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Jose Iglesias thinks he’s ready for Red Sox role

BALTIMORE — It doesn’t take a professional scout to notice that the guy playing shortstop for the Red Sox is a pretty special talent.

You can make the argument that the Sox essentially wasted a year having Jose Iglesias try to develop his offensive game in Triple A. He really didn’t need to do that because, quite frankly, his forte is his forte. He’s an exceptional defensive talent and whatever he hits, he hits.

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