- Height / Weight
- 6' 4" / 210 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 3/4/1992 (26)
Detroit Tigers outfielder Nick Castellanos avoided salary arbitration on Friday by agreeing to a one-year, $9.95 million deal, according to sources. On a rebuilding Detroit squad, Castellanos is an attractive trade commodity that could be dealt before Opening Day. He hit an impressive .298/.354/.500 with a career-high .854 OPS, 23 home runs, 89 RBI and 88 runs scored for a bad Tigers team in 2018. He's a top-25 fantasy outfielder that could see his value increase if he's dealt to a contending club. Castellanos has hit 49 home runs the last two seasons.
The New York Mets have talked to the Detroit Tigers about trading for outfielder Nick Castellanos, according to sources. The Tigers asking price is high, according to multiple teams who have spoken with them. Castellanos has just one year left on his deal, but he had a career-high .298 average, 23 home runs, 89 RBI and 88 runs scored on a bad Tigers team last year. The 26-year-old has had two very good seasons in a row and has 30-home run power if everything falls his way.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in trading for Detroit Tigers outfielder Nick Castellanos, but there's no current momentum on a deal, according to a source. With a logjam in the outfield in LA as it currently stands, Castellanos is understandably not their highest offseason priority. Castellanos had a very good year in 2018 for a bad Tigers team, hitting .298/.354/.500 with 23 home runs and 89 RBI in 157 games. It's understandable why he'd be attracting trade interest this offseason, and his fantasy outlook would be much rosier on a better ballclub.