Diego Castillo
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 268LBS | Age: 29

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2023 0 0 6.23 8 0 0 8.2 7 1.62
6 Seasons 24 18 3.22 258 17 35 268.1 304 1.10
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2023 8 0-0 6.23 8.2 7 1.62
6 Seasons 258 24-18 3.22 268.1 304 1.10

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 .363 .248 .282 .355 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 28 843 145 11 7.6 5.0 86.4 114.4 9.0 27.6 .201 .320 .260 .269 .310 30.6 23.9 9.9 3.64 2.96
2023 29 162 26 2 7.7 4.9 88.7 106.9 14.1 15.4 .217 .390 .353 .345 .328 34.6 17.1 17.1 6.23 4.95
Player 4273 676 47 7.0 4.3 87.5 115.5 9.5 26.0 .197 .327 .271 .271 .326 33.6 27.7 9.2
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Castillo relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(57.4%) ,
Sinker
(21.6%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(11.1%) ,
Changeup
(9.9%) ,


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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 46.2 26.2 20.7 6.9 40.7 37.9 21.4 3.4 42.1 25.5 15.9 4.8 7.6 5.0
2023 53.8 30.8 3.8 11.5 42.3 34.6 23.1 0.0 42.3 30.8 19.2 0.0 7.7 4.9
Player 51.2 23.1 17.6 8.1 39.3 37.1 23.5 4.6 39.3 23.4 19.8 5.5 7.0 4.3
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 4.7
! 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
2023 Changeup SEA R 16 88.4 27.8 -2.0 -7 12.1 -3.4 -22
2023 4-Seamer SEA R 18 93.9 20.6 -5.5 -36 11.9 2.9 32
2023 Sinker SEA R 35 93.4 27.6 3.2 13 17.6 2.5 16
2023 Slider SEA R 92 86.5 31.1 -3.4 -10 0.4 -3.8 -91
2022 Sinker SEA R 257 95.1 25.4 3.3 15 17.3 2.0 13
2022 4-Seamer SEA R 47 95.7 18.9 -4.5 -31 11.9 3.5 42
2022 Slider SEA R 530 88.4 28.8 -3.0 -9 0.2 -2.5 -92
2021 Slider SEA R 622 87.3 31.0 -2.4 -7 1.3 -2.1 -61
2021 4-Seamer SEA R 37 95.4 19.6 -4.3 -28 12.5 4.3 53
2021 Sinker SEA R 276 94.6 26.2 2.7 12 18.2 2.5 16
2020 Sinker TB R 104 96.1 21.6 0.9 5 17.4 1.9 13
2020 4-Seamer TB R 9 96.3 18.4 -4.4 -31 12.4 4.6 59
2020 Slider TB R 207 86.2 35.2 0.7 2 3.8 0.3 9
2019 Slider TB R 576 88.7 34.3 0.6 2 5.5 1.8 48
2019 4-Seamer TB R 42 98.4 15.0 -1.3 -9 8.9 1.0 13
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 %
2023 Slider 0.1 0 93 57.4 20 .200 .400 .365 26.5 20.0 12.9 .175 .326 .335 45.5
2023 Sinker 0.5 0 35 21.6 11 .300 .700 .441 23.5 9.1 20.0 .287 .598 .403 33.3
2023 4-Seamer -7.5 -1 18 11.1 6 .000 .000 .117 27.3 16.7 14.3 .132 .188 .231 25.0
2023 Changeup 1.5 0 16 9.9 4 .333 .333 .400 40.0 25.0 33.3 .335 .355 .407 0.0
2022 Slider -1.3 -7 531 63.0 146 .173 .263 .246 32.6 32.2 26.0 .184 .298 .251 22.1
2022 Sinker 1.7 4 261 31.0 62 .273 .382 .335 13.4 9.7 14.0 .249 .393 .323 46.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.3 -1 47 5.6 9 .125 .125 .178 20.0 0.0 0.0 .147 .190 .211 25.0
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 6.6 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 .271 .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 47 95.7 89 16.2 1:45 1:45 0
2022 Sinker 246 95.1 86 18.7 1:45 2:30 -45
2022 Slider 506 88.4 19 5.5 12:30 12:00 30
2023 Changeup 16 88.4 93 14.1 1:45 2:15 -30
2023 4-Seam Fastball 18 93.9 92 15.6 1:45 1:45 0
2023 Sinker 30 93.3 87 18.6 1:45 2:45 -60
2023 Slider 85 86.4 19 4.4 12:00 11:45 15
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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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 -8 -7 3 5 -6
2020 135 491 -8 -6 5 3 -7
2021 231 936 -6 -13 3 5 -11
2022 225 868 -3 -10 4 6 -3
2023 41 162 -3 -3 2 2 -1
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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 51.2 61.3 82.5 27.1 35.6 41.7 48.2 44.6 31.4 8.3 68.9
2019 1,119 49.4 62.2 79.4 29.3 41.6 39.1 58.2 45.6 32.4 8.5 70.5
2020 320 44.7 61.5 78.4 27.7 30.6 42.2 57.3 42.8 38.0 5.9 63.2
2021 936 45.9 65.8 82.3 33.2 41.1 38.9 57.6 48.2 32.8 6.6 72.6
2022 843 48.7 69.9 84.6 28.1 47.1 37.8 57.3 48.4 26.5 8.5 73.2
2023 162 50.6 76.8 77.8 23.8 57.9 41.4 61.0 50.6 26.8 7.4 91.7
Player 4,273 48.6 64.8 81.6 29.2 41.0 39.7 55.9 46.5 31.2 7.8 71.5
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2018 79 88 68 39 88 72 32 50 38 86 50 86 37 99 22 8
2019 91 92 93 88 83 74 76 70 83 77 34 88 52 99 19 3
2020 91 95 96 91 75 74 66 97 93 63 16 96 51 89 4 3
2021 93 92 93 85 91 76 45 60 54 93 65 88 94 74 6 1
2022 83 88 86 77 71 72 43 90 95 59 23 59 34 75 6 1
2023 54 1 1
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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 6.0 0 4 3 3 50.0
2019 22.6 8 7.8 0 4 4 4 50.0
2020 25.5 3 2.6 0 1 1 2 66.7
2021 23.1 9 7.3 2 3 8 2 22.2
2022 22.9 5 5.1 0 1 5 1 20.0
2023 22.7 2 1.9 0 0 1 1 50.0
Player 23.3 33 30.8 2 13 22 13 39.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 6 7 4 5 5 4 7 6 3 4 5 7 7 6 6 7 6 6 7 9 6 6 10 8 6 6 4 5 7 7 5
2019 8 10 8 7 8 9 8 8 5 7 7 8 8 8 7 8 8 7 7 7 9 10 9 9 8 8 6 8 9 8 6
2020 3 3 2 2 3 4 3 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3
2021 9 7 5 9 8 10 11 9 6 4 4 9 6 5 9 10 7 8 6 10 6 6 10 9 6 6 10 10 6 4 4
2022 5 4 5 6 6 6 5 5 3 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 7 5 5 5 6 7 5 5 4
2023 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Player 33 33 25 30 32 35 36 31 21 24 24 33 30 28 31 35 30 30 30 36 31 32 42 36 29 29 31 35 32 29 24
! 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 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 97.7 98.2 0.5 96.1 -2.1 94.7 -1.4 95.2 0.5 93.6 -1.6
Offspeed Velocity 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 88.4 0.0
Breaking Velocity 88.9 88.7 -0.2 86.2 -2.5 87.3 1.1 88.4 1.1 86.5 -1.9
Exit Velocity 88.3 87.9 -0.4 84.4 -3.5 88.3 3.9 86.4 -1.9 88.7 2.3
Launch Angle 11.6 8.0 -3.6 4.3 -3.7 10.9 6.6 9.0 -1.9 14.1 5.1
Barrel % 7.3 5.6 -1.7 5.6 0.0 8.1 2.5 7.6 -0.5 7.7 0.1
Hard Hit % 36.5 32.0 -4.5 27.8 -4.2 38.2 10.4 30.6 -7.6 34.6 4.0
Sweet Spot % 30.7 22.5 -8.2 25.9 3.4 26.5 0.6 27.6 1.1 15.4 -12.2
xBA .202 .196 -0.006 .177 -0.019 .192 0.015 .201 0.009 .217 0.016
BA .178 .230 0.052 .156 -0.074 .194 0.038 .203 0.009 .212 0.009
xwOBA .282 .266 -0.016 .262 -0.004 .259 -0.003 .269 0.010 .345 0.076
wOBA .248 .292 0.044 .262 -0.030 .268 0.006 .260 -0.008 .353 0.093
xSLG .363 .323 -0.040 .274 -0.049 .312 0.038 .320 0.008 .390 0.070
SLG .302 .374 0.072 .312 -0.062 .354 0.042 .299 -0.055 .424 0.125
K% 29.3 27.9 -1.4 25.8 -2.1 32.2 6.4 23.9 -8.3 17.1 -6.8
BB% 8.1 9.0 0.9 12.4 3.4 7.3 -5.1 9.9 2.6 17.1 7.2
Swing % 44.6 45.6 1.0 42.8 -2.8 48.2 5.4 48.4 0.2 50.6 2.2
Whiff% 31.4 32.4 1.0 38.0 5.6 32.8 -5.2 26.5 -6.3 26.8 0.3
In Zone % 51.2 49.4 -1.8 44.7 -4.7 45.9 1.2 48.7 2.8 50.6 1.9
Out of Zone % 48.8 50.6 1.8 55.3 4.7 54.1 -1.2 51.3 -2.8 49.4 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 27.1 29.3 2.2 27.7 -1.6 33.2 5.5 28.1 -5.1 23.8 -4.3
First Pitch Swing % 20.3 27.2 6.9 31.5 4.3 26.0 -5.5 31.7 5.7 41.5 9.8
First Pitch Strike % 48.2 58.2 10.0 57.3 -0.9 57.6 0.3 57.3 -0.3 61.0 3.7
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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 216 .271 140 26 18.6 76 42 55.3
2022 217 .261 139 51 36.7 78 39 50.0
2023 41 .353 27 0 0.0 14 0 0.0

Pitch Tempo

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