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Call to the Pen Oct 22, 2021

Cincinnati Reds: Say goodbye to Nick Castellanos

Nick Castellanos has a decision to make this offseason. He has the ability to opt-out of the final two seasons of his contract with the Cincinnati Reds, leaving a guaranteed $34 million on the table. While this may seem to be an easy decision to make given his production, uncertainty surrounding the new Collective Bargaining […] Cincinnati Reds: Say goodbye to Nick Castellanos - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Red Reporter Oct 20, 2021
The biggest question facing the Cincinnati Reds this offseason

The biggest question facing the Cincinnati Reds this offseason

Roster planning, or something similar The Cincinnati Reds just won 24 fewer games than the San Francisco Giants during the 2021 MLB regular season. They finished with fewer wins than 13 of the 30 MLB franchises during the 2021 MLB regular season. There is a sea of questions they must navigate this offseason if the 2022 season is going to be anything other than the mostly mediocre results we’ve seen from them during their pair of post-rebuild seasons. Nick Castellanos will likely opt-out, and it won’t be cheap or easy to replace his production. The other four primary OFs on...
Cincinnati.com Oct 13, 2021
The ramifications for the Reds if Nick Castellanos opts out of his contract

The ramifications for the Reds if Nick Castellanos opts out of his contract

The most impactful move for the Reds roster this winter might happen in the first week of the offseason.       
Cincinnati.com Oct 13, 2021
Doc's Morning Line: Losing Nick Castellanos would be one very big indicator for the Reds

Doc's Morning Line: Losing Nick Castellanos would be one very big indicator for the Reds

I can assure you Bob Castellini can be as sore a loser as exists. But, losing Castellanos would be like losing small-money roulette.       
Blog Red Machine Oct 4, 2021

Reds: Answering the 5 biggest questions of the offseason

The Cincinnati Reds 2021 season came to a close on Sunday with a win in Pittsburgh. The Redlegs defeated the Buccos by a score of 6-3 and the attention now shifts from the players to the front office and ownership. Oh sure, some players, namely Nick Castellanos, have some decisions to make in the coming […] Reds: Answering the 5 biggest questions of the offseason - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - Cincinnati Reds News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Call to the Pen Oct 3, 2021

Nick Castellanos should exercise opt out of Cincinnati Reds contract

Nick Castellanos has a decision to make this offseason. The Cincinnati Reds outfielder has the ability to opt-out of the last two seasons of his contract, leaving two years and $34 million on the table. Add in the concerns about the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, and that is a large amount of cash to walk […] Nick Castellanos should exercise opt out of Cincinnati Reds contract - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blog Red Machine Oct 3, 2021

Reds: 3 internal replacements should Nick Castellanos opt out of his deal

Nick Castellanos signed a four-year/$64M contract with the Cincinnati Reds prior to the 2020 season. As part of the agreement, Castellanos could choose to opt out after either the 2020 or 2021 season. While Castellanos has yet to make his intentions known, there’s a good chance today’s game in Pittsburgh could be his last in […] Reds: 3 internal replacements should Nick Castellanos opt out of his deal - Blog Red Machine - Blog Red Machine - Cincinnati Reds News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Cincinnati.com Oct 2, 2021
Nick Castellanos, undecided on opt-out, says 2021 was 'most consistent, happiest' season

Nick Castellanos, undecided on opt-out, says 2021 was 'most consistent, happiest' season

Nick Castellanos can opt-out of his contract and become a free agent this offseason. "I don't know what is going to happen," he said.       
Red Reporter Sep 28, 2021
Game 158: Red Stockings at White Stockings (8:10 PM ET) - O’Brien vs. Lopez

Game 158: Red Stockings at White Stockings (8:10 PM ET) - O’Brien vs. Lopez

Photo by Dylan Buell/ Sports, or something similar The Cincinnati Reds are about to engage in their final interleague series of the season, their penultimate series of any sort on the schedule. They still are not yet technically eliminated from postseason play, I don’t believe, so there’s that to think about as they take on the Chicago White Sox. Riley O’Brien gets the nod on the bump for his first career start, while Nick Castellanos will look to homer again to increase the price it’ll take to keep him signed as a Red. Hooray sports. Go team. Reds Lineup Nick...
Red Reporter Sep 27, 2021
Game 156: Reds vs. Pirates (1:10 PM EDT) - Sanmartin vs. Overton

Game 156: Reds vs. Pirates (1:10 PM EDT) - Sanmartin vs. Overton

Photo by Hector Vivas/ Today's Lineups PIRATES REDS Ke'Bryan Hayes - 3B Jonathan India - 2B Yoshi Tsutsugo - RF Max Schrock - LF Bryan Reynolds - CF Nick Castellanos - RF Colin Moran - 1B Joey Votto - 1B Anthony Alford - LF Eugenio Suarez - 3B Cole Tucker - SS Kyle Farmer - SS Kevin Newman - 2B Delino DeShields - CF Taylor Davis - C Tucker Barnhart - C Connor Overton - RHP Reiver Sanmartin - LHP Connor Overton - RHP Reiver Sanmartin - LHP
Cincinnati.com Sep 26, 2021
Nick Castellanos: 'It's cool to take on the Cincinnati vs. everybody mentality'

Nick Castellanos: 'It's cool to take on the Cincinnati vs. everybody mentality'

Nick Castellanos hit a walk-off homer to lift the Reds to a 7-6 win in Saturday's game against the Nationals.       
Red Reporter Sep 25, 2021
Nick Castellanos blasts walk-off dinger as Reds beat Nats 7-6

Nick Castellanos blasts walk-off dinger as Reds beat Nats 7-6

Photo by Dylan Buell/ The Reds can’t lose this series! Nick Castellanos has been an absolute blast to watch for the last two seasons. Signed before 2020 to bolster the Reds’ offense, he has done his damn best to keep the offense afloat while this team has fought for a playoff spot for the last two years. As we enter what is most likely his last week as a Cincinnati Red, he came through again, smoking a ball over the wall in center field in the bottom of the 9th to give the Reds a 7-6 victory. It capped off a game that was back and forth all night. Reds’ starter...
Cincinnati.com Sep 25, 2021
For the second straight night, Nick Castellanos leads the Reds to win with a homer

For the second straight night, Nick Castellanos leads the Reds to win with a homer

Nick Castellanos is having a career year, and he delivered another walk off on Saturday       

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