Nick Castellanos was taking grounders at 3B a half-hour ago. Not in lineup tonight. Still dealing with left groin tightness, presumably.
Scary moment here. Castellanos takes a one-hopper smash off the cheek area. He's coming out on his own power. Marte is in.
Fox Sports Detroit "As a rookie, Nick Castellanos acquitted himself pretty well offensively. Defensively was another matter. According to fangraphs.com, Castellanos had -30 defensive runs saved in 2014, the worst by any player at any position. To that end, the Tigers are having Castellanos visit defensive..." January 26
Detroit News "Nick Castellanos knew what was brewing. The Prince Fielder trade had set in motion plans that cued Castellanos for job-relocation. Which is why, on Monday of this week, Castellanos had begun taking ground balls daily during drills with his old infield coach, Rudy Pena. But not until new Tigers..." December 06
Roster moves are official: #Tigers recall Danny Worth Evan Reed purchase contract of Castellanos. He'll wear number 30.
Detroit News "Nick Castellanos might want to consider a weekly, rather than monthly, apartment lease at Toledo. You could make a case for the Tigers calling their top prospect to Detroit. Soon. Austin Jackson’s hamstring is still healing and, from what we know about hamstrings and their stubbornness,..." June 05
Detroit News "Walking about the Tigers clubhouse has become easier this week. Belongings in a row or two of lockers have been removed. And so have some players. But they will be back. A few of them, anyway. Nick Castellanos will be playing in Detroit at some point this season — and what a hitter the..." March 20
Detroit News "An office-pool guess on when the Tigers call up Nick Castellanos is June, maybe earlier. Castellanos, who turned 21 on March 4, is close to crashing Comerica Park. "I'd feel comfortable putting him up there against a left-handed pitcher right now," Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Friday when..." March 10
Detroit Free Press "In the bottom of the ninth Thursday, Nick Castellanos paced around the Tigers' dugout with a bat in his hands. This was remarkable for two reasons: the Tigers were nine runs ahead, and Castellanos had been out of the game since the sixth inning. "I'm bored," Castellanos said, explaining that..." March 01
Detroit News "Three times Nick Castellanos strode to the plate Thursday. Three times he and his baseball swing, which looks like something Da Vinci crafted, lashed singles to center or to right field. As everyone has known since he signed with the Tigers in 2010, the 6-foot-4, 220-pound right-handed batter..." March 01
Detroit News "Was the long home run the biggest? Or was the two-run shot by Tigers left fielder Nick Castellanos in the fifth inning Monday — before Miguel Cabrera's gargantuan three-run blast to left in a 10-1 victory over the Phillies — more important? It can be argued both ways. All home runs by..." February 26
Detroit Free Press "If you were standing at the busy thatched-roof bar just above and beyond the leftfield fence at Bright House Field on Monday, you were in the center of the action. You saw Cliff Lee and Drew Smyly chat for a moment in leftfield before the left-handers got into the adjacent bullpens behind the..." February 26
Detroit News "He sits in front of a locker within the Tigers spring clubhouse, donned in jeans, dark gray hoodie, and black goatee. It's a cosmetic package that makes Nick Castellanos appear older than 20. Athletically, and probably emotionally, he has acquired some crust. He could even crack the roster..." February 19
Detroit Free Press "Free Press special writer Jon Machota breaks down five players to watch in Lakeland: Victor Martinez A torn anterior cruciate ligament in Martinez's left knee forced the switch-hitter to miss last season. The 34-year-old DH is expected to bat fifth and protect Prince Fielder. The Tigers were..." February 10