Two contracts to keep in mind while considering a Michael Conforto extension: Large blue diamond Nick Castellanos: 4 years, $64 million Large blue diamond Charlie Blackmon: 5 years, $94 million @adamgfisher )
Q: What are the expectations of this team now with you joining? Nick Castellanos:
Nick Castellanos is the 1st OF with 50 2B and 25 HR in a season since Magglio Ordóñez and Matt Holliday both did so back in 2007.
The #Cubs today acquired OF Nick Castellanos and a cash consideration from the Tigers for minor league RHPs Paul Richan and Alex Lange. To make room for Castellanos on the 40-man roster, RHP Oscar De La Cruz was designated for assignment.