Starlin Castro
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 218LBS | Age: 32

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 346 315 25 89 3 38 0 .283 .333 .375 .708
12 Seasons 6579 6148 698 1722 138 678 89 .280 .319 .412 .731
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .283 3 38 0 .708
12 Seasons .280 138 678 89 .731

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%
2015 25 2136 461 20 4.3 3.5 86.3 113.2 7.1 28.2 .241 .370 .288 .280 .318 28.0 15.7 3.6
2016 26 2251 465 25 5.4 4.1 88.5 113.2 8.9 32.3 .262 .419 .313 .308 .365 34.2 19.3 3.9
2017 27 1839 353 16 4.5 3.4 87.4 110.4 6.9 30.6 .260 .408 .338 .306 .358 36.5 19.7 4.9
2018 28 2417 475 33 6.9 5.1 88.5 109.3 8.4 32.0 .257 .402 .315 .311 .357 36.2 19.2 7.4
2019 29 2485 534 33 6.2 4.9 88.5 113.3 11.0 29.6 .268 .435 .307 .314 .359 37.7 16.4 4.1
2020 30 262 47 2 4.3 3.2 87.1 109.6 16.8 27.7 .240 .387 .320 .288 .342 29.8 20.6 4.8
2021 31 1292 257 14 5.4 4 88.4 111.2 9.2 33.9 .272 .412 .309 .324 .367 40.1 17.9 7.5
Player 12682 2592 143 5.5 4.2 87.9 113.3 8.8 30.8 .259 .408 .311 .306 .353 35.0 18.0 5.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 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, 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
2015 54.9 16.7 22.6 5.9 35.6 43.8 20.2 3.3 45.8 19.5 21.3 3.9 4.3 3.5
2016 50.1 20.6 24.5 4.7 35.5 39.6 24.7 3.7 37.8 21.5 25.6 4.9 5.4 4.1
2017 51.8 15.6 25.8 6.8 36.5 40.2 22.7 6.2 36.5 19.0 26.6 7.1 4.5 3.4
2018 51.6 18.7 24.8 4.8 35.4 43.6 21.1 2.5 40.6 19.8 25.7 4.2 6.9 5.1
2019 48.1 24.2 21.7 6.0 37.6 40.6 21.7 3.9 33.9 24.3 27.3 4.1 6.2 4.9
2020 36.2 38.3 17.0 8.5 27.7 44.7 27.7 4.3 25.5 34.0 27.7 4.3 4.3 3.2
2021 49.8 21.0 24.1 5.1 31.5 39.7 28.8 3.1 37.0 19.5 28.0 6.6 5.4 4.0
Player 50.8 20.0 23.6 5.6 35.5 41.5 22.8 3.7 38.5 21.1 25.6 4.9 5.5 4.2
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.5 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer -0.9 -4 458 35.4 116 .300 .420 .343 21.1 16.4 16.5 .269 .481 .362 47.6
2021 Slider -1.0 -3 280 21.7 67 .231 .246 .241 30.7 23.9 16.8 .254 .364 .279 30.6
2021 Sinker 1.6 4 232 18.0 63 .364 .418 .420 8.2 11.1 20.6 .318 .411 .368 29.2
2021 Curveball -1.3 -2 130 10.1 38 .243 .351 .268 26.2 23.7 20.0 .228 .297 .239 39.3
2021 Changeup 2.5 3 109 8.4 35 .324 .529 .374 18.9 14.3 14.3 .290 .420 .314 41.4
2021 Cutter -1.5 -1 65 5.0 19 .176 .294 .263 33.3 26.3 38.5 .258 .449 .341 61.5
2021 Splitter -0.2 0 17 1.3 6 .167 .167 .150 30.0 16.7 11.1 .238 .276 .225 40.0
2021 N/A -80.6 -1 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .749 .896 .705 100.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.8 -1 72 27.5 20 .316 .474 .358 14.3 10.0 8.7 .326 .483 .363 11.8
2020 Slider 0.2 0 63 24.0 19 .222 .389 .332 25.0 21.1 20.0 .202 .366 .266 35.7
2020 Sinker 1.1 0 42 16.0 5 .250 .250 .320 40.0 40.0 25.0 .237 .280 .321 0.0
2020 Changeup -4.7 -2 39 14.9 11 .182 .273 .259 19.2 27.3 18.8 .146 .244 .230 50.0
2020 Curveball 1.1 0 22 8.4 4 .250 .500 .313 33.3 50.0 25.0 .075 .104 .075 0.0
2020 Cutter 5.9 1 17 6.5 2 1.000 2.500 1.450 33.3 0.0 0.0 .567 1.288 .762 100.0
2020 N/A -3.4 0 5 1.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .109 .116 .104 0.0
2020 Splitter -13.3 0 2 0.8 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .493 .574 .478 100.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -5 816 32.8 200 .260 .448 .326 19.0 19.0 17.7 .272 .489 .346 44.2
2019 Sinker 1.5 8 558 22.5 167 .357 .548 .409 8.2 7.2 10.6 .316 .492 .362 43.8
2019 Slider -1.9 -9 496 20.0 141 .217 .341 .246 24.6 18.4 17.2 .243 .353 .259 30.7
2019 Curveball 0.7 2 226 9.1 57 .250 .375 .293 25.3 24.6 18.9 .218 .346 .246 28.6
2019 Changeup -2.1 -5 212 8.5 67 .206 .365 .249 23.1 20.9 20.3 .213 .331 .244 31.4
2019 Cutter -1.6 -2 142 5.7 29 .250 .357 .279 24.3 10.3 11.1 .323 .569 .388 28.0
2019 Splitter 4.5 1 32 1.3 11 .364 .727 .459 23.5 27.3 21.4 .288 .522 .336 25.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 765 31.7 205 .279 .410 .352 16.8 16.1 15.7 .287 .483 .367 44.7
2018 Slider -1.7 -9 509 21.1 131 .198 .317 .249 36.0 30.5 26.1 .227 .350 .254 37.5
2018 Sinker 0.9 4 498 20.6 131 .353 .500 .425 11.6 10.7 14.1 .226 .359 .306 32.4
2018 Curveball 2.0 6 283 11.7 63 .311 .492 .356 30.3 31.7 23.8 .249 .383 .286 34.1
2018 Changeup -0.2 0 160 6.6 53 .240 .320 .322 21.7 11.3 13.0 .266 .424 .319 31.8
2018 Cutter -1.4 -2 151 6.2 51 .340 .340 .310 20.7 9.8 11.9 .324 .393 .319 20.5
2018 Splitter -4.8 -2 38 1.6 7 .000 .000 .000 50.0 71.4 25.0 .037 .037 .035 0.0
2018 N/A 42.7 0 1 0.0 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .389 .426 .352 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 3 557 30.3 135 .317 .504 .391 16.9 15.6 13.3 .304 .474 .364 42.2
2017 Slider -1.3 -5 389 21.2 95 .239 .337 .259 38.8 33.7 25.0 .223 .337 .245 38.7
2017 Sinker 2.1 8 375 20.4 108 .381 .588 .465 8.9 4.6 5.7 .306 .489 .368 31.2
2017 Curveball 0.5 1 212 11.5 60 .217 .317 .276 38.3 36.7 27.8 .148 .244 .166 21.1
2017 Changeup 0.9 2 176 9.6 41 .400 .625 .448 15.4 14.6 13.3 .280 .503 .337 41.2
2017 Cutter -4.7 -4 87 4.7 21 .105 .105 .152 22.5 19.0 17.4 .247 .305 .285 33.3
2017 Splitter 5.0 2 40 2.2 12 .333 .417 .329 29.6 25.0 13.6 .247 .303 .236 66.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 498 1,807 -4 -11 8 6 -1
2011 712 2,617 -3 -8 17 7 14
2012 685 2,367 -7 5 10 7 15
2013 705 2,709 -16 -17 6 7 -21
2014 565 2,107 0 -7 11 7 11
2015 605 2,218 -11 -21 7 8 -16
2016 609 2,250 6 -12 6 5 5
2017 525 2,021 8 -24 12 5 2
2018 643 2,407 -5 -15 10 6 -4
2019 672 2,482 -8 -21 10 9 -10
2020 63 262 -2 -1 1 1 -2
2021 345 1,292 -6 -7 5 4 -4
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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 2,136 49.5 64.6 87.7 33.0 65.4 42.6 23.9 48.7 19.7 7.2 72.7
2016 2,251 49.8 68.1 84.7 35.3 61.4 40.6 30.8 51.6 23.3 7.2 80.7
2017 1,839 48.1 68.7 85.5 32.5 60.0 42.0 29.7 49.9 23.2 7.2 82.0
2018 2,417 49.7 65.0 85.8 27.4 57.2 40.5 28.0 46.0 22.8 7.6 71.7
2019 2,485 49.4 67.4 87.9 31.4 66.1 45.5 31.8 49.2 19.1 6.6 79.9
2020 262 48.5 67.7 83.7 27.4 64.9 44.7 25.4 46.9 22.0 7.3 73.7
2021 1,292 51.1 64.1 84.6 27.5 61.5 42.0 28.0 46.2 22.1 8.2 84.0
Player 12,682 49.5 66.4 86.1 31.3 62.2 42.3 28.8 48.7 21.6 7.3 77.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 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
2015 14 27 33 38 6 52 41 15 92 19 72 3 59 25 67
2016 28 57 50 43 15 52 38 40 90 37 53 5 44 13 64
2017 27 53 38 31 20 28 29 38 78 56 55 8 50 17 63 87
2018 36 58 41 37 33 70 48 42 68 42 61 37 58 54 59 88
2019 29 68 43 32 15 62 33 34 90 41 78 3 83 31 52 95
2020 66 32
2021 44 77 41 28 51 14 24 34 79 42 73 30 70 51 31 40
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 23.1 21 20.3 1 8 16 9 42.9
2017 23.7 16 17.2 -1 6 11 9 56.3
2018 24.7 12 13.6 -2 7 10 8 66.7
2019 24.8 22 20.9 1 10 15 10 45.5
2020 25.2 2 2.0 0 0 3 1 50.0
2021 25.7 3 4.4 -1 6 6 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 21 21 27 19 17 25 18 19 22 21 22 17 15 14 20 20 20 22 17 24 27 14 17 19 21 22 25 19 18 19 27
2017 16 15 23 16 16 19 18 18 19 17 16 17 12 15 16 21 16 20 13 17 22 13 15 19 16 18 20 14 18 16 21
2018 12 16 19 11 12 15 11 18 13 12 16 12 9 12 11 16 11 17 11 12 16 11 11 14 14 17 14 9 14 12 21
2019 22 26 21 19 21 20 18 27 20 20 19 19 13 17 18 24 17 27 18 19 25 16 18 21 24 21 28 20 27 18 26
2020 2 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 3 3 1 1 2 1 3 4 2 1 2 3 1 1 3 1 4 1 1 2 1 4
2021 3 5 6 3 5 7 5 4 3 5 4 5 2 1 2 5 5 4 5 4 7 5 3 4 4 4 6 3 5 3 7
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.3 88.5 2.2 87.4 -1.1 88.5 1.1 88.5 0 87.1 -1.4 88.4 1.3
Launch Angle 7.1 8.9 1.8 6.9 -2 8.4 1.5 11 2.6 16.8 5.8 9.2 -7.6
Barrel % 4.3 5.4 1.1 4.5 -0.9 6.9 2.4 6.2 -0.7 4.3 -1.9 5.4 1.1
Hard Hit % 28 34.2 6.2 36.5 2.3 36.2 -0.3 37.7 1.5 29.8 -7.9 40.1 10.3
Sweet Spot % 28.2 32.3 4.1 30.6 -1.7 32 1.4 29.6 -2.4 27.7 -1.9 33.9 6.2
xBA 0.241 0.262 0.021 0.26 -0.002 0.257 -0.003 0.268 0.011 0.24 -0.028 0.272 0.032
BA 0.265 0.27 0.005 0.3 0.03 0.278 -0.022 0.27 -0.008 0.267 -0.003 0.283 0.016
xwOBA 0.28 0.308 0.028 0.306 -0.002 0.311 0.005 0.314 0.003 0.288 -0.026 0.324 0.036
wOBA 0.288 0.313 0.025 0.338 0.025 0.315 -0.023 0.307 -0.008 0.32 0.013 0.309 -0.011
xSLG 0.37 0.419 0.049 0.408 -0.011 0.402 -0.006 0.435 0.033 0.387 -0.048 0.412 0.025
SLG 0.375 0.433 0.058 0.454 0.021 0.4 -0.054 0.436 0.036 0.45 0.014 0.375 -0.075
K% 15.7 19.3 3.6 19.7 0.4 19.2 -0.5 16.4 -2.8 20.6 4.2 17.9 -2.7
BB% 3.6 3.9 0.3 4.9 1 7.4 2.5 4.1 -3.3 4.8 0.7 7.5 2.7
Swing % 48.7 51.6 2.9 49.9 -1.7 46 -3.9 49.2 3.2 46.9 -2.3 46.2 -0.7
Whiff% 19.7 23.3 3.6 23.2 -0.1 22.8 -0.4 19.1 -3.7 22 2.9 22.1 0.1
In Zone % 49.5 49.8 0.3 48.1 -1.7 49.7 1.6 49.4 -0.3 48.5 -0.9 51.1 2.6
Out of Zone % 50.5 50.2 -0.3 51.9 1.7 50.3 -1.6 50.6 0.3 51.5 0.9 48.9 -2.6
Out of Zone Swing % 33 35.3 2.3 32.5 -2.8 27.4 -5.1 31.4 4 27.4 -4 27.5 0.1
First Pitch Swing % 23.9 30.8 6.9 29.7 -1.1 28 -1.7 31.8 3.8 25.4 -6.4 28 2.6
First Pitch Strike % 56.9 63.1 6.2 60.8 -2.3 60.5 -0.3 60.2 -0.3 58.7 -1.5 61 2.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 599 16 2.7 .312 .198
2017 R 472 14 3.0 .340 .254
2018 R 639 20 3.1 .311 .420
2019 R 673 42 6.2 .298 .440
2020 R 63 6 9.5 .326 .264
2021 R 343 113 32.9 .305 .314

Pitch Tempo

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