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Jul 30, 2015; Baltimore, MD, USA; Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias (1) singles during the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

SS Jose Iglesias, Detroit Tigers

The Tigers shortstop is having a fantastic season and with the recent trade of left fielder Yoenis Cespedes, he will have a real chance in the last two months to accumulate some counting stats.

Iglesias is batting .314/.356/.396 with 20 extra-base hits, 21 RBI, 34 runs and 10 stolen bases in 331 at-bats this season. He leads all American League shortstops in batting average and on-base percentage.

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Since July 19, Iglesias has been stellar, going 23-for-70 (.329) with eight extra-base hits and 13 runs.

He has a great chance to keep scoring those runs now hitting second in the lineup. Designated hitter Victor Martinez and right fielder J.D. Martinez are batting right behind Iglesias, and first baseman Miguel Cabrera will as well when he eventually returns.

Iglesias has scored three runs in five games since the Cespedes trade. The shortstop should be in fantasy baseball lineups the rest of the season.

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