Max Stassi underwent surgery yesterday to repair a hook of the hamate fracture of his left wrist. He is expected to miss approx. six weeks.
Hardball Talk "Max Stassi was slated to take over as the Astros’ backup catcher following the offseason trade of Hank Conger, but the 25-year-old prospect is now out for at least six weeks after surgery to repair a fractured hamate bone in his left wrist. Stassi has had brief stints with the Astros in each of..." March 15
Stassi left team to get left hand injury checked out. Hamate bone
Houston Chronicle "Astros catching prospect Max Stassi has had a tough time with injuries in his career, the last of them a fastball that caught him in the face in August for what still stands as the only RBI he’s collected as a big leaguer. That type of injury, of course, isn’t exactly one that a few extra..." February 13
Houston Chronicle "Rookie Max Stassi became the second Astros catcher in four days to land on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday prompting the club to call minor-league veteran Cody Clark to the majors. “Stassi is here today” general manager Jeff Luhnow said. “We’re obviously pleased that he doesn’t..." August 24
Houston Chronicle "Rookie catcher Max Stassi who was hit in the face with a pitch Wednesday night in Arlington flew to Houston with his father Jim on Thursday to undergo concussion tests. Stassi spent the night at the Medical Center of Arlington where X-Rays and a CAT scan revealed no facial fractures. “We..." August 24
Houston Chronicle "Max Stassi the Astros’ top catching prospect who made his major league debut Tuesday night suffered a facial injury when he was hit by a pitch in the eighth inning Wednesday night at Rangers Ballpark. He has been sent to a local hospital for further examination. Playing in only his second major..." August 22