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The Houston Astros' season is winding down and although there have been a lot of downs, catcher Jason Castro has come into his own providing a bit more power in his first full season with the team. Castro has been out with a sore knee for quite some time and it does not seem like he is coming back soon.
According to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart, Castro is not ready for any type of game situations. The catcher admitted to McTaggart that he rushed himself after having a cyst drained Aug. 30. Castro has not played since Sept. 8.
"I definitely feel better than before," [Castro] said. "I think still there's a
little bit of time probably left, but it's definitely making progress.
From how I felt when we were in Oakland until now, it's definitely
gotten better. We're kind of still evaluating and seeing what it looks
Castro has played in 120 games this season for Houston and has added 18 home runs and 56 RBI as well. He is still unsure as to whether or not he will catch again this season.
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