Nick Castellanos had his biggest hit of the season last night, a slicing line drive with the bases juiced in the 8th inning. Castellanos was credited with a triple and showed a ton of emotion standing on third, rightfully so. It was a huge moment for a team that sorely needed a big hit. (Let’s be clear, the RF took an awful angle, but it would have driven in at least 2 in any event...
Nick Castellanos provided the spark the Tigers offense was looking for Wednesday night.
His bases-clearing triple in the eighth pumped some life back into the deflated Tigers, who went on to beat the Brewers 5-2 to avoid a series sweep.
With the bases loaded and two outs, Castellanos came up with the hit of the night -- a three-run triple to break a 2-2 tie.
"That's a good at-bat...
DETROIT -- Nick Castellanos arrived at third base, clapped his hands joyously and bent over to slap the dirt.
Finally, the Detroit Tigers had broken through for a big inning.
"I've been waiting for that all season," Castellanos said. "I needed it, the team needed it, the organization, the fans needed it. Everybody needed it."
Castellanos hit a bases-loaded triple with two out in...
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DETROIT (AP) Nick Castellanos hit a bases-loaded triple with two out in the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.
The Tigers avoided a sweep in the three-game series thanks to a rally in their final at-bat. With two out, nobody on and the score tied at 2, Jonathan Broxton (1-1) allowed consecutive singles by J.D...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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If Nick Castellanos produces for the Detroit Tigers this season as he did Friday vs. the Philadelphia Phillies, he might be the Rookie of the Year favorite. Castellanos went 2-for-3 at the dish and knocked home four in the, a 10-6 Tigers split-squad loss, before taking a seat.
The first three RBI came against Phillies starter Kyle Kendrick, a regular in their rotation.