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Buck Showalter, evil genius, predicted how Game 3 would end

Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s decision to have Zach Britton walk Nick Castellanos, the winning run, in the ninth inning yesterday to bring up Andrew Romine (replaced by pinch hitter Hernan Perez) was a ballsy one, but one that paid off in spades for Baltimore. When Showalter came to the mound to talk to Britton before the intentional walk, he accurately predicted the exact turn...
Via The Outside Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Buck Showalter, evil genius, predicted how Game 3 would end

Orioles manager Buck Showalter’s decision to have Zach Britton walk Nick Castellanos, the winning run, in the ninth inning yesterday to bring up Andrew Romine (replaced by pinch hitter Hernan Perez) was a ballsy one, but one that paid off in spades for Baltimore. When Showalter came to the mound to talk to Britton before the intentional walk, he accurately predicted the exact turn...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles-Tigers ALDS Winners & Losers

Handing out labels following Baltimore’s opening-round sweep of Detroit. Winners Nelson Cruz — As if he wasn’t enough of a free-agent steal already after leading the league with 40 HRs, he hit two more against Detroit, including the series-winning blow. He now has 16 HRs in 37 career playoff games and slash lined .500/.500/1.000 for the series. Buck Showalter – Pulled all...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit’s bullpen collapses again; Orioles lead series 2-0

To start off a four-game day of baseball, the Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers played in Game Two of the ALDS, with the Orioles leading 1-0. On the mound: Wei-Yin Chen for Baltimore, and Justin Verlander for Detroit. Nick Markakis put Baltimore up 2-0 in the third inning with a two-run shot to right field. But, Detroit came right back to take a 5-2 lead by dropping a five...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Roundup: Castellanos Returns, Magic Number Reduced, Rotation Set Against Royals

The Detroit Tigers will be getting their third baseman back in the lineup tonight for the series finale against the Minnesota Twins. Nick Castellanos was a late scratch from last night’s game after taking a foul ball off of his foot Monday night. Castellanos is batting .266 with 10 home runs and 60 RBI’s for the Tigers in his rookie season. The rest of the lineup tonight: Kinsler...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge makes its way through Tigers' clubhouse

Joba Chamberlain, J.D. Martinez and Nick Castellanos have teamed up for some charitable work in the last couple days. Chamberlain got doused Wednesday night as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and he and Castellanos then were happy to dump a Gatorade cooler full of ice water over FOX Sports Detroit's Shannon Hogan later that evening. On Thursday, it was Martinez's turn...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Castellanos leads Tigers past Pirates as Detroit ends four-game skid

  Nick Castellanos homered and tripled, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. The Tigers, who are suddenly facing adversity amid mounting injuries, rallied from a 4-1 deficit on a night when they had to send Buck Farmer to the mound to make his major league debut. Farmer allowed four...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers rally past Pirates 8-4

DETROIT (AP) Nick Castellanos homered and tripled, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. The Tigers, who are suddenly facing adversity amid mounting injuries, rallied from a 4-1 deficit on a night when they had to send Buck Farmer to the mound to make his major league debut. Farmer allowed...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Castellanos meets “Bat Trick Guy” (VIDEO)

mlb.com During the Tigers trip to Yankee Stadium last week, Nick Castellanos met up with Johnny Burke, Bercules to some.  Burke is known for his viral bat trick videos. Castellanos was a pretty quick study and has become quite decent at some of the finer (see also irrelevant) parts of the game. Your browser does not support iframes. [via mlb.com]
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays, Tigers play Rock, Paper, Scissors during 19-inning marathon

Baseball is tiring enough after nine innings. During an extra-inning game, players start to get a little delirious. The Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers battled in the second 19-inning game of the weekend on Sunday, after the Boston Red Sox dueled with the Los Angeles Angels for 19 frames on Saturday night. Tigers infielder Nick Castellanos and Blue Jays second baseman Ryan Goins...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays, Tigers Play Rock, Paper, Scissors During 19-Inning Marathon (Video)

Baseball is tiring enough after nine innings. During an extra-inning game, players start to get a little delirious. The Toronto Blue Jays and Detroit Tigers battled in the second 19-inning game of the weekend on Sunday, as the Boston Red Sox dueled with the Los Angeles Angels for 19 frames on Saturday night. Tigers infielder Nick Castellanos and Toronto second baseman Ryan Goins...
Via NESN.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nick Castellanos on MTV2's 'Off the Bat'

Detroit Tigers' Nick Castellanos is put to the test with a series of rapid fire "Questions From Left Field" on MTV2's "Off The Bat."
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays And Tigers Play Rock-Paper-Scissors To Pass Time During 19 Inning Game

The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in a 19 inning game on Sunday. Nick Castellanos and Ryan Goins took to playing a game of rock, paper, scissors from opposite dugouts while the game strolled on. Watch the entire funny sequence below: Your browser does not support iframes. [MLB] The post Blue Jays And Tigers Play Rock-Paper-Scissors To Pass Time During 19 Inning Game...
Via Diehardsport
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Castellanos played rock, paper, scissors with Blue Jays dugout during 19-inning game (VIDEO)

via mlb.com Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos went 3 for 4 then was replaced by a pinch runner in the 8th inning. He then went on to watch 11 innings of baseball until a Jose Bautista single ended a 19-inning marathon between the Tigers and Blue Jays Sunday. Aside from pounding seeds, switching up your rally cap every inning and checking out chicks in the crowd, what’s a guy...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers 5, Toronto 4: Back-to-back homers in 9th lift Tigers to victory

It didn’t look good for the Tigers, failing to drive in some early runs, falling behind 4-0 and seeing starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez leave in the fifth inning with a right pectoralis strain. But back-to-back home runs by Nick Castellanos and Eugenio Suarez in the ninth inning propelled the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre. Castellanos...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Castellanos, Suarez propel Tigers to 5-4 victory over Blue Jays, Sanchez injured

It wasn’t the prettiest win of the year for the Tigers but they’ll very much take it. Trailing virtually the entire game, Detroit scored three runs in the 9th inning en route to a 5-4 win over the Blue Jays Friday night snapping a two game losing streak. The runs came off the bats of first Nick Castellanos whose two run shot helped tie the game at 4 a piece. Then one batter...
Via The Majors Detroit
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers rally with three-run ninth to beat Blue Jays 5-4

  Nick Castellanos tied the game with a two-run homer in the ninth inning and Eugenio Suarez followed with a go-ahead shot as the Detroit Tigers rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night. Detroit trailed 4-2 entering the ninth against Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen. J.D. Martinez started the inning with a double. After an out, Castellanos homered on the first pitch...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Monkeys riding dogs chasing goats just isn't that weird anymore

Everybody loves dogs. And monkeys are just the best. Based on what I've seen, goats are able extract sustenance from eating tin cans, which is amazing and probably not even close to true. Put all three of these animals together and you could have quite a mess on your hands. Or you could have the weirdest moment in Nick Castellanos' career. The Tigers third baseman went on...
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Eugenio Suarez, Nick Castellanos, Andy Dirks

The Detroit Tigers have not yet chosen a specific date for outfielder Andy Dirks to begin a Minor League rehab assignment for the second time this season. Dirks has begun baseball activities, but he has not played in the Majors in 2014. In addition, rookie third baseman Nick Castellanos and shortstop Eugenio Suarez both left Tuesday night's game with injuries. Castellanos...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers notes: Finger contusion sidelines Castellanos

DETROIT -- Good thing Miguel Cabrera got some work in at third base when the Tigers were in Arizona. Third baseman Nick Castellanos was a late lineup scratch with a right index finger contusion, so Cabrera was moved over to third. The Tigers said Castellanos was hit with a grounder during batting practice. Victor Martinez, originally the designated hitter, was moved to first base...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 29, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Kelly summoned to on-deck circle while Nick Castellanos went to the bathroom

No need to worry about Nick Catellanos. Don Kelly was on deck, in his spot, but that's only because Castellanos was in the bathroom. — James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) July 4, 2014 It was a brief scare, because it was early in the game, and apparently the team ran out of toilet paper, but Castellanos made it back in time for his at bat. He finished the game 2-for-4 and feeling...
Via Detroit4lyfe
July 04, 2014  |  1 Comment

The Tigers have lost patience

The Detroit Tigers have gone 3-8 thus far in June. The team's lead atop the American League Central has shrunk from seven games on May 19 to a game and a half on June 14th. Pitching has been the primary culprit with mixed results from the starters and the bullpen. But the offense is not exactly clicking on all cylinders either. And the biggest problem to be found with the offense...
Via The Flagrant Fan
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

How Castellanos weathered storm of first hitting slump

Nick Castellanos has weathered the storm of his first major-league hitting slump. The Detroit Tigers rookie third baseman has batted .469 in the nine games since May 29, boosting his average from .229 back to a respectable .270. Castellanos had three consecutive three-hit games on the just-completed home stand and will try to keep a six-game hitting streak going Monday night, when...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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