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Castellanos Eager to Start and Grow as a Pro

Castellanos starts 2011 with West Michigan

A year ago, the West Michigan Whitecaps were welcoming Jacob Turner, a hard throwing righty that instantly made a name for himself in the Midwest League before moving up to high-A Lakeland midway through the season. This season, the 'Caps are hoping to repeat this good fortune in the form of third baseman prospect Nick Castellanos.

Nick Castellanos, a nineteen year old from Miami, was the 44th pick in last year's Major League Baseball draft. Originally a shortstop, Castellanos made the move to third immediately after signing where his skill-set and developing frame will likely be a better option long term. After contract negotiations dragged on, many experts were speculating that Castellanos was considering a spot on the...

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