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JASON CASTRO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Astros Injury Update: Alex Presley, Jason Castro, Dexter Fowler, Brady Aiken

Houston Astros center fielder Alex Presley appears to be DL-bound after suffering an oblique strain during last night's win over the Texas Rangers. The Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich tweeted that an Astros source had told him Presley would be placed on the DL:Source says Presley going to DL. Writing was on the wall post game. Really too bad for him doing well as a starter—...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Castro’s walkoff homer lifts Astros past Tigers in 11 innings

Baseball’s blur and a sardine-sized star, Jose Altuve gave Justin Verlander and the Tigers the runaround all night Friday. Jason Castro, the Astros’ struggling catcher who had been dropped in the lineup, finished it off with a trot in the 11th inning. Castro stroked a line drive to right field with one out, drilling a low fastball from Tigers lefty Blaine Hardy for his first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Jason Castro Is Doing Bad Things More

Photo Credit: Brule Laker Looking back at my preseason rankings, I had Jason Castro 12th among fantasy baseball catchers this season. I was a believer in the high-teens HR power and although he struck out too much, his popup rate was minimal. A few months has changed a lot since Castro is now being ranked anywhere from 15th to 20th on fantasy catcher lists. Once relevant as a starting...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 18, 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...
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

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 face a decision with Jason Castro

At 26 years old, Jason Castro is just starting to tap into his potential as one of the players around whom the Houston Astros are presumably building their franchise after ripping things down in 2013. In 120 games last season, Castro batted .276/.350/.485 with 18 home runs and 56 RBI. That kind of production is golden from a catcher, as Castro was good for 4.3 fWAR. Unfortunately...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros C Castro has knee surgery

Houston Astros All-Star catcher Jason Castro has had a cyst removed from his right knee and is expected to begin offseason workouts soon. The team announced Tuesday that Castro would miss the remainder of the season because of discomfort in his knee. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list and surgery was performed Thursday in Houston. Castro batted .276 with 18 homers and 56...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Jason Castro For Real?

Jason Castro first flew onto my radar after I read a piece predicting his breakout at Beyond the Boxscore. I bookmarked it just to check back on it at the end of the season to see how they did. Plenty of people do bold predictions lists, but this one seemed a little different. There was a track record, albeit a small one, of success and I thoroughly enjoyed the analytics process...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros: Mid-Season Report Card

Team: Houston Astros Record: 33-61 (20.5 GB) Biggest Surprise of 1st Half: Pitching Staff- It’s not too often that the pitching staff is the biggest surprise on a team that is close to thirty games under .500, but the 2013 may be the exception. While no player on the staff has exceptional numbers, or an electric repertoire, the starters have held their own. According to Baseball...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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