Found August 21, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Max Stassi
TEAMS: Houston Astros
#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 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Embarrassing gaffe by MLB rookie after first hit

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...

Max Stassi gets first MLB hit, then tagged out not paying attention (Video)

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 rookie commits the most Astros-y mental error you’ll ever see

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...

Max Stassi’s debut was the Good, the Bad & Ugly!

courtesy of 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 Stassi negative for facial fractures

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...

Max Stassi, Jason Heyward both take pitches to face in same day (Video)

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 […]

If Things Couldn't Get Worse For The Astros

((HT: MLB/CSN Houston)) Max Stassi got hidden ball tricked, too in their game against the Texas Rangers... Your browser does not support iframes. Here's his post game... Your browser does not support iframes. He won't get fooled again...

Astros C Corporan placed on 7-day concussion DL

Houston Astros catcher Carlos Corporan has been placed on the seven-day disabled list for a concussion. The Astros also designated left-hander Wade LeBlanc for assignment in moves made on Tuesday. Corporan was struck in the head by a foul tip in the Astros' 16-5 loss to Texas on Monday night. He was hit during the Rangers' 11-run inning. Astros manager Bo Porter said after...

Astros rookie hospitalized after getting hit by pitch

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...

Astros place Carlos Corporan on seven-day DL

As expected, the Houston Astros placed catcher Carlos Corporan on the seven-day disabled list for concussions Tuesday, and he was set to meet with specialists yesterday to undergo further evaluation, according to Master Tesfatsion of A day after getting hit in the mask by a foul tip, Corporan continued feeling dizzy. He wasn't able to pass the concussion test administered...

Stretch Run-I've Got Hoes from Houston Astros

EricEnfermero The fantasy season is hitting the stretch run and in this article I will attempt to offer some suggestions to help you secure your league championship. Every team need is different, so I will separate each intriguing player into the category that they can help you in. The suggested players are available in over 50% of ESPN leagues. Remember, flags fly forever and...

Astros' Max Stassi exits after he was hit in the face

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...

Astros Infielder Jake Elmore Makes Catching, Pitching Debut in Same Game, Throws Perfect Inning Against Rangers (Video)

At this point, the last-place Astros really have nothing to lose by pulling some unconventional moves in the middle of a game. On Monday night, Houston found themselves in a deep hole to the Rangers, down by 13 in the third inning. The Astros told infielder Jake Elmore he would probably make his pitching debut to save their bullpen, but he wasn’t planning on making his catching...

Astros Player’s Debut Goes As Well As An Astros’ Player Debut Should Be Expected To Go

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...

No facial fracture for Astors' Max Stassi

In a week marred by hitters being hit in the face, Houston Astros rookie Max Stassi got some good news.  The results of X-rays and a CT scan taken after he was hit in the face Wednesday night revealed no fractures to his face.  Stassi was released from a Arlington hospital Thursday after he flew in to get concussion testing done Wednesday night.  He was held overnight for observation...
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