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Portrait of Miguel Castro

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 21)
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Birth Date12-24-1994
Height6' 5"
Weight190 lbs
Age21 years, 8 months, 3 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
-0.12015
0.12016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2015 COL 0 5 0 5.3 0 1 0 6 4 6 2 .262 107 10.1 6.8 3.4 10.1 25% .286 .357 1.88 8.04 10.12 0 0.00 0.0
2015 TOR 0 13 0 12.3 0 2 4 15 6 12 2 .256 107 10.9 4.4 1.5 8.8 41% .351 .313 1.70 4.73 4.38 0 0.00 0.0
2016 COL MLB 19 0 14.7 0 0 0 18 5 12 3 .266 116 11.0 3.1 1.8 7.4 55% .326 .281 1.57 5.44 6.14 101 4.38 0.1
2015 TOT MLB 18 0 17.7 0 3 4 21 10 18 4 .258 107 10.7 5.1 2.0 9.2 36% .333 .327 1.75 5.73 6.11 108 5.26 -0.1
CareerMLB37032.30343915307.26211110.94.21.98.445%.330.3061.675.606.121054.86-0.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2012 DBL Rk 8 3 20.3 3 2 0 16 11 20 1 .255 100 7.1 4.9 0.4 8.9 50% .294 .246 1.33 3.90 4.87
2013 BLJ Rk 3 2 15.0 1 0 1 11 2 14 0 .251 99 6.6 1.2 0.0 8.4 25% .275 .187 0.87 1.99 2.40
2013 BLU Rk 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 .250 109 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 50% .167 .270 0.50 0.43 0.00
2014 LNS A 4 4 21.7 1 1 0 10 7 20 2 .270 98 4.2 2.9 0.8 8.3 55% .151 .165 0.78 3.95 3.74
2014 VAN A- 10 10 50.3 6 2 0 36 20 53 2 .267 101 6.4 3.6 0.4 9.5 49% .272 .214 1.11 3.48 2.15
2014 DUN A+ 2 1 8.7 1 0 0 4 3 5 2 .267 115 4.2 3.1 2.1 5.2 52% .095 .191 0.81 6.28 3.12
2015 COL MLB 5 0 5.3 0 1 0 6 4 6 2 .262 107 10.1 6.8 3.4 10.1 25% .286 .357 1.88 8.04 10.12
2015 TOR MLB 13 0 12.3 0 2 4 15 6 12 2 .256 107 10.9 4.4 1.5 8.8 41% .351 .313 1.70 4.73 4.38
2015 DUN A+ 3 0 5.0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 .258 118 0.0 1.8 0.0 12.6 88% .000 .052 0.20 0.97 0.00
2015 ABQ AAA 11 0 13.7 2 0 0 6 7 10 0 .276 115 4.0 4.6 0.0 6.6 57% .162 .207 0.95 3.89 1.32
2015 BUF AAA 13 5 19.7 1 3 0 26 12 21 4 .253 101 11.9 5.5 1.8 9.6 42% .367 .341 1.93 5.80 4.58
2016 COL MLB 19 0 14.7 0 0 0 18 5 12 3 .266 116 11.0 3.1 1.8 7.4 55% .326 .281 1.57 5.44 6.14
2016 ABQ AAA 16 0 15.7 2 3 0 21 7 15 5 .265 12.1 4.0 2.9 8.6 49% .364 .309 1.79 7.50 10.34

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2015 284 0.4542 0.4437 0.7222 0.6434 0.2774 0.8313 0.5116 0.2778
2016 239 0.4770 0.3891 0.6989 0.5088 0.2800 0.7759 0.5714 0.3011
Career5230.46460.41870.71160.58190.27860.8060.53890.2884

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 COL $509,500
2015 TOR $507,500
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$507,500
2011Current$509,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,017,000
2 yrTotal$1,017,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 63 d1 year/$0.5095M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5095M (2016). Re-signed by Colorado 3/16.
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015). Contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15. Acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15.
  • Signed by Toronto 1/5/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .294 .390 .529 .332
11 vs R (Multi) .297 .357 .595 .322
18 Split (Multi) -.003 .033 -.065 .011
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .294 .390 .529 .332
31 vs R (2015) .297 .357 .595 .322
38 Split (2015) -.003 .033 -.065 .011
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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BP Articles

Miguel Castro is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessExpert FAAB Review: Week 12Mike Gianella2016-06-21
Expert FAAB Review: Week 10Mike Gianella2016-06-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week EightMatt Collins2016-05-24
Expert FAAB Review: Week SevenMike Gianella2016-05-17
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 85: May's Trending PlayersBen Murphy2016-05-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 85: May's Trending PlayersIan Lefkowitz2016-05-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 85: May's Trending PlayersJared Weiss2016-05-13
TDGX Transactions: Embracing DarknessGeorge Bissell2016-05-04
TDGX Transactions: Week One: The Jeanmar You KnowGeorge Bissell2016-04-13
Expert FAAB Review: Week TwoMike Gianella2016-04-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week TwoMatt Collins2016-04-12
2016 Prospects: Colorado Rockies Top 10 ProspectsJeffrey Paternostro2016-02-11
2016 Prospects: Colorado Rockies Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2016-02-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Surveying the Uncertain Closer LandscapeJ.P. Breen2016-01-04
Ducks on the Pond: Last Year's Best Starter-To-Reliever TransitionChris Mosch2015-11-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: 2015 Endgame and Waiver-Wire Recap: AL-Only PitchersKeith Cromer2015-10-21
Raw Projection: Ep. 13: Probably for the BestCJ Wittmann2015-08-03
Raw Projection: Ep. 13: Probably for the BestTucker Blair2015-08-03
Raw Projection: Ep. 13: Probably for the BestMauricio Rubio2015-08-03
BP Unfiltered: The 2015 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis ThreadBaseball Prospectus2015-07-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Tulo, Eh?Christopher Crawford2015-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Tulo, Eh?Bret Sayre2015-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Tulo, Eh?Matthew Trueblood2015-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Tulo, Eh?Mike Gianella2015-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Trade Game: Carlos GomezBaseball Prospectus2015-07-23
Expert FAAB Review: Week 13Mike Gianella2015-06-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Week 13Matt Collins2015-06-23
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Freestyle: Hello Vickrey, My (Now) Old FriendMike Gianella2015-06-05
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: June 2, 2015Chris Mosch2015-06-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Sixth Edition, 2015Matt Collins2015-05-05
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Fifth Edition, 2015Matt Collins2015-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Shenanigans!Daniel Rathman2015-04-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 52Ben Murphy2015-04-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 52Ian Lefkowitz2015-04-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 52Jared Weiss2015-04-24
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Fourth Edition, 2015Matt Collins2015-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMonday Morning Ten Pack: April 20, 2015BP Prospect Staff2015-04-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessCloser Report: Third Edition, 2015Matt Collins2015-04-14
Expert FAAB Review: Week TwoMike Gianella2015-04-14
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Definitely HarveyChris Mosch2015-04-10
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week OneKeith Cromer2015-04-10
Expert FAAB Review: Week OneMike Gianella2015-04-07
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Staff Predictions: 10 Questions for 2015BP Fantasy Staff2015-04-03
Every Team's Moneyball: Toronto Blue Jays: I Gotta Sell High, All The TimeChris Mosch2015-03-30
This article requires BP Premium accessLeague Preview Series: Florida State League Jeff Moore2015-03-27
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsMark Anderson2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsBP Prospect Staff2015-02-17
2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational RankingsJeff Moore2015-02-17
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Aaron Sanchez Is This Close To Saving 38 Games and Winning Rookie of the YearChris Mosch2015-01-29
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2014-12-05
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 ProspectsChris Mellen2014-12-05
Prospects Will Break Your Heart: 2014 Organizational RankingsJason Parks2014-02-26
This article requires BP Premium accessProspects Will Break Your Heart: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 ProspectsJason Parks2013-12-06


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-09-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can you think of any hitters/pitchers in the minors who either are perfect or bad fits for the major league clubs home ball parks? I.e., left-handed power hitter in a good park for left-handed power.
(Timmy from Alaska)
Manaea and Oakland work well. I think Miguel Castro may work well in Colorado. Nick Williams and Alfaro will probably both do well in CBP. Greg Bird and Yankee Stadium a fit. (Al Skorupa)
2015-04-07 14:00:00 (link to chat)Trade question for a 20 team dynasty league. I was offered Dan Norris, Miguel Castro, Rusney Castillo, and a 1st round milb pick for Jose Bautista. Disregarding context is this fair value for Jose?
(Allan from The Q)
My general feel is that folks drastically over-rate prospects in dynasty formats. I don't know your league, so maybe you feel really confident that it will still be around in 5 years to see the fruits of a stacked farm system, but the fail-rate of prospects is too high and Bautista is a true difference-maker for the next few seasons. If I were you I would hold onto Joey Bats, unless there was a Strasburg/Harper level talent (when they were drafted) to snag at the top of the draft. I assume that's a "no," so I would hold Bautista and see if you can get more midseason if feeling the need to deal him. (Doug Thorburn)
2014-12-16 19:00:00 (link to chat)Who has the best group of young starting pitching prospects?
(Ryan from Aurora)
For sheer volume of arms in the lists we have done so far, Toronto's stick out. Sanchez, Norris, and Hoffman are a pretty good start right there. From the reports and chatter, Jairo Labourt is a player I feel can really breakout and gain some good traction in 2015. Miguel Castro is a legit power arm that's realistically a 'pen guy, but can really bring it.

Reid-Foley, Osuna, Tirado, and add in Smoral from the OTR section. Volatility for sure overall, but busting at the seams with arms. (Top 10s Chat With Chris Mellen)
2014-11-04 18:00:00 (link to chat)What is your take on Blue Jays pitcher Miguel Castro? What is his extreme vs. realistic upside?
(Kevin from NY)
Castro is impressive, if very raw. I know our own Chris King has gotten some looks at him and has been impressive. The secondary stuff needs to come and the pitchability is developing -- though promising for his age -- and if it does, you could be looking at a #2/#3 type. Realistically, I'd say there's a decent chance he moves forward as a #4 starter or impact reliever, but the ceiling is considerable and he's early enough in his developmental path that you need to keep talking about and thinking about the ceiling, as opposed to just focusing on the realistic role. (Mark Anderson)
2014-09-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Did you by chance happen to see Miguel Castro when he was with Lansing? If so wanted to hear your thoughts
(Mike from Grand Rapids)
I didn't, but am familiar with the profile. Advanced teenage arm, worked 96-98 at the beginning of his last start, before settling in at 92-93 for the middle innings. Ch at 82-84, shows some promise. SL is 80-81, relatively slurvy at times, but effective. He should tighten up the secondary offerings, and has the promise of a middle of the rotation starter. (Jordan Gorosh)
2014-08-29 12:00:00 (link to chat)Miguel Castro is 19, throws 100 and is in high A. What does he project as for the bluejays?
(Mikeleelop from Toronto)
An interesting young arm. Prospects aren't my beat, but obviously there's a wide range of possibilities when we're talking about a teenager with big-time arm strength.

We're a ways off from the final product there (or even the near-final product), however, Jason Parks tabbed him as a potential top-10 prospect for next year back before the season started. (R.J. Anderson)
2014-05-15 20:00:00 (link to chat)Pick up Clinton Hollon, Jairo Labourt or Miguel Castro over any of these injured upside pitchers: Tyrell Jenkins, Luis Heredia or Jose Martinez?
(traindoggah from maine)
I'd take a shot on Hollon at this point. Tough to take any of the injury struck pitchers over him. (Bret Sayre)
2014-02-11 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you know about Miguel Castro of the Blue Jays?
(Rusty Shackelford from Arlen, Texas)
His employer. The surname of at least one of his parents. The thing he's better at than anything else in the world (baseball). Quite a bit, actually. (Sam Miller)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Miguel Castro has thrown 625 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (97mph), Slider (83mph) and Sinker (97mph), also mixing in a Change (88mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (93mph).