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Astros’ Potential Catcher Draft Picks in 2016

Will the Houston Astros Select a Catcher In the First Round? With all due respect to any catching prospects in the Houston Astros farm system, they are mostly considered to have backup catcher ceilings. The Astros don’t seem to have much faith in Max Stassi because they have converted Evan Gattis into the backup catcher […] Astros’ Potential Catcher Draft Picks in 2016 - Climbing...
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June 03, 2016

Stassi returns with Castro on paternity list

The Astros placed catcher Jason Castro on the paternity list on Tuesday and recalled catcher Max Stassi from Triple-A Fresno.
May 10, 2016

Astros place Castro on paternity, recall Stassi

The Houston Astros announced a pair of roster moves on Tuesday. The club has placed Jason Castro on the paternity list. As a direct result, Max Stassi has been recalled from a rather short stint in the minors. Per Major League Baseball bylaws, Castro will miss a minimum of one game and a maximum of three games while on the paternity list. Before being placed on this short leave...
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May 10, 2016

Astros reinstate Max Stassi from DL, optioned to Triple-A

The Houston Astros have reinstated catcher Max Stassi from the disabled list. Immediately after, the club then optioned him down to the land of Triple-A prospects, as he will need some time to finish off his rehab against some weaker competition. Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the fourth round of the 2009 amateur draft, this is Stassi’s third season that he has played in...
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May 08, 2016

Stassi's injury has Astros exploring catching move

With Max Stassi set to start the year on the disabled list following surgery to remove the hook on top of his left hamate bone, the Astros are searching for outside catching options. Beyond starter Jason Castro, the Astros have Minor Leaguer catchers Roberto Pena and Tyler Heineman remaining in camp.
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros' Stassi confident he'll not be out long

Max Stassi returned to the Astros' clubhouse on Thursday, three days after undergoing surgery to remove the hook on top of his left hamate bone.
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Stassi undergoes wrist surgery, out 6 weeks

Max Stassi, who had the inside track for the Astros' backup catcher role, will miss about six weeks after undergoing surgery on Monday to repair a hook of the hamate fracture of his left wrist, the club announced on Tuesday. The surgery was performed by Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff in Houston.
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

First career home run an emotional one for Astros' Stassi

On Saturday, Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi stepped up and smacked his first career home run at the MLB level. The blast, which cleared the wall in right field at Minute Maid Park, came against his former club the Oakland Athletics.  After the game, Stassi - who has been playing semi-frequently for Houston lately with main catcher Jason Castro just having returned to the lineup...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Filling in for Castro, Astros' Stassi wants to make most of promotion

The Houston Astros lost catcher Jason Castro on Saturday after he suffered a right quad strain in Friday night's game. Since the club doesn't expect him back in action for at least a few weeks, catcher Max Stassi was promoted from Triple-A Fresno to take his place.  Stassi was already expected to be among the players brought up by Houston once rosters expand on September 1, but...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss


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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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