Welington Castillo
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 215LBS | Age: 37
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 365 341 44 96 20 0 .282 .323 .490 .813
2018 181 170 17 44 6 1 .259 .304 .406 .710
2019 251 230 19 48 12 0 .209 .267 .417 .684
10 Seasons 2,701 2,462 251 626 98 5 .254 .313 .426 .739
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .282 20 0 .813
2018 .259 6 1 .710
2019 .209 12 0 .684
10 Seasons .254 98 5 .739
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%
2015 28 1436 255 27 10.6 7.1 89.3 110.5 12.5 37.6 .251 .479 .321 .342 .425 36.5 24.3 6.6
2016 29 1862 299 18 6.0 3.9 88.8 112.1 12.9 34.1 .234 .388 .319 .298 .376 37.5 26.5 7.2
2017 30 1445 246 25 10.2 6.8 89.4 108.3 14.4 39.0 .268 .493 .344 .341 .445 44.3 26.6 6.0
2018 31 743 124 12 9.7 6.6 90.4 108.5 15.5 34.7 .245 .456 .308 .322 .408 46.8 25.4 5.0
2019 32 991 158 18 11.4 7.2 89.5 110.7 13.2 30.4 .218 .426 .287 .300 .393 42.4 29.5 6.4
Player 6477 1082 100 9.2 6.1 89.4 112.1 13.5 35.6 .245 .446 .319 .321 .410 40.6 26.3 6.4
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
2015 42.7 19.6 32.2 5.5 38.0 41.2 20.8 2.4 32.2 23.5 23.9 6.3 10.6 7.1
2016 43.5 21.1 30.8 4.7 40.8 37.5 21.1 2.7 32.1 23.7 25.4 7.4 6.0 3.9
2017 40.7 26.8 28.0 4.5 41.1 35.8 23.2 3.7 25.6 23.6 29.3 6.9 10.2 6.8
2018 41.9 25.0 25.0 8.1 38.7 37.1 23.4 1.6 29.0 25.0 26.6 8.1 9.7 6.6
2019 44.9 24.7 20.3 10.1 41.1 38.0 20.9 1.9 34.8 24.1 20.9 7.0 11.4 7.2
Player 42.7 23.0 28.3 6.0 40.0 38.0 21.7 2.6 30.7 23.8 25.4 7.0 9.2 6.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.1 37.1 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 %
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 3 365 36.8 104 .250 .531 .358 16.7 22.1 22.5 .253 .510 .339 47.3
2019 Slider -1.7 -3 200 20.2 41 .054 .135 .139 53.7 56.1 31.5 .113 .270 .210 28.6
2019 Sinker -0.3 0 144 14.5 38 .235 .471 .339 17.9 18.4 20.0 .214 .433 .315 44.4
2019 Changeup -4.1 -4 102 10.3 25 .120 .200 .136 45.8 36.0 27.3 .165 .198 .158 25.0
2019 Curveball 2.6 2 77 7.8 15 .357 .643 .487 30.8 33.3 15.6 .297 .632 .448 66.7
2019 Cutter 1.5 1 71 7.2 21 .316 .526 .402 31.6 23.8 20.8 .310 .537 .375 40.0
2019 Slurve -4.2 -1 15 1.5 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 14.3 .056 .056 .056 0.0
2019 Sweeper 4.1 0 10 1.0 3 .000 .000 .467 0.0 0.0 0.0 .074 .074 .489 0.0
2019 Split-Finger -9.9 -1 7 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 50.0 20.0 .077 .082 .072 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 3 241 32.4 57 .309 .473 .362 14.9 28.1 22.9 .265 .565 .373 53.8
2018 Sinker -1.1 -2 194 26.1 51 .273 .523 .386 12.8 11.8 14.3 .270 .502 .380 50.0
2018 Slider -0.4 0 132 17.8 29 .259 .444 .328 46.0 37.9 25.6 .221 .363 .282 18.8
2018 Curveball -1.5 -1 57 7.7 14 .214 .214 .193 54.5 57.1 33.3 .174 .293 .200 66.7
2018 Changeup -4.9 -3 51 6.9 17 .235 .235 .212 22.6 11.8 9.1 .327 .485 .349 40.0
2018 Cutter -3.2 -2 47 6.3 10 .100 .100 .180 36.0 10.0 10.0 .114 .216 .142 55.6
2018 Slurve -3.4 0 9 1.2 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .080 .080 .072 0.0
2018 Split-Finger -3.7 0 6 0.8 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2018 Sweeper 2.6 0 3 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 2.3 12 505 34.9 135 .280 .616 .407 10.6 20.0 18.4 .300 .652 .410 51.5
2017 Sinker 1.8 4 244 16.9 60 .415 .679 .485 10.5 16.7 24.4 .344 .590 .432 56.8
2017 Slider -0.6 -1 241 16.7 57 .273 .327 .281 44.2 40.4 28.7 .203 .269 .220 25.0
2017 Changeup -3.9 -6 155 10.7 42 .171 .195 .196 33.3 23.8 22.2 .222 .339 .249 22.6
2017 Curveball 0.4 1 145 10.0 38 .176 .206 .249 47.3 44.7 32.1 .159 .227 .218 29.4
2017 Cutter 1.7 2 91 6.3 15 .400 .667 .457 34.7 33.3 20.0 .307 .571 .366 50.0
2017 Split-Finger 0.3 0 30 2.1 6 .167 .167 .150 30.8 33.3 11.8 .188 .204 .170 25.0
2017 Slurve -6.5 -1 8 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 33.3 .118 .136 .110 100.0
2017 Sweeper -5.5 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Knuckleball 26.2 0 1 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .540 .633 .523 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 189 753 0 -1 3 3 4
2013 422 1,622 -5 -8 6 7 -1
2014 417 1,633 -8 -8 9 7 0
2015 377 1,430 -3 -12 6 6 -2
2016 454 1,850 1 -6 8 6 9
2017 362 1,442 3 -2 8 4 13
2018 181 740 -5 -5 2 2 -5
2019 251 991 -8 -5 4 6 -3
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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 1,436 52.7 59.4 83.5 26.4 52.5 43.2 25.1 43.8 25.3 6.8 79.4
2016 1,862 51.3 59.0 80.5 27.1 56.1 44.3 20.6 43.4 26.9 6.6 62.3
2017 1,445 49.7 61.4 83.6 25.4 55.4 43.3 18.1 43.3 24.6 7.8 73.2
2018 743 52.3 58.1 84.4 24.9 50.0 45.1 18.2 42.3 25.2 7.4 76.4
2019 991 50.4 61.1 80.3 25.8 49.6 42.6 22.7 43.6 28.7 8.1 68.8
Player 6,477 51.2 59.8 82.3 26.1 53.5 43.7 21.1 43.4 26.1 7.2 71.2
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
2015 76 46 85 89 45 68 90 60 80 58 16 41 23 67 19
2016 21 16 30 41 18 35 44 45 86 54 13 38 24 62 16
2017 65 67 81 78 30 51 80 82 62 90 15 19 40 62 15
2018 62 7
2019 75 7
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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 24.2 14 10.7 3 4 9 5 35.7
2017 25.8 20 15.8 4 10 10 8 40.0
2018 25.3 6 6.3 0 5 2 4 66.7
2019 24.8 12 10.2 2 4 10 3 25.0
Player 25.1 52 43.0 9 23 31 20 38.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 14 10 12 10 15 9 14 9 10 9 10 12 9 9 9 12 7 9 9 14 9 9 15 12 9 8 13 15 11 11 11
2017 20 16 14 19 15 16 17 17 12 13 15 20 15 16 17 15 13 16 17 14 17 16 20 18 16 13 14 18 17 15 13
2018 6 8 4 7 7 6 6 6 5 4 6 7 8 6 6 7 6 6 5 7 7 6 10 8 6 5 4 5 8 6 6
2019 12 13 9 9 12 12 13 12 9 5 10 11 13 9 11 8 8 9 9 12 10 12 13 13 8 7 10 11 12 9 7
Player 52 47 39 45 49 43 50 44 36 31 41 50 45 40 43 42 34 40 40 47 43 43 58 51 39 33 41 49 48 41 37
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.3 88.8 -0.5 89.4 0.6 90.4 1.0 89.5 -0.9
Launch Angle 12.5 12.9 0.4 14.4 1.5 15.5 1.1 13.2 -2.3
Barrel % 10.6 6.0 -4.6 10.2 4.2 9.7 -0.5 11.4 1.7
Hard Hit % 36.5 37.5 1.0 44.3 6.8 46.8 2.5 42.4 -4.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 37.6 34.1 -3.5 39.0 4.9 34.7 -4.3 30.4 -4.3
xBA .251 .234 -0.017 .268 0.034 .245 -0.023 .218 -0.027
BA .237 .264 0.027 .282 0.018 .259 -0.023 .209 -0.050
xwOBA .342 .298 -0.044 .341 0.043 .322 -0.019 .300 -0.022
wOBA .321 .319 -0.002 .344 0.025 .308 -0.036 .287 -0.021
xSLG .479 .388 -0.091 .493 0.105 .456 -0.037 .426 -0.030
SLG .453 .423 -0.030 .490 0.067 .406 -0.084 .417 0.011
K% 24.3 26.5 2.2 26.6 0.1 25.4 -1.2 29.5 4.1
BB% 6.6 7.2 0.6 6.0 -1.2 5.0 -1.0 6.4 1.4
Swing % 43.8 43.4 -0.4 43.3 -0.1 42.3 -1.0 43.6 1.3
Whiff% 25.3 26.9 1.6 24.6 -2.3 25.2 0.6 28.7 3.5
In Zone % 52.7 51.3 -1.4 49.7 -1.6 52.3 2.6 50.4 -1.9
Out of Zone % 47.3 48.7 1.4 50.3 1.6 47.7 -2.6 49.6 1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 26.4 27.1 0.7 25.4 -1.7 24.9 -0.5 25.8 0.9
First Pitch Swing % 25.1 20.6 -4.5 18.1 -2.5 18.2 0.1 22.7 4.5
First Pitch Strike % 62.2 58.9 -3.3 61.6 2.7 59.7 -1.9 62.5 2.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 443 71 16.0 .316 .296
2017 Shifts R 363 65 17.9 .363 .265
2018 Shifts R 180 38 21.1 .293 .322
2019 Shifts R 251 28 11.2 .281 .334
! 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 %
2010 10 16.9 30.0% 0.0% 27 21.0 3.7% 11.1%
2011 14 16.0 28.6% 0.0% 9 19.7 0.0% 11.1%
2012 224 16.8 36.2% 3.1% 119 23.8 0.8% 18.5%
2013 498 16.0 38.6% 2.0% 258 22.6 2.7% 7.4%
2014 446 16.7 28.7% 3.1% 306 22.4 0.3% 8.2%
2015 381 19.7 17.1% 6.3% 292 25.7 1.4% 26.7%
2016 532 19.3 16.2% 6.0% 360 25.3 2.5% 21.1%
2017 432 18.1 15.3% 1.4% 280 23.4 0.4% 6.8%
2018 232 18.0 18.5% 1.3% 138 23.1 0.0% 8.0%
2019 295 19.5 10.2% 2.0% 181 25.0 0.0% 16.0%
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