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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.
According to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of Ultimate Astros, the results of the tests Wednesday into Thursday revealed no fractures, but the Astros will have to wait a bit longer to see the extent of Stassi's injuries overall. He will continue to be evaluated for concussion symptoms. There is no word yet if the Astros will make a roster move.
Stassi was called up for his Major League debut on Wednesday in part because of a concussion suffered by catcher Carlos Corporan. If Stassi has also suffered a concussion, the Astros will be down to Jason Castro as the only remaining catcher on the roster.
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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 MLB.com.
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...
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.
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.
Rookie Robbie Grossman homered and drove in four runs and Matt Dominguez had a solo shot and the Houston Astros used a big fourth inning and cruised to a 12-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
Houston led by one before adding five runs in the fourth inning behind a two RBI triple by Jonathan Villar and a run-scoring triple by Jason Castro to make it 8-2.
The Astros were a hit Friday night at Minute Maid Park.
They put up a run-scoring double a home run and a triple to center field before L.J. Hoes supplied their first single in the third inning — and that was only the beginning of an avalanche of offense during a welcome return home.
Jonathan Villar set a career high with two of the Astros’ three triples — the most they have...
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.
Former MLB pitcher (and current Texas Rangers PxP man for the Fox Sports Southwest TV Broadcast) Steve Busby with the classic 'Hoes got fisted' line last night as LJ Hoes gets jammed on a base hit to right.
Sounds like a good time was had by all. [h/t RJ Choppy (105.3 The Fan morning show, New School with Shan and RJ)]
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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 […]
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