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Jose Iglesias

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Tigers | Steven Moya not in lineup Saturday

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:04:32 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Steven Moya is not in the starting lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Carlos Carrasco Saturday, June 25. INF/OF Mike Aviles will play right field and bat seventh. In addition, SS Jose Iglesias is back in the lineup, batting ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Moya is batting .391 with three home runs over the past week but he will give way to Aviles Saturday, who is hitting .295 with four RBI over the past four weeks. He should be viewed as nothing more than an inexpensive flier option in daily fantasy contests. Iglesias is batting .351 with eight RBI this month and makes a productive source of cap relief in DFS at the shortstop position.

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Tigers | Jose Iglesias sitting out

Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:06:20 -0700

Detroit Tigers SS Jose Iglesias is not in the starting lineup against Cleveland Indians SP Danny Salazar Friday, June 24. SS Andrew Romine will start at shortstop and is batting ninth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Romine has been playing better recently but is still hitting .196 this season. Owners in all leagues should be able to find better options to use.

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Tigers | V-Mart, Maybin out Thursday

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:18:56 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Victor Martinez and OF Cameron Maybin are out of the lineup Thursday, June 23. 3B Nick Castellanos is hitting cleanup, and SS Jose Iglesias hits second. OF Andrew Romine is hitting ninth in center field, and C Jarrod Saltalamacchia is playing first and hitting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Castellanos has cooled a bit with a .274-3-8 line this month, but he's a high-end consideration behind Miguel Cabrera. Iglesias is hitting .356 this month, and he has high upside ahead of Miggy. Romine and Salty aren't strong DFS flyers against Adrian Sampson.

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Tigers | Jose Iglesias continues to rake

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 20:23:09 -0700

Detroit Tigers SS Jose Iglesias went 3-for-4 with a double and a pair of RBIs Wednesday, June 22, against the Seattle Mariners.

Fantasy Tip: After hitting .160 in the month of May, Iglesias has picked up the pace in June. He is hitting .356 (26-for-73) with six doubles, a home run and six RBIs during the month. He has re-emerged as a must-start in AL-only fantasy leagues and deeper mixed formats.

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Tigers | Cameron Maybin sitting vs. Royals

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:34:31 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Cameron Maybin is not in the starting lineup Thursday, June 16. INF/OF Mike Aviles is starting in left field and batting ninth against Kansas City Royals SP Danny Duffy Thursday. Tigers SS Jose Iglesias has also been promoted to the two-hole with Maybin out of the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Sub out Maybin where you can in seasonal leagues, and Aviles is nothing more than a desperation start in all fantasy formats. Iglesias, however, has a strong track record against left-handed hurlers and makes an excellent option in daily contests Thursday, especially hitting second in the lineup.

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Tigers | Jose Iglesias reaches a baker's dozen

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:16:49 -0700

Detroit Tigers SS Jose Iglesias went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Wednesday, June 15, against the Chicago White Sox. The homer, his second of the season, came off of 11-game winner SP Chris Sale. Iglesias has now hit safely in 13 straight games.

Fantasy Tip: Iglesias is hitting .386 (17-for-44) with 11 runs scored, a homer and five RBIs during his impressive hitting streak. Right now he is worth using in all fantasy formats, and despite the lengthy hitting streak he still carries a mid-level price tag in most DFS games.

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Tigers | Cameron Maybin on the bench

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:28:04 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Cameron Maybin is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox SP Miguel Gonzalez Tuesday, June 14. SS Andrew Romine will start in center field and is batting ninth in the lineup. SS Jose Iglesias is batting second in the lineup with Maybin out.

Fantasy Tip: Romine has been more productive at the plate this month but is still hitting .152 for the season. Owners probably should avoid Romine in all leagues at this point. The move up the lineup should help Iglesias' fantasy value. He is currently on a 11-game hitting streak and is a solid starting player for fantasy owners.

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Tigers | Jose Iglesias keeps it going

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 22:51:40 -0700

Detroit Tigers SS Jose Iglesias went 1-for-3 with a pair of walks, a run scored and RBI Monday, June 13, against the Chicago White Sox. He extended his hitting streak to 11 games, longest active run in the majors.

Fantasy Tip: Iglesias hasn't hit for a ton of power during his solid streak, and he has just two RBIs during the span. Still, he is posting points every day and is a solid AL-only fantasy option and DFS play.

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Tigers | Justin Upton out of lineup Sunday

Sun, 22 May 2016 09:38:15 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Justin Upton, C James McCann and Jose Iglesias are not in the starting lineup against Tampa Bay Rays SP Chris Archer Sunday, May 22. OF Steven Moya will play left field and bat sixth, C Jarrod Saltalamacchia will start behind the plate and bat eighth and INF Andrew Romine will play shortstop and bat ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Saltalamacchia is batting just .163 over the last four weeks and Romine is just 1-for-16 at the plate this year, so both players should be avoided in all fantasy formats. Moya is 7-for-19 (.368) with three extra-base hits and is worth considering as a productive means of salary cap relief in DFS.

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Tigers | Jose Iglesias out of lineup Sunday

Sun, 15 May 2016 08:51:17 -0700

Detroit Tigers SS Jose Iglesias is not in the starting lineup against Baltimore Orioles SP Kevin Gausman Sunday, May 15. INF Mike Aviles will play shortstop and bat ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Aviles is just 4-for-30 (.133) with 11 strikeouts this season and should be avoided in all fantasy formats.

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