Nicholas Castellanos


Cincinnati Reds: Nicholas Castellanos suspended for no reason

On Saturday, we had the first dustup of the season. After being hit by a pitch, Cincinnati Reds outfielder Nicholas Castellanos made his way around the bases, scoring on a wild pitch. Once he was called safe, Castellanos stood up and flexed in front of pitcher Jake Woodford. Those actions began what became a benches clearing shoving match.
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Reds' Nicholas Castellanos ejected after benches-clearing incident vs. Cardinals

Major League Baseball's 2021 regular season is only on its third day, but tempers flared between the Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night, resulting in the year's first benches-clearing kerfuffle. Said incident occurred during the bottom of the fourth inning and resulted in the ejection of Reds outfielder Nicholas Castellanos.

Watch now: Jake Woodford discusses his pitch that hit Nicholas Castellanos

A series of skirmishes ignited between the Cardinals and Reds in the fourth inning Saturday of Cincinnati’s 9-6 victory at Great American Ball Park. Reds outfielder Nicholas Castellanos, irate about a pitch he took to the ribs, scored on a wild pitch while colliding at home plate with rookie Jake Woodford. As the rookie remained on the ground, Castellanos stood up, looked down and flexed, as if celebrating a knockout. Yadier Molina responded by grabbing Castellanos. Veteran Paul Goldschmidt and newcomer Nolan Arenado blitzed from the corners. (MLB Video)

2021 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Nicholas Castellanos

Nick Castellanos was solid for Cincinnati in his first season, hitting 14 home runs and driving in 34. A .257 BABIP tanked his batting average to a career low .225, but he should rebound in 2021. His strikeout rate jumped considerably, which is...