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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Abraham: Iggy pop? Iglesias shows some power

Taw Power!

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Jose Iglesias was 2 for 4 with a triple in today’s game against the Rays. It was his sixth extra-base hit of the spring in 38 at-bats.

The shortstop had three extra-base hits in 68 major-league at-bats last season and 11 in 353 at-bats fort Triple A Pawtucket.

Iglesias spent much of the winter improving his upper-body strength. He also has worked on driving the ball with more authority.

“The aggressiveness in the swing and the hard contact has shown up here the times he’s been on the field, it’s been very encouraging,” Farrell said.

Jon Heyman also tweeted…“folks all love jose iglesias’ defense. there’s split on if he’ll ever hit. says 1 scout, “i’m in the “not hopeless’ camp’‘

Repoz Posted: March 16, 2013 at 08:53 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. beer on a stick Posted: March 16, 2013 at 09:04 PM (#4389644)
Iggy is the ######' man...
   2. Man o' Schwar Posted: March 16, 2013 at 09:29 PM (#4389647)
That is a frightening picture.
   3. Rough Carrigan Posted: March 16, 2013 at 09:31 PM (#4389649)
Did he lose a lot of weight in his elbow shortly before that picture was taken?
   4. RollingWave Posted: March 16, 2013 at 09:46 PM (#4389654)
STEROIDS
   5. Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando. Posted: March 16, 2013 at 10:25 PM (#4389673)
Repoz needs some time in the penalty box for imposing that picture on us.
   6. Nasty Nate Posted: March 16, 2013 at 10:39 PM (#4389677)
11 in 353 at-bats fort Triple A Pawtucket.


ugly
   7. Meatwad Posted: March 17, 2013 at 12:43 AM (#4389712)
Last I knew of iggy pop he was thrown off a hover plane by david bowie in the battle for Dr. Mrs. The Monarch.
   8. Ebessan Posted: March 17, 2013 at 01:57 AM (#4389729)
But is he a street-walking cheetah with a heart full of napalm?

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