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The wait for Nick Castellanos will soon be over

Young Tiger Nick Castellanos has two seasons under his belt and hasn’t yet turned 24. He’s shown flashes of the talent he was supposed to have as a top prospect, but he’s on the wrong side of the leaderboards so far. The second half had some good news for him, particularly when it came to his plate discipline, but it’s fair to wonder how important he will be for Detroit....
Via Fangraphs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Castellanos dealing with finger, wrist injuries

Add another injury to the list of things ailing Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos. Castellanos, who has been dealing with a sore groin and wrist for the past week, injured the tip of his right index finger in batting practice Tuesday afternoon, knocking him out in the first inning of Tuesday's 7-6 loss to the Rangers. The team says he's listed day to day. "We felt like he could...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Castellanos talks about fans booing Tigers in postseason Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos provided some pointed comments about Tigers players and their feelings toward fans booing in his weekly interview with Detroit 105.1’s Matt Dery.  Now, I appreciate Castellanos’ willingness to be honest.  But, I’m guessing his teammates may not have cared for Nick talking about their feelings. Castellanos said that Victor...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Castellanos announces Tigers draft pick of his brother Ryan (Video)

So this was pretty cool. The Detroit Tigers selected college pitcher Ryan Castellanos in the 25th round of the MLB Draft, and they had his brother, who also happens to be their third baseman — Nick Castellanos — announce the pick to MLB: Very cool moment for the Castellanos family! — NSU Baseball (@NSU_Baseball)...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Injured finger doesn't hurt Castellanos at the plate

DETROIT -- Sometimes there's a silver lining even when you get hurt. Tigers rookie third baseman Nick Castellanos missed Tuesday night's 11-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox after he suffered a contusion on his right index finger. Wednesday, Castellanos was back in the lineup looking no worse for the wear. In his first at-bat, Castellanos snapped an 0-for-8 skid with a three-run home...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: a philosophical debate

So far, the Detroit Tigers have yet to pull the trigger on an apparently inevitable trade deadline move to shore up their bullpen. They have inquired on guys such as Joakim Soria, Joaquin Benoit, Neal Cotts, Jonathan Papelbon, Antonio Bastardo, and surely many others that we don’t know about. If you’re following things closely then chances are you sit on one side of the fence...
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Castellanos showing marked improvement at third base

DETROIT -- There's no longer a need to wince any time a tough chance in the field is coming at Detroit Tigers rookie third baseman Nick Castellanos. He's shown steady progress defensively, and made several strong plays in the nine-game home stand that concludes with Thursday afternoon's game against the Chicago White Sox. There was the foul popup by Cleveland slugger Michael Brantley...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What will the Tigers get out of Nick Castellanos?

DETROIT -- What will the Detroit Tigers get out of third baseman Nick Castellanos this year? The highly-touted rookie has been given a starting role, and will be the most-watched player on the field in the first days and weeks of the season. "He's a big key for us," said Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline, now a special assistant to general manager Dave Dombrowski. "Without putting...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring training a family affair for Tigers' Castellanos

LAKELAND, Fla. -- When Detroit Tigers rookie third baseman Nick Castellanos jacked his first homer of the Grapefruit League season deep and onto the berm beyond the left field wall Monday, his father, fiancee and grandparents were cheering loudly at Joker Marchant Stadium. When Castellanos came out of the game, they greeted him in the area between the field exit gate and clubhouse...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: left field edition

With seemingly infinite possibilities facing the Detroit Tigers and their roster remodeling project following the Prince Fielder trade, left field is sure to get some attention. If the Tigers make a move here, expect it to be for a left-handed hitter, and likely one with some pop in his bat. The Tigers have three options: Go in-house with Andy Dirks/Nick Castellanos Sign a free...
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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