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GIF: Jose Iglesias gets hit by a pitch in the groin

Jose Iglesias took a fastball to a bad spot and survived. He is a better man than I am.

Rich Schultz

Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias squared to bunt on a 1-1 count in the third inning, and Royals starter Danny Duffy threw an inside fastball. Unfortunately for Iglesias, it came a bit too far inside.


And here's the camera angle that sent Mario Impemba over the edge.


Iglesias spent a couple minutes collecting himself -- which is a couple years fewer than I would have taken -- before trotting down to first base.