home runs and 29 RBIs.
In 357 attempts, he made six mistakes on the field. Iglesias was a member of the Tigers’ 25-man active roster for the playoffs. Iglesias hit just.231 in the postseason with one RBI.
Myers edged Iglesias out to win the American League Rookie of the Year award in 2013. He signed a one-year deal worth $1.65 million on January 8th, 2014, with Detroit.
Even though Iglesias’ contract with the Red Sox as an amateur free agency terminated at the end of 2013, his 2014 salary had not yet been established. Stress fractures in both of Iglesias’ shins forced him to miss the whole 2014 season.
Why Is Jose Iglesias Injured?
The hamstring issue that has kept Jose Iglesias out of the lineup will not be added to the injured list, according to MLB.com’s Thomas Harding.
Due to this, Iglesias was unable to perform for Colorado on either Friday or Saturday.