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Jose Iglesias

27-Year-Old Shortstop – Detroit Tigers

2017 Stats

AVG

.255

HR

6

RBI

54

R

56

SB

7

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Simply by playing regularly, Iglesias managed to compile decent counting totals relative to a lot of middle infielders, but make no mistake about it: he's not a good hitter. He puts the ball in play c...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 185   DOB: 1/5/1990   BORN: Havana, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By BOS In 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jose Iglesias Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $2.1 million contract with the Tigers in January of 2016 to avoid arbitration.

December 12, 2017  –  Jose Iglesias News

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General manager Al Avila said he expects Iglesias to be the Tigers' starting shortstop in 2018, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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Jose Iglesias Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 20 A LOW 13 48 40 8 14 4 2 2 0 7 2 1 7 8 0 0 1 .350 .458 .500 .958
2010 20 AA POR 57 236 221 29 63 13 10 3 0 13 5 2 8 49 1 3 3 .285 .315 .357 .672
2011 21 AAA PAW 101 387 357 35 84 10 9 0 1 31 12 4 21 58 5 0 4 .235 .285 .269 .554
2011 21 MAJ BOS 10 6 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
2012 22 A LOW 2 9 8 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .375 .444 .500 .944
2012 22 AAA PAW 88 396 353 46 94 11 9 1 1 23 12 3 27 46 9 5 2 .266 .318 .306 .624
2012 22 MAJ BOS 25 77 68 5 8 3 2 0 1 2 1 0 4 16 2 0 3 .118 .200 .191 .391
2013 23 AAA PAW 33 133 119 17 24 6 2 0 4 15 5 3 9 18 3 1 1 .202 .262 .319 .581
2013 23 MAJ BOS 63 234 215 27 71 13 10 2 1 19 3 1 11 30 0 2 6 .330 .376 .409 .785
2013 23 MAJ DET 46 148 135 12 35 8 6 0 2 10 2 1 4 30 4 0 5 .259 .306 .348 .654
2013  (Multiple Teams) 23 MAJ BOS/DET 109 382 350 39 106 21 16 2 3 29 5 2 15 60 4 2 11 .303 .349 .386 .735
2015 25 MAJ DET 120 454 416 44 125 22 17 3 2 23 11 8 25 44 4 3 6 .300 .347 .370 .717
2016 26 AAA TOL 4 16 16 2 6 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .625 1.000
2016 26 MAJ DET 137 513 467 57 119 30 26 0 4 32 7 4 28 50 7 3 8 .255 .306 .336 .642
2017 27 MAJ DET 130 489 463 56 118 40 33 1 6 54 7 4 21 65 3 1 1 .255 .288 .369 .657
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3-Year Averages     129 483 448 52 120 30 25 1 4 36 8 5 24 53 4 2 5 .268 .311 .355 .666
Career  (View All)     531 1,921 1,770 204 478 116 94 6 16 140 31 18 93 237 20 9 29 .270 .316 .357 .673

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Jose Iglesias Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 30 @Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .288 .369 .657
Sep. 29 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 28 @KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .289 .370 .659
Sep. 27 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .290 .372 .662
Sep. 26 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .292 .375 .667
Sep. 24 Min 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .294 .379 .673
Sep. 23 Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .258 .293 .375 .668
Sep. 22 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .292 .376 .668
Sep. 21 Min 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .294 .378 .672
Sep. 20 Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .294 .376 .670
Sep. 19 Oak 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259 .295 .377 .672
Sep. 18 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .293 .376 .669
Sep. 17 CWS Did not play.
Sep. 16 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .296 .380 .676
Sep. 15 CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .299 .383 .682
Sep. 14 CWS 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .301 .386 .687
Sep. 13 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .301 .385 .686
Sep. 12 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Tor Did not play.
Sep. 6 KC Did not play.
Sep. 5 KC 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .302 .388 .690
Sep. 4 KC 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .299 .378 .677
Sep. 3 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .297 .375 .672
Sep. 2 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .297 .375 .672
Sep. 1 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 1 Cle 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .297 .376 .673
Last 7 Games 18 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .222 .389
Last 14 Games 39 3 7 3 0 0 1 1 8 0 1 0 0 1 .179 .200 .256 .456
Last 30 Games 71 6 17 6 0 1 6 2 12 0 1 0 0 1 .239 .260 .366 .626

Jose Iglesias: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 130
2016 136
2015 119
2013 3 37 71 1
2012 24 1
2011 8

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Jose Iglesias Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20179515163.263.358.651
2016134193101.254.396.704
20159961112.354.465.889

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017368415484.253.372.659
2016333381226.255.312.618
2015317381129.284.341.661

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017241294354.261.398.698
2016220281172.241.305.600
2015202211107.302.356.706

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017222272193.248.338.614
2016247293155.267.364.680
2015214231134.299.383.727
Jose Iglesias vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jose Iglesias Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 20 A LOW 48 40 14.6% 16.7% 0.88 80% .438 .150
2010 20 AA POR 236 221 3.4% 20.8% 0.16 78% .360 .072
2011 21 AAA PAW 387 357 5.4% 15% 0.36 84% .279 .034
2011 21 MAJ BOS 6 6 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .500 .000
2012 22 A LOW 9 8 11.1% 11.1% 1.00 88% .429 .125
2012 22 AAA PAW 396 353 6.8% 11.6% 0.59 87% .299 .040
2012 22 MAJ BOS 77 68 5.2% 20.8% 0.25 76% .137 .073
2013 23 AAA PAW 133 119 6.8% 13.5% 0.50 85% .204 .117
2013 23 MAJ BOS 234 215 4.7% 12.8% 0.37 86% .376 .079
2013 23 MAJ DET 148 135 2.7% 20.3% 0.13 78% .320 .089
2013  (Multiple Teams) 23 MAJ BOS/DET 382 350 3.9% 15.7% 0.25 83% .356 .083
2015 25 MAJ DET 454 416 5.5% 9.7% 0.57 89% .330 .070
2016 26 AAA TOL 16 16 0% 0% 0.00 100% .333 .250
2016 26 MAJ DET 513 467 5.5% 9.7% 0.56 89% .276 .081
2017 27 MAJ DET 489 463 4.3% 13.3% 0.32 86% .285 .114
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3-Year Averages     483 448 5% 11% 0.45 88% .295 .087
Career     1,921 1,770 4.8% 12.3% 0.39 87% .303 .087

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Jose Iglesias Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 SS 1019.3 -9 253 -3 -6 0 523 1 333 0 8 7 -18
2016 SS 1163 -2 312 -1 -1 0 590 -1 238 3 8 10 -18
2017 SS 1116.3 7 260 5 2 0 609 3 316 -1 12 8 -14
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 SS 0 2 2 -7 0 -3
2016 SS 0 2 2 -1 0 3
2017 SS 0 -2 1 5 0 4

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2017 Stat Review for Jose Iglesias    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.32 BB/K
WEAK
4.3% BB Rate
POOR
13.3% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.657 OPS
TERRIBLE
.288 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.255 AVG
WEAK
.285 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.369 SLG
TERRIBLE
.114 ISO
POOR

2018 Projected Stats Breakdown for Jose Iglesias

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Jose Iglesias: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Iglesias is not in the lineup for Sunday's matchup against the Twins.

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Iglesias is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Twins.

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Iglesias is not in the lineup Sunday against the White Sox.

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Iglesias (personal) is in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Indians, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News reports.

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Iglesias (personal) is expected to rejoin the Tigers ahead of Wednesday's game against the Indians, MLive.com reports.

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Iglesias is out of the lineup Monday against the Indians.

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Iglesias is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.

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Iglesias (paternity) was reinstated prior to Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.

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Iglesias was put on paternity leave by the Tigers prior to Wednesday's game against the Royals, Chris McCosky of Detroit News reports.

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Iglesias went 1-for-3 with two RBI in Friday's 3-2 loss to the White Sox.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Iglesias played a career-high 137 games last season, yet even with the increased exposure his overall offensive production barely registered. The only value added with his bat in the past has come in high batting average seasons. Even at his best it's a one-dimensional profile that lacks significant contributions in power or stolen bases, and his tallies of runs and RBI are so weak that sheer playing time is unable to lift them into the realm of mediocrity. Iglesias is a potential fantasy liability in every category, that is unless he is employed in a Scoresheet league in order to reap some value from his glove work. He'll always have the All-Star appearance of 2015, but as Iglesias traverses through his physical prime the reality has become cemented that the secondary offensive skills are unlikely to manifest.

2016

Iglesias had an outstanding 2015 -- offensively and defensively -- until he was hit by a pitch while trying to bunt in early September. The ball went off the middle finger of his throwing hand causing a non-displaced chip fracture and prematurely ending his season. Iglesias slashed a surprising 300/.347/.370 with two home runs, 23 RBI and 44 runs while dazzling with highlight-reel plays in the field. He even made an appearance at the All-Star Game. But he does come with some baggage -- he's injury prone (he missed all of 2014 with shin splints) and has a reputation for reacting late to batted balls, turning routine plays into highlight-worthy ones. Remember his shoving match with James McCann in early August? Teammates have long memories, especially when it comes to a lack of hustle. Iglesias will be healthy heading into 2016, but his fragility and his attitude are real concerns. And with Dixon Machado pushing him, this bottom-of-the-order hitter could become trade bait at some point in the season.

2015

After being acquired in a 2013 midseason deal with the Red Sox, Iglesias was expected to take over as the Tigers' full-time shortstop of the present and future in 2014. Instead, Iglesias was forced to sit out all of last season after he was diagnosed with stress fractures in both legs Ė injuries that were originally thought to be shin splints. During a healthy campaign in 2013, Iglesias started to show signs that he belonged as an everyday major leaguer. In 109 appearances split between the Red Sox and Tigers, he hit .303/.349/.386 with 21 extra-base hits and five steals. While the productivity at the plate in 2013 was a pleasant surprise, Iglesias' primary value still rested in his glove, as he offers premium defense at the shortstop position. Iglesias was given clearance to ramp up baseball activities in mid-October, and heís expected to be ready to participate when spring training opens. Detroit hasnít anointed Iglesias the everyday starting shortstop, but he is considered the favorite for the gig over Eugenio Suarez and Andrew Romine.

2014

With Jhonny Peraltaís 50-game suspension looming, Iglesias was acquired by the Tigers in a deadline deal that included Jake Peavy and Avisail Garcia. Iglesias was immediately plugged in as the Tigersí primary shortstop, hitting .259/.306/.348 in 135 at-bats for his new squad. While he flashed some offense (.330/.376/.409) with the Red Sox prior to the midseason move to Detroit, Iglesias has always been considered a light-hitting prospect who offers premium defense at the shortstop position. Last seasonís final batting average of .303 was largely inflated by a .359 BABIP. And, of course, Iglesias offers very little in the power department, connecting on just six home runs over 1,098 career at-bats in the minors. Still, Iglesias does have good speed, which could help him sustain a high BABIP and provide decent stolen-base totals as he develops his baserunning skills. Peralta signed with the Cardinals as a free agent in November, making way for Iglesias to be the Tigers' everyday shortstop of the present and future. His primary value will always come on the defensive side of the ball, but if Iglesias can improve at the dish and start to steal bases at a decent clip, heíll provide surprising value in deeper formats.

2013

One month does not make a hitter. So when examining Iglesias' September line (.118/.200/.191), don't label him as an "all glove, no bat" shortstop just yet. The Red Sox did not give up on Dustin Pedroia when he started his big-league career slowly, so they are not pulling the plug on Iglesias yet. The organization is confident he will become a better hitter, but it would like to see Iglesias put together a stretch of quality at-bats before considering him for the everyday shortstop. Unfortunately, that chance may not come early in 2013 with Boston signing Stephen Drew. But given Drew's injury history, Iglesias could still take over the job. However, his bat will need to make a significant improvement to have much of an impact for fantasy purposes.

2012

Iglesias made his major league debut in 2011 with a brief stint in May when Marco Scutaro was injured and then returned in September. The consensus is that he's Boston's shortstop of the future due to his glove, but the Red Sox would like to see more good at-bats from him in Triple-A. He showed better-than-expected offense in 2010 at the Double-A level, but it didn't sustain in his first full year at the most-advanced minor league level. A full season at Pawtucket is expected.

2011

Iglesias is seen as the Red Sox's shortstop of the future with a major league ready glove. The question remains as to how good his bat will get, but he started the season well before a knuckle injury wiped out June, July and half of August. That's two-and-a-half months of development lost. He's not very selective, does not handle pitches on the outside third of the plate well and is getting used to advanced pitching at the professional level. Developing a better approach at the plate and making up for those lost at-bats in 2010 are seen as his primary goals for 2011. Look for him to start the season at Double-A Portland and don't read too much into it if he stays there the whole season.

2010

Iglesias, 19, is being touted as Boston's shortstop of the future, but the Cuban defector has yet to play an inning at the minor league level. He brings a major league ready glove with a plus arm and range. Like a lot of young shortstops, Iglesias needs some work at the plate -- in particular his strike-zone management and patience.