Iglesias' stellar flip starts Tigers double play

Iglesias' stellar flip starts Tigers double play

CLEVELAND -- Shortstop Jose Iglesias added to his collection of highlight double plays in the Tigers' 8-5 win over the Indians on Monday night with an underhanded toss across his body from the edge of the grass, halting a rally and rescuing starter Kyle Ryan from further damage in the third inning.

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The Tribe already had three runs on three hits in the inning to tie the game, the only out coming on a sacrifice bunt, and a chance for the lead with the middle of the order due up. Iglesias thwarted that by running down Ryan Raburn's ground ball deep in the hole and flipping the ball to Ian Kinsler at second.

It was the 37th double play turned by Iglesias this season, fifth among American League shortstops despite missing time earlier in the year with a groin injury.

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