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Castro relieved to be back in action for Astros

Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro didn't really enjoy being forced to miss 17 games over the past couple of weeks, but a strained right quad didn't give him much of a choice.  The Astros went 6-11 in those contests without his services, so the team must have been happy to have him back when he was activated on Thursday.  Though Houston lost the game to seal the four-game sweep...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Castro optimistic about returning to Astros from DL stint soon

Catcher Jason Castro has been out of action for the Houston Astros over the past week as he deals with a right quad strain, but he could be back relatively quickly. As Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reported on Tuesday, Castro's MRI results revealed a low grade strain, something that gave him hope he wouldn't have to miss more time than the 15-day disabled list stint would...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Astros Catcher Jason Castro Hits Walk-Off Home Run Against Angels

Fans of the Houston Astros have to be smiling big. After slumping heading in to the All-Star break, the team has been on point since break. After beating the Angels Wednesday night Houston took back over the division lead. Thanks to catcher Jason Castro his 8th home run of the season--a three run, walk off home run--with two outs in the ninth the team now has a two game lead on the...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros catcher Jason Castro asked to prom in case of mistaken identity (photo)

Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro may have been flattered by the gesture — even if it was a case of mistaken identity — but has nevertheless politely declined an accidental invite to prom. Castro happened upon his car adorned with “P-R-O-M?” spelled out with Post-It Notes. whoever asked me to prom a few nights ago,...Read More The post Astros catcher Jason Castro asked...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros Rumors: Houston, Jason Castro Talking Extension

Astros catcher Jason Castrowill serve as their player representative to the union but has not discussed details of his own contract status. Evan Drellich from Ultimate Astros reported on June 4th that Castro has engaged in preliminary talks with the Astros on a long term deal. Castro said, "It's something you try not to think about obviously during the season, but you know, I...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros catcher Jason Castro out in loss to Orioles

The Houston Astros lost to the Baltimore Orioles on Friday by the score of 4-3. The loss dropped the Astros to 11-25, last place in the American League West. The Astros were without catcher Jason Castro due to a bruise on the left forearm.#486945639 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Brian McTaggart and Teddy Cahill of, Castro bruised his left forearm after being struck by...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Jason Castro day-to-day with foot contusion

The Houston Astros lost to the New York Yankees on Thursday by the score of 4-2. Brett Oberholtzerallowed three runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings for the loss. Dexter Fowler went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in the loss. The Astros fell to 2-1 on the season and start a weekend series with the Los Angeles Angels tonight at Minute Maid Park. There was some concern...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros: 3 up and 3 down

Houston Astros: 3 up and 3 downThe Houston Astros have rolled up 324 losses over the past three seasons. And the best part is that nobody seems to mind! Let’s keep it that way. When a conductor is in the midst of directing a grand symphony, you’d be best served to stay out of his way. And Astros GM Jeff Luhnow has been orchestrating a masterful rebuilding project in Houston....
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Catcher Jason Castro Finishes Coursework, Earns Degree From Stanford During Offseason

Jason Castro is coming off a breakout season with the Houston Astros, but one achievement off the field made 2013 a memorable year for the starting catcher. Castro was voted into his first All-Star Game last summer after three years in The Show, with a slash line of .276/.350/.485 (130 OPS+). He hit 35 doubles, 18 homers and 56 RBI in 120 games, and to put the cherry on top of a...
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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