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Starlin Castro

27-Year-Old Second Baseman – New York Yankees

2017 Stats

AVG

.298

HR

14

RBI

57

R

63

SB

1

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Already a three-time All-Star entering his age-26 season, Castro was shipped away from the Cubs following a disappointing 2015 season and the emergence of young middle infield depth that made him disp...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 230   DOB: 3/24/1990   BORN: Monte Cristi, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CHC In 2006   Show ContractHide Contract

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Starlin Castro Contract Information:

Agreed to a seven-year, $60 million contract with the Cubs in August of 2012.

September 14, 2017  –  Starlin Castro News

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Starlin Castro 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
2008 18 R AZL 51 212 196 33 61 19 11 5 3 22 6 5 14 33 1 1 0 .311 .364 .464 .828
2009 19 A DAY 96 384 358 45 108 23 17 3 3 35 22 11 19 41 5 2 0 .302 .340 .391 .731
2009 19 AA TEN 31 122 111 11 32 9 6 3 0 14 6 0 10 12 1 0 0 .288 .347 .396 .743
2010 20 AA TEN 26 121 109 20 40 14 8 5 1 20 4 5 9 11 0 2 1 .367 .413 .560 .973
2010 20 MAJ CHN 125 506 463 53 139 39 31 5 3 41 10 8 29 71 4 4 6 .300 .347 .408 .755
2011 21 MAJ CHC 158 715 674 91 207 55 36 9 10 66 22 9 35 96 0 4 2 .307 .341 .432 .773
2012 22 MAJ CHC 162 691 646 78 183 55 29 12 14 78 25 13 36 100 0 5 4 .283 .323 .430 .753
2013 23 MAJ CHC 161 705 666 59 163 46 34 2 10 44 9 6 30 129 1 1 7 .245 .284 .347 .631
2014 24 MAJ CHC 134 569 528 58 154 48 33 1 14 65 4 4 35 100 0 2 4 .292 .339 .438 .777
2015 25 MAJ CHC 151 578 547 52 145 36 23 2 11 69 5 5 21 91 1 4 5 .265 .296 .375 .671
2016 26 MAJ NYY 151 610 577 63 156 51 29 1 21 70 4 0 24 118 1 5 3 .270 .300 .433 .733
2017 27 AA TRE 2 7 7 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .286 .286 .429 .715
2017 27 AAA SCR 6 25 24 4 8 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .333 .360 .458 .818
2017 27 MAJ NYY 103 440 413 63 123 33 18 1 14 57 1 0 20 85 0 3 4 .298 .334 .448 .782
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3-Year Averages     145 583 550 57 151 44 28 1 15 68 4 3 26 103 0 3 4 .275 .310 .411 .721
Career  (View All)     1145 4,814 4,514 517 1,270 363 233 33 97 490 80 45 230 790 7 28 35 .281 .319 .412 .731

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Starlin Castro 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
Sep. 20 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .334 .448 .782
Sep. 19 Min 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .337 .452 .789
Sep. 18 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .332 .449 .781
Sep. 17 Bal 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .297 .333 .451 .784
Sep. 16 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .294 .331 .450 .781
Sep. 15 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .332 .453 .785
Sep. 14 Bal Did not play.
Sep. 13 @TB 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .335 .458 .793
Sep. 12 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .334 .459 .793
Sep. 11 @TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .337 .463 .800
Sep. 10 @Tex 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .304 .341 .468 .809
Sep. 9 @Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .309 .346 .476 .822
Sep. 8 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .347 .478 .825
Sep. 7 @Bal 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .351 .484 .835
Sep. 5 @Bal 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .315 .352 .479 .831
Sep. 4 @Bal 5 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .349 .479 .828
Sep. 3 Bos 5 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .346 .469 .815
Sep. 2 Bos Did not play.
Sep. 1 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .342 .464 .806
Aug. 31 Bos 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .346 .469 .815
Aug. 30 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .345 .467 .812
Aug. 30 Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .346 .471 .817
Aug. 28 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .310 .347 .473 .820
Aug. 27 Sea 4 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .351 .479 .830
Aug. 26 Sea 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .344 .469 .813
Aug. 25 Sea 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .342 .470 .812
Aug. 24 @Det Did not play.
Aug. 23 @Det Did not play.
Aug. 22 @Det Did not play.
Aug. 20 @Bos Did not play.
Last 7 Games 22 2 6 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 .273 .320 .273 .593
Last 14 Games 54 4 10 0 0 1 3 1 12 0 0 1 1 2 .185 .211 .241 .452
Last 30 Games 97 11 26 4 0 2 12 3 22 0 0 2 1 3 .268 .301 .371 .672
Starlin Castro 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
Aug. 24 Rochester 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750

Starlin Castro: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 100 2
2016 150 3
2015 38 109
2014 133
2013 159
2012 162
2011 158
2010 123

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Starlin Castro Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20179713160.320.443.821
2016162155150.265.432.740
2015121160102.281.339.643

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20173125013511.295.455.779
20164154816554.272.434.731
20154263611593.261.385.679

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017194348350.325.510.874
20162943715443.310.507.840
2015241193295.245.328.616

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017215296221.279.400.713
2016283266261.230.357.624
2015306338400.281.412.715
Starlin Castro vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Marco Estrada TOR 36 15 4 1 0 2 5 4 0 0 .417 .488 .583 1.071

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Starlin Castro Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 18 R AZL 212 196 6.6% 15.6% 0.42 83% .360 .153
2009 19 A DAY 384 358 4.9% 10.7% 0.46 89% .332 .089
2009 19 AA TEN 122 111 8.2% 9.8% 0.83 89% .323 .108
2010 20 AA TEN 121 109 7.4% 9.1% 0.82 90% .394 .193
2010 20 MAJ CHN 506 463 5.7% 14% 0.41 85% .346 .108
2011 21 MAJ CHC 715 674 4.9% 13.4% 0.36 86% .344 .125
2012 22 MAJ CHC 691 646 5.2% 14.5% 0.36 85% .315 .147
2013 23 MAJ CHC 705 666 4.3% 18.3% 0.23 81% .290 .102
2014 24 MAJ CHC 569 528 6.2% 17.6% 0.35 81% .337 .146
2015 25 MAJ CHC 578 547 3.6% 15.7% 0.23 83% .298 .110
2016 26 MAJ NYY 610 577 3.9% 19.3% 0.20 80% .305 .163
2017 27 AA TRE 7 7 0% 28.6% 0.00 71% .400 .143
2017 27 AAA SCR 25 24 4% 16% 0.25 83% .368 .125
2017 27 MAJ NYY 440 413 4.5% 19.3% 0.24 79% .344 .150
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3-Year Averages     583 550 4.5% 17.7% 0.25 81% .313 .136
Career     4,814 4,514 4.8% 16.4% 0.29 82% .321 .131

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Starlin Castro Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 2B 258 2 58 1 1 0 94 1 52 0 -2 0 3
2015 SS 943 -1 267 -3 2 0 466 -1 314 2 4 -7 0
2016 2B 1266 -3 181 -2 -1 0 674 6 312 -2 0 -3 1
2016 SS 20 0 3 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0
2017 2B 839 -2 83 0 -2 0 412 2 277 3 0 -6 5
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 2B 0 0 0 2 0 2
2015 SS 0 -2 -1 -1 0 -4
2016 2B 0 -4 -2 -2 0 -8
2016 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 2B 0 -3 0 -2 0 -5

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2017 Stat Review for Starlin Castro    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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0.24 BB/K
POOR
4.5% BB Rate
POOR
19.3% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.782 OPS
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.334 OBP
AVERAGE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.298 AVG
GREAT
.344 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.448 SLG
AVERAGE
.150 ISO
WEAK

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Starlin Castro: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Castro went 1-for-5 with a solo home run during Thursday's win over Baltimore.

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Castro (teeth) will start at second base and bat cleanup Sunday against the Red Sox.

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Castro had an emergency root canal Saturday morning, which is why he is out of the lineup, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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Castro is out of Saturday's lineup against the Red Sox.

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Castro is out of the lineup for the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader with the Indians.

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Castro went 4-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a pair of runs scored in Sunday's win over the Mariners.

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Castro (hamstring) was activated from the 10-day disabled list prior to Friday's game against the Mariners.

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Castro (hamstring) will kick off his rehab assignment Friday, Sweeny Murti of Sports Radio 66 WFAN reports.

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Castro (hamstring) fielded grounders Saturday and is planning to run the bases Sunday, George A. King of the New York Post reports.

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Castro (hamstring) is expected to begin a rehab assignment sometime next week, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Just when it looked like Castro might have turned the corner in 2014, he had another disappointing season and found himself giving up shortstop to Addison Russell in the second half. Castro had some big moments in 2015, and when Russell went down with an injury in the postseason, he was ready to step back in at short, but he hasn't shown a lot of growth in his six years in the league. Last year he had a career-low 21 walks and 36 extra-base hits. Empty singles hitters who can't draw walks or steal bases (he has just nine thefts in the last two years) probably shouldn't be starting, but he is fully expected to open 2016 in a starting role after the Yankees made a play to acquire him in the offseason. A bottom-third lineup spot seems likely, although he should qualify at shortstop and second base in most formats.

2015

Castro bounced back from a disastrous 2013 with a career-high .777 OPS and 14 home runs, but he only stole four bases all year - after topping 20 in both 2011 and 2012 - and missed most of September with an ankle injury. In the meantime, the Cubs brought up Javier Baez and Arismendy Alcantara, and also traded for Addison Russell. Any of that talented trio could potentially usurp Castro at short in the next couple of years. Castro isn't exactly playing for his position this year - he's still just 25 - but if he doesn't improve on his batting eye (35:100 BB:K ratio) and the younger alternatives continue to develop, he could be the type of player who gets dealt for help on the mound as the Cubs complete their rebuilding process.

2014

Castro led the National League with 666 at-bats last year, and the rest of his numbers were just as evil. Despite reaching base more than 200 times, he tallied only 59 runs and 44 RBI – abysmal totals relative to the high workload. The 30:129 BB:K ratio is unacceptable for any hitter, but it's even more egregious when you consider that Castro is supposed to be one of the offensive leaders of the team and that he only hit 10 home runs. He turns 24 right before the beginning of the season, so he is still young enough to turn it around – he certainly has the talent to do so – but if he doesn't make huge strides in 2014 it may be time to put the “bust” label on him for good and give his starting job to uber-prospect Javier Baez.

2013

A 29-point BABIP drop was essentially the only difference between Castro's 2011 season and a slightly disappointing 2012. He still hit 14 homers, stole 25 bases and scored 78 runs on a bad offensive team while playing shortstop. Nonetheless, there wasn't a lot of growth from age 21 to 22, either. It's possible this is all he'll ever be - a guy who can hit .300 with some pop, but won't take a walk - and for a shortstop, he'd certainly make a nice living doing that. But it's also possible at age 23 that he takes another step. One area of concern is the low stolen-base success rate - in a sabermetrically-savvy organization like the Theo-Epstein Cubs, that won't fly forever.

2012

The crown jewel of the Cubs organization, Castro led the National League in hits as a 21-year-old. He makes good contact, and has developing power (eight of his 10 homers were in the season's final 69 games). Castro doesn't walk much, but that just makes his batting average even more at-bat heavy. Castro also stole 22 bases, but is still a little raw in that department as he was caught nine times. The bottom line, this slick fielding (though occasionally unfocused) shortstop has batting-champ hitting skills, improving power and good raw speed (nine triples). He'll be a fixture in the top third of the team's lineup for the foreseeable future, and at 22, he should only get better.

2011

The Cubs' top prospect heading into 2010, Castro did not disappoint. He hit .300 in 463 big league at-bats and slugged .408 as a 20-year-old rookie shortstop. Castro did commit 27 errors, giving him the second-worst fielding percentage among qualifying shortstops, but his excellent range and strong arm largely made up for it. Castro doesn't draw a lot of walks, and despite having good speed, he was caught stealing eight times in 18 attempts. He enters 2011 as the unquestioned starter and one of the key pieces around which the franchise plans to build. Castro reportedly put on 15 pounds of muscle since the summer, enhancing the likelihood that some of his 31 doubles and five triples clear the fence this year.

2010

Castro's performance at High-A Daytona and Double-A last season was impressive for a player who won't turn 20 until March. Castro hit for average, made contact and stole 28 bases. While he could stand to draw more walks, he wasn't allergic to the base on balls, either, especially at Double-A where he drew 10 in 111 at-bats. Castro's glove is major-league ready right now, and he'll get a long look during spring training. Chances are he'll start the year at Double-A, but if he continues to progress, it wouldn't be a shock to see him with the big league club this summer.