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Wilkin Castillo | Outfielder

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/1/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Pirates signed OF/C Wilkin Castillo to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Castillo hasn't appeared in the majors since 2009 as a member of the Reds and spent last year in the Mexican League. The 30-year-old will serve as organizational depth. Jan 28 - 2:12 PM

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Dodgers signed C/OF Wilkin Castillo to a minor league contract.

Castillo offers some versatility but hasn't appeared in the majors since 2009. He's merely organizational depth.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 04:40:00 PM

Rockies signed C-OF Wilkin Castillo to a minor league contract.

Castillo hasn't played in the majors since 2009 and batted just .262/.285/.366 at Triple-A in the Braves organization this past season. But, he does offer positional versatility, having the ability to play pretty much all over the diamond. He'll be depth at Triple-A.
Fri, Dec 16, 2011 03:24:00 PM

Braves signed C-OF Wilkin Castillo to a minor league contract.

The 25-year-old Castillo can play all over the diamond, which makes him good organizational depth. He played in 22 games in the majors for the Reds between 2008-2009 and will need a spectacular spring training to have a chance at making the Braves roster.
Tue, Nov 23, 2010 06:05:00 PM

Reds signed C-OF Wilkin Castillo to a minor league contract.

The 25-year-old Castillo had a hit and an RBI in his lone at-bat with the Reds after being called up June 20. He suffered a season-ending torn labrum in his right shoulder shortly thereafter, but is expected to be fine by the start of spring training. He'll compete for a roster spot.
Mon, Nov 9, 2009 05:32:00 PM

Reds placed catcher-outfielder Wilkin Castillo on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 21, with a torn labrum in his right shoulder.

Castillo is done for the season. He would've struggled to find playing time this year on the big league level anyway, so he'll reset and aim for a strong 2010. The 25-year-old had a hit and an RBI in his lone at-bat with the Reds after being called up June 20 and was 2-for-3 in the majors this season.
Tue, Jun 23, 2009 01:12:00 PM

Reds recalled catcher-outfielder Wilkin Castillo from Triple-A Louisville.

Matt Maloney and Castillo swap roster spots again. Castillo was 1-for-2 in a brief three-day stay with the Reds earlier this month. He doesn't offer any fantasy value.
Sat, Jun 20, 2009 06:21:00 PM

Reds optioned catcher-outfielder Wilkin Castillo to Triple-A Louisville.

He was sent down in order to make room for Saturday's starter Matt Maloney. Castillo appeared in just three games in his brief stay with the Reds, going 1-for-2.
Sat, Jun 6, 2009 05:29:00 PM

Reds recalled catcher-outfielder Wilkin Castillo from Triple-A Louisville.

Castillo had a two-day stint with Cincinnati earlier this week and did not play in a game. He's hit .196 at Triple-A this season with a 20/1 K/BB ratio in 107 plate appearances. Needless to say, he has no fantasy value.
Sat, May 30, 2009 02:20:00 PM

Reds optioned catcher-outfielder Wilkin Castillo to Triple-A Louisville.

Castillo's latest stint with the Reds lasted all of two days, which is about 48 hours more than he deserved after hitting .207 at Triple-A.
Tue, May 26, 2009 03:55:00 PM

Reds recalled catcher-outfielder Wilkin Castillo from Triple-A Louisville.

It's about time he got rewarded for hitting .207 with an 18/1 K/BB ratio and four RBI in 92 at-bats for Louisville. What took the Reds so long?
Sun, May 24, 2009 12:11:00 PM

Wilkin Castillo went 3-for-3 on Tuesday, making him 8-for-13 since being called up.

This after he hit .190 in 17 days with Triple-A Louisville after coming over in the Adam Dunn deal. Castillo played left field tonight. There shouldn't be any real upside here, but NL-only leagues could grab him while he's hot.
Wed, Sep 10, 2008 12:38:00 AM

Reds recalled utlityman Wilkin Castillo from Triple-A Louisville.

Castillo was involved in the Adam Dunn trade a few weeks ago. He's fairly versatile in the field but was hitting just .190 with no homers and no RBI in 42 at-bats for Louisville. Yeah, he's not a fantasy guy.
Sun, Aug 31, 2008 10:56:00 AM

Reds acquired catcher Wilkin Castillo from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

He's the first "official" player to be named in the Adam Dunn deal, with Micah Owings expected to be the other. A nice haul for Cincy, but not any true impact players. The 24-year-old Castillo hit .254 with six homers and 47 RBI in 386 at-bats for Triple-A Tucson, but he's known primarily for his defensive prowess - he can also play both middle infield spots. He should see action with the Reds in September.
Thu, Aug 14, 2008 07:02:00 PM

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2Corey Hart
3Sean Rodriguez
2B1Neil Walker
2Steve Lombardozzi
SS1Jordy Mercer
2Justin Sellers
3B1Josh Harrison
2Jung Ho Kang
LF1Starling Marte
2Travis Ishikawa
CF1Andrew McCutchen
2Gorkys Hernandez
RF1Gregory Polanco
2Andrew Lambo
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PosRoleName
S1Gerrit Cole
2Francisco Liriano
3A.J. Burnett
4Charlie Morton
5Jeff Locke
6Vance Worley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Mark Melancon
2Tony Watson
3Antonio Bastardo
4Jared Hughes
5Arquimedes Caminero
6Rob Scahill
7Deolis Guerra
8Brandon Cumpton