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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Jason Castro, Astros agree to deal

Jason Castro, a former first-round Draft pick who ranks third on the Astros’ all-time games caught list with 572, will get a chance to add to that total after agreeing to a two-year deal to return to the Astros on Thursday, a source told MLB.com.

The deal, which is pending a physical and hasn’t been confirmed by the team, is worth $7 million, plus $2 million in incentives, sources told MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.

Castro, 33, left the Astros in free agency following the 2016 season—the year before they won the World Series—and spent three seasons with the Twins (2017-19) and split last year between the Angels and the Padres. He played in 27 games in 2020’s shortened season and hit .188 in 80 at-bats.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 21, 2021 at 01:19 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: January 21, 2021 at 05:21 PM (#6001080)
You can take Castro off the Astros, but you can't take the astro out of Castro.

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