Harold Castro
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 10" 195LBS | Age: 30
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 339 315 35 89 3 1 .283 .310 .359 .669
2022 443 420 37 114 7 0 .271 .300 .381 .681
2023 270 258 24 65 1 1 .252 .275 .314 .589
6 Seasons 1,485 1,406 134 391 16 7 .278 .303 .366 .669
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .283 3 1 .669
2022 .271 7 0 .681
2023 .252 1 1 .589
6 Seasons .278 16 7 .669
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2018 24 29 8 0 0.0 0.0 86.4 98.6 4.5 50.0 .313 .375 .264 .298 .372 37.5 20.0 0.0
2019 25 1306 274 10 3.6 2.7 87.2 105.0 8.6 36.9 .258 .370 .292 .279 .355 28.6 23.3 2.4
2020 26 224 38 1 2.6 1.9 89.0 102.7 11.6 44.7 .274 .406 .369 .330 .377 36.8 20.4 9.3
2021 27 1173 252 8 3.2 2.4 88.6 107.2 10.2 44.0 .287 .414 .291 .315 .383 38.5 21.2 4.1
2022 28 1660 346 21 6.1 4.7 87.0 107.3 11.4 41.6 .275 .423 .297 .316 .371 33.3 17.8 3.8
2023 29 994 195 6 3.1 2.2 86.2 106.1 10.0 38.5 .242 .338 .258 .263 .332 28.7 24.4 3.3
Player 5386 1113 46 4.1 3.1 87.4 107.3 10.1 40.6 .267 .391 .290 .297 .363 32.7 21.3 3.6
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 62.5 12.5 25.0 0.0 37.5 62.5 0.0 12.5 25.0 12.5 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2019 53.3 19.0 26.6 1.1 29.9 40.5 29.6 3.3 38.3 18.6 30.7 4.0 3.6 2.7
2020 44.7 18.4 31.6 5.3 21.1 42.1 36.8 2.6 36.8 21.1 31.6 5.3 2.6 1.9
2021 42.9 22.6 33.3 1.2 25.8 46.0 28.2 5.2 28.6 21.0 34.9 7.1 3.2 2.4
2022 44.2 25.7 27.5 2.6 32.7 35.0 32.4 4.3 31.2 20.5 28.9 7.8 6.1 4.7
2023 46.7 24.1 27.7 1.5 32.8 37.9 29.2 5.6 32.8 25.1 29.7 3.6 3.1 2.2
Player 46.7 22.7 28.8 1.8 30.1 39.8 30.1 4.5 32.8 20.9 31.1 5.8 4.1 3.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 1 328 33.0 80 .225 .352 .313 31.3 28.7 21.3 .226 .357 .289 34.7
2023 Changeup -0.6 -1 167 16.8 54 .278 .296 .256 29.1 24.1 23.2 .246 .323 .245 29.3
2023 Curveball -3.4 -4 122 12.3 34 .212 .212 .185 33.8 29.4 27.0 .243 .276 .230 4.2
2023 Slider 0.3 0 115 11.6 30 .267 .300 .252 32.3 26.7 21.1 .226 .303 .227 22.7
2023 Sinker -0.5 0 103 10.4 22 .318 .409 .318 8.7 9.1 8.3 .252 .332 .249 40.0
2023 Cutter -3.7 -2 66 6.6 25 .261 .391 .298 12.5 8.0 16.7 .331 .579 .397 50.0
2023 Sweeper 0.5 0 56 5.6 15 .333 .333 .347 40.0 26.7 22.2 .254 .282 .282 18.2
2023 Split-Finger -6.8 -3 37 3.7 10 .100 .100 .090 31.8 40.0 26.7 .120 .152 .118 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 8 617 37.2 153 .326 .556 .401 18.1 19.0 16.6 .300 .529 .374 40.5
2022 Changeup -1.4 -4 253 15.2 73 .222 .250 .229 16.3 13.7 13.7 .235 .302 .240 21.0
2022 Slider 0.0 0 208 12.5 71 .288 .364 .326 20.3 15.5 14.3 .283 .411 .320 26.3
2022 Curveball -2.4 -5 200 12.0 45 .091 .091 .100 37.4 35.6 23.2 .217 .333 .233 31.0
2022 Sinker 0.9 2 174 10.5 42 .297 .405 .363 14.0 9.5 13.8 .297 .429 .353 38.2
2022 Cutter -3.2 -4 110 6.6 32 .188 .250 .191 22.0 18.8 22.2 .243 .311 .241 26.9
2022 Split-Finger -3.2 -1 44 2.7 10 .100 .100 .090 15.0 20.0 10.5 .224 .366 .253 37.5
2022 Sweeper 13.5 5 35 2.1 11 .800 .800 .718 15.0 0.0 0.0 .528 .722 .558 80.0
2022 Slurve -0.4 0 8 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -1.3 -6 465 39.6 129 .288 .373 .316 23.2 18.6 18.8 .315 .442 .335 45.5
2021 Changeup 2.7 4 159 13.6 58 .298 .333 .276 25.8 13.8 17.0 .260 .342 .257 24.0
2021 Curveball 0.5 1 153 13.0 36 .324 .500 .374 37.0 27.8 19.6 .257 .427 .313 41.7
2021 Slider -2.7 -4 141 12.0 49 .244 .267 .270 29.8 30.6 25.4 .234 .345 .274 32.3
2021 Sinker -0.4 -1 125 10.7 34 .267 .400 .326 28.1 20.6 30.4 .291 .451 .352 45.8
2021 Cutter 3.8 3 85 7.2 21 .350 .400 .393 16.3 14.3 14.3 .441 .659 .482 52.9
2021 Split-Finger -5.7 -1 21 1.8 5 .000 .000 .000 23.1 60.0 23.1 .153 .170 .142 0.0
2021 Sweeper -10.9 -1 13 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 12.5 33.3 50.0 .034 .110 .061 0.0
2021 Slurve -3.8 0 11 0.9 4 .333 .333 .300 40.0 25.0 20.0 .222 .275 .213 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.6 2 112 50.0 29 .385 .462 .407 11.8 24.1 20.0 .313 .474 .375 42.1
2020 Changeup -8.6 -3 31 13.8 6 .000 .000 .000 27.3 33.3 18.2 .056 .061 .063 0.0
2020 Slider 3.8 1 28 12.5 6 .600 .800 .625 53.8 0.0 0.0 .376 .457 .411 20.0
2020 Curveball 9.7 2 18 8.0 3 1.000 1.333 1.017 37.5 0.0 0.0 .340 .579 .398 66.7
2020 Sinker -5.0 -1 18 8.0 6 .000 .000 .117 18.2 16.7 10.0 .223 .394 .335 50.0
2020 Cutter 0.8 0 13 5.8 2 .500 .500 .450 14.3 0.0 0.0 .442 .575 .440 50.0
2020 Split-Finger -9.4 0 4 1.8 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 50.0 50.0 .020 .043 .024 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -1 550 42.1 141 .308 .451 .342 21.4 24.1 22.7 .262 .417 .299 31.4
2019 Sinker 0.8 2 192 14.7 41 .400 .450 .385 16.1 12.2 13.5 .294 .358 .293 34.3
2019 Changeup -1.8 -3 152 11.6 55 .259 .333 .255 30.1 21.8 29.3 .222 .346 .247 30.2
2019 Slider -3.2 -5 148 11.3 50 .163 .163 .162 26.1 34.0 29.3 .223 .263 .223 18.2
2019 Curveball 0.8 1 145 11.1 39 .368 .447 .359 26.9 25.6 20.0 .309 .385 .298 24.1
2019 Cutter 4.1 3 71 5.4 26 .333 .542 .400 26.8 23.1 37.5 .275 .466 .341 33.3
2019 Split-Finger -11.1 -3 31 2.4 14 .071 .071 .064 37.5 14.3 20.0 .174 .206 .166 8.3
2019 Sweeper 7.0 1 10 0.8 2 1.000 1.000 .800 66.7 0.0 -- .640 .745 .651 100.0
2019 Knuckleball 4.7 0 3 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Sinker 3.1 0 10 34.5 4 .500 .500 .450 20.0 0.0 -- .442 .543 .426 50.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -4.6 0 9 31.0 4 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 66.7 .059 .086 .059 0.0
2018 Curveball 5.4 0 5 17.2 2 .500 .500 .450 25.0 0.0 0.0 .563 .615 .519 50.0
2018 Split-Finger -1.6 0 3 10.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Cutter -1.6 0 1 3.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Changeup -1.9 0 1 3.4 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 368 1,302 0 -7 -2 3 -6
2020 54 224 0 0 0 0 1
2021 339 1,173 -8 -9 9 3 -5
2022 441 1,658 -4 -7 7 5 1
2023 270 994 -6 -7 4 0 -9
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2018 29 51.7 66.7 80.0 35.7 40.0 62.1 20.0 51.7 33.3 10.3 100.0
2019 1,306 48.2 67.7 83.3 41.4 62.7 42.0 28.2 54.1 24.0 7.5 76.5
2020 224 49.1 69.1 84.2 35.1 57.5 42.9 33.3 51.8 24.1 7.1 75.0
2021 1,173 46.8 74.5 82.2 42.9 60.1 41.7 39.5 57.7 25.8 6.7 79.7
2022 1,660 47.3 69.3 86.4 39.8 69.8 42.8 28.5 53.7 19.8 7.5 69.4
2023 994 47.3 71.1 81.7 43.1 55.3 47.2 24.8 56.3 28.6 6.9 78.3
Player 5,386 47.5 70.3 83.7 41.3 62.5 43.3 30.4 55.1 24.1 7.2 75.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2018 22 60
2019 5 51 12 9 2 11 14 17 37 11 36 1 56 3 59 10
2020 13 17
2021 47 33 1 7
2022 51 88 67 47 34 34 32 14 31 14 71 3 79 5 26 1 8
2023 21 29 10 9
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 23.8 5 6.3 -1 6 9 1 20.0
2021 23.8 3 3.6 -1 6 3 1 33.3
2022 25.5 7 8.2 -1 3 7 3 42.9
2023 25.0 1 1.2 0 2 1 0 0.0
Player 24.6 16 19.3 -3 17 20 5 31.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 5 9 6 5 8 8 8 7 4 2 4 10 9 5 4 6 3 3 6 7 8 7 9 7 9 3 5 11 11 4 2
2021 3 5 2 2 4 3 3 5 3 2 3 5 6 2 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 4 5 5 4 3 4 3 4 3 3
2022 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 7 6 6 6 10 9 8 10 9 7 9 7 8 8 8 12 8 8 7 8 10 8 9 8
2023 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 0 2 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 0
Player 16 22 17 17 21 21 21 19 14 11 13 27 25 16 20 21 15 17 19 19 19 21 28 22 21 14 18 25 24 18 13
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.4 87.2 0.8 89.0 1.8 88.6 -0.4 87.0 -1.6 86.2 -0.8
Launch Angle 4.5 8.6 4.1 11.6 3.0 10.2 -1.4 11.4 1.2 10.0 -1.4
Barrel % 0.0 3.6 3.6 2.6 -1.0 3.2 0.6 6.1 2.9 3.1 -3.0
Hard Hit % 37.5 28.6 -8.9 36.8 8.2 38.5 1.7 33.3 -5.2 28.7 -4.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 50.0 36.9 -13.1 44.7 7.8 44.0 -0.7 41.6 -2.4 38.5 -3.1
xBA .313 .258 -0.055 .274 0.016 .287 0.013 .275 -0.012 .242 -0.033
BA .300 .291 -0.009 .347 0.056 .283 -0.064 .271 -0.012 .252 -0.019
xwOBA .298 .279 -0.019 .330 0.051 .315 -0.015 .316 0.001 .263 -0.053
wOBA .264 .292 0.028 .369 0.077 .291 -0.078 .297 0.006 .258 -0.039
xSLG .375 .370 -0.005 .406 0.036 .414 0.008 .423 0.009 .339 -0.084
SLG .300 .384 0.084 .429 0.045 .359 -0.070 .381 0.022 .314 -0.067
K% 20.0 23.3 3.3 20.4 -2.9 21.2 0.8 17.8 -3.4 24.4 6.6
BB% 0.0 2.4 2.4 9.3 6.9 4.1 -5.2 3.8 -0.3 3.3 -0.5
Swing % 51.7 54.1 2.4 51.8 -2.3 57.7 5.9 53.7 -4.0 56.3 2.6
Whiff% 33.3 24.0 -9.3 24.1 0.1 25.8 1.7 19.8 -6.0 28.6 8.8
In Zone % 51.7 48.2 -3.5 49.1 0.9 46.8 -2.3 47.3 0.5 47.3 0.0
Out of Zone % 48.3 51.8 3.5 50.9 -0.9 53.2 2.3 52.7 -0.5 52.7 0.0
Out of Zone Swing % 35.7 41.4 5.7 35.1 -6.3 42.9 7.8 39.8 -3.1 43.1 3.3
First Pitch Swing % 20.0 28.2 8.2 33.3 5.1 39.5 6.2 28.5 -11.0 24.8 -3.7
First Pitch Strike % 60.0 63.7 3.7