Rodolfo Castro
SS | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 0" 205LBS | Age: 24
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 93 86 9 17 5 0 .198 .258 .395 .653
2022 278 253 25 59 11 5 .233 .299 .427 .726
2023 256 227 21 48 6 1 .211 .297 .322 .619
3 Seasons 627 566 55 124 22 6 .219 .292 .380 .672
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .198 5 0 .653
2022 .233 11 5 .726
2023 .211 6 1 .619
3 Seasons .219 22 6 .672
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting 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%
2021 22 398 59 6 10.2 6.5 89.0 112.5 8.6 25.4 .220 .390 .281 .292 .379 37.3 29.0 6.5
2022 23 1047 180 12 6.7 4.3 87.3 111.6 11.7 25.6 .210 .354 .314 .280 .344 35.0 26.7 7.9
2023 24 1002 154 12 7.8 4.7 87.2 111.4 7.6 27.9 .189 .323 .277 .268 .321 35.1 28.9 9.0
Player 2447 393 30 7.6 4.8 87.5 112.5 9.6 26.5 .203 .347 .294 .277 .340 35.4 28.0 8.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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
2021 52.5 27.1 15.3 5.1 32.2 49.2 18.6 5.1 35.6 22.0 18.6 6.8 10.2 6.5
2022 51.1 24.4 17.2 7.2 38.9 36.7 24.4 5.6 38.3 21.7 20.0 7.2 6.7 4.3
2023 55.8 22.1 13.6 8.4 51.9 29.2 18.8 5.2 41.6 22.7 19.5 2.6 7.8 4.7
Player 53.2 23.9 15.5 7.4 43.0 35.6 21.4 5.3 39.2 22.1 19.6 5.3 7.6 4.8
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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-Seamer -2.7 -7 259 25.8 81 .208 .361 .278 16.9 23.5 23.8 .202 .354 .280 25.9
2023 Changeup -2.4 -4 169 16.9 38 .118 .235 .207 41.5 26.3 21.7 .130 .208 .201 33.3
2023 Slider -2.7 -4 145 14.5 32 .074 .111 .177 47.5 43.8 35.9 .136 .377 .287 38.5
2023 Curveball -0.4 -1 131 13.1 20 .158 .158 .215 40.0 40.0 20.5 .113 .193 .159 36.4
2023 Sinker 5.6 7 129 12.9 47 .429 .548 .477 14.5 14.9 24.1 .295 .445 .357 60.0
2023 Cutter -0.2 0 81 8.1 12 .400 .800 .538 50.0 33.3 19.0 .298 .489 .398 16.7
2023 Sweeper -1.9 -1 43 4.3 10 .111 .111 .250 47.4 40.0 30.8 .141 .164 .191 0.0
2023 Splitter -13.0 -3 23 2.3 6 .000 .000 .000 83.3 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
2023 Slurve -9.9 -1 9 0.9 3 .000 .000 .000 66.7 66.7 100.0 .190 .209 .173 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -0.1 0 300 28.7 91 .262 .452 .336 22.2 19.8 20.9 .247 .451 .331 34.8
2022 Changeup 2.0 3 172 16.4 42 .300 .625 .423 40.0 21.4 22.0 .213 .358 .269 32.3
2022 Slider 0.1 0 162 15.5 37 .103 .276 .273 55.4 45.9 26.6 .087 .129 .223 41.7
2022 Curveball 0.3 0 157 15.0 33 .194 .419 .283 37.2 42.4 31.1 .177 .321 .242 23.5
2022 Sinker -2.3 -3 113 10.8 35 .242 .242 .251 18.6 14.3 21.7 .278 .406 .306 58.6
2022 Cutter -4.7 -4 85 8.1 27 .167 .292 .260 26.1 14.8 26.7 .181 .296 .263 15.0
2022 Splitter -3.3 -1 31 3.0 5 .200 .200 .180 50.0 60.0 33.3 .076 .086 .071 0.0
2022 Sweeper 10.6 2 21 2.0 5 .400 1.400 .720 62.5 60.0 42.9 .220 .354 .249 50.0
2022 Slurve 20.9 1 4 0.4 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 50.0 50.0 .449 .488 .421 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.7 -1 125 31.4 30 .276 .414 .312 24.3 30.0 15.5 .260 .401 .295 40.0
2021 Changeup -5.4 -4 80 20.1 20 .053 .211 .142 46.2 30.0 26.1 .146 .327 .224 7.7
2021 Slider 1.2 1 60 15.1 11 .125 .500 .373 38.5 45.5 16.7 .102 .339 .321 33.3
2021 Sinker 1.9 1 54 13.6 20 .300 .650 .398 7.9 20.0 19.0 .289 .513 .342 56.3
2021 Curveball -3.6 -1 42 10.6 6 .167 .167 .150 30.0 33.3 18.2 .185 .294 .200 75.0
2021 Cutter -1.6 0 27 6.8 4 .000 .000 .350 36.4 0.0 0.0 .267 .286 .470 0.0
2021 Splitter -4.3 0 10 2.5 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 50.0 .167 .187 .157 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 93 398 0 -9 1 2 -6
2022 277 1,047 -3 -7 4 5 -1
2023 254 1,002 -5 -16 3 5 -14
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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 %
2021 398 45.5 74.6 84.4 35.9 48.7 45.0 37.6 53.5 28.6 8.3 81.8
2022 1,047 49.7 67.7 75.9 27.5 46.2 43.7 26.7 47.5 32.6 7.0 79.5
2023 1,002 49.1 68.5 77.2 27.4 38.6 40.6 30.5 47.6 32.9 9.4 69.1
Player 2,447 48.7 69.1 77.8 28.9 43.8 42.6 29.9 48.5 32.0 8.2 75.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! 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
2021 85 60 61
2022 78 49 15 77
2023 71 50 8 81
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 24.5 5 3.9 1 2 2 2 40.0
2022 26.9 11 9.5 2 4 5 5 45.5
2023 25.5 6 6.1 0 1 7 2 33.3
Player 26.0 22 19.5 3 7 14 9 40.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 5 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 5 4 5 3 2
2022 11 8 10 12 10 9 10 9 7 8 8 10 11 9 10 11 9 9 9 9 9 8 12 9 9 9 11 11 9 9 10
2023 6 6 6 4 5 4 7 7 4 4 4 5 7 5 7 5 7 7 7 7 8 6 10 9 6 4 6 4 9 6 6
Player 22 19 20 20 18 17 21 20 14 15 15 19 22 17 21 21 20 20 21 20 21 18 26 23 19 17 22 19 23 18 18
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.0 87.3 -1.7 87.2 -0.1
Launch Angle 8.6 11.7 3.1 7.6 -4.1
Barrel % 10.2 6.7 -3.5 7.8 1.1
Hard Hit % 37.3 35.0 -2.3 35.1 0.1
Sweet Spot % 25.4 25.6 0.2 27.9 2.3
xBA .220 .210 -0.010 .189 -0.021
BA .198 .233 0.035 .211 -0.022
xwOBA .292 .280 -0.012 .268 -0.012
wOBA .281 .314 0.033 .277 -0.037
xSLG .390 .354 -0.036 .323 -0.031
SLG .395 .427 0.032 .322 -0.105
K% 29.0 26.7 -2.3 28.9 2.2
BB% 6.5 7.9 1.4 9.0 1.1
Swing % 53.5 47.5 -6.0 47.6 0.1
Whiff% 28.6 32.6 4.0 32.9 0.3
In Zone % 45.5 49.7 4.2 49.1 -0.6
Out of Zone % 54.5 50.3 -4.2 50.9 0.6
Out of Zone Swing % 35.9 27.5 -8.4 27.4 -0.1
First Pitch Swing % 37.6 26.7 -10.9 30.5 3.8
First Pitch Strike % 65.6 57.8 -7.8 58.2 0.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 61 25 41.0 .282 .171
2021 Shifts R 32 0 0.0 .367
2022 Shifts L 191 83 43.5 .235 .335
2022 Shifts R 86 10 11.6 .385 .444
2023 Shades L 130 33 25.4 .224 .176
2023 Shades R 124 16 12.9 .361 .212
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 103 18.5 22.3% 6.8% 50 24.6 4.0% 12.0%
2022 295 18.1 22.0% 4.4% 167 22.1 0.0% 9.6%
2023 243 15.2 46.9% 0.8% 172 18.0 8.7% 0.0%
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