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Nick Castellanos
RF | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 203LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2010 | Rd: C-A, #44, Detroit Tigers | Archbishop McCarthy HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 368 337 59 111 18 59 2 .329 .383 .582 .965
9 Seasons 4256 3915 504 1090 152 553 13 .278 .329 .481 .810
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .329 18 59 2 .965
9 Seasons .278 152 553 13 .810

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 2317 403 31 7.7 88.3 111.6 16.9 37.5 .254 .432 .311 .319 .404 34.9 25.5 6.6
2016 24 1729 305 44 14.4 89.5 109.2 17 47.9 .286 .580 .350 .381 .489 39 24.8 6.3
2017 25 2605 477 50 10.5 89 110.5 14.2 42.3 .290 .537 .341 .370 .449 41.9 21.4 6.2
2018 26 2439 472 53 11.2 89.6 110.3 15.2 45.3 .296 .525 .363 .374 .460 40.7 22.3 7.2
2019 27 2436 475 52 10.9 88.9 111.2 13.9 39.8 .276 .534 .357 .360 .436 41.5 21.5 6.2
2020 28 966 150 24 16 91 108.5 16.5 39.3 .273 .542 .329 .374 .497 46.7 28.5 7.9
2021 29 1342 259 26 10 90.1 111.9 14.1 46.3 .300 .516 .406 .373 .454 47.5 21.5 7.3
13834 2541 280 11 89.3 111.9 15.2 42.5 .282 .521 .350 .362 .450 41 23.1 6.7
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.5 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 680 50.7 187 172 67 43 13 0 11 28 145 .390 .340 .657 .592 .461 .419 92.6 14 13.3 16.8
2021 Breaking 457 34.1 130 118 30 12 11 1 6 38 80 .254 .266 .517 .473 .357 .351 87.6 14 46.8 26.4
2021 Offspeed 205 15.3 47 47 14 8 5 0 1 13 34 .298 .240 .468 .346 .326 .253 85.5 16 43.2 19.1
2020 Fastballs 504 52.2 133 118 30 14 5 1 10 28 91 .254 .327 .568 .666 .374 .444 91.8 15 25.3 19.3
2020 Breaking 386 40.0 88 81 16 6 6 0 4 37 44 .198 .222 .420 .417 .290 .303 91.4 22 43.1 25.7
2020 Offspeed 75 7.8 20 19 3 2 0 1 0 4 15 .158 .155 .263 .306 .201 .219 84.8 12 43.5 15.4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 37.2 32 27.3 3.5 33.7 37.5 28.8 1.7 25.8 27.8 29 6.5 7.7
2016 32.5 34.8 30.5 2.3 35.7 37 27.2 1.6 24.3 27.5 25.6 5.6 14.4
2017 37.5 27 32.5 2.9 34.8 39.4 25.8 3.4 26.6 22.9 25.4 10.5 10.5
2018 36.7 24.6 33.7 5.1 41.7 33.9 24.4 3.2 23.9 23.9 29.9 7.8 11.2
2019 38.9 28.8 27.6 4.6 37.9 35.2 26.9 4 26.1 23.4 25.1 9.1 10.9
2020 36 24 35.3 4.7 34.7 44.7 20.7 1.3 24.7 24 26.7 6.7 16
2021 37.1 27.4 31.7 3.9 40.9 35.5 23.6 5.8 24.3 19.7 27.4 12.7 10
36.8 28.5 30.8 3.9 37.2 36.9 25.9 3.1 25.3 24.2 27 8.5 11
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.6

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 %
2021 Splitter -2.7 0 16 1.2 3 0 0 0 45.5 66.7 28.6 .001 .001 .001 0
2021 Cutter 3.7 2 62 4.6 22 .429 .571 .45 7.7 0 0 .374 .681 .461 38.1
2021 Curveball -0.6 -1 161 12 41 .184 .368 .267 46.7 29.3 25.5 .201 .313 .257 30.8
2021 Changeup 2.6 5 189 14.1 44 .318 .5 .372 43 25 18 .256 .37 .27 36.4
2021 Sinker 2.8 6 223 16.6 67 .475 .689 .512 9.5 10.4 13.5 .349 .531 .401 58.2
2021 Slider 2.1 6 296 22.1 89 .287 .588 .41 46.9 29.2 26.8 .297 .55 .394 44.4
2021 4-Seamer 2.4 9 395 29.4 98 .322 .656 .434 16.7 21.4 20.4 .326 .613 .422 56.5
2020 Splitter 2.8 0 6 0.6 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 0 .069 .069 .062 0
2020 Changeup -3.2 -2 69 7.1 18 .118 .235 .178 46.5 22.2 17.4 .165 .334 .236 38.5
2020 Cutter -5.1 -4 82 8.5 20 .111 .111 .16 45.5 25 23.8 .148 .176 .198 15.4
2020 Curveball -0.2 0 127 13.1 27 .13 .217 .23 32.1 40.7 21.2 .18 .255 .263 33.3
2020 4-Seamer 1.5 3 235 24.3 56 .26 .72 .421 17.7 26.8 18.5 .336 .814 .49 58.3
2020 Sinker 2.2 4 187 19.4 57 .3 .58 .443 25 14 18.6 .381 .695 .483 54.8
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 260 26.9 61 .224 .5 .321 47 42.6 28 .238 .482 .32 46.9
2019 Splitter -4.5 -2 45 1.8 11 .182 .182 .164 36 27.3 14.3 .177 .231 .176 37.5
2019 Cutter 1 1 151 6.2 39 .263 .474 .369 33.3 25.6 23.3 .252 .444 .302 32.1
2019 Changeup 1.9 4 226 9.3 69 .273 .53 .38 24 15.9 15.3 .228 .419 .288 34.5
2019 Curveball 0.8 2 231 9.5 76 .243 .514 .352 39.1 31.6 30 .245 .544 .336 31.3
2019 Sinker 0.8 3 343 14.1 108 .333 .525 .405 14.8 8.3 12.3 .344 .591 .416 51.7
2019 4-Seamer 2.2 18 810 33.3 175 .37 .721 .495 16.1 15.4 11.6 .348 .777 .49 55.9
2019 Slider -1.2 -7 593 24.3 176 .229 .376 .279 40.7 32.4 27.8 .226 .384 .27 27.4
2018 N/A 2.8 0 3 0.1 2 0 0 .45 33.3 0 0 .25 .287 .231 0
2018 Knuckleball 16.6 1 8 0.3 2 1 1.5 1.075 0 0 0 .713 1.308 .85 100
2018 Splitter 4.5 1 18 0.7 6 .5 1 .625 33.3 33.3 16.7 .263 .643 .376 50
2018 Cutter 0 0 137 5.6 35 .235 .412 .287 25.8 17.1 20.7 .214 .334 .249 25
2018 Changeup 2.9 6 218 8.9 76 .366 .479 .414 35.4 26.3 27 .32 .466 .36 25.5
2018 Curveball 1.9 5 245 10 76 .342 .63 .436 40.3 32.9 31.6 .27 .497 .34 41.7
2018 Sinker 2.7 12 433 17.8 121 .363 .584 .439 15.5 10.7 14.3 .394 .662 .472 50
2018 Slider 0.4 2 504 20.7 135 .24 .456 .32 46.6 31.1 24.6 .221 .398 .286 24.7
2018 4-Seamer 0.6 5 868 35.6 219 .259 .435 .349 22.2 19.6 18.1 .303 .587 .414 51
2017 Knuckleball 20.8 1 7 0.3 2 1 3 1.15 0 0 0 .607 1.549 .791 100
2017 Splitter 5.1 2 31 1.2 12 .3 .8 .492 38.9 41.7 31.3 .289 .862 .505 80
2017 Cutter -2 -3 158 6.1 41 .308 .385 .323 39.5 24.4 25 .349 .463 .366 17.2
2017 Changeup 0.7 2 291 11.2 65 .18 .377 .275 32.6 20 13.8 .297 .574 .383 37.5
2017 Curveball -0.1 0 300 11.5 74 .25 .472 .319 35.1 28.4 23.6 .224 .412 .28 32
2017 Sinker 1 4 441 16.9 135 .294 .476 .351 9.8 10.4 15.4 .335 .597 .403 43.4
2017 Slider 0.4 2 567 21.8 138 .25 .424 .307 41.3 31.9 21.1 .227 .393 .282 34.4
2017 4-Seamer 2.2 18 804 30.9 197 .302 .593 .418 16.5 17.8 13.5 .318 .637 .434 54
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 587 2266 -9 -14 14 7 -2
2015 585 2285 1 -10 9 7 6
2016 445 1718 13 -6 4 5 15
2017 659 2581 10 -8 14 11 26
2018 673 2439 25 -10 7 11 32
2019 651 2390 -1 1 9 8 17
2020 251 1005 -7 -4 2 9 0
2021 364 1342 18 0 5 5 27
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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 %
2015 2317 46.5 69.6 81.2 32.3 50.1 43.9 35.3 49.7 29.7 6.7 79.7
2016 1729 48.4 73.8 81.3 35.4 50.6 43.6 36 53.9 29.2 6.6 82.5
2017 2605 47 73.1 82.4 31.8 54.5 41.8 37.3 51.2 26.8 6.3 77.9
2018 2439 47.1 77 81.4 35.5 47.6 39.9 44.1 55.1 30.2 7.2 89.7
2019 2436 45.2 74.7 85.9 38.7 52.7 41.5 38.4 54.7 26.9 6.6 85.4
2020 966 42.5 73.2 80.1 35.9 44.2 39.1 37.6 51.8 34.2 6 77.6
2021 1342 43.4 78.9 80.8 37.4 51.4 42.3 40.5 55.4 30.3 6.6 87.5
13834 46.1 74.1 82.2 35 50.7 41.9 38.6 53 29.1 6.6 83.3
48.5 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.6 42.6 29.1 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.9

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 57 61 70 71 39 76 71 41 45 14 41 12 41
2016 94 93 99 98 65 87 96 57 59 19 23 15 51
2017 89 95 93 89 63 96 83 73 84 42 21 27 77 0
2018 93 96 94 88 82 94 85 65 69 40 33 13 68 0
2019 81 82 89 89 51 92 76 41 65 49 22 33 72 6
2020 86 77 92 92 64 97 95 82 83 19 35 10 72 2
2021 89 97 89 80 81 71 65 62 82 55 32 19 67 2
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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 21.6 27 23.9 3 25 26 6 22.2
2020 22.1 14 12.2 2 3 11 4 28.6
2021 22.9 18 15.5 3 16 14 5 27.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 27 35 25 26 31 20 19 29 27 28 37 24 11 17 19 29 13 27 17 23 11 18 17 26 27 31 28 22 30 19 32
2020 14 16 11 15 16 11 12 13 12 13 13 13 8 9 10 12 10 14 11 13 6 12 13 10 13 13 12 13 14 11 16
2021 18 17 21 18 19 13 14 17 14 18 22 15 8 12 12 20 11 16 16 17 7 15 15 16 14 18 16 15 16 13 20
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 89.5 1.2 89 -0.5 89.6 0.6 88.9 -0.7 91 2.1 90.1 -0.9
Launch Angle 16.9 17 0.1 14.2 -2.8 15.2 1 13.9 -1.3 16.5 2.6 14.1 -2.4
Barrel % 7.7 14.4 6.7 10.5 -3.9 11.2 0.7 10.9 -0.3 16 5.1 10 -6
Hard Hit % 34.9 39 4.1 41.9 2.9 40.7 -1.2 41.5 0.8 46.7 5.2 47.5 0.8
Sweet Spot % 37.5 47.9 10.4 42.3 -5.6 45.3 3 39.8 -5.5 39.3 -0.5 46.3 7
xBA .254 .286 0.032 .29 0.004 .296 0.006 .276 -0.02 .273 -0.003 .3 0.027
BA .255 .285 0.03 .272 -0.013 .298 0.026 .289 -0.009 .225 -0.064 .329 0.104
xwOBA .319 .381 0.062 .37 -0.011 .374 0.004 .36 -0.014 .374 0.014 .373 -0.001
wOBA .311 .35 0.039 .341 -0.009 .363 0.022 .357 -0.006 .329 -0.028 .406 0.077
xSLG .432 .58 0.148 .537 -0.043 .525 -0.012 .534 0.009 .542 0.008 .516 -0.026
SLG .419 .496 0.077 .49 -0.006 .5 0.01 .525 0.025 .486 -0.039 .582 0.096
K% 25.5 24.8 -0.7 21.4 -3.4 22.3 0.9 21.5 -0.8 28.5 7 21.5 -7
BB% 6.6 6.3 -0.3 6.2 -0.1 7.2 1 6.2 -1 7.9 1.7 7.3 -0.6