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2014 Avg.
.212
 
Career Avg.
.252
Name  Jason Castro
Born  6/18/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  210
Number  15
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
4/19/2014 3:20:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Oakland.
Insight: No injury, normal catcher rest with a day game after a night game. castro has hit three homers, but is struggling with a .216 average. carlos Corporan will start behind the plate, but his .190 batting average should be enough to keep fantasy owners at a distance.
 
4/15/2014 7:17:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (toe) missed Sunday's game but he's back in the lineup as the DH on Tuesday against the Royals.
Insight: Castro was hit by a pitch in his foot Saturday. It was the second time this season he has been forced to miss a game due to a HBP on one of his feet.
 
4/10/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro blasted a solo homer Thursday at Toronto.
Insight: The former first-round pick broke out with 18 homers in 435 at-bats last season, though he needed a .351 BABIP to hit .276 due to a 26.5% strikeout rate. He's batting just .179 so far but has two homers.
 
4/7/2014 12:16:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (right foot) returned to the lineup Sunday and will play Monday as well, bith in a DH role.
Insight: Castro took a pitch off his foot Thursday and has yet to get back behind the plate. With Carlos Corporan's soft bat behind the plate, the Astros lineup is a bit weaker.
 
4/6/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (right foot) will return to the lineup Sunday, according to Brian McTaggart of mlb.com.
Insight: Castro took a pitch off his foot Thursday and missed the last two games.
 
4/5/2014 3:50:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (right foot) will miss another night on Saturday - his second in a row.
Insight: Carlos Corporan will again take Castro's place behind home plate. Corporan has never shown any fantasy value over his career.
 
4/4/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro injured his right foot after getting hit by a pitch Thursday against New York and is questionable for Friday's game against the LA Angels.
Insight: He left after grounding out in the fifth inning. Carlos Corporan would take Castro's place behind home plate. Corporan has never shown any fantasy value over his career.
 
4/3/2014 10:41:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro injured his right foot after getting hit by a pitch Thursday against New York. SOURCE: Brian McTaggart, MLB.com
Insight: He left after grounding out in the fifth inning. Carlos Corporan has since come on to take Castro's place behind home plate.
 
9/17/2013 5:15:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro will miss the rest of the season with a cyst in his right knee.
Insight: Castro hasn't played since Sept. 7 due to the issue. He will finish with a .276 average, 18 homers, 56 RBI and an .835 OPS in 120 games this season.
 
9/16/2013 11:54:00 AM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro (cyst on the medial side of his right knee) is questionable for Monday's game against Cincinnati
Insight: He's swung a solid bat this season, hitting .276 with 18 HR and 56 RBI, but he aggravated the knee and has only played two games since Sept 2. With nothing to play for, Castro could sit for the remainder of the season.
 
9/13/2013 9:46:00 AM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro (cyst on the medial side of his right knee), is doubtful for Friday's game against the Angels.
Insight: He's swung a solid bat this season, hitting .276 with 18 HR and 56 RBI, but he aggravated the knee and has only played two games since Sept 2.
 
9/10/2013 10:36:00 AM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro (cyst on the medial side of his right knee), is doubtful for Tuesday's game against Seattle.
Insight: He's swung a solid bat this season, hitting .276 with 18 HR and 56 RBI, but he aggravated the knee and has only played in a DH role over the past week.
 
9/6/2013 10:39:00 AM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro (cyst on the medial side of his right knee), is probable for Friday's game against Oakland.
Insight: The catcher, who had ACL surgery on the same knee two years ago, hasn't played since Monday. He's swung a solid bat this season, hitting .282 with 18 HR and 56 RBI.
 
Hot9/3/2013 6:07:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro's MRI revealed a cyst on the medial side of his right knee. SOURCE: Mark Berman, Fox 26 Houston
Insight: The catcher had ACL surgery on the same knee two years ago, but Astros GM Jeff Luhnow said Castro does not have structural damage and is day-to-day. Luhnow said the MRI results were "better than we expected."
 
Hot9/3/2013 10:42:00 AM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro left Monday's game with a right knee sprain and is doubtful for Tuesday's game against Minnesota.
Insight: Castro had ACL surgery on the same knee two years ago. The 26-year-old has broken out with 35 doubles, 18 homers, 56 RBI and an .852 OPS this year, so it would be a shame if he had to miss the rest of the season.
 
Hot9/2/2013 4:47:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro left Monday's game with a right knee sprain, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
Insight: Castro had ACL surgery on the same knee two years ago. The 26-year-old has broken out with 35 doubles, 18 homers, 56 RBI and an .852 OPS this year, so it would be a shame if he had to miss the rest of the season.
 
8/13/2013 11:42:00 AM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro is 6-for-9 with a home run against Oakland starter Bartolo Colon.
Insight: Castro has been a pleasant surprise this season batting .272 with 14 homers, 44 RBI and a .806 OPS - all career highs. He's worthy of a start on Tuesday even against the tough Colon, if he plays. he's dealing with a sore hip.
 
7/24/2013 10:07:00 AM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro is 3-for-6 with a pair of homers against Oakland starter A.J. griffin.
Insight: Both homers came in a game back on May 25. Castro produced big numbers in May, but his statistics, particularly his OPS, has dropped significantly in June and July.
 
6/23/2013 8:13:00 PM
Description: Even with three hits Sunday, Houston catcher Jason Castro is hitting .257 in June.
Insight: It's his worst month of the season. He batted .288 in April and .292 in May. The former first-rounder has been a surprise this season, hitting .275 with 10 homers.
 
6/15/2013 10:24:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro hit a solo home run Saturday versus the White Sox.
Insight: Castro already has nine homers this season; he had just eight in 154 games coming into this season.
 

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