Jose Iglesias might not be the best player on the Detroit Tigers’ roster, but I would wager that he is the most exciting. Other players offer more consistent production, especially at the plate, but no one produces highlight reel plays quite like the Tigers shortstop.
Take this gem, for example.
We can't stress this enough: it's not supposed to look this easy. pic.twitter.com/sEPUsTR3KN— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 24, 2018
Sure, he had plenty of time to get either runner with an actual throw, but what’s the fun in that? It’s way more exciting to make a ridiculous glove flip in an otherwise meaningless late July matchup between two rebuilding clubs.
(See below for reaction) pic.twitter.com/2wx3nyZ9S2— FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) July 24, 2018