American right fielder Nicholas Alexander Castellanos was born on March 4, 1992. He currently plays in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies (MLB). He has also featured for the Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, and Detroit Tigers.
When the Detroit Tigers selected Castellanos out of high school in 2010, he quickly rose to the top of baseball’s prospect list. Castellanos was honored as the competition’s most valuable player in the 2012 All-Star Futures Game.
On September 1, 2013, he made his professional debut in the MLB for the Tigers. Castellanos was traded to the Chicago Cubs in 2019. He inked a four-year deal with the Cincinnati Reds before the 2020 campaign.
Nick Castellanos Siblings: Meet Brother Ryan Castellanos
Ryan Castellanos, Nick’s younger brother, was recruited into the baseball program at Nova Southeastern University located in Florida, after his impressive performances in high school. Nick personally announced the Tigers’ selection of Ryan in the 25th round of the 2015 MLB Draft.