Detroit Tigers right fielder Nicholas Castellanos is the 2018 Tiger of the Year Award winner, as selected by the Detroit Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.
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Castellanos finished the 2018 season with a .298 batting average, 23 home runs, and 89 RBI while playing in 157 games for the Tigers.
Nicholas is also a finalist for this year's Silver Slugger Award, which will be announced later today.
Nicholas is a terrific hitter and plays hard every single day when he hits the ball field, be it playing at third base, the outfield, being a Designated Hitter, or running the bases, and is a well deserved winner of this year's award.
The Tiger of the Year Award began in 1965, with 3rd Baseman Don Wert taking home the first honor.
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