Diego Castillo
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 268LBS | Age: 28

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 5 1 4.67 29 0 4 27.0 31 1.15
5 Seasons 22 16 3.18 220 17 32 232.1 275 1.08
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 29 5-1 4.67 27.0 31 1.15
5 Seasons 220 22-16 3.18 232.1 275 1.08

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2018 24 893 137 10 7.3 4.5 88.3 115.5 11.6 30.7 .202 .362 .248 .282 .356 36.5 29.3 8.1 3.18 3.32
2019 25 1119 178 10 5.6 3.4 87.9 110.7 8.0 22.5 .196 .323 .292 .266 .322 32.0 27.9 9.0 3.41 3.07
2020 26 320 54 3 5.6 3.4 84.4 103.9 4.3 25.9 .177 .274 .262 .262 .276 27.8 25.8 12.4 1.66 2.86
2021 27 936 136 11 8.1 4.7 88.3 113.3 10.9 26.5 .192 .312 .268 .259 .338 38.2 32.2 7.3 2.78 2.79
2022 28 403 68 7 10.3 6.5 89.0 114.4 12.0 36.8 .246 .405 .265 .309 .402 35.8 28.0 8.4 4.85 3.49
Player 3671 573 41 7.2 4.4 87.9 115.5 9.7 27.4 .201 .335 .270 .272 .339 34.6 29.1 8.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Castillo relies on 3 pitches.
Slider
(62.2%) ,
Sinker
(31.6%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(6.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 46.0 21.9 20.4 11.7 30.7 40.9 28.5 3.6 32.8 26.3 21.9 8.0 7.3 4.5
2019 56.2 20.2 15.2 8.4 41.0 37.1 21.9 4.5 42.1 20.2 22.5 3.9 5.6 3.4
2020 59.3 18.5 16.7 5.6 46.3 27.8 25.9 7.4 46.3 20.4 14.8 5.6 5.6 3.4
2021 51.5 25.0 17.6 5.9 41.2 36.8 22.1 6.6 36.0 22.1 20.6 6.6 8.1 4.7
2022 36.8 20.6 32.4 10.3 39.7 45.6 14.7 0.0 33.8 25.0 22.1 7.4 10.3 6.5
Player 50.6 21.6 19.2 8.6 38.9 38.0 23.0 4.5 37.9 22.7 21.1 6.1 7.2 4.4
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 4-Seamer SEA R 25 95.5 19.5 -4.8 -33 11.6 3.2 38
2022 Sinker SEA R 122 94.8 24.7 2.8 13 17.6 2.2 14
2022 Slider SEA R 247 88.2 29.1 -2.8 -9 0.1 -2.8 -97
2021 Slider SEA R 622 87.3 31.0 -2.4 -7 1.3 -2.2 -63
2021 Sinker SEA R 276 94.6 26.2 2.9 12 18.2 2.5 16
2021 4-Seamer SEA R 37 95.4 19.6 -4.3 -28 12.5 4.4 54
2020 Slider TB R 207 86.2 35.2 0.7 2 3.8 0.3 7
2020 Sinker TB R 104 96.1 21.6 0.9 5 17.4 2.0 13
2020 4-Seamer TB R 9 96.3 18.4 -4.4 -31 12.4 4.5 58
2019 4-Seamer TB R 42 98.4 15.0 -1.3 -9 8.9 1.0 13
2019 Slider TB R 576 88.7 34.3 0.6 2 5.5 1.8 47
2019 Sinker TB R 500 98.2 19.5 -0.4 -2 16.2 0.3 2
2018 Slider TB R 410 88.9 33.2 -0.4 -1 5.8 2.1 56
2018 4-Seamer TB R 107 98.8 14.3 -0.9 -7 7.4 -0.5 -7
2018 Sinker TB R 376 97.3 21.4 1.1 6 16.3 1.3 8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 Slider -1.9 -5 248 61.5 71 .141 .156 .213 35.7 38.0 29.7 .190 .297 .256 24.3
2022 Sinker 4.0 5 126 31.3 31 .414 .621 .442 18.2 9.7 23.1 .359 .604 .421 51.9
2022 4-Seamer -0.1 0 25 6.2 3 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .325 .791 .452 33.3
2021 Slider -2.5 -15 622 66.5 161 .130 .233 .202 40.1 40.4 27.2 .155 .231 .206 28.2
2021 Sinker 0.6 2 277 29.6 59 .353 .569 .437 10.9 11.9 23.3 .293 .503 .390 54.5
2021 4-Seamer 6.5 2 37 4.0 11 .333 1.111 .541 22.2 27.3 12.5 .214 .543 .319 57.1
2020 Slider -2.6 -5 207 64.7 53 .087 .261 .215 51.2 37.7 27.8 .119 .172 .202 19.2
2020 Sinker -0.2 0 104 32.5 34 .276 .414 .384 14.3 5.9 18.2 .270 .443 .362 37.0
2020 4-Seamer -3.0 0 9 2.8 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 25.0 .153 .153 .138 0.0
2019 Slider -0.9 -5 576 51.5 148 .171 .302 .264 44.0 42.6 30.4 .147 .275 .239 33.8
2019 Sinker 0.6 3 501 44.8 128 .303 .471 .376 20.2 11.7 16.3 .261 .396 .309 31.7
2019 4-Seamer -3.6 -1 42 3.8 10 .111 .111 .160 21.7 30.0 15.8 .055 .066 .123 16.7
2018 Slider -2.6 -11 410 45.9 120 .106 .168 .152 44.9 44.2 31.0 .129 .206 .177 25.0
2018 Sinker 0.2 1 376 42.1 77 .273 .439 .362 16.6 7.8 14.3 .306 .550 .413 46.7
2018 4-Seamer 0.9 1 107 12.0 25 .261 .565 .374 22.4 24.0 24.0 .264 .593 .385 41.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Sinker 103 96.1 93 19.7 1:30 2:15 -45
2020 Slider 198 86.2 14 4.8 10:15 9:00 75
2021 4-Seam Fastball 36 95.5 91 16.3 2:00 1:45 15
2021 Sinker 270 94.6 89 19.5 1:45 2:45 -60
2021 Slider 614 87.3 15 4.9 12:00 11:15 45
2022 4-Seam Fastball 25 95.5 89 15.7 1:45 1:45 0
2022 Sinker 118 94.9 87 19.3 1:45 2:30 -45
2022 Slider 246 88.3 20 5.4 12:45 12:00 45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 222 893 -6 -8 3 2 -9
2019 309 1,209 -7 -7 3 5 -6
2020 135 491 -8 -7 5 3 -7
2021 231 936 -6 -13 3 5 -11
2022 105 399 0 -2 0 2 0
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2018 893 51.4 61.0 82.5 27.2 35.6 41.5 48.2 44.6 31.4 8.5 69.7
2019 1,119 49.4 62.2 79.4 29.3 41.6 38.9 58.2 45.6 32.4 8.5 70.5
2020 320 44.7 61.5 78.4 27.7 30.6 42.5 57.3 42.8 38.0 5.9 63.2
2021 936 46.0 65.7 82.3 33.3 41.1 39.0 57.6 48.2 32.8 6.5 73.8
2022 403 49.6 71.7 83.1 30.8 40.3 39.6 60.4 50.9 29.8 8.5 76.5
Player 3,671 48.7 63.7 81.3 29.9 39.1 40.0 55.8 46.3 32.4 7.8 71.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2018 79 88 68 39 88 72 32 50 38 86 51 86 79 99 22
2019 91 92 93 88 83 74 76 70 83 77 34 88 91 99 19
2020 91 95 96 91 75 74 66 97 93 63 16 96 91 89 4
2021 93 92 93 85 91 76 45 60 54 93 65 88 93 74 6
2022 64 57 63 63 58 54 15 40 67 80 45 77 64 74 6
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 23.8 6 5.9 0 4 4 2 33.3
2019 22.6 8 7.6 0 4 5 3 37.5
2020 25.5 3 3.1 0 3 1 2 66.7
2021 23.1 9 7.9 1 1 9 2 22.2
2022 23.1 2 2.1 0 2 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 6 7 6 6 6 6 4 7 5 4 5 6 4 3 5 7 3 7 4 7 5 6 6 7 6 9 8 6 6 5 10
2019 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 8 7 5 7 8 6 9 4 8 8 8 7 7 8 7 9 8 10 8 9
2020 3 3 2 3 3 3 0 3 4 3 4 4 2 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 4
2021 9 6 10 6 10 11 10 9 10 6 9 8 3 6 7 11 10 5 5 5 10 9 8 6 6 11 9 5 7 8 12
2022 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 3 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 97.7 98.2 0.5 96.1 -2.1 94.7 -1.4 95 0.3
Offspeed Velocity 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 88.9 88.7 -0.2 86.2 -2.5 87.3 1.1 88.3 1
Exit Velocity 88.3 87.9 -0.4 84.4 -3.5 88.3 3.9 89 0.7
Launch Angle 11.6 8 -3.6 4.3 -3.7 10.9 6.6 12 1.1
Barrel % 7.3 5.6 -1.7 5.6 0 8.1 2.5 10.3 2.2
Hard Hit % 36.5 32 -4.5 27.8 -4.2 38.2 10.4 35.8 -2.4
Sweet Spot % 30.7 22.5 -8.2 25.9 3.4 26.5 0.6 36.8 10.3
xBA 0.202 0.196 -0.006 0.177 -0.019 0.192 0.015 0.246 0.054
BA 0.178 0.23 0.052 0.156 -0.074 0.194 0.038 0.227 0.033
xwOBA 0.282 0.266 -0.016 0.262 -0.004 0.259 -0.003 0.309 0.05
wOBA 0.248 0.292 0.044 0.262 -0.03 0.268 0.006 0.265 -0.003
xSLG 0.362 0.323 -0.039 0.274 -0.049 0.312 0.038 0.405 0.093
SLG 0.302 0.374 0.072 0.312 -0.062 0.354 0.042 0.309 -0.045
K% 29.3 27.9 -1.4 25.8 -2.1 32.2 6.4 28 -4.2
BB% 8.1 9 0.9 12.4 3.4 7.3 -5.1 8.4 1.1
Swing % 44.6 45.6 1 42.8 -2.8 48.2 5.4 50.9 2.7
Whiff% 31.4 32.4 1 38 5.6 32.8 -5.2 29.8 -3
In Zone % 51.4 49.4 -2 44.7 -4.7 46 1.3 49.6 3.6
Out of Zone % 48.6 50.6 2 55.3 4.7 54 -1.3 50.4 -3.6
Out of Zone Swing % 27.2 29.3 2.1 27.7 -1.6 33.3 5.6 30.8 -2.5
First Pitch Swing % 20.3 27.2 6.9 31.5 4.3 26 -5.5 38.7 12.7
First Pitch Strike % 48.2 58.2 10 57.3 -0.9 57.6 0.3 60.4 2.8
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 222 .248 129 37 28.7 93 31 33.3
2019 286 .292 183 49 26.8 103 31 30.1
2020 89 .262 61 7 11.5 28 13 46.4
2021 227 .269 146 26 17.8 81 46 56.8
2022 104 .258 69 29 42.0 35 20 57.1

Pitch Tempo

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