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Welington Castillo

30-Year-Old Catcher – Baltimore Orioles

2017 Stats

AVG

.280

HR

7

RBI

24

R

19

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Castillo put together a solid if unspectacular season for the Diamondbacks in 2016. The 14 home runs were the second most in a season for his career, and the 68 RBI were a new career high. Fantasy own...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 220   DOB: 4/24/1987   BORN: San Isidro, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CHC In 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Welington Castillo Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $6 million contract with the Orioles in December of 2016. The deal includes a $7 million player option for 2017.

June 22, 2017  –  Welington Castillo News

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Welington Castillo Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 20 A PEO 98 340 317 41 86 24 11 2 11 44 1 3 23 77 0 0 0 .271 .334 .423 .757
2008 21 AA TEN 57 220 198 25 59 15 11 0 4 24 0 0 14 50 2 0 6 .298 .362 .414 .776
2008 21 AAA IOW 1 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
2009 22 AA TEN 94 335 315 27 74 27 16 0 11 39 1 0 15 70 1 0 4 .235 .278 .390 .668
2010 23 AAA IOW 69 272 239 35 61 31 17 1 13 59 1 2 19 58 1 7 6 .255 .317 .498 .815
2010 23 MAJ CHN 7 21 20 3 6 5 4 0 1 5 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 .300 .333 .650 .983
2011 24 R MES 2 9 6 2 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 .667 .778 1.167 1.945
2011 24 A+ DAY 12 49 42 6 10 4 3 0 1 7 0 0 6 9 0 1 0 .238 .327 .381 .708
2011 24 AAA IOW 61 251 227 38 65 24 9 0 15 35 0 0 20 57 0 1 3 .286 .351 .524 .875
2011 24 MAJ CHC 4 13 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .154 .154 .154 .308
2012 25 AA TEN 5 17 11 3 4 2 0 0 2 6 0 0 5 3 0 0 1 .364 .588 .909 1.497
2012 25 AAA IOW 44 176 146 22 38 12 6 0 6 22 0 0 23 37 0 2 5 .260 .375 .425 .800
2012 25 MAJ CHC 52 190 170 16 45 16 11 0 5 22 0 0 17 51 0 1 2 .265 .337 .418 .755
2013 26 MAJ CHC 113 428 380 41 104 31 23 0 8 32 2 0 34 97 1 2 11 .274 .349 .397 .746
2014 27 AAA IOW 2 10 8 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .375 .500 .375 .875
2014 27 MAJ CHC 110 417 380 28 90 32 19 0 13 46 0 0 26 102 2 2 7 .237 .296 .389 .685
2015 28 MAJ CHC 24 47 43 5 7 4 2 0 2 5 0 0 3 12 0 0 1 .163 .234 .349 .583
2015 28 MAJ SEA 6 28 25 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5 0 2 0 .160 .179 .160 .339
2015 28 MAJ ARI 80 303 274 34 70 31 13 1 17 50 0 0 21 75 0 3 5 .255 .317 .496 .813
2015  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHC/SEA/ARI 110 378 342 42 81 35 15 1 19 57 0 0 25 92 0 5 6 .237 .296 .453 .750
2016 29 MAJ ARI 113 457 416 41 110 38 24 0 14 68 2 0 33 121 0 4 4 .264 .322 .423 .745
2017 30 AA BOW 4 12 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 .200 .333 .200 .533
2017 30 MAJ BAL 40 164 157 19 44 13 6 0 7 24 0 0 7 42 0 0 0 .280 .311 .452 .763
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3-Year Averages     111 415 379 37 93 34 19 0 15 57 0 0 28 105 0 3 5 .245 .304 .414 .718
Career  (View All)     549 2,068 1,878 190 482 170 102 1 67 254 4 0 143 516 3 14 30 .257 .317 .419 .736

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Welington Castillo Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 21 Cle Did not play.
Jun. 20 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .280 .311 .452 .763
Jun. 19 Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .319 .464 .783
Jun. 18 StL 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .323 .470 .793
Jun. 17 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .318 .449 .767
Jun. 16 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .315 .458 .773
Jun. 15 @CWS 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .322 .468 .790
Jun. 14 @CWS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .317 .445 .762
Jun. 13 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .319 .429 .748
Jun. 12 @CWS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .321 .438 .759
Jun. 11 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .323 .444 .767
Jun. 10 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .331 .455 .786
Jun. 9 @NYY Did not play.
Jun. 8 @Was Did not play.
Jun. 7 Pit Did not play.
Jun. 6 Pit Did not play.
Jun. 4 Bos Did not play.
Jun. 3 Bos Did not play.
Jun. 2 Bos Did not play.
Jun. 1 Bos Did not play.
May. 31 NYY Did not play.
May. 30 NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .339 .467 .806
May. 29 NYY 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .342 .474 .816
May. 28 @Hou 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .336 .473 .809
May. 27 @Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .315 .339 .481 .820
May. 26 @Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .343 .490 .833
May. 24 Min Did not play.
May. 23 Min 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .330 .356 .510 .866
May. 22 Min 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .330 .356 .515 .871
May. 21 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .375 .543 .918
Last 7 Games 20 2 4 0 0 2 2 2 8 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .273 .500 .773
Last 14 Games 37 4 6 0 0 3 6 3 13 0 0 0 0 1 .162 .225 .405 .630
Last 30 Games 69 6 12 0 0 3 7 3 23 0 0 0 0 1 .174 .208 .304 .512
Welington Castillo Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 9 Trenton 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Welington Castillo: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 35 5
2016 107 1
2015 88 2
2014 106
2013 111
2012 49 1
2011 4
2010 5

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Welington Castillo Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017475150.319.426.759
2016115177211.278.522.868
201592156150.239.467.778

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017110146190.264.464.765
2016301247471.259.385.698
20152502713420.236.448.739

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017757490.240.440.718
2016210248372.262.429.762
2015153207250.229.425.711

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201782123150.317.463.805
2016206176310.267.417.727
20151892212320.243.476.781
Welington Castillo Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 20 A PEO 340 317 6.8% 22.6% 0.30 76% .328 .152
2008 21 AA TEN 220 198 6.4% 22.7% 0.28 75% .382 .116
2008 21 AAA IOW 5 5 0% 20% 0.00 80% .250 .000
2009 22 AA TEN 335 315 4.5% 20.9% 0.21 78% .269 .155
2010 23 AAA IOW 272 239 7% 21.3% 0.33 76% .274 .243
2010 23 MAJ CHN 21 20 4.8% 33.3% 0.14 65% .417 .350
2011 24 R MES 9 6 33.3% 0% 0.00 100% .667 .500
2011 24 A+ DAY 49 42 12.2% 18.4% 0.67 79% .273 .143
2011 24 AAA IOW 251 227 8% 22.7% 0.35 75% .321 .238
2011 24 MAJ CHC 13 13 0% 30.8% 0.00 69% .222 .000
2012 25 AA TEN 17 11 29.4% 17.6% 1.67 73% .333 .545
2012 25 AAA IOW 176 146 13.1% 21% 0.62 75% .305 .165
2012 25 MAJ CHC 190 170 8.9% 26.8% 0.33 70% .348 .153
2013 26 MAJ CHC 428 380 7.9% 22.7% 0.35 74% .347 .123
2014 27 AAA IOW 10 8 20% 0% 0.00 100% .375 .000
2014 27 MAJ CHC 417 380 6.2% 24.5% 0.25 73% .288 .152
2015 28 MAJ CHC 47 43 6.4% 25.5% 0.25 72% .172 .186
2015 28 MAJ SEA 28 25 3.6% 17.9% 0.20 80% .182 .000
2015 28 MAJ ARI 303 274 6.9% 24.8% 0.28 73% .286 .241
2015  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ CHC/SEA/ARI 378 342 6.6% 24.3% 0.27 73% .263 .216
2016 29 MAJ ARI 457 416 7.2% 26.5% 0.27 71% .337 .159
2017 30 AA BOW 12 10 8.3% 16.7% 0.50 80% .250 .000
2017 30 MAJ BAL 164 157 4.3% 25.6% 0.17 73% .343 .172
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3-Year Averages     415 379 6.7% 25.3% 0.27 72% .298 .169
Career     2,068 1,878 6.9% 25% 0.28 73% .317 .162

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Welington Castillo Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 C 46.3 0 0 0 0 20 0 22 0
2015 C 626.3 0 0 0 0 295 0 160 0
2015 C 64 0 0 0 0 28 0 27 0
2016 C 925 0 0 0 0 491 0 227 0
2017 C 312.3 0 0 0 0 163 0 50 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 C 0 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0
2015 C -4 -1 -2 0 2 0 -4 -9
2015 C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 C 0 2 0 0 5 0 -5 2
2017 C -4 2 0 0 1 0 -3 -4

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2017 Stat Review for Welington Castillo    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.17 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.3% BB Rate
POOR
25.6% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.763 OPS
WEAK
.311 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.280 AVG
GOOD
.343 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.452 SLG
AVERAGE
.172 ISO
AVERAGE

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Welington Castillo: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Updating a previous report, Castillo is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Indians due to a sore right shoulder, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports.

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Castillo is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Indians.

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Castillo went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, his sixth of the year, in Thursday's loss to the White Sox.

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Castillo (groin) was activated off the disabled list Saturday, MASN's Roch Kubatko reports.

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Castillo (groin) will likely be activated from the disabled list Saturday against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN reports.

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Castillo (groin) may earn a trip to Double-A Bowie for a rehab game Friday, Rich Dubroff of PressBoxonline reports.

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Castillo (groin) was able to throw to the bases in a workout Wednesday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Manager Buck Showalter said the Orioles want Castillo (groin) to catch in a minor-league game, but the club might have to settle for him participating in a simulated game Thursday or Friday, the Associated Press reports.

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Castillo (groin) was able to take early batting practice Tuesday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Acquired via a June trade with Seattle, Castillo excelled in half a season with the Diamondbacks. The 28-year-old catcher slugged 17 home runs and compiled 50 RBI in 303 plate appearances over 80 games with Arizona. For the season, Castillo finished with a total of 19 home runs and 57 RBI, both career highs. Castillo posted an .813 OPS with the Diamondbacks, though his career mark of .730 suggests some regression might be coming in 2016. Still, Castillo should be an above-average fantasy catching option next year. He hit 13 home runs in 2014, suggesting he is a safe bet to hit double-digit homers going forward as long as he is starting four or five days per week. Manager Chip Hale said in December that Castillo has earned the starting catching job to begin the year based on his strong performance from 2015.

2015

With just John Baker and Rafael Lopez behind him on the depth chart, Castillo didn't have to do much to earn the majority of innings at catcher in 2014. However, once his high BABIP came down to earth last year, his shortcomings came into focus. A 26:102 BB:K ratio was the worst of his short career, though he also had a career-best 13 home runs. If he remains with the Cubs, he'll fall into a backup role following the addition of Miguel Montero. If he gets a chance to start elsewhere, Castillo needs to develop a more patient eye at the plate, and avoid the injuries that have dogged him to this point in his career.

2014

Despite a knee injury that prematurely ended his season and the surprising performance of Dioner Navarro, Castillo sits alone atop the Cubs' depth chart at catcher. Eight home runs and a .274 batting average give Castillo above-average fantasy value at a thin position, and his numbers in the minors indicate he can probably keep it up. As long as his recuperation from September knee surgery goes well, expect him behind the plate on Opening Day.

2013

Castillo took over as the team's starting catcher after the Geovany Soto trade and did not disappoint, posting a .265/.337/.418 line in 170 at-bats as a 25-year-old. That followed up three straight .800-plus-OPS campaigns at Triple-A from 2010-2012. Castillo is also a solid defensive catcher, so he should get a shot to establish himself in 2013. Once the proven major league producers are off the board, Castillo is worth a look.

2012

Known for his defense, Castillo put together a strong season at Triple-A, slashing .286/.351/.524 in 227 Triple-A at-bats. Keep in mind he did that as a 24-year-old, so he's not considered an upper-echelon prospect. Unless the team elects to move Geovany Soto - due a decent raise in arbitration - Castillo likely to fill a backup role at best. He's worth a look in two-catcher NL-only leagues, as he did show some signs of offensive life, unlike most backstops.

2011

Castillo is a good defensive catcher with some pop in his bat, but lacks plate discipline and on-base skills. He played well in a brief September callup last year, and should compete for a job backing up Geovany Soto. That said, the team tendered Koyie Hill a contract in December, so Castillo could begin the year at Triple-A.

2010

Castillo is a whiz with the glove and does have a little pop, but his plate discipline and on-base skills are lacking. He'll start the season at Triple-A and could eventually push Koyie Hill for the backup catcher job.