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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...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers add Nick 'Chili' Buss and Alex Castellanos to active roster

With Andre Ethier nursing a sore ankle and Hanley Ramirez nursing a sore hamstring (caused by an irritated nerve in his back), the Dodgers added a couple bats to the active roster today in the form of Nick Buss (who goes by "Chili") and Alex Castellanos. Castellanos was already on the 40-man roster and played in four games earlier this season. What's interesting...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Maybe Alex Castellanos is the answer to the Dodgers' fourth OF question

If you've listened to any episodes of "Dugout Blues," you'll know Jared Massey might be the biggest Alex Castellanos fan on the planet. I try to keep him in check and to quell his excitement, mostly to no avail. Well, even I can't rain on Jared's parade now, especially since Castellanos might actually get a chance to be the Dodgers' right-handed...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers call up Alex Castellanos

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Dodgers recalled Alex Castellanos from triple-A Albuquerque for the opening game of their make-or-break three-game series against the San Francisco Giants. A 26-year-old infielderoutfielder, Castellanos will be on the major league roster for the third time this season. In his 12 previous games with the Dodgers, he hit .136 (three for 22) with a triple and two...
Via Fox Sports West
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Kemp to DL; Castellanos recalled

Alex Castellanos is being called up from triple-A Albuquerque to replace Matt Kemp, who is expected to be placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday. The impending move was confirmed by multiple people who spoke on the condition of anonymity because it won't be made official until later in the day. Kemp reinjured his left hamstring scoring from first base on a first-inning...
Via Fox Sports West
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Alex Castellanos recalled Dodgers, to make ML debut soon

With Matt Kemp likely heading to the disabled list after reaggravating his hamstring injury on Wednesday night, the Dodgers are set to recall Alex Castellanos from Triple-A Albuquerque. The Castellanos fan Twitter account first brought us the news: "You heard it here first!! Alex Castellanos is officially a member of the LOS ANGELES @Dodgers !! ‪#DodgerNation‬ he...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

What do the Dodgers have in Alex Castellanos?

When the Dodgers traded Rafael Furcal for an unknown minor-league outfielder in the Cardinals' organization, not many folks gave it a second thought.However, Alex Castellanos' 32-game stint with the Chattanooga Lookouts was impressive and makes me wonder if the Dodgers might have somehow gotten a viable prospect in the deal.Castellanos, 25, is a fringe-prospect age-wise...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

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