Nick Castellanos

Nick Castellanos #9

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/210
  • Age: 23


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Nick Castellanos Stats

.255 15 73 0 .721

Nick Castellanos MLB Career Stats

.257 26 139 2 .708

Nick Castellanos Bio

  • Full Name: Nicholas A. Castellanos
  • Pronunciation: Ca-ste-YAH-nos
  • Born: 3/4/1992 in Davie, FL
  • Draft: 2010, Detroit Tigers, 1st rd. (44th overall)
  • High School: Archbishop Edward A.McCarthy, Southwest Ranches, FL
  • Debut: September 1, 2013
  • Relationship(s): brother of Ryan Castellanos
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2015 Stats 549 42 140 15 73 0 .255 .303 .721
MLB Career Stats 1100 93 283 26 139 2 .257 .304 .708
  • Status: Active

Nick Castellanos Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Tigers AL 595 354 89.19 231.92 0.24 16.10 42.02
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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September 30, 2015 at 3:09 AM ET

Castellanos exits early with wrist, finger injuries

Nick Castellanos had been dealing with a sore left wrist for a week when he took a ground ball off the tip of his right index finger in batting practice Tuesday afternoon. The chain reaction knocked him out of Tuesday's 7-6 loss to the Rangers.

September 18, 2015 at 9:19 PM ET

Castellanos eyes weekend return vs. Royals

Third baseman Nick Castellanos took ground balls on Friday afternoon well before the Tigers took the field for batting practice.


Nick Castellanos Awards

Futures Game Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2012 Erie EAS

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2012 Erie EAS

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2012 Mesa AFL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Detroit AL
2012 Detroit AL
2013 Detroit AL

Topps Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Toledo INT

Baseball America Low Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2011 West Michigan MID

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Toledo INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Toledo INT

FSL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/07/2012 Lakeland FSL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lakeland FSL

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 West Michigan MID

Nick Castellanos Leaderboards


Season 3B Rank
2014 4 21st in AL


Season SO Rank
2014 140 11th in AL

Nick Castellanos Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 21, 2013 Detroit Tigers activated 3B Nick Castellanos.
October 3, 2013 Detroit Tigers reassigned LF Nick Castellanos to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2013 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of LF Nick Castellanos from Toledo Mud Hens.
July 16, 2013 OF Nick Castellanos assigned to International League All-Stars.
March 29, 2013 Nick Castellanos assigned to Toledo Mud Hens.
January 16, 2013 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster LF Nick Castellanos to spring training.
June 5, 2012 RF Nick Castellanos assigned to Erie SeaWolves from Lakeland Flying Tigers.
April 2, 2012 Nick Castellanos assigned to Lakeland Flying Tigers from West Michigan Whitecaps.
January 10, 2012 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster 3B Nick Castellanos to spring training.
March 31, 2011 Nick Castellanos assigned to West Michigan Whitecaps from GCL Tigers.
March 1, 2011 3B Nick Castellanos assigned to Detroit Tigers.
August 20, 2010 Nick Castellanos assigned to GCL Tigers from Detroit Tigers.
August 16, 2010 Detroit Tigers signed 3B Nick Castellanos.

Nicholas A. Castellanos Bio Info

Resides in Davie, FL during the offseason with his wife, Vanessa, and son, Liam...Batted .485 (50x103) with 39 runs scored, nine doubles, three triples, nine home runs, 45 RBI and seven stolen bases during his junior season at Archbishop McCarthy High school in Florida in 2009...Selected the Gatorade Player of the Year in Florida after hitting .542 (39x72) with 34 runs scored, eight doubles, three triples, six home runs, 41 RBI and 22 stolen bases during his senior season at Archbishop McCarthy High school in 2010...tabbed a second-Team High school All-American by Baseball America...Participates in Autographs for a Cause (donates funds to Big Family of Michigan), the Detroit Tigers Autographed Memorabilia Donation and Tigers Dreams Come True programs; attended Keeping Kids in the game and the Tigers Winter Caravan...Recommended/signed by Rolando Casanova for the Tigers.


Ranked second among all American League rookies with 138 hits, 31 doubles, and 66 RBI as he appeared in 148 games in his first full season at the major league level with the Tigers in 2014...Finished the season ranked 10th among all Tigers players during their rookie season with 31 doubles, while he was 16th with 66th RBI...Selected to the Baseball America All-rookie team following the season...On the Tigers opening Day roster for the first time in his career...Recorded his first career RBI on April 4 versus Baltimore with a double in the second inning...Connected for his first major league home run on April 9 at Dodger stadium off Josh Beckett with a three-run home run in the third inning...Established a career-high with three hits on May 21 at Cleveland -- equaled the high on June 5 versus Toronto, June 6 versus Boston, June 7 versus Boston, June 14 versus Minnesota, July 8 versus Los Angeles Dodgers, August 10 at Toronto, and September 1 at Cleveland...Became just the fifth Tigers rookie since at least 1914 to connect for three consecutive three-hit games, doing so from June 5-7 at Comerica Park...Batted .337 (33x98) with 12 runs scored, 10 doubles, one triple, two home runs and 10 RBI in 26 games during June...Established a career-high with four RBI on July 30 versus Chicago White Sox...Established a career-high eight-game hitting streak August 22-29 -- batted .333 (11x33) with four runs scored, two doubles, one triple, and seven RBI during the streak...matched the streak from August 30-September 6 -- batted .303 (10x33) with three runs scored and two doubles during the stretch...Batted .266 (105x394) against righthanded pitchers...hit .237 (33x139) with lefties on the mound...Posted a .284 (76x268) batting average at home...batted .234 (62x265) on the road...Batted .262 (79x302) with 29 runs scored, 20 doubles, one triple, six home runs and 34 rBI in 84 games prior to the break...hit .255 (59x231) with 21 runs scored, 11 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 32 rBI in 62 games following the break.


Spent the majority of the 2013 season at Triple A Toledo -- led the International League with 81 runs scored, while he was tied for first with 37 doubles, second with 147 hits and fourth with 76 RBI...Named the best batting prospect in the International League by Baseball America...Batted .361 (39x108) with nine doubles, five home runs and 17 RBI in 28 games during June...Selected to the International League All-Star team...Had his contract purchased from Toledo prior to the game on September 1 versus Cleveland -- made his major league debut the same day...Collected his first career major league hit on September 7 at Kansas City, an infield single...Appeared in 11 games with the Tigers in September, batting .278 (5x18).

2012 Combined to hit .320 (172x537) with 32 doubles, four triples, 10 home runs and 57 RBI in 134 games with Single A Lakeland and Double A Erie during the 2012 season -- third among all minor league players with 172 hits. ... Earned a spot on the U.S. Team for the Futures Game held at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium prior to Major League Baseball's All-Star Game -- selected the Most Valuable Player following the game after collecting three hits, including a home run, and three RBI. ... Tabbed the best batting prospect in the Eastern League and Florida State League by Baseball America. ... Assigned to Lakeland to begin the season -- hit safely in each of his first 10 games of the season April 5-15, batting .410 (16x39) with three doubles, a home run and seven RBI. ... Collected a season-high four hits on April 27 versus Dunedin -- matched the high with four hits on May 22 at Brevard County...collected four hits with Erie on July 29 versus Richmond to equal the season best. ... Compiled an 18-game hitting streak April 29-May 17, batting .431 (31x72) with four doubles, two triples, a home run and 12 RBI. ... Tabbed the Florida State League Player of the Week for April 30-May 6 after hitting .464 (13x28) with two doubles, a home run and seven RBI in seven games during the week ... Garnered TOPPS Florida State League Player of the Month and Tigers Minor League Player of the Month honors for May after batting .418 (46x110) with eight doubles, a triple, two home runs and 16 RBI in 29 games during the month. ... Had his contract transferred from Lakeland to Erie for the remainder of the season on June 5. ... Posted a 13-game hitting streak June 27-July 13, batting .345 (19x55). ... Named the top prospect and best hitter for average and rated as posessing the best strike-zone discipline in the Tigers organization, the fourth-best prospect in the Eastern League and fifth-best prospect in the Florida State League following the season by Baseball America. ... Saw action in 24 games with Mesa in the Arizona Fall League, batting .242 (24x99) with six doubles, a triple and 11 RBI -- named the eighth-best prospect in the league by Baseball America. 2011 Tabbed the Tigers Minor League Player of the Year after finishing fifth in the Midwest League with a .312 batting average with Single A West Michigan during the 2011 season...named West Michigan's Player of the Year...Selected to the Midwest League's post-season all-star squad...Topped the Midwest League with 158 hits, while he tied for the lead with 135 games played, tied for second with 36 doubles and finished third with 507 at-bats...Compiled a season-best 10-game hitting streak May 18-27, batting .368 (14x38) with five doubles and six RBI...Garnered Tigers Minor League Player of the Month honors for June after hitting .375 (36x96) with eight doubles, two home runs and 20 RBI in 24 games -- second in the Midwest League with a .375 batting average during the month...Belted a season-high two home runs on July 9 versus Bowling Green...Hit .397 (54x136) with runners in scoring position...Named the second-best prospect, the best hitter for average and best power hitter in the Tigers organization and the fourth-best prospect in the Midwest League following the season by Baseball America. 2010 Made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast League Tigers after being selected by Detroit in the first round (44th overall pick) in the June 2010 draft...Tabbed the third-best pure hitter in the draft by Baseball America...Named the second-best prospect, best hitter for average and best power hitter and rated as possessing the best infield arm in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America.