Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.256
 
Career Avg.
.263
Name  Nick Castellanos
Born  3/4/1992
Height  6-4
Weight  210
Number  9
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
4/8/2014 6:42:00 PM
Description: Detroit third baseman Nick Castellanos won't play Tuesday against Los Angeles. SOURCE: Eric Stephen, SB Nation
Insight: With no DH available, the team is putting Miguel Cabrera at third with Victor Martinez manning first base. Castellanos (.385, 0 HR, 1 RBI) could see action as a pinch-hitter later on.
 
Hot3/25/2014 8:00:00 PM
Description: Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos is hitting .389 with nine doubles, two homers and 16 RBI in 54 at-bats this spring.
Insight: MLB.com ranked Castellanos as the No. 15 prospect in baseball this preseason after he hit .276 with 37 doubles, 18 home runs, 76 RBI and a .793 OPS at Triple-A last year. The Tigers opened up a spot at third base for him by trading Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler and moving Miguel Cabrera across the diamond.
 
3/14/2014 4:08:00 PM
Description: Tigers new 3B Nick Castellanos is batting .400 this spring with a pair of homers, 13 RBI and a 1.158 OPS.
Insight: Castellanos may have more pressure on him than any other rookie as he's basically replacing Prince Fielder in the Detroit lineup.
 
9/1/2013 10:57:00 AM
Description: The Tigers have called up top prospect Nick Castellanos (OF).
Insight: Castellanos hit .276 with 37 doubles, 18 homers and a 100/54 K/BB over 595 plate appearances with Triple-A Toledo this season. It's unclear if he'll take over as the everyday left fielder, but if he does he's worth adding in 12-team leagues.
 
5/16/2013 2:34:00 PM
Description: Tigers top prospect Nick Castellanos (OF) is batting .256 with 13 doubles, four homers, 20 RBI and a 36/13 K/BB in 41 games with Triple-A Toledo.
Insight: Castellanos hit .320 with 32 doubles, 10 homers and an 118/36 K/BB across two levels in 2012 and is ranked as the No. 21 prospect in all of baseball by MLB.com. Andy Dirks is scuffling in left field and center fielder Austin Jackson is on the DL, but Castellanos' numbers don't warrant a callup.
 

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