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Minor League Roster Moves: Castellanos Headed To Japan, Lutz Back

  The Mets have brought back Zach Lutz to the organization after releasing him last June to allow him to sign with Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of the Japanese Pacific League. He has been added to the Las Vegas 51′s roster to take the place of OF/IF Alex Castellanos who is headed to play in […]
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Castellanos Stays Hot, Leads Las Vegas To 8-4 Win

The 51s won their fourth straight against Salt Lake, and fifth in a row overall, as they beat the Bees 8-4 Friday night. Dillon Gee got the start for Las Vegas and gave up only single runs in the second and fifth innings before getting tagged for two more in the sixth. His final line was 6 innings pitched, 4 runs (4 earned), on 9 hits, with 2 walks and 2 strikeouts. Fortunately...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Minor League Recap: Castellanos Homers, Cecchini With Three Hits

  Albuquerque 3, Las Vegas (47-38) 0 Game One The 51′s offense was limited to three hits by Rockies pitching prospect Jon Gray and former Colorado Rockie Rex Brothers who picked up the save. Matthew Bowman was the tough luck loser moving his record to 5-10 on the year. Bowman pitched a complete game going 7 innings allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits, one walk, and...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Outfielder Alex Castellanos to Minor League Deal

The Mets announced they have signed outfielder Alex Castellanos to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training. Castellanos, 28, played for PCL Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres last season, batting .275 with eight home runs and 42 RBI in 113 games. A 10th-round pick of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2008, Castellanos has a career Minor League batting...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-23-14

Rymer Liriano made his Triple-A debut as the Chihuahuas exploded for 16 runs against the River Cats. The Missions won by 1 run while the rest of the farm was unable to earn a victory.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Alex Castellanos Pitching Prospect of the Day: Jimmy Brasoban   El Paso Chihuahuas 16, Sacramento River Cats 7 Reymond Fuentes – CF: 2-6, 2B, K, 2 Runs scored Jedd...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres claim OF Alex Castellanos off waivers from the Rangers

PEORIA, AZ - The San Diego Padres today announced that they have claimed outfielder Alex Castellanos off waivers from the Texas Rangers. To make room on the Padres'€™ 40-man roster, the club placed left-handed pitcher Cory Luebke on the 60-day disabled list after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on February 18. Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Claim Outfielder Alex Castellanos Off Waivers From Red Sox

If you blinked, you missed Alex Castellanos‘ tenure with the Red Sox. Castellanos, who was acquired by the Red Sox from the Dodgers in October, is joining the Rangers on a waiver claim, according to a press release. The Red Sox designated Castellanos for assignment on Dec. 12 to make room for Mike Napoli on the club’s 40-man roster. The Sox acquired Castellanos from the Dodgers...
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas adds Castellanos on waiver claim from Boston

The Texas Rangers have received outfielder Alex Castellanos on a waiver claim from Boston. The Red Sox acquired Castellanos in a trade with the Los Angeles on Oct. 23. The 27-year-old was designated for assignment Dec. 12 when Boston re-signed free agent Mike Napoli. Castellanos spent most of last season with Triple-A Albuquerque, hitting .257 with 19 home runs and 61 RBIs. He...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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