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Nick Castellanos

23-Year-Old Third Baseman – Detroit Tigers

2015 Stats

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.242

HR

2

RBI

7

R

4

SB

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

As the Tigers’ top positional prospect heading into the 2014 season, many pundits had high hopes for Castellanos. On the surface, Castellanos had a mediocre first full season in the majors, hitting .2...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 210   DOB: 3/4/1992   BORN: Davie, FL   COLLEGE: None      Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Tigers in August 2010.

April 24, 2015  –  Nick Castellanos News

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Castellanos hit a 424 foot homer to deep right center field in Friday's 13-1 loss to Cleveland. He also struck out twice.

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Nick Castellanos Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 18 R GUL 7 29 24 5 8 2 2 0 0 3 0 1 4 5 0 1 0 .333 .414 .417 .831
2011 19 A WES 135 562 507 65 158 46 36 3 7 76 3 2 45 130 1 6 3 .312 .367 .436 .803
2012 20 A+ LAK 55 243 215 37 87 23 17 3 3 32 3 2 22 42 0 3 3 .405 .461 .553 1.014
2012 20 AA ERI 79 341 322 35 85 23 15 1 7 25 5 4 14 76 0 3 2 .264 .296 .382 .678
2013 21 AAA TOL 134 595 533 81 147 56 37 1 18 76 4 1 54 100 0 5 3 .276 .343 .450 .793
2013 21 MAJ DET 11 18 18 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .278 .278 .278 .556
2014 22 MAJ DET 148 579 533 50 138 46 31 4 11 66 2 2 36 140 0 7 3 .259 .306 .394 .700
2015 23 MAJ DET 18 70 62 4 15 6 3 1 2 7 0 1 7 19 0 1 0 .242 .314 .419 .733
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3-Year Averages     79 297 275 25 71 22 15 2 5 33 1 1 18 70 0 3 1 .258 .303 .382 .685

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Nick Castellanos Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 25 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .314 .419 .733
Apr. 24 Cle 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .333 .448 .781
Apr. 23 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .339 .407 .746
Apr. 22 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .356 .431 .787
Apr. 21 NYY 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .298 .382 .468 .850
Apr. 20 NYY 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .373 .477 .850
Apr. 19 CWS 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .354 .476 .830
Apr. 18 CWS 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .341 .462 .803
Apr. 17 CWS 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .326 .447 .773
Apr. 15 @Pit 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .235 .308 .412 .720
Apr. 14 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .278 .387 .665
Apr. 13 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .281 .407 .688
Apr. 12 @Cle 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .286 .435 .721
Apr. 11 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .304 .444 .748
Apr. 10 @Cle 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .333 .571 .904
Apr. 9 Min 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .231 .300 .531
Apr. 8 Min 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .111
Apr. 6 Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Last 7 Days 23 1 4 1 0 1 3 3 10 0 0 0 0 1 .174 .269 .348 .617
Last 14 Days 48 1 12 3 0 1 4 4 17 0 1 0 1 1 .250 .302 .375 .677
Last 30 Days 62 4 15 3 1 2 7 7 19 0 1 0 1 1 .242 .314 .419 .733

Nick Castellanos: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 17 1
2014 145
2013 9 9 1

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Nick Castellanos Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015100000.300.400.900
2014139123131.237.374.693
2013110000.273.273.545

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015524270.231.423.691
2014394388531.266.401.702
201371000.286.286.571

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015382150.211.395.690
2014268306342.284.433.764
201380000.250.250.500

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015242120.292.458.804
2014265205320.234.355.634
2013101000.300.300.600
Nick Castellanos Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 18 R GUL 29 24 13.8% 17.2% 0.80 79% .421 .084
2011 19 A WES 562 507 8% 23.1% 0.35 74% .408 .124
2012 20 A+ LAK 243 215 9.1% 17.3% 0.52 80% .494 .148
2012 20 AA ERI 341 322 4.1% 22.3% 0.18 76% .326 .118
2013 21 AAA TOL 595 533 9.1% 16.8% 0.54 81% .311 .174
2013 21 MAJ DET 18 18 0% 5.6% 0.00 94% .294 .000
2014 22 MAJ DET 579 533 6.2% 24.2% 0.26 74% .332 .135
2015 23 MAJ DET 70 62 10% 27.1% 0.37 69% .317 .177
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3-Year Averages     297 275 6.1% 23.6% 0.26 75% .330 .124

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2015 Stat Review for Nick Castellanos    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.242 AVG
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69% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.317 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

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.419 SLG
GOOD
.177 ISO
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Plate Discipline

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0.37 BB/K
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10.0% BB Rate
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27.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.733 OPS
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.314 OBP
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Nick Castellanos: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Castellanos is back in the lineup Sunday against the White Sox.

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Castellanos is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the White Sox.

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Castellanos went 2-for-3 with two singles in Wednesday's win over Pittsburgh. He has now hit safely in four straight games.

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Castellanos picked up an RBI Monday on a sixth-inning sacrifice fly that scored Yoenis Cespedes and put the Tigers up 4-0 over the Twins.

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Castellanos has added weight during the offseason and has been hitting the ball with more authority this spring, reports the Detroit Free Press.

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Castellanos (hand) checked out fine and will start at third base Wednesday, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Castellanos took a pitch off of his left hand Tuesday and suffered a contusion.

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Castellanos will make a trip to Texas to work with Tigers defensive coordinator Matt Martin prior to the start of spring training, the Detroit News reports.

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Castellanos (foot) is back in the lineup Wednesday against the Twins, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Castellanos is the Tigers' top prospect and widely considered a top-25 prospect league-wide. He validated the high praise from scouts in 2013 by putting together a solid campaign during his first taste of Triple-A ball. In 533 at-bats with the Mud Hens, Castellanos hit .276/.343/.450 with 18 homers and 76 RBI. While his batting average dipped below .300 for the first time in his minor league career, Castellanos made great strides in the power department, as his 18 homers topped the 17 total home runs he had racked up through 1,068 at-bats the previous three seasons. He also flashed improved plate discipline, raising his BB/K ratio to 0.54 and his contact rate to 81 percent. The 22-year-old had his first exposure with the Tigers during a September callup. Castellanos was primarily deployed against left-handed pitchers, finishing with a .278 batting average in 18 at-bats. Despite the lack of playing time during his initial promotion, Castellanos is expected to battle for a full-time role in spring training. Following the trade of Prince Fielder to Texas in November, Castellanos is expected to be converted back to third base after spending the past season and half in the minors learning the outfield. While he initially projects to be more of a gap hitter in the majors, Castellanos' frame (6-foot-4, 210 pounds) and swing hint at 20-25 home-run power as he develops. Perspective owners will want to watch Castellanos closely during spring training to see if he can earn a full-time role with the Tigers. If he nabs the gig, Castellanos will be considered a preseason candidate for AL Rookie of the Year honors.

2013

Castellanos, the Tigers' 2010 sandwich pick rocketed up the prospect rankings last season. He started off the season with High-A Lakeland, where he slashed his way to a .405/.461/.553 line in 215 at-bats before getting bumped up a level. At Double-A Erie, Castellanos saw his line drop to .264/.296/.382 in 322 at-bats. His production in Erie was obviously a step back, but it's still solid production for a 20-year-old seeing his first action in the higher levels of the minor leagues. One big boost in value that came from his promotion was a position change from third base to the outfield. At the hot corner, Castellanos was blocked by Miguel Cabrera for years to come, but a move to the outfield has sped up his clock. Now, Castellanos could factor into the roster mix for the Tigers as soon as this season. With just 17 homers in 1,068 at-bats in the minors, Castellanos has not fully flashed his power stroke yet, but his large frame (6-foot-4, 210 pounds) and extra-base power (32 and 36 doubles the past two seasons) hint at power that will develop down the line. He might not make much of a fantasy impact this season, but Castellanos' potential should have dynasty owners salivating at his potential a few years from now.

2012

The Tigers selected Castellanos in the supplemental first round of the 2010 draft. Ranked as one of the best high school hitters in his draft class, Castellanos has quickly lived up to the hype. During his first full season of pro ball, Castellanos hit .312/.367/.436 with 46 extra-base hits in 507 at-bats for Low-A West Michigan. Castellanos struggled a bit with his plate discipline (45:130 BB:K), but his batting eye should improve with more time in the minors. He's also considered a solid defender at the hot corner, so his defense won't hold him back from moving through Detroit's system. In fact, Detroit already believes in Castellanos enough to have traded fellow third base prospect Francisco Martinez prior to the 2011 deadline, so his path to the majors is wide open. At 20, Castellanos could still use some extra time to develop, but he appears on track to make a splash in Detroit as soon as 2013.