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  1. The Possible Jon Singleton Contingency PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... some other AL West, Texas-based team. But you didn't really hear any rumblings about Gattis possibly replacing Jason Castro behind the dish. Brian McTaggart reported that he'd be used primarily as a left fielder, but that he'd also see some time ...

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  2. The Houston Astros Need a New NicknameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... and Jon Singleton (13 at MLB, 14 at AAA in 2014), and 3 others that have hit 15+: Lowrie, Valbuena, and Jason Castro . When you have a collection of power hitters like the Astros have in 2015, you have to embrace it. You have to own it. You have to ...

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  3. Jason Castro has new backup in Hank Conger as Astros' backstopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Houston Chronicle

    Earlier this offseason, an Astros player made the case that Jason Castro was undervalued for the job he did with the pitching staff - and that he should stick around. The clubhouse got its wish.

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  4. As long as club's run total increases, Astros OK with K'sRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Houston Astros

    ... (first), George Springer 33 percent (seventh), Rasmus 33 percent (ninth), Chris Carter 31.8 percent (14th) and Jason Castro 29.5 percent (19th). MLB.com's Jim Duquette looks at the Astros' signing of Colby Rasmus to a one-year deal and how the ...

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  5. What Does the Astros Lineup Look Like Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... 6th behind Springer-Carter-Gattis. To hit in that spot in the lineup though, Singleton needs to earn it. 9. C Jason Castro: Like Singleton, Castro is expected to bounce back, and also like Singleton, I expect him to improve. In 2013 when he was an ...

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  6. Photos: A look at the top 10 highest team strikeout totals in MLB historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Houston Chronicle

    ... percent of their plate appearances last season when the Astros racked up 1,442 punchouts, fourth-most all-time. Jason Castro was just a tick under 30 percent, at 29.5. Jake Marisnick struck out 25.8 percent of the time. Add in Gattis and Rasmus, who ...

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  7. With Astros, Rasmus can step up and leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Houston Astros

    ... Jose Bautista and R.A. Dickey with the Blue Jays, it's Rasmus' turn. Among position players in Houston, catcher Jason Castro has emerged as a leader-type, but it's ideally not a one-man job. "Colby's always been one of the younger players on a ...

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  8. With great depth, Astros wait to place outfieldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Major League Baseball

    ... newcomers Jed Lowrie (shortstop) and Luis Valbuena (infield) and holdovers Chris Carter , Jose Altuve and Jason Castro . "We wanted to bring in guys who could help the club score some runs, and I think we've done that," Luhnow said. "The guys we've ...

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  9. Astros Generation K: Part DeuxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... members of Generation K include Chris Carter (A wful ), George Springer ( Awful ), Jon Singleton ( Awful ), and Jason Castro ( Poor ). HOU's projected lineup has 5 of top 19 MLB hitters in K pct. from 2014:Singleton 1st, Springer 7th, Rasmus 9th, ...

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  10. Astros trade catcher Carlos Corporan to the RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Houston Chronicle

    ... roster move. Corporan, a clubhouse favorite, was designated for assignment, easing the Astros' catching logjam. Jason Castro and Hank Conger are now in line to be the team's starter and backup, respectively. Said Luhnow on Tuesday of a potential ...

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  11. Astros rumors: Carlos Corporan traded to RangersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Crawfish Boxes

    ... below his slot amount of $899,400. . Since then, Houston's had a glut of catching depth with presumed starter Jason Castro , Conger and prospect Max Stassi . The Astros needed to make room on the 40-man roster to sign free agent outfielder Colby ...

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  12. Houston's New Lineup: Who Makes The Cut?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Crawfish Boxes

    ... how things shake out. As pointed out in Timmy's piece, the TCB staff overall likes Hank Conger to start over Jason Castro . It should be a very close race with Conger being the better defender -- especially pitch framer -- although Castro has ...

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  13. Carlos Corporan is Going to the RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... Astros signed OF Colby Rasmus . In four seasons (2011-2014) with the Astros, Corporan was the backup catcher to Jason Castro and Humberto Quintero . Prior to playing in Houston, Corporan appeared in 1 game for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2009. The most ...

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  14. Reports of Astros 2015 strikeouts exaggeratedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Crawfish Boxes

    ... article, and I think the overall point stands strong no matter how you parse the data. At the catcher position, Jason Castro figures to lose significant playing time to Hank Conger , a far superior defensive player, and Conger will already be ...

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  15. Astros willing to sacrifice strikeouts for run productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Chris Carter all struck out in more than 30 percent of their plate appearances last season - a very high rate. Jason Castro was just a tick under 30 percent, at 29.5. Jake Marisnick struck out 25.8 percent of the time. The trade-off with strikeouts ...

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  16. AL West news: Astros land Colby Rasmus, still talking with Ryan VogelsongRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Athletics Nation

    ... Evan Gattis. The Astros had five players that could play catcher on their 40-man roster coming into today - Jason Castro , Max Stassi , Conger, Gattis, and Corporan. In terms of the A's going after Corporan, there may be less expensive players to ...

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  17. Astros announce signing of Colby Rasmus; designate Carlos Corporan for assignmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Crawfish Boxes

    ... her Evan Gattis. The Astros had five players that could play catcher on their 40-man roster coming into today - Jason Castro , Max Stassi , Conger, Gattis, and Corporan. The Astros have ten days to complete their transaction.

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  18. Astros Offseason GradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... it, but I'm 99.99% sure a catcher is leaving Houston. Stassi will spend another year in AAA, and that leaves Jason Castro , Hank Conger , or Carlos Corporan to be traded. I believe Corporan will be the one traded as I can't see Houston parting with ...

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  19. Astros not finished on moves after Dexter Fowler tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Houston Chronicle

    ... at least one more move seems inevitable. They have to move a catcher. They're carrying three at the moment in Jason Castro, Hank Conger and Carlos Corporan. Evan Gattis' days as a primary backstop are behind him. They too could bring in a starting ...

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  20. Gattis, Castro, et al: The Astros Have Too Many CatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    ... on the active roster without taking up too much space. Sep 7, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro (15) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run against the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum. ...

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