MLB

Houston Astros
2014 Avg.
.222
 
Career Avg.
.243
Name  Jason Castro
Born  6/18/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  210
Number  15
Position  C
Bats  L
Throws  R
7/28/2014 11:05:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro has homered in two of the past three games.
Insight: Castro hit .276 with 35 doubles, 18 homers and an .835 OPS in 435 at-bats last season, but he's failed to follow that up with a fantasy-worthy campaign. He's hit .226 with 10 home runs, 40 RBI and a .679 OPS.
 
Cold7/11/2014 5:22:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (left shoulder) is back in the lineup Friday.
Insight: Castro is dealing with pain in his left armpit and missed his third straight game Wednesday night. Those who were hoping he would build on last season's 18 HR, 56 RBI, .836 OPS statistics have been disappointed thus far in 2014.
 
Cold7/10/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (left shoulder) is questionable for Friday's game against Boston.
Insight: Castro is dealing with pain in his left armpit and missed his third straight game Wednesday night. Those who were hoping he would build on last season's 18 HR, 56 RBI, .836 OPS statistics have been disappointed thus far in 2014.
 
Cold7/9/2014 5:06:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (shoulder) is out of the lineup again Wednesday against the Rangers, according to Brian McTaggart of mlb.com.
Insight: Castro is dealing with pain in his left armpit and will miss his third straight game.
 
Cold6/29/2014 11:40:00 AM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro is not in Sunday's starting lineup, Carlos Corporan will get the start.
Insight: Castro is 2-for-14 over the past four games and hitting just .218 this season after hitting .276 with 18 HR and 56 RBI in 2013.
 
Cold6/28/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro has faced Detroit's Cy Young winner, Max Scherzer, just six times, but the results have been completely one-sided.
Insight: Castro is 0-for-6 with five strikeouts. Expect backup, Carlos Corporan to be in the starting lineup and he's 2-for-5 with a pair of home runs against Scherzer.
 
Cold6/12/2014 6:49:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro will take a seat Thursday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: He's had an unproductive June, logging just five hits over 26 at bats this month (.192 AVG). Carlos Corporan (.194, 4 HR, 11 RBI) is filling in behind the plate.
 
5/25/2014 12:03:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro isn't someone you want in your fantasy lineup Sunday against the Mariners.
Insight: He's never done well against today's starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma (2-for-14 with four strikeouts). You might want to consider sitting all Houston players Sunday as Iwakuma (3-0, 1.76 ERA) has allowed just two runs total over his last 24 innings pitched.
 
5/19/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro is hitless is seven at-bats versus Angels starter Garrett Richards.
Insight: Castro has batted .333 over his past three games, but is in an unfavorable matchup, so avoid him on Monday.
 
5/17/2014 7:59:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro smacked his sixth homer of the season and drove in three runs Saturday against the White Sox.
Insight: Castro is batting just .216 with 49 strikeouts in 153 plate appearances this year (32 K%). He struck out in 26.5 percent of his plate appearances last season and hit .276.
 
5/10/2014 12:42:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro is 4-for-5 with three doubles and a home run (2.833 OPS) versus right-hander Miguel Gonzalez.
Insight: Castro has missed a few games after being hit by a backswing Wednesday and is not guaranteed to be in the lineup. The 26-year-old has four homers and 14 RBI in 29 games, but he's hitting just .215 with 39 Ks. We await the 2013 version that batted .276 with 18 HR and 56 RBI in 120 games.
 
5/9/2014 6:02:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro is out of the lineup again Friday, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: Castro also sat out Thursday after being hit by a backswing Wednesday. The 26-year-old has four homers and 14 RBI in 29 games, but he's hitting just .215 with 39 Ks.
 
4/27/2014 12:12:00 PM
Description: Astros catcher Jason Castro is not in the lineup Sunday against Oakland. SOURCE: Evan Drellich, Houston Chronicle
Insight: Castro has caught the last seven games and was due for a day off. Carlos Corporan (.154, 2 HR, 3 RBI) will make his eighth start of the season behind the plate.
 
4/19/2014 3:20:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro is not in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Oakland.
Insight: No injury, normal catcher rest with a day game after a night game. castro has hit three homers, but is struggling with a .216 average. carlos Corporan will start behind the plate, but his .190 batting average should be enough to keep fantasy owners at a distance.
 
4/15/2014 7:17:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (toe) missed Sunday's game but he's back in the lineup as the DH on Tuesday against the Royals.
Insight: Castro was hit by a pitch in his foot Saturday. It was the second time this season he has been forced to miss a game due to a HBP on one of his feet.
 
4/10/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro blasted a solo homer Thursday at Toronto.
Insight: The former first-round pick broke out with 18 homers in 435 at-bats last season, though he needed a .351 BABIP to hit .276 due to a 26.5% strikeout rate. He's batting just .179 so far but has two homers.
 
4/7/2014 12:16:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (right foot) returned to the lineup Sunday and will play Monday as well, bith in a DH role.
Insight: Castro took a pitch off his foot Thursday and has yet to get back behind the plate. With Carlos Corporan's soft bat behind the plate, the Astros lineup is a bit weaker.
 
4/6/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (right foot) will return to the lineup Sunday, according to Brian McTaggart of mlb.com.
Insight: Castro took a pitch off his foot Thursday and missed the last two games.
 
4/5/2014 3:50:00 PM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro (right foot) will miss another night on Saturday - his second in a row.
Insight: Carlos Corporan will again take Castro's place behind home plate. Corporan has never shown any fantasy value over his career.
 
4/4/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: Houston catcher Jason Castro injured his right foot after getting hit by a pitch Thursday against New York and is questionable for Friday's game against the LA Angels.
Insight: He left after grounding out in the fifth inning. Carlos Corporan would take Castro's place behind home plate. Corporan has never shown any fantasy value over his career.
 

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