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Detroit Tigers 2016 Season Review: Nick Castellanos

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Sep 28, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos (9) smiles from the dugout before the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Game called for bad weather after 5 innings. Tigers win 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 28, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos (9) smiles from the dugout before the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Game called for bad weather after 5 innings. Tigers win 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports /
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Sep 28, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos (9) smiles from the dugout before the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Game called for bad weather after 5 innings. Tigers win 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 28, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos (9) smiles from the dugout before the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Game called for bad weather after 5 innings. Tigers win 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports /

At the start of the 2016 Detroit Tiger season, Nick Castellanos was a must-have addition to any fantasy baseball team.

Unfortunately, the Detroit Tigers third baseman did not end the season on the high note that everyone was hoping he would. A non-displaced fracture in his left fifth metacarpal bone prevented him from playing in over 50 games.

Despite the injury, the young Castellanos still finished the season in a position that has fans looking forward to 2017.

Let’s break down what started out as Nick Castellanos’s break-out season and ended with an unfortunate break.

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