Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 3/28/15
Houston Astros catching prospect Max Stassi is confident that he has put his injury issues behind him and he's ready to stake his claim for a place on the big-league roster in 2014. Stassi talked to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle about his health and how he doesn't really care whether people think he's injury-prone or not.“It’s just kind of an unfortunate label that people label me as but I quite frankly don’t really care what people think,” Stassi said. “I know how my body feels. People can say whatever they want. … All that’s in the past now. I feel 100 percent, ready to go.”Drellich notes that Stassi underwent a hernia operation last spring, which the young catcher believes has solved a lot of his oblique problems.  The 22-year-old also missed a significant amount of time in 2011 after undergoing shoulder surgery, and then was unfortunate to suffer a concussion when he was called up to the majors in August of last year, missing a month after being hit by a pitch.Minute M...
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