Detroit’s Iglesias hit by pitch, leaves game
Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias has left Thursday’s game against
the Seattle Mariners after with a bruised left hand after being hit
by a pitch near the wrist.
Iglesias was doubled over in pain after Tom Wilhelmsen’s pitch
caught him in the sixth inning. The Tigers said X-rays are negative
and Iglesias is day to day.
Detroit acquired Iglesias from Boston in a trade shortly before
shortstop Jhonny Peralta was suspended as part of Major League
Baseball’s investigation into Biogenesis of America, a Florida
anti-aging clinic accused of distributing banned
Peralta is eligible to return Sept. 27, but the Tigers plan to
keep Iglesias at shortstop and work out Peralta in the
Iglesias is hitting .310 and has provided smooth defense up the
middle for Detroit.