DETROIT – Detroit Tigers outfielder Nicholas Castellanos is drawing trade interest ahead of the MLB Winter Meetings.
Jon Morosi reported Monday the 26-year-old is drawing early interest, noting the Braves as a possible suitor.
Sources: #Tigers OF Nick Castellanos is drawing trade interest. #Braves are among the teams that have checked in. Castellanos, 26, is coming off a career offensive year and is an alternative to Brantley and Pollock via free agency. @MLBNetwork @MLB— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) December 10, 2018
Castellanos is entering seventh major league season with the Tigers. He has a career .274 batting average with 93 home runs and 387 RBIs.
Castellanos hit a career high in batting average in 2018 at .298 and drew a career high 49 walks.