Willi Castro
LF | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 1" 206LBS | Age: 26
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 450 413 56 91 9 9 .220 .273 .351 .624
2022 392 365 47 88 8 9 .241 .284 .367 .651
2023 409 358 60 92 9 33 .257 .339 .411 .750
5 Seasons 1,501 1,365 194 339 33 51 .248 .305 .389 .694
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .220 9 9 .624
2022 .241 8 9 .651
2023 .257 9 33 .750
5 Seasons .248 33 51 .694
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%
2019 22 424 68 1 1.5 0.9 84.7 112.0 18.1 35.3 .202 .292 .270 .245 .316 25.0 30.9 5.5
2020 23 534 94 9 9.6 6.4 85.3 109.6 11.3 38.3 .307 .512 .393 .368 .490 31.9 27.1 5.0
2021 24 1632 310 16 5.2 3.6 85.6 115.4 11.4 35.2 .244 .364 .271 .291 .355 29.4 24.2 5.1
2022 25 1440 287 10 3.5 2.6 84.8 111.7 13.9 35.5 .261 .339 .285 .290 .340 31.4 20.9 3.8
2023 26 1586 264 18 6.8 4.4 86.5 114.2 15.1 34.5 .234 .365 .327 .304 .350 31.8 24.2 8.3
Player 5616 1023 54 5.3 3.6 85.5 115.4 13.5 35.4 .249 .367 .301 .298 .359 30.5 24.1 5.7
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
2019 38.2 22.1 33.8 5.9 35.3 42.6 22.1 5.9 26.5 32.4 27.9 4.4 1.5 0.9
2020 43.6 19.1 30.9 6.4 39.4 38.3 22.3 6.4 28.7 19.1 31.9 4.3 9.6 6.4
2021 48.1 22.9 22.6 6.5 29.7 35.2 35.2 7.4 36.1 22.6 25.5 2.9 5.2 3.6
2022 42.9 24.4 23.7 9.1 32.1 40.4 27.5 5.9 31.4 25.4 29.3 4.2 3.5 2.6
2023 41.7 26.1 23.5 8.7 38.6 34.8 26.5 9.1 27.7 29.2 22.3 4.9 6.8 4.4
Player 43.9 23.8 24.6 7.7 33.9 37.3 28.7 7.2 31.3 25.4 26.5 4.0 5.3 3.6
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 1.4 8 546 34.4 110 .378 .633 .474 27.5 28.2 17.6 .277 .447 .373 38.3
2023 Slider 1.1 3 249 15.7 77 .242 .455 .355 34.6 22.1 20.0 .213 .362 .298 39.2
2023 Changeup -0.8 -2 232 14.6 58 .245 .358 .274 40.2 25.9 17.9 .237 .358 .270 20.0
2023 Cutter -3.1 -5 152 9.6 42 .205 .359 .274 20.2 21.4 23.7 .247 .380 .300 30.0
2023 Curveball -0.2 0 149 9.4 41 .237 .263 .257 25.7 29.3 21.8 .253 .300 .276 34.6
2023 Sinker -2.5 -4 146 9.2 36 .188 .281 .257 9.0 16.7 15.4 .205 .329 .279 30.8
2023 Splitter -0.6 0 52 3.3 22 .136 .182 .180 22.6 22.7 25.0 .137 .297 .181 35.3
2023 Sweeper 0.2 0 44 2.8 13 .100 .200 .258 24.0 15.4 11.8 .192 .263 .311 0.0
2023 Forkball -2.3 0 2 0.1 2 .000 .000 .350 100.0 50.0 50.0 -- -- .350 --
2023 Slurve 37.7 0 1 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .660 .780 .649 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -0.7 -4 547 38.0 128 .261 .339 .304 27.7 19.5 13.5 .249 .331 .294 29.7
2022 Changeup 1.4 3 220 15.3 74 .338 .507 .403 32.7 10.8 12.1 .302 .383 .316 33.3
2022 Curveball -1.9 -4 214 14.9 64 .180 .295 .216 30.4 28.1 23.1 .253 .329 .266 34.1
2022 Slider -2.9 -5 181 12.6 49 .133 .311 .212 37.5 30.6 21.1 .228 .309 .278 38.7
2022 Sinker -0.4 0 125 8.7 38 .229 .457 .266 10.7 21.1 25.8 .287 .380 .318 35.7
2022 Cutter -0.8 -1 104 7.2 24 .304 .348 .344 22.6 20.8 19.2 .329 .384 .332 16.7
2022 Sweeper -4.4 -1 22 1.5 7 .143 .143 .129 16.7 42.9 25.0 .078 .114 .082 25.0
2022 Splitter -3.1 -1 18 1.3 5 .200 .400 .250 27.3 0.0 0.0 .227 .313 .235 20.0
2022 Slurve -5.2 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .113 .136 .108 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -1.9 -14 704 43.1 153 .209 .281 .255 29.0 26.1 18.8 .244 .340 .284 28.4
2021 Changeup 0.9 2 242 14.8 79 .284 .446 .345 33.8 16.5 19.1 .245 .366 .287 21.0
2021 Slider -0.2 0 171 10.5 67 .242 .500 .328 27.3 19.4 18.1 .291 .480 .350 44.0
2021 Curveball -2.3 -4 165 10.1 45 .190 .286 .254 33.7 35.6 25.8 .200 .275 .257 26.9
2021 Sinker -2.8 -5 160 9.8 49 .214 .357 .295 20.7 22.4 25.0 .235 .414 .324 43.8
2021 Cutter -2.5 -3 118 7.2 36 .147 .265 .204 21.6 22.2 22.2 .235 .343 .272 11.5
2021 Splitter -3.2 -1 45 2.8 13 .077 .077 .069 48.3 46.2 24.0 .138 .190 .143 14.3
2021 Sweeper 3.5 1 25 1.5 7 .429 .714 .486 26.7 28.6 40.0 .405 .469 .383 40.0
2021 Slurve 0.3 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seamer 2.2 4 204 38.2 50 .372 .558 .424 35.0 26.0 18.6 .323 .542 .399 25.0
2020 Changeup 2.9 2 83 15.5 20 .350 .950 .535 35.3 20.0 20.0 .275 .718 .409 25.0
2020 Curveball 1.5 1 74 13.9 19 .333 .333 .284 30.0 36.8 23.3 .307 .354 .287 25.0
2020 Slider 0.1 0 62 11.6 20 .316 .421 .340 34.1 45.0 33.3 .237 .287 .253 30.0
2020 Sinker 4.0 2 56 10.5 16 .429 .643 .491 19.2 12.5 14.3 .315 .683 .452 58.3
2020 Splitter 4.1 1 21 3.9 8 .375 .500 .381 28.6 25.0 16.7 .490 .604 .477 33.3
2020 Cutter -6.9 -1 19 3.6 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 25.0 16.7 .302 .366 .295 33.3
2020 Sweeper 5.3 1 13 2.4 2 .500 .500 .450 12.5 0.0 0.0 .329 .337 .303 100.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.2 0 196 46.2 36 .207 .207 .274 31.2 33.3 18.8 .191 .224 .269 16.7
2019 Changeup -4.4 -3 64 15.1 24 .217 .304 .246 27.7 20.8 33.3 .223 .280 .237 11.1
2019 Sinker -0.5 0 44 10.4 12 .333 .417 .329 38.5 25.0 42.9 .215 .562 .314 55.6
2019 Curveball -1.4 -1 38 9.0 13 .231 .538 .315 35.0 46.2 42.9 .158 .235 .170 42.9
2019 Cutter -0.6 0 37 8.7 10 .333 .667 .422 14.3 10.0 12.5 .498 .663 .442 44.4
2019 Slider -0.4 0 28 6.6 11 .200 .300 .259 38.5 54.5 42.9 .051 .064 .107 0.0
2019 Splitter -4.2 -1 15 3.5 3 .000 .000 .000 37.5 33.3 11.1 .049 .053 .049 0.0
2019 Sweeper -11.8 0 2 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .077 .098 .086 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 110 424 -1 -6 1 1 -5
2020 140 534 10 -4 3 1 10
2021 449 1,632 -12 -25 7 7 -23
2022 392 1,440 -4 -18 6 3 -13
2023 424 1,654 -12 -7 9 8 -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 %
2019 424 45.5 71.0 77.4 39.8 56.5 41.7 33.6 54.0 30.6 7.1 76.7
2020 534 46.6 73.1 79.7 39.3 50.9 44.0 33.6 55.1 30.6 7.1 76.3
2021 1,632 47.8 74.6 81.3 40.0 51.3 44.7 41.3 56.6 29.3 7.2 77.1
2022 1,440 49.2 77.2 81.0 39.8 51.9 43.8 39.5 58.2 28.4 7.2 82.7
2023 1,586 49.4 69.0 81.9 34.6 52.2 42.6 34.6 51.6 27.9 7.4 82.2
Player 5,616 48.3 73.2 80.9 38.4 52.1 43.6 37.7 55.2 28.9 7.3 79.9
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
2019 84 88
2020 82 96 85 67 65 41 62 6 67 18 25 11 25 5 85 9 52
2021 11 33 16 16 13 18 23 5 95 7 29 6 21 2 89 48 43
2022 19 72 11 4 33 7 10 1 79 10 52 3 24 5 78 49 87
2023 20 21 16 20 41 22 34 9 91 12 34 47 35 16 82 77 77
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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 19.1 1 1.5 -1 0 2 0 0.0
2020 21.3 6 7.3 -1 0 5 4 66.7
2021 20.2 9 10.9 -2 4 9 3 33.3
2022 19.1 8 6.5 2 2 8 1 12.5
2023 20.7 9 9.0 0 4 8 3 33.3
Player 20.2 33 35.3 -2 10 32 11 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 0
2020 6 8 7 6 7 9 8 7 6 7 5 8 8 7 7 8 7 8 8 7 8 7 9 7 6 7 7 7 9 8 6
2021 9 12 10 11 12 11 12 13 9 8 9 13 11 9 12 13 9 11 12 11 10 10 14 11 9 9 12 13 12 9 11
2022 8 5 6 9 8 8 9 4 6 4 5 9 7 6 9 8 5 5 6 8 5 6 11 5 4 5 9 9 6 7 2
2023 9 10 6 9 9 9 10 8 7 6 10 10 8 8 11 10 11 10 9 9 9 7 12 11 10 7 8 11 8 7 10
Player 33 37 30 37 38 39 41 33 30 26 30 42 35 32 41 40 34 35 36 37 34 31 48 35 30 29 37 42 37 33 29
! 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.7 85.3 0.6 85.6 0.3 84.8 -0.8 86.5 1.7
Launch Angle 18.1 11.3 -6.8 11.4 0.1 13.9 2.5 15.1 1.2
Barrel % 1.5 9.6 8.1 5.2 -4.4 3.5 -1.7 6.8 3.3
Hard Hit % 25.0 31.9 6.9 29.4 -2.5 31.4 2.0 31.8 0.4
Sweet Spot % 35.3 38.3 3.0 35.2 -3.1 35.5 0.3 34.5 -1.0
xBA .202 .307 0.105 .244 -0.063 .261 0.017 .234 -0.027
BA .230 .349 0.119 .220 -0.129 .241 0.021 .257 0.016
xwOBA .245 .368 0.123 .291 -0.077 .290 -0.001 .304 0.014
wOBA .270 .393 0.123 .271 -0.122 .285 0.014 .327 0.042
xSLG .292 .512 0.220 .364 -0.148 .339 -0.025 .365 0.026
SLG .340 .550 0.210 .351 -0.199 .367 0.016 .411 0.044
K% 30.9 27.1 -3.8 24.2 -2.9 20.9 -3.3 24.2 3.3
BB% 5.5 5.0 -0.5 5.1 0.1 3.8 -1.3 8.3 4.5
Swing % 54.0 55.1 1.1 56.6 1.5 58.2 1.6 51.6 -6.6
Whiff% 30.6 30.6 0.0 29.3 -1.3 28.4 -0.9 27.9 -0.5
In Zone % 45.5 46.6 1.1 47.8 1.2 49.2 1.4 49.4 0.2
Out of Zone % 54.5 53.4 -1.1 52.2 -1.2 50.8 -1.4 50.6 -0.2
Out of Zone Swing % 39.8 39.3 -0.5 40.0 0.7 39.8 -0.2 34.6 -5.2
First Pitch Swing % 33.6 33.6 0.0 41.3 7.7 39.5 -1.8 34.6 -4.9
First Pitch Strike % 60.9 59.3 -1.6 67.6 8.3 67.1 -0.5 64.2 -2.9
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts L 88 15 17.0 .225 .403
2019 Shifts R 22 1 4.5 .340 .000
2020 Shifts L 115 40 34.8 .427 .305
2020 Shifts R 25 1 4.0 .450 .000
2021 Shifts L 307 89 29.0 .254 .284
2021 Shifts R 133 2 1.5 .301 .000
2022 Shifts L 269 87 32.3 .289 .281
2022 Shifts R 123 1 0.8 .286 .000
2023 Shades L 277 109 39.4 .374 .299
2023 Shades R 130 3 2.3 .286 .588
! 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 %
2019 106 17.4 18.9% 1.9% 62 25.9 0.0% 14.5%
2020 132 18.6 13.6% 6.1% 73 25.5 0.0% 23.3%
2021 365 18.7 18.1% 4.1% 231 25.1 0.4% 21.2%
2022 346 18.3 20.8% 3.2% 174 23.8 1.1% 13.2%
2023 390 15.1 46.9% 0.8% 248 18.6 4.8% 0.4%
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Statcast Rankings