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Houston Chronicle Jun 11, 2015

6th round pick Nottingham could be answer to take over for Castro in 2017

The Jason Castro era in Houston is likely to end some way or another by the 2016-17 offseason, when the backstop will be a free agent and the Astros may let him walk to in favor of a less expensive option. By 2017, the next great Astros catcher could be on the cusp of the […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 10, 2015

Astros’ Jason Castro set to guide rookie Vince Velasquez through MLB debut

CHICAGO – There will be plenty of focus on hard-throwing righthander Vince Velasquez when he makes his major-league debut for the Astros, but veteran catcher Jason Castro will also play a significant role for the rookie Wednesday night. Castro will start behind the plate and guide Velasquez against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. […]

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