30 Players: Detroit Tigers Hope Iglesias Is Fully Recovered From Injuries

CBS Philly

By: Rich Arleo

CBS Local Sports, in our ?30 Players 30 Days? spring training feature, profiles one young player from each Major League Baseball team leading up to opening day.

Jose Iglesias, Shortstop, Detroit Tigers

2014 season (Majors): Injured

2013 season (Majors): 109 G, 350 AB, .303 BA, 3 HR, 29 RBI, 5 SB, .735 OPS

Signed as an international free agent by the Red Sox in 2009, Jose Iglesias initially broke into the big leagues as a 21-year-old in 2011, but it wasn?t until ?13 that he became a household name with an enormous first half. Since being traded to the Tigers in a three-team deal just before the Trade Deadline that year, however, it?s been a tough road for the promising young shortstop. But a healthy return could be huge for Iglesias and the Tigers in 2015.

Known mostly for his defense, Iglesias began the 2013…

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