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MAX STASSI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Orioles rumors: Astros catcher Max Stassi would be a strong defensive addition

The Baltimore Orioles' search for another catcher continues after their weekend series with the Houston Astros. In an article posted Sunday evening, I discussed the option of picking up a catcher from the Dodgers in exchange for reliever Troy Patton. There has been no word concerning any possible trades at the moment and the Orioles will take their time finding a backup.According...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching prospect Max Stassi putting injuries behind him

Astros catching prospect Max Stassi has had a tough time with injuries in his career, the last of them a fastball that caught him in the face in August for what still stands as the only RBI he’s collected as a big leaguer. That type of injury, of course, isn’t exactly one that a few extra stretches could have helped him avoid. Stassi turns 23 next month, and he thinks the suggestion...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros catcher Max Stassi is healthy, "ready to go"

Houston Astros catching prospect Max Stassi is confident that he has put his injury issues behind him and he's ready to stake his claim for a place on the big-league roster in 2014. Stassi talked to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle about his health and how he doesn't really care whether people think he's injury-prone or not.“It’s just kind of an unfortunate...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros rookie C Max Stassi back from concussion

Houston rookie catcher Max Stassi has rejoined the team in the same ballpark where he was hit by a pitch in the jaw and missed a month with a concussion. Stassi hasn't played since Aug. 21 at Rangers Ballpark, where a pitch from Texas reliever Tanner Scheppers glanced off his left shoulder and hit him in the jaw the day after his major league debut. Stassi spent a night in an...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros Stassi negative for facial fractures

Astros catcher Max Stassi's X-Rays and CAT scan came back negative for facial fractures after Stassi was struck by a pitch in the shoulder and face by a 96-hour fastball Wednesday night against the Rangers. Stassi left the game bleeding and spent the night at a local hospital. He was schedule to released today after staying overnight at the Medical Center of Arlington. He planned...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros' Max Stassi exits after being hit in face by pitch

There was a scary moment during the Houston Astros tilt against the Texas Rangers last night. Astros catcher Max Stassi was forced to exit the game in the eighth inning after he was hit in the face by a pitch. Following the incident, Stassi was taken to a hospital where he was expected to remain overnight for evaluation, according to Master Tesfatsion of MLB.com. Stassi, who...
Via MLB Injury News
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros rookie hospitalized after getting hit by pitch

ARLINGTON, Texas Houston rookie Max Stassi will remember his first career RBI for all the wrong reasons. Stassi, who was called up by Houston Tuesday, was sent to an area hospital Wednesday night after he was hit in the shoulder and face by a 96-mph fastball from Tanner Scheppers in the eighth inning. Stassi was bleeding when he left the game and was scheduled to spend the night...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Max Stassi Sent To Hospital After Being Smoked In The Face By Pitch

#Astros DH Max Stassi, who was struck in the shoulder/face by a pitch in 8th, has been sent to the hospital for further evaluation. — Houston Astros (@astros) August 22, 2013 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Max Stassi gets first MLB hit, then tagged out not paying attention (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. In the span of just a few minutes on Tuesday night, Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi experienced one of the most memorable moments and one of the most humiliating moments of his professional baseball career. With Houston leading 2-1 over the Texas Rangers in the top of the fifth, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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Embarrassing gaffe by MLB rookie after first hit

In the fifth inning of Tuesday night's Astros-Rangers game, Houston catcher Max Stassi hit a grounder up the middle for a single, his first career hit. Congratulations, Max! But after that hit, things got weird. After Brandon Barnes struck out for the first out of the inning, Astros shortstop Marwin Gonzalez hit a Jason Frasor pitch back to the mound. Frasor threw to...
Via The Outside Corner
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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