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JUAN CENTENO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hello, Houston: Centeno makes dandy debut

Juan Centeno hit a 406-foot homer -- the fourth of his big league career -- in his second at-bat with the Astros, but that wasn't even the most unlikely thing to happen to the catcher Tuesday.
Via Astros.com
1 day ago

Mahtook's HR not enough to pick up Zimm

Yuli Gurriel and Juan Centeno rocketed solo home runs and Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. eased through another scoreless outing, paving the way in Houston's 6-2 win over the Tigers on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.
Via Tigers.com
1 day ago

Astros roll behind McCullers, Centeno's debut

Yuli Gurriel and Juan Centeno rocketed solo home runs and Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. eased through another scoreless outing, paving the way in Houston's 6-2 win over the Tigers on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.
Via Astros.com
1 day ago

Centeno’s homer helps Astros over Tigers 6-2

HOUSTON (AP) — Juan Centeno and Yuli Gurriel homered to help the Houston Astros to a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Centeno was making his debut with the Astros by filling in for catcher Brian McCann, who is on the 7-day concussion list. His solo home run made it 3-0 in the fourth. The Tigers cut the lead to one on a two-run homer by Mikie Mahtook in the seventh...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Astros Place Brian McCann On DL, Select Juan Centeno’s Contract

The Astros have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day concussion disabled list, retroactive to Saturday, and selected the contract of fellow backstop Juan Centeno from Triple-A, per Brian McTaggart of MLB.com (on Twitter). McCann is now the second prominent Astro to hit the DL since Saturday, joining ace Dallas Keuchel on the shelf. Like Keuchel, McCann has thrived for the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
4 days ago

Astros place McCann on 7-day DL

The Houston Astros placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day concussion disabled list (retroactive to May 20) and will select the contract of backstop Juan Centeno from Triple-A Fresno, according to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart.
Via Astros.com
4 days ago

Mets Place d’Arnaud On 7-Day DL, Activate Centeno

4:45 PM Sandy Alderson announced that Travis D’Arnaud will be placed on the 7-day disabled list and that Juan Centeno has been activated. While the starting lineup has yet to be posted, Centeno told beat writer Marc Carig that he is playing tonight. 12:25 AM Catcher Juan Centeno is on is way to New York, announced the team moments ago. In 88 Triple-A games, Centeno has batted ...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Centeno Coming to the Mets, There’s Concern About d’Arnaud

11:25 PM Catcher Juan Centeno is on is way to New York, announced the team moments ago. In 88 Triple-A games, Centeno has batted .297 with a .347 on-base, and he is regarded as a strong defensive catcher.  11:00 PM Although he wasn’t expected to play tonight anyway, catcher Travis d’Arnaud was still ailing after taking a backswing off helmet during the second game of the series...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Mets Top Prospects: No. 24 Juan Centeno, C

24. Juan Centeno Height: 5’10” Weight: 170 lbs. Age: 24 Bats/Throws: Left/Right Juan Centeno is the best defensive catcher the Mets have in the organization so it looks as if his future role will be to backup Travis d’Arnaud. He’s more valuable than he seems because catchers generally start less games than any position on the field due to the physical demands so Centeno...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What Can We Make Of Juan Centeno?

This paragraph in a Fangraphs.com article about the bias of Top 100 lists, started me thinking: “It’s interesting that Yadier Molina never made a top 100 list when you consider he was a semi-high pick with two brothers in the big leagues and never hit below .275 in a full-season minor league. The thing that worked against Molina is that he didn’t start hitting for power until...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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