Nicholas Castellanos RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Nick Castellanos opens up about his lame-duck status with Tigers: 'It's uneasy'

    Detroit News "Nick Castellanos, mercenary? That’s not the term he uses. He says he’s in limbo. “What am I going to do but go play baseball and try to help my teammates?” he said in the quiet of the Tigers clubhouse, hours before the double-header against the..." May 13

  • Nicholas Castellanos' comments revealing about Brad Ausmus' Detroit Tigers tenure

    Detroit Free Press "Apparently, Nicholas Castellanos had said something a few hours earlier. It was late Wednesday afternoon inside the Detroit Tigers clubhouse, and one newspaper reporter was headed his way, followed closely by a radio reporter.Soon, Castellanos was holding court in front of..." May 10

  • Tigers' Nick Castellanos on agent change: 'Just a business decision I had to make'

    Detroit News "It couldn’t have been an easy conversation for Nick Castellanos. David Meter had been his agent from the beginning. He’d become a friend of the Castellanos family, often attending games with Nick’s father. But, Castellanos, who will be a free agent this offseason,..." April 22

  • Tigers Nicholas Castellanos scratched Thursday due to toe injury

    Click on Detroit "Detroit Tigers outfielder Nicholas Castellanos has been scratched from Thursday's series finale against the Cleveland Indians due to a right toe injury. The announcement was made about two hours before first pitch and shortly after the team reinstated center fielder JaCoby..." April 11

  • 'He's an outfielder now': Tigers' Castellanos starting to shush defensive detractors

    Detroit News "Day after day this spring, Tigers outfield coach Dave Clark and roving outfield coordinator Gene Roof would line up the outfielders – either on one of the back fields or the stadium field – and hit balls in front of them. “Get to the ball!” Clark would yell...." April 01

  • Both sides open to it, but still no extension talks between Tigers, Castellanos

    Detroit News "Earlier this spring, Tigers right fielder Nick Castellanos indicated a willingness to discuss a contract extension with the Tigers. Castellanos, 27, will be a free agent this offseason. “I think both sides know a conversation would be welcome,” he said..." March 21

  • Detroit Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos is right: The MLB system is broken

    Detroit Free Press "I completely agree with Detroit Tigers outfielder Nicholas Castellanos – Major League Baseball is a mess. “The system we have now is broken,” Castellanos said. Seemingly half of MLB's 30 teams are rebuilding.  The free-agent market..." March 15

  • Castellanos, OK after being hit by pitch, open to extension talks with Tigers

    Detroit News "After dodging somewhat of a bullet on Sunday, Nick Castellanos made it known that he was open to discussing a contract extension with the Tigers. First things first: He was hit on the back of his left hand by a pitch from Yankees right-hander Chance Adams in the sixth inning. It hit..." March 11

  • Detroit Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos won't sweat trade rumors this spring

    Detroit Free Press "After spending his offseason in trade rumors, working out in his garage and stating his preference to be traded by the start of spring training, Nicholas Castellanos returned to Tiger Town on Sunday morning, sipping a coffee while holding court with reporters. The winter was..." February 20

  • Tigers’ Nicholas Castellanos isn’t drawing any trade interest

    Bless You Boys "There are two very different sides to the Nicholas Castellanos trade rumor saga. This week, both of them decided to become more vocal. Castellanos has been considered a candidate for trade this offseason, and has seemed like a likely target to be moved considering he is quickly approaching free..." January 25

  • Agent: Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos wants trade sooner rather than later

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Tigers began their winter caravan across the state on Thursday afternoon. But when the buses left Comerica Park, heading around metro Detroit and to Southwest Michigan, one of the team’s few recognizable faces wasn't on board. Nicholas Castellanos..." January 24

  • Tigers deal with Nicholas Castellanos paves way for eventual trade

    Detroit Free Press "Heading toward Friday's deadline for teams and players to exchange salary arbitration figures, one case stood out as the Detroit Tigers’ most complicated. For the past three seasons, Nicholas Castellanos has come into his offensive prime, developing into a..." January 22