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Astros catcher Max Stassi's X-Rays and CAT scan came back negative for facial fractures after Stassi was struck by a pitch in the shoulder and face by a 96-hour fastball Wednesday night against the Rangers. Stassi left the game bleeding and spent the night at a local hospital.
He was schedule to released today after staying overnight at the Medical Center of Arlington. He planned to return to Houston and continue undergoing testing for a concussion.
Stassi was just called up to major leagues Tuesday and recorded his first RBI due to the hit-by-pitch.
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In the fifth inning of Tuesday night's Astros-Rangers game, Houston catcher Max Stassi hit a grounder up the middle for a single, his first career hit. Congratulations, Max! But after that hit, things got weird. After Brandon Barnes struck out for the first out of the inning, Astros shortstop Marwin Gonzalez hit a Jason Frasor pitch back to the mound. Frasor threw to...
There was a scary moment during the Houston Astros tilt against the Texas Rangers last night. Astros catcher Max Stassi was forced to exit the game in the eighth inning after he was hit in the face by a pitch. Following the incident, Stassi was taken to a hospital where he was expected to remain overnight for evaluation, according to Master Tesfatsion of MLB.com.
Your browser does not support iframes. In the span of just a few minutes on Tuesday night, Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi experienced one of the most memorable moments and one of the most humiliating moments of his professional baseball career. With Houston leading 2-1 over the Texas Rangers in the top of the fifth, […]
#Astros DH Max Stassi, who was struck in the shoulder/face by a pitch in 8th, has been sent to the hospital for further evaluation.
— Houston Astros (@astros) August 22, 2013
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ARLINGTON, Texas Houston rookie Max Stassi will remember his first career RBI for all the wrong reasons.
Stassi, who was called up by Houston Tuesday, was sent to an area hospital Wednesday night after he was hit in the shoulder and face by a 96-mph fastball from Tanner Scheppers in the eighth inning.
Stassi was bleeding when he left the game and was scheduled to spend the night...
Earlier this week, the Houston Astros placed catcher Carlos Corporan on the seven-day disabled list for concussions. Only a few days have
passed, but they’re now placing the player that was called to fill in for
Corporan on the roster, Max Stassi, on the same DL as he’s dealing with
concussion-related symptoms, according to Jason Mastrodonato of MLB.com.
Max Stassi the Astros’ top catching prospect who made his major league debut Tuesday night suffered a facial injury when he was hit by a pitch in the eighth inning Wednesday night at Rangers Ballpark. He has been sent to a local hospital for further examination.
Playing in only his second major league game Stassi was at the plate with the bases loaded and two outs when Rangers...
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Houston Astros called up their top catching prospect, Max Stassi, who debut against the Texas Rangers Tuesday night in Arlington because of an concussion to Carlos Corporan. Though it may only be a spot start, Stassi was thrust into the lineup and didn’t waste much time getting his first major league hit. Stassi singled up the middle on his second...
Astros’ player Max Stassi is a 22-year-old man who will probably never forget his debut with the Astros on Tuesday night, but not for good reasons. The young man became the victim of a very poor base-running gaffe in the 5th inning. Max Stassi, for some reason, thought that he was forced out at second so he casually stepped off the bag to hit the dugout and was (not surprisingly...
Houston Astros rookie Max Stassi was hit in the face with a 96 MPH fastball in a very scary moment for all involved. Interestingly, he was credited with his first RBI on the play.
Twenty-two year old Max Stassi made his major league debut for the Astros on Tuesday and, after striking out in his first plate appearance, knocked a single to center for his first career hit.
What he did afterwards, though, was the highlight (or lowlight, if you’re Stassi) of his night.
When Marwin Gonzalez grounded back to pitcher Jason Frasor two batters later, Frasor sailed...
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Max Stassi got hidden ball tricked, too in their game against the Texas Rangers...
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Here's his post game...
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He won't get fooled again...
Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi had an incredibly memorable first week in the Major Leagues, and we don’t neccesarily mean that in a good way. Sure, the 22-year-old recorded his first MLB hit and picked up his first big league RBI, but his accomplishments came at a steep price. On Tuesday, Stassi committed an embarrassing […]