Tue, 02 Dec 2014 05:57:35 -0800
Atlanta Braves C Evan Gattis was the center of trade talks with the Houston Astros early in the offseason, and the Braves wanted to send OF B.J. Upton and the $46.35 million on his deal with him. The Braves also wanted OF Dexter Fowler, a pitching prospect and C Carlos Corporan. The Astros balked at adding $39 million in payroll and never agreed to a second player.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:33:12 -0700
Houston Astros C Carlos Corporan (thumb) has been dealing with a thumb injury he suffered in June. The injury has affected the way he has swung the bat, especially from the left side. He has been trying to wear extra padding on the thumb and holding the bat a different way.
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:02:36 -0800
Houston Astros C Max Stassi (concussion) said Wednesday, Feb. 12, that he is over his concussion, and will be ready for spring training. "All that's in the past now. I feel 100 percent, ready to go," Stassi said. Stassi, who might be the team's catcher of the future, is likely to begin the season at Triple-A Oklahoma City as long as Cs Jason Castro and Carlos Corporan remain healthy.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:04:06 -0700
The Houston Astros placed C Jason Castro (knee) on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, Sept. 17, ending his season.
Fantasy Tip: You can safely drop Castro for the final 11 games of the season. Carlos Corporan should see the majority of the catching duties until the end of the season if you have the need in a two-catcher format.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:08:08 -0700
The Houston Astros activated C Carlos Corporan (concussion) from the 15-day disabled list Monday, Sept. 9.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 11:10:49 -0700
Houston Astros C Carlos Corporan (concussion) played five innings in a rehab assignment for Double-A Corpus Christi Friday, Sept. 6.
Sat, 31 Aug 2013 12:41:24 -0700
Houston Astros C Carlos Corporan (concussion) said he is no longer being bothered by concussion symptoms. He has been doing individual work but doesn't know when he'll return.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:24:53 -0700
The Houston Astros placed C Carlos Corporan (concussion) on the 7-day disabled list Tuesday, Aug. 20, and recalled C Max Stassi and P David Martinez from the minors in corresponding moves.
Fantasy Tip: Stassi is one of the team's top prospects, but he'll serve as the backup to Jason Castro. Only pursue Stassi as a power-hitting second catcher in deep AL-only setups.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:02:11 -0700
Houston Astros C Max Stassi is set to be called up from Double-A Corpus Christi Tuesday, Aug. 20, for his major league debut. C Carlos Corporan (head) will head to the disabled list after leaving the game Monday, Aug. 19, with a possible concussion. Stassi was batting .277 with 17 home runs and 60 RBIs at Corpus Christi.
Fantasy Tip: Stassi, who has 20-homer pop as a backstop, will serve as the backup to Jason Castro. That'll limit his fantasy value to the deepest of AL-only leagues.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:26:38 -0700
Houston Astros C Carlos Corporan (head) left the game Monday, Aug. 19, against the Texas Rangers after being hit in the head by a foul ball.