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Aug 20, 2017
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Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos is not in the lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers ...
Grand Rapids Press 7 hours ago
Tigers, Yankees lineups: Matthew Boyd facing Masahiro Tanaka

Tigers, Yankees lineups: Matthew Boyd facing Masahiro Tanaka

The Tigers will use their regular lineup Tuesday night. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will use their regular lineup when they open a three-game series against the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Left-hander Matthew Boyd will pitch for the Tigers. Boyd has a 7.71 ERA over his last three starts. He allowed four runs on six hits in 6 1/3 innings in his only other start against the Yankees. The full lineups are below: Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, CF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7....
KFFL Aug 20, 2017

Tigers | Nicholas Castellanos grabs a seat

Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos is not in the lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers ...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 20, 2017
Tigers, Dodgers lineups: 3 starters getting off days for Detroit

Tigers, Dodgers lineups: 3 starters getting off days for Detroit

Dixon Machado will start at shortstop, Andrew Romine will play third and JOhn Hicks will catch Justin Verlander for the second consecutive start. DETROIT -- Regular Detroit Tigers starters Jose Iglesias, Nicholas Castellanos and James McCann will get off days on Sunday, the finale of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dixon Machado will start at shortstop, Andrew Romine will play third and JOhn Hicks will catch Justin Verlander for the second consecutive start. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Alex Presley, RF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 19, 2017
Tigers, Dodgers lineups: JaCoby Jones making 1st start since April

Tigers, Dodgers lineups: JaCoby Jones making 1st start since April

Jones will play center field, while Mikie Mahtook will move to right. DETROIT -- JaCoby Jones will make his first start for the Detroit Tigers since April on Saturday afternoon against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jones will play center field, while Mikie Mahtook will move to right. Alex Presley will get the day off with left-hander Hyun-jin Ryu pitching for the Dodgers. Jones was recalled from Triple-A Toledo on Friday. Tigers lineups 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, RF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7....
Grand Rapids Press Aug 16, 2017
Tigers, Rangers lineups: John Hicks at 1st, Miguel Cabrera DH'ing

Tigers, Rangers lineups: John Hicks at 1st, Miguel Cabrera DH'ing

Hicks went 3-for-4 with two doubles in Tuesday nights loss. John Hicks will start at first base and Miguel Cabrera will be the designated hitter in the Detroit Tigers' series finale against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Hicks went 3-for-4 with two doubles in Tuesday night's loss. The Tigers are trying to avoid a three-game sweep. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, CF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, DH5. John Hicks, 1B6. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B7. James McCann, C8. Alex Presley, RF9. Jose Iglesias, SS Bench: C James...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 15, 2017
Tigers, Rangers lineups: Miguel Cabrera returns after missing 2 games

Tigers, Rangers lineups: Miguel Cabrera returns after missing 2 games

John Hicks will get the start at catcher for pitcher Justin Verlander. Both Hicks and Verlander are Goochland, Va., natives. Miguel Cabrera is back in the Detroit Tigers lineup after missing the last two days with a lower back issue. John Hicks will get the start at catcher for pitcher Justin Verlander. Both Hicks and Verlander are Goochland, Va., natives. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, CF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7. John Hicks, C8. Alex Presley, RF9. Jose Iglesias, SS Bench: C...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 12, 2017
Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos to take reps in outfield with eye toward position switch

Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos to take reps in outfield with eye toward position switch

Castellanos will start working in right field before Saturdays game, taking fly balls and getting instruction from outfield coordinator Dave Clark. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers third baseman Nicholas Castellanos is on the verge of moving to the outfield. Castellanos will start working in right field before Saturday's game, taking fly balls and getting instruction from outfield coordinator Dave Clark. If Castellanos shows sufficient progress, the goal is to get him real game experience in a few weeks, said manager Brad Ausmus. His move to right field could...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 12, 2017
Tigers, Twins lineups: Alex Presley back from DL, starting in right field

Tigers, Twins lineups: Alex Presley back from DL, starting in right field

Center fielder Mikie Mahtook has moved up to bat second in the order, the first time hes done so against a right-handed pitcher. DETROIT -- Alex Presley will start in right field for the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night in his first day back after a brief stint on the disabled list. Center fielder Mikie Mahtook has moved up to bat second in the order, the first time he's done so against a right-handed pitcher. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, CF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7. James...
Larry Brown Sports Aug 11, 2017

Tigers manager has no explanation for Castellanos’ blunder

Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos committed one of the worst blunders on the bases we’ve seen in a while, and not even his manager could defend him for it. Castellanos was on second base with one out and his Tigers trailing the Minnesota Twins 7-4 in the bottom of the 8th on Friday night....Read More
Grand Rapids Press Aug 11, 2017
Nicholas Castellanos' baserunning blunder baffles Tigers manager

Nicholas Castellanos' baserunning blunder baffles Tigers manager

I do my best to defend guys, but I cant defend that. I dont really know what was going through Nicks mind, he said. DETROIT -- A critical baserunning blunder by Nicholas Castellanos left manager Brad Ausmus exasperated after the Detroit Tigers dropped another game Friday night at Comerica Park.  Ausmus, who rarely offers public criticism of his players, said Castellanos' gaffe was inexplicable. "I do my best to defend guys, but I can't defend that. I don't really know what was going through Nick's mind," he said. Here's what happened: The Tigers trailed by...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 11, 2017
Tigers, Twins lineups for series opener Friday night

Tigers, Twins lineups for series opener Friday night

Andrew Romine will again start in right field instead of Jim Adduci. James McCann will catch for starter Anibal Sanchez. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will use their semi-regular lineup Friday night against the Minnesota Twins and right-hander Kyle Gibson. Andrew Romine will again start in right field instead of Jim Adduci. James McCann will catch for starter Anibal Sanchez. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, CF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7. James McCann, C8. Andrew Romine, RF9. Jose...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 4, 2017
Tigers, Orioles lineups: Regular nine behind Justin Verlander

Tigers, Orioles lineups: Regular nine behind Justin Verlander

James McCann, who has a career-long 13-game hitting streak, will catch Justin Verlander, who is coming off a strong outing on Sunday in Detroit. BALTIMORE -- The Detroit Tigers will use their regular lineup against right-handed pitchers Friday night as they try to extend a three-game winning streak. James McCann, who has a career-long 13-game hitting streak, will catch Justin Verlander, who is coming off a strong outing on Sunday in Detroit. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Jim Adduci, RF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6....
Bless You Boys Aug 2, 2017
Tigers should move Nick Castellanos to outfield to make room for prospects

Tigers should move Nick Castellanos to outfield to make room for prospects

With all the newly acquired infielders, incumbents will soon be looking for a new home. Now that the trade deadline has passed, the Detroit Tigers find themselves sitting on a fresh new crop of infield talent. This talent was badly needed too, as prior to the J.D. Martinez trade, the highest infield prospect the Tigers had was a toss up between A.J. Simcox and Harold Castro, the shortstop and second baseman respectively at Double-A Erie. Neither of these two players are listed among the Tigers top 30 prospects by MLB.com after the midseason and trade update. In fact, four of the five new...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 2, 2017
Tigers, Yankees lineups: Jose Iglesias (wrist) out Wednesday

Tigers, Yankees lineups: Jose Iglesias (wrist) out Wednesday

Andrew Romine will start in his place against New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka. NEW YORK -- Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias will miss a second consecutive start after suffering a wrist injury on a swing Monday night. X-rays were negative and the injury isn't expected to force Iglesias to the disabled list. Andrew Romine will start in his place against New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Jim Adduci, RF3. Justin Upton, LF4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B5. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B6. Victor Martinez, DH7. Mikie Mahtook,...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 31, 2017
Should Nicholas Castellanos be looking over his shoulder as Tigers stock up at 3rd base?

Should Nicholas Castellanos be looking over his shoulder as Tigers stock up at 3rd base?

Two weeks ago, the Detroit Tigers had no well-regarded third base prospects in the upper levels of their minor-league system. Today, they have two. NEW YORK -- Two weeks ago, the Detroit Tigers had no well-regarded third base prospects in the upper levels of their minor-league system. Today, they have two. What does it mean for current third baseman Nicholas Castellanos? Nothing for right now. Manager Brad Ausmus said he's received no directives to get Castellanos work at first base or in the outfield.  But the Tigers now have Jeimer Candelario (acquired...

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