Castellanos went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Sunday at the White Sox. Castellanos' 18th bomb of 2016 brought the Tigers within two runs in the ninth inning of a losing effort. This was his first extra-base hit in his last seven contests, and he's now slashing .297/.336/.525 on the year.
Castellanos has hit .225 (9-for-40) with two doubles, one triple and two RBI since July 8. Castellanos has had an excellent season and still has a strong slash line of .298/.338/.522 despite this mini slump. It's really his first slow down at the plate in 2016 and it should be short lived.
Castellanos went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple and a run scored in Sunday's win over the Royals. He shows no signs of slowing down as his breakout season continues, and Castellanos is now slashing .304/.344/.540 on the year with 42 extra-base hits (21 doubles, four triples and 17 homers) to go along with 51 RBI and 47 runs.
Castellanos went 3-for-5 with a double, home run, five RBI and two runs in a 12-2 victory over the Indians on Wednesday. With the help of Castellanos, Detroit was able to savage the three-game series versus Cleveland. The Tigers are 1-12 versus the Indians this year. Castellanos didn't play yesterday, but went 5-for-9 (.444) with a pair of bombs, two doubles and seven RBI in two games versus Cleveland. He is hitting .307 with 16 homers, 50 RBI and 43 runs in 313 at-bats.
Castellanos (illness) is back in the lineup Wednesday against the Indians. Castellanos was scratched from the lineup Tuesday due to flu-like symptoms, but he's moved past the injury and is back at his usual third base spot Wednesday. Mike Aviles, who filled in Tuesday, will shift back to a bench role.