Nicholas Castellanos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nicholas Castellanos should be 2019 Tiger of the Year, and that exposes team's rebuild

    Detroit Free Press "In a few weeks, the Detroit chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America will gather Downtown at Nemo’s for burgers, beers and a big reveal. The scribes will complain about the Detroit Tigers’ clubhouse opening far too late, far too often after..." October 18

  • Cubs' Nick Castellanos not thinking about doubles history: 'Why should I?'

    The Score "Nicholas Castellanos is more focused on helping the Chicago Cubs make the playoffs instead of chasing MLB history. The outfielder enters Wednesday's action with 55 doubles - five away from becoming only the 6th player ever to collect 60 in a season and the first to..." September 18

  • Can Cubs afford to keep Nick Castellanos after this season? Can they afford not to?

    Chicago Sun-Times "Outfielder Nick Castellanos and his 1.046 OPS over the last six weeks might be the best thing to happen to the Cubs all season. Next season? Probably not so much. Agent Scott Boras already is positioning his 27-year-old client — and instant Cubs fan favorite — as..." September 13

  • Nicholas Castellanos' joy is 'a reality show in the making'

    NBC Sports Chicago "Nicholas Castellanos could've just dropped his bat and rounded the bases after his second home run Friday afternoon. But that wouldn't be the Nicholas Castellanos Cubs fans have grown to love over the last month. Instead of a muted reaction, Castellanos shouted at..." August 31

  • Nick Castellanos blames 'Moneyball' film for analytics craze: 'It's a copycat league'

    USA Today "Chicago Cubs outfielder Nick Castellanos sits in front of his locker, slowly wrapping tape around his bats, while his mind is rapidly spinning. He still can’t get over those horrendous uniforms during Players Weekend. He hates the new wave of analytics, as if it were..." August 29

  • Nicholas Castellanos Takes Spot-On Shot at Tigers When Discussing Trade Deadline Move to Cubs

    12 Up "Nicholas Castellanos already ripped the Detroit Tigers' home field of Comerica Park earlier this season, so what more could he say about his now former team? Even though we're three weeks removed from the trade deadline, Castellanos spoke to the media and was asked about the..." August 20

  • MLB players are smashing home run records, but Devers and Castellanos are also chasing doubles history

    CBS Sports "Though we're constantly talking about history this season when it comes to home runs -- and rightfully so -- let us not ignore the two-bagger. Doubles are fun and they are happening in a big way this season, despite certain groups of people bemoaning how it's just "home..." August 20

  • Nicholas Castellanos Has Been on a Ridiculous Tear Since Coming to the Cubs

    12 Up "It's amazing what can happen when you change teams and go from one of the worst teams in baseball to a playoff contender overnight. Outfielder Nicholas Castellanos when from the Detroit Tigers to the Chicago Cubs, and immediately he's a different player and..." August 09

  • Nicholas Castellanos on the Detroit Tigers: ‘This was my college’

    Detroit Free Press "The first time Nicholas Castellanos walked into Comerica Park as a Detroit Tiger, he was 21 years old and wore a thick goatee. His hat was too big — as was his uniform — and he couldn’t stop smiling. He wore No. 30, played left field and was a great quote even back..." August 02

  • Detroit Tigers trade Nick Castellanos to Chicago Cubs just before deadline

    Detroit Free Press "Right fielder Nicholas Castellanos is leaving the Detroit Tigers, after all.  Castellanos was traded to the Chicago Cubs at the trade-deadline buzzer on Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.  The source could not speak publicly..." July 31

  • The Indians were interested in Nicholas Castellanos, but probably not anymore

    Bless You Boys "The Cleveland Indians shocked the baseball world on Tuesday evening when they traded righthander Trevor Bauer to the Cincinnati Reds as part of a massive three-team deal. In return, Cleveland received a veritable haul of players, including outfielders Yasiel..." July 31

  • Nick Castellanos a scratch with abdominal tightness "Nicholas Castellanos was scratched from the Tigers’ lineup roughly 40 minutes ahead of their four-game series finale on Sunday against the Mariners with abdominal tightness, the team announced. The right fielder is day to day. The injury comes as Castellanos is in the midst of..." July 28

  • Detroit Tigers must get creative in trading Nicholas Castellanos

    The Sports Daily "As a team in the midst of a significant organizational overhaul, the Detroit Tigers were never not seen as sellers prior to this year’s MLB trade deadline. With a 30-65 record heading into Tuesday’s action, the only thing they have left to fight for is baseball’s worst..." July 23

  • Rays Have “Checked In” On Nicholas Castellanos

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rays have at least “checked in” with the Tigers regarding outfielder Nicholas Castellanos, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). That said, there’s no indication that the sides are particularly close to making a deal. We’ve heard plenty..." July 23

  • Nick Castellanos rips Tigers' Comerica Park: 'This park is a joke'

    USA Today "Frustrated even after hitting a walk-off home run Sunday, Detroit Tigers right fielder Nick Castellanos expressed his displeasure with his team's stadium and its pitcher-friendly dimensions. "This park is a joke," Castellanos said, per the Detroit News...." July 22

  • Cubs Interested in Tigers OF Nicholas Castellanos

    Bleacher Nation "Hello. Just two days ago, we did some dot-connecting about the Cubs scouting the definitely-selling Tigers, discussing just how good the fit is with outfielder Nicholas Castellanos. And what do you know, from a Detroit News sportswriter, the boom. THIS ONE HAS SOME..." July 21

  • Tigers, Nicholas Castellanos Expected Extension In Spring

    MLB Trade Rumors "It doesn’t appear Tigers right fielder Nicholas Castellanos is going to get a contract extension before the July 31 trade deadline, which means the impending free agent is likely to find himself in another uniform by Aug. 1. Castellanos said in March, a few weeks..." July 12

  • Why the Tigers might have a harder time than expected trading Nicholas Castellanos

    CBS Sports "With the trade deadline just over a month away, we're starting to develop a better sense of who will be made available in talks. The Detroit Tigers, for example, are expected to continue shopping every veteran on the roster, including starter Matthew Boyd and closer Shane Greene. Both..." June 29

  • Nick Castellanos sees little hope of getting extension with Tigers

    Detroit News "It’s been a journey for Nick Castellanos. From first-round pick in the 2010 draft to his ascent through the Tigers farm system, from his debut in 2013 to an uncertain future this season. Castellanos, 27, has been seeking a contract extension, but it’s looking..." June 15