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Tigers Prospect Profile #2: Nick Castellanos

Castellanos will start 2012 with High-A Lakeland

The Tigers got a gift when Nick Castellanos, a consensus top ten talent in the 2010 draft, fell all the way to 44th in the draft, due to signability concerns. The Tigers snagged him though, and signed him to a bonus well over $3 million. Now, he's the second best prospect in the organization, and one of the top 100 in the game. What makes Castellanos so good?

Nick Castellanos Position: Third Baseman Height: 6-4 Weight: 210 Born: 3/4/1992 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background The Tigers signed Castellanos for a $3.5 million bonus after making him their top pick (44th overall) in the 2010 draft. Castellanos starred at Archbishop McCarthy High School as an amateur. In his debut season Castellanos was assigned to Low-A West Michigan out of the gate. He...

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