Willi Castro
SS | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 1" 206LBS | Age: 27
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 392 365 47 88 8 9 .241 .284 .367 .651
2023 409 358 60 92 9 33 .257 .339 .411 .750
2024 193 173 24 45 4 7 .260 .332 .428 .760
6 Seasons 1,694 1,538 218 384 37 58 .250 .308 .393 .701
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .241 8 9 .651
2023 .257 9 33 .750
2024 .260 4 7 .760
6 Seasons .250 37 58 .701
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%
2019 22 424 68 1 1.5 0.9 84.7 112.0 18.1 35.3 .199 .288 .270 .242 .312 25.0 30.9 5.5
2020 23 534 94 9 9.6 6.4 85.3 109.6 11.3 38.3 .303 .507 .393 .364 .484 31.9 27.1 5.0
2021 24 1632 310 16 5.2 3.6 85.6 115.4 11.4 35.2 .239 .358 .271 .286 .348 29.4 24.2 5.1
2022 25 1440 287 10 3.5 2.6 84.8 111.7 13.9 35.5 .257 .335 .285 .286 .336 31.4 20.9 3.8
2023 26 1586 264 18 6.8 4.4 86.5 114.2 15.1 34.5 .231 .361 .327 .301 .345 31.8 24.2 8.3
2024 27 737 124 7 5.6 3.7 87.2 108.2 10.9 37.9 .258 .389 .338 .320 .386 38.7 24.9 7.4
Player 6353 1147 61 5.3 3.6 85.7 115.4 13.2 35.7 .246 .365 .305 .297 .357 31.4 24.2 5.9
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
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
2024 43.5 22.6 29.0 4.8 43.5 31.5 25.0 8.1 25.0 21.0 32.3 7.3 5.6 3.7
Player 43.9 23.6 25.1 7.4 35.0 36.7 28.3 7.3 30.6 24.9 27.1 4.4 5.3 3.6
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 3 242 32.8 64 .278 .481 .399 21.7 28.1 24.0 .277 .465 .373 51.4
2024 Slider 0.5 1 127 17.2 30 .259 .407 .358 36.1 30.0 23.7 .252 .322 .295 38.9
2024 Changeup 2.1 2 109 14.8 30 .207 .345 .321 34.4 26.7 20.0 .188 .274 .214 19.0
2024 Curveball -0.4 0 74 10.0 18 .235 .294 .308 31.3 27.8 22.7 .219 .315 .257 41.7
2024 Sinker -1.3 -1 68 9.2 18 .333 .400 .386 15.2 16.7 15.8 .288 .353 .349 50.0
2024 Cutter -0.8 0 65 8.8 19 .278 .444 .376 27.5 15.8 21.4 .250 .381 .293 33.3
2024 Split-Finger 2.6 1 29 3.9 7 .286 .571 .486 31.3 14.3 11.1 .344 .485 .357 16.7
2024 Sweeper 5.9 1 23 3.1 3 .333 1.333 .667 15.4 0.0 0.0 .547 1.147 .711 33.3
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 8 544 34.3 110 .378 .633 .474 27.2 28.2 17.5 .278 .450 .375 36.7
2023 Slider 1.2 3 247 15.6 77 .242 .455 .355 33.6 22.1 20.0 .215 .364 .300 39.2
2023 Changeup -0.8 -2 232 14.6 58 .245 .358 .274 40.2 25.9 17.9 .232 .352 .266 20.0
2023 Cutter -3.5 -5 153 9.6 42 .179 .333 .252 21.3 21.4 23.7 .236 .367 .290 33.3
2023 Curveball -0.2 0 148 9.3 41 .237 .263 .257 25.7 29.3 22.2 .250 .296 .273 34.6
2023 Sinker -2.3 -3 143 9.0 35 .194 .290 .264 9.1 17.1 16.2 .190 .309 .267 32.0
2023 Split-Finger -0.6 0 54 3.4 24 .130 .174 .194 25.0 25.0 27.3 .129 .281 .193 35.3
2023 Sweeper 0.6 0 51 3.2 14 .182 .273 .304 27.6 14.3 10.5 .180 .244 .292 0.0
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-Seam Fastball -0.7 -4 547 38.0 128 .261 .339 .304 27.7 19.5 13.5 .246 .328 .292 29.7
2022 Changeup 1.4 3 220 15.3 74 .338 .507 .403 32.7 10.8 12.1 .297 .377 .311 33.3
2022 Curveball -1.9 -4 214 14.9 64 .180 .295 .216 30.4 28.1 23.1 .249 .325 .263 34.1
2022 Slider -2.9 -5 179 12.4 49 .133 .311 .212 37.8 30.6 21.1 .225 .306 .276 38.7
2022 Sinker -0.4 0 125 8.7 38 .229 .457 .266 10.7 21.1 25.8 .283 .376 .315 35.7
2022 Cutter -0.8 -1 104 7.2 24 .304 .348 .344 22.6 20.8 19.2 .324 .378 .327 16.7
2022 Sweeper -3.9 -1 24 1.7 7 .143 .143 .129 15.4 42.9 25.0 .075 .111 .079 25.0
2022 Split-Finger -3.1 -1 18 1.3 5 .200 .400 .250 27.3 0.0 0.0 .220 .305 .229 20.0
2022 Slurve -5.2 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .104 .126 .099 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -1.9 -14 706 43.3 154 .207 .279 .254 29.0 26.0 18.8 .238 .333 .278 29.1
2021 Changeup 0.9 2 242 14.8 79 .284 .446 .345 33.8 16.5 19.1 .239 .359 .282 21.0
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 167 10.2 67 .242 .500 .328 27.3 19.4 18.3 .285 .474 .345 44.0
2021 Curveball -2.3 -4 165 10.1 45 .190 .286 .254 33.7 35.6 25.8 .195 .269 .252 26.9
2021 Sinker -2.8 -4 158 9.7 48 .220 .366 .301 21.0 22.9 25.0 .231 .414 .322 41.9
2021 Cutter -2.5 -3 118 7.2 36 .147 .265 .204 21.6 22.2 22.2 .231 .339 .269 11.5
2021 Split-Finger -3.2 -1 45 2.8 13 .077 .077 .069 48.3 46.2 24.0 .134 .185 .139 14.3
2021 Sweeper 3.6 1 29 1.8 7 .429 .714 .486 26.7 28.6 33.3 .396 .460 .375 40.0
2021 Slurve 0.3 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 2.2 4 204 38.2 50 .372 .558 .424 35.0 26.0 18.6 .318 .537 .396 25.0
2020 Changeup 2.9 2 83 15.5 20 .350 .950 .535 35.3 20.0 20.0 .267 .710 .403 25.0
2020 Curveball 1.5 1 74 13.9 19 .333 .333 .284 30.0 36.8 23.3 .303 .350 .284 25.0
2020 Slider 0.1 0 62 11.6 20 .316 .421 .340 34.1 45.0 33.3 .234 .284 .251 30.0
2020 Sinker 4.0 2 56 10.5 16 .429 .643 .491 19.2 12.5 14.3 .308 .676 .446 58.3
2020 Split-Finger 4.1 1 21 3.9 8 .375 .500 .381 28.6 25.0 16.7 .487 .600 .474 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 .315 .322 .289 100.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 0 196 46.2 36 .207 .207 .274 31.2 33.3 18.8 .188 .220 .267 16.7
2019 Changeup -4.4 -3 64 15.1 24 .217 .304 .246 27.7 20.8 33.3 .222 .278 .236 11.1
2019 Sinker -0.5 0 44 10.4 12 .333 .417 .329 38.5 25.0 42.9 .211 .557 .310 55.6
2019 Curveball -1.4 -1 38 9.0 13 .231 .538 .315 35.0 46.2 42.9 .153 .229 .165 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 .047 .060 .105 0.0
2019 Split-Finger -4.2 -1 15 3.5 3 .000 .000 .000 37.5 33.3 11.1 .044 .046 .043 0.0
2019 Sweeper -11.8 0 2 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .069 .087 .078 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
2024 189 737 3 -3 4 3 6
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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
2024 737 48.6 69.8 83.2 33.2 50.8 44.2 36.0 51.0 27.1 10.0 77.0
Player 6,353 48.4 72.9 81.2 37.8 51.9 43.7 37.5 54.7 28.7 7.6 79.5
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
2019 84 86
2020 80 95 84 67 62 41 62 6 67 18 25 11 25 5 86 9 52
2021 8 28 14 15 8 18 23 5 95 7 29 6 21 2 89 54 41
2022 16 66 9 4 30 7 10 1 79 10 52 3 24 5 77 49 87
2023 18 18 14 20 35 22 34 9 91 12 34 47 35 16 82 78 77
2024 53 58 41 32 61 34 29 24 45 42 26 40 36 21 72 77 82 29 74
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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 9.1 0 4 8 3 33.3
2024 20.3 4 4.0 0 2 4 0 0.0
Player 20.2 37 39.3 -2 12 36 11 29.7

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 10 9 8 7 7 10 10 8 8 11 10 11 10 9 9 9 8 12 11 11 7 8 11 8 7 10
2024 4 4 3 5 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 1
Player 37 41 33 42 42 44 44 37 35 30 34 48 39 36 45 44 38 39 39 42 38 35 53 39 35 33 41 46 41 37 30
! 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 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.7 85.3 0.6 85.6 0.3 84.8 -0.8 86.5 1.7 87.2 0.7
Launch Angle 18.1 11.3 -6.8 11.4 0.1 13.9 2.5 15.1 1.2 10.9 -4.2
Barrel % 1.5 9.6 8.1 5.2 -4.4 3.5 -1.7 6.8 3.3 5.6 -1.2
Hard Hit % 25.0 31.9 6.9 29.4 -2.5 31.4 2.0 31.8 0.4 38.7 6.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 35.3 38.3 3.0 35.2 -3.1 35.5 0.3 34.5 -1.0 37.9 3.4
xBA .199 .303 0.104 .239 -0.064 .257 0.018 .231 -0.026 .258 0.027
BA .230 .349 0.119 .220 -0.129 .241 0.021 .257 0.016 .265 0.008
xwOBA .242 .364 0.122 .286 -0.078 .286 0.000 .301 0.015 .320 0.019
wOBA .270 .393 0.123 .271 -0.122 .285 0.014 .327 0.042 .338 0.011
xSLG .288 .507 0.219 .358 -0.149 .335 -0.023 .361 0.026 .389 0.028
SLG .340 .550 0.210 .351 -0.199 .367 0.016 .411 0.044 .435 0.024
K% 30.9 27.1 -3.8 24.2 -2.9 20.9 -3.3 24.2 3.3 24.9 0.7
BB% 5.5 5.0 -0.5 5.1 0.1 3.8 -1.3 8.3 4.5 7.4 -0.9
Swing % 54.0 55.1 1.1 56.6 1.5 58.2 1.6 51.6 -6.6 51.0 -0.6
Whiff% 30.6 30.6 0.0 29.3 -1.3 28.4 -0.9 27.9 -0.5 27.1 -0.8
In Zone % 45.5 46.6 1.1 47.8 1.2 49.2 1.4 49.4 0.2 48.6 -0.8
Out of Zone % 54.5 53.4 -1.1 52.2 -1.2 50.8 -1.4 50.6 -0.2 51.4 0.8
Out of Zone Swing % 39.8 39.3 -0.5 40.0 0.7 39.8 -0.2 34.6 -5.2 33.2 -1.4
First Pitch Swing % 33.6 33.6 0.0 41.3 7.7 39.5 -1.8 34.6 -4.9 36.0 1.4
First Pitch Strike % 60.9 59.3 -1.6 67.6 8.3 67.1 -0.5 64.2 -2.9 67.2 3.0
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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 313 92 29.4 .251 .274
2021 Shifts R 136 2 1.5 .305 .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
2024 Shades L 143 68 47.6 .263 .350
2024 Shades R 45 2 4.4 .473 .000
! 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%
2024 140 15.3 45.7% 0.0% 117 17.8 6.0% 0.0%
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