Nicholas Castellanos RUMORS & NEWS

  • Reds, Rangers remain interested in Nicholas Castellanos

    The Score "With Marcell Ozuna heading to the Atlanta Braves, the consensus top free-agent hitter is Nicholas Castellanos, and at least two teams are in the running. The Cincinnati Reds remain interested in signing Castellanos, while the Texas Rangersare among..." January 22

  • Why Reds may be out on Nick Castellanos now

    MLB.com "It's been reported throughout the offseason that the Reds have expressed interest in free agent Nicholas Castellanos, but could that be changing? It's not necessarily that Cincinnati no longer is interested in Castellanos. Rather, it's a matter of whether the..." January 09

  • Rangers Reportedly A Finalist For Nicholas Castellanos

    Lone Star Ball "Nicholas Castellanos and the Texas Rangers had a positive meeting, according to Jon Paul Morosi, who says that the Rangers are “among the finalists” to land the free agent. Castellanos, a power hitting righthanded outfielder, is also sought by..." January 06

  • Free Agent Faceoff: Nicholas Castellanos Vs. Marcell Ozuna

    MLB Trade Rumors "The elite class of free agents – those capable of landing significant multiyear contracts – has shrunk to almost nothing since the market opened at the beginning of November. Third baseman Josh Donaldson, who could wind up with a contract in the $80MM vicinity (if not more)..." December 28

  • Is this team the front-runner for Nicholas Castellanos?

    MLB.com "After an up-and-down 2019 season that featured a slow start in Detroit followed by a white-hot stretch in Chicago, Nicholas Castellanos is testing the free-agent market. Below is a list of the latest news and rumors surrounding the 27-year-old outfielder, who is a free agent..." December 27

  • White Sox Reportedly Still Interested In Nicholas Castellanos

    The Union Journal "The White Sox have already stuffed a nook outfield spot by buying Nomar Mazara in a commerce and added some notable wage by inking Yasmani Grandal, Dallas Keuchel and Gio Gonzalez as free brokers. Regardless of that slate of strikes, nonetheless,..." December 23

  • Scott Boras on markets for Hyun-Jin Ryu, Dallas Keuchel, Nicholas Castellanos

    MLB.com "Scott Boras has been busy this week, attending press conferences in Anaheim, Washington D.C. and New York in the span of about 72 hours. But even after helping Anthony Rendon, Stephen Strasburg and Gerrit Cole land monster free-agent deals, Boras -- who was at Yankee Stadium on..." December 19

  • Nick Castellanos prefers winning culture, eyeing Giants, Rangers, Cubs

    The Score "The highest bidder may not win the Nicholas Castellanos sweepstakes if the slugger doesn't like that team's clubhouse culture. Castellanos is searching for a club willing to embrace a veteran leader and one that's committed to building a winner, according..." December 18

  • Cubs and Nicholas Castellanos Have Mutual Interest But Chicago Needs to Clear Payroll to Sign Him

    12 Up "The Chicago Cubs are working with a limited budget in the offseason. The team is looking to stray away from its recent run of overspending in order to win now. Well, while money is tight, the Cubs are keen on reuniting with their midseason acquisition, Nicholas Castellanos...." December 18

  • Giants seen as top Nicholas Castellanos bidder in free agency

    NBC Sports Bay Area "The Giants' wish list at the MLB Winter Meetings is starting to become more clear. The front office wants to add to their rotation and will meet with Madison Bumgarner's representatives this week. They also would like to add a left-handed bat for the infield and..." December 11

  • Cubs ‘still pursuing’ free agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos

    NBC Sports Chicago "Don’t rule out Nicholas Castellanos returning to the Cubs in 2020 just yet. According to MLB.com’s Jon Morosi, the Cubs are “still pursuing” the 27-year-old free agent outfielder. Morosi's report is no surprise, as Castellanos went on an offensive..." December 03

  • Giants enter fray for Nick Castellanos

    The Score "The San Francisco Giants are among the teams showing interest in free-agent outfielder Nicholas Castellanos, sources told Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.com. Castellanos, 27, was traded by the Detroit Tigers to the Chicago Cubs at the 2019 trade deadline. He hit..." December 03

  • 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

    MLB.com "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