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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 1 3 4.38 26 0 0 37.0 35 1.24
3 Seasons 3 4 4.50 41 0 0 54.0 50 1.30
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2017 26 1-3 4.38 37.0 35 1.24
3 Seasons 41 3-4 4.50 54.0 50 1.30

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 27 186 32 1 3.1 88.8 105.3 7.2 28.1 .249 .402 .333 .335 .364 31.3 19.1 10.6 6.10 4.94
2017 29 595 102 8 7.8 90.9 110.4 18.5 35.3 .261 .484 .325 .353 .420 40.2 22.9 9.2 4.38 5.63
781 134 9 6.7 90.4 110.4 15.9 33.6 .259 .465 .327 .349 .407 38.1 22 9.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Castro relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(72.9%) ,
Slider
(26.1%) ,
Sinker
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2017 4-Seam Fastball 434 201 233 72.9 93.6 103 89 21 12 6 0 3 13 76 .236 .262 .404 .473 .326 .362 90.3 21 2293 6.8 15.0 14.9
2017 Slider 155 102 53 26.1 84.4 48 46 10 4 2 0 4 22 25 .217 .252 .522 .498 .304 .320 89.9 10 2098 6.3 27.3 30.6
2017 Sinker 6 2 4 1.0 91.9 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1.000 .693 1.000 .740 .785 .658 104.5 6 2230 6.7 0.0
2015 4-Seam Fastball 99 54 45 53.2 92.1 27 21 7 5 2 0 0 2 21 .333 .311 .429 .566 .387 .424 93.4 11 2334 7.1 12.8 13.3
2015 Curveball 78 58 20 41.9 84.1 15 13 2 2 0 0 0 6 7 .154 .085 .154 .101 .211 .165 74.6 -2 2117 6.7 46.9 26.1
2015 Cutter 8 6 2 4.3 89.0 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 1 4 .400 .416 .600 .499 .427 .398 92.1 6 2265 6.9 16.7 20.0
2015 Changeup 1 0 1 0.5 87.7 2328 6.9
! 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 56.3 15.6 25 3.1 31.3 53.1 15.6 0 34.4 21.9 25 9.4 3.1
2017 34.3 29.4 27.5 8.8 30.4 44.1 25.5 2.9 22.5 34.3 25.5 6.9 7.8
39.6 26.1 26.9 7.5 30.6 46.3 23.1 2.2 25.4 31.3 25.4 7.5 6.7
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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
2017 Slider OAK R 155 84.4 39.2 3.9 11 2.4 -2 -45
2017 4-Seamer OAK R 434 93.6 15.5 -1.6 -12 10.8 3.3 45
2017 Sinker OAK R 6 91.9 24.4 3.9 19 14 -0.5 -3
! 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 %
2017 Sinker 15.3 1 6 1 2 1 1 .8 0 0 .693 .74 .662 100
2017 Slider 0.5 1 155 26.1 48 .217 .522 .308 27.3 45.8 30.6 .252 .498 .32 24
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 -2 434 72.9 103 .236 .404 .34 15 12.6 14.9 .262 .473 .362 44.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 47 186 -2 -3 2 2 -1
2017 153 595 0 -6 4 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 %
2015 186 47.8 68.5 82 24.7 45.8 35.5 53.2 45.7 25.9 5.4 100
2017 595 51.6 65.1 88 21.2 60.7 41 60.1 43.9 18 9.1 74.1
781 50.7 65.9 86.6 22.1 56.5 39.7 58.5 44.3 19.9 8.2 78.1
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015
2017 64 66
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 152 .327 82 2 2.4 70 16 22.9

Pitch Distribution