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JASON CASTRO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Conger, Castro and Sipp agree to deals with Astros

HOUSTON (AP) The Astros have agreed to one-year contracts with catchers Jason Castro and Hank Conger and left-handed reliever Tony Sipp, avoiding arbitration with the players. Conger, who was acquired from the Los Angeles Angels this offseason, hit .221 with four homers and 25 RBIs in 80 games last season. Castro was Houston's every day catcher last season and hit .222 with 14 home...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Astros Listening on Castro, Fowler

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Houston Astros are interested in trading catcher Jason Castro and/or centerfielder Dexter Fowler. The 28 year-old Fowler is projected by Matt Swartz of MLB Trade Rumors to get $9 million through arbitration this offseason, while the 27 year-old Castro is projected at $3.9 million for his 2015 salary. While the Astros have an interest...
Via Baseball Essential
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Looking to Acquire Catcher Jason Castro?

It’s no secret that current White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers has underwhelmed during his time on the South Side. Flowers, the top prospect the Sox acquired in a 2008 trade with the Atlanta Braves for Javier Vazquez, is a career .218 hitter that strikes out way too much and has been a complete bust. He did post the best season of his career in 2014 however batting .244 with 15 home...
Via Sports Mockery
November 14, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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 MLB.com, Castro bruised his left forearm after being struck by...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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....
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via NESN.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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