Originally written on Fantasy Sports Locker Room  |  Last updated 10/22/14
With MLB teams now allowed to expand the 25-man limit to a 40-man roster allowing players – some young – a chance to shine under the bright lights. Nick Castellanos, the Detroit Tigers top prospect – No. 15 overall mid-season according to Baseball America  - smacked a home run Friday in what could have been his last game in the minors. He pinch-hit yesterday for the Tigers, finishing the day 0-for-1. The 21-year-old infielder-turned-outfielder is poised for some playing time in left field and could even see regular starts at third base if Miguel Cabrera continues to miss more time with the abdomen injury that has kept him out of the line-up lately. Castellanos has hit .276/.343//450 for a .793 OPS to go along with 18 home runs and 76 RBI with AAA-Toledo this season. He needed time to adjust to Triple-A pitching and the same should follow suit in the majors, but it’s not like Don Kelly or Andy Dirks are spectacular manning the left side of the outfield...
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