Found September 18, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Knee problems will put an end to Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro's 2013 campaign.  He had been battling knee issues off and on for much of the season, and he has a long history of problems.  Now, Castro will be shut down for the rest of the season with what is being called knee discomfort. Brain McTaggart of says Castro was officially placed on the 15-day DL yesterday, thus ending his season.  Castro aggravated the knee in early September and hasn't played since September 7th.  Castro was diagnosed with a cyst in his right knee earlier in the season.  That had caused him some discomfort and had to be drained. As the Astros work on rebuilding, they will need healthy players who can provide longevity and production.  Castro may not fit that bill, but the Astros will stick with him.  He is just 26 years old and is going to hit just his first year of arbitration-eligibility next season.  If he can get a handle on his knee problems, the Astros can certainly use him. Castro missed the entire 2011 season after undergoing knee surgery.  He has been plagued by problems since before his Major League career even began.  However, he has proven himself valuable behind the plate.  This season, Castro made the American League All-Star team.  He hit .276/.350/.485 this season. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

Jonathan Villar's slide ends in a terrible way

In the bottom of the first inning of Tuesday night's Reds-Astros game, Jonathan Villar singled to lead off the frame. He tried to stretch it into a double. And...*this* happened, via Baseball Nation. Yup. His face slammed into Brandon Phillips' butt as Phillips tagged him out. If you want a slow motion replay, check out this slow motion replay from Cork Gaines. It...

Jonathan Villar Slides Into Brandon Phillips’ Butt at Second Base for Baseball Version of ‘Buttfumble’ (GIF)

As has been customary this season, the Astros are bringing up the rear. In the first inning af the Astros’ game against the Cincinnati Reds, Houston shortstop Jonathan Villar had quite possibly the most Asstros play of the season when he made an attempt to slide head first into second base. Unfortunately for Villar, the base was being guarded pretty well by second baseman Brandon...

Houston Astros Got Less Viewers Than Sky-Lynx WNBA Game Saturday

Things are ugly for the Houston Astros. They are 51-99 which is  the worst in the league and don’t have much to be excited about. Now they are getting less viewers than out of market WNBA games according to Deadspin: According to a source with access to the detailed Nielsen figures, the Astros game drew a total of 48,800 households locally over the three-plus hour broadcast....

Astros Jonathan Villar Slides Head First Into Second Baseman’s Butt (Video)

  This sums up the Houston Astros so well. In a day in which we reported their Saturday game had just 1,000 viewers, we proudly present this gem. Courtesy of Jonathan Villar, move over ‘butt fumble’ here is the butt slide…the butt is that of Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips     H/T: USA Today

Jonathan Villar decided to slide head first and it nearly rectum

Year after year we see dopes go in head first at 1st base...but how often do we see guys, here Jonathan Villar, go in head first on 5th base? **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Houston's Jonathan Villar Makes Slide Representative of Season in Team's 100th Loss

It's been a long, tough year for the Houston Astros and their fans. The team has been one of the worst in baseball the entire season. Against the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night fans got another reminder of this when the Astros lost 10-0; the 100th loss of the season.In the process shortstop Jonathan Villar completed the perfect slide; one that puts the entire season into proper...

Jonathan Villar’s Butt Slide pretty much sums up Astros horrific season

Jonathan Villar slides head-first into second, gets face-full of Reds infielder butt (vid)

Usually, when a baseball player slides headfirst into a base, the worst thing he has to worry about is jamming his fingers on the bag, maybe taking a knee to the noggin. But when Houston Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar attempted a headfirst slide into second base while attempting to leg-out a double during the bottom […]The post Jonathan Villar slides head-first into second, gets...

This Butt-slide Happened at the Astros- Reds Game Last Night

This is how your bottom of the first, routine slide goes wrong. Fundamentals. Little league. Slide feet first. Fundamentals, Jonathan Villar. If you would have listened to your coach 10 years ago, you wouldn’t have Brandon Phillip’s butt in your face and most likely be safe sliding into second.

Here's crisp clear video of Jonathan Villar's iconic butt slide

The animated Gif of Jonathan Villar's butt-slide (Jonathan Villar decided to slide head first and it nearly rectum) may still be more hypnotic butt...there's no audio. Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Jonathan Villar Gets A Mouthful of Brandon Phillips Backside

Houston Astros’ Jonathan Villar was dead to rights trying to stretch a single into a double last night against the Cincinnati Reds. To add insult to injury Villar got a mouthful of Brandon Phillips backside as he slide into second base, love the no look between the legs tag by Phillips. The post Jonathan Villar Gets A Mouthful of Brandon Phillips Backside appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.

Jonathan Villar’s slide goes terribly wrong

This slide didn’t end how he had probably hoped. While trying to stretch a single into a double during yesterday’s Reds-Astros game, Astros’ shortstop Jonathan Villar created the baseball version of the ‘butt fumble‘ running into Reds’ Brandon Phillips behind. To make matters worse Villar was also tagged out on the play. [Baseball Nation]  
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