Astros beat jason Castro in arbitration
The Score "The Houston Astros became the first MLB team this winter to successfully argue their arbitration case when a three-person panel sided with the club in its hearing against catcher Jason Castro. Castro will earn $5 million in his final season of arbitration eligibility after filing at $5.25..." February 09
The Score "The Houston Astros will reportedly have their arbitration hearing with catcher Jason Castro on Monday, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle, though a decision isn't expected until Tuesday. Heading into his final season of arbitration eligibility, Castro filed at $5.25 million for..." February 08
The Astros and catcher Jason Castro will go to an arbitration hearing to settle his contract. The two sides are $250,000 apart
Houston Chronicle "Astros catcher Jason Castro, who has been on the 15-day disabled list with a right quad strain since Aug. 29, started light running exercises on a treadmill this week. Barring a setback, Castro will move behind the plate within the next two days to catch situational lefthander Tony Sipp’s..." September 09
Houston Chronicle "Tony Sipp said he didn’t feel all that great Sunday afternoon, which makes you wonder just how the other relievers have felt lately. The newest member of the Astros, Sipp’s not a complicated pitcher: fastball, slider, an occasional change-up. He’s a lefty, but he can handle righthanded batters..." May 12
Houston Chronicle "Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler was released from Houston Methodist hospital on Saturday, manager Bo Porter said after a 5-1 loss to the Angels. The Astros’ hottest hitter was admitted to the hospital on Friday with viral gastroenteritis. Fowler is expected to be at the ballpark on Sunday,..." April 06
Source: #Astros have not begun long-term extension talks with Jason Castro
SB Nation "The Houston Astros could look to trade Jason Castro in the near future if the circumstances are right, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The 26-year-old catcher is eligible for arbitration for the first time this winter, and MLB Trade Rumors estimates that he will end up earning around..." January 05
CBS Sports "What a year for Astros catcher Jason Castro. Win full-time catching job out of spring training? Check. First All-Star Game? Check. Degree from top-notch university? Check. Castro, 26, was drafted in the first round of out Stanford in 2008. At the time, he was 25 units shy of his..." December 20
Source: Still no talks between #Astros and Jason Castro about an extension. Maybe later in offseason.
Luhnow on Castro: "I’m never going to say someone is untouchable. But we fully expect Jason to be on our club for a long time to come. "
CBS Sports "The Astros are receiving significant interest in star catcher Jason Castro, and once big free agents like Brian McCann and Jarrod Saltalamacchia go off the board, things could possibly intensify. Castro's name hasn't previously come up as a trade possibility, but the Astros have been known to..." November 12
Hardball Talk "Astros catcher Jason Castro who has a long history of knee problems that once threatened his career has been shut down for the remainder of the season. Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports that the injury is officially being called right knee discomfort but Castro has been placed on the disabled..." September 17
Astros GM Jeff Luhnow says MRI on Jason Castro's knee shows cyst on the medial side. Luhnow says it's good news and he's listed day to day.