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Jose Iglesias too hot to handle

Like countryman Yasiel Puig, Red Sox infielder making others take notice

Updated: June 26, 2013, 7:55 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- They were born 336 days and 140 miles apart, Jose Iglesias first in Havana, Yasiel Puig less than a year later in Cienfuegos. Iglesias is 23, Puig is 22. They played together, Iglesias said, on the Cuban national team. He was the shortstop, Puig was in the outfield.

Now they are in the major leagues, overnight sensations both. Iglesias, called up on May 24, is tearing up the American League for the Red Sox. Puig, called up June 3, is tearing up the National League for the ...

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