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Starlin Castro | Second Baseman | #14

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/24/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2006 / UDFA / CHC
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Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and four RBI in a 7-1 win over the Orioles on Tuesday.
Castro connected for a two-run home run off Vance Worley in the second inning, his 11th homer of the year, before adding a two-run double in the sixth. He's been hitting the ball with authority more in recent days -- the double was his third in three games -- and Castro is now hitting .288 this month. Castro is batting .261/.296/.410 with 36 RBI and 37 runs on the year. Jul 19 - 10:42 PM

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Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI as the Yankees bested David Price and the Red Sox 3-1 on Sunday night.

Castro got the Bombers on the board in the fourth inning with a run-scoring double that plated Didi Gregorius. He would come around to score on an Austin Romine single later in the inning. With his two-hit effort, Castro is now batting .257/.294/.395 with 10 homers and 32 RBI on the season.
Jul 17 - 11:25 PM

Starlin Castro went 4-for-4 with a run scored in Monday’s loss to the White Sox.

Castro’s return to Chicago went well, as he had two singles and two doubles. The 26-year-old was just 5-for-32 (.156) over his previous nine games. He’s batting .256/.292/.403 overall in his first season with New York.
Jul 4 - 6:06 PM

Starlin Castro is not in the Yankees' lineup Thursday.

It's a simple day off. Ronald Torreyes will handle second base.
Jun 30 - 10:49 AM

Starlin Castro slugged a walkoff solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday as the Yankees beat the visiting Rockies 9-8.

Castro took Jason Motte deep on the second pitch of the bottom of the ninth inning with the score tied 8-8. It was Castro's third hit in the slugfest -- the other two being singles. He's batting .257/.290/.419 with 10 home runs and 28 RBI in 69 games this season.
Jun 22 - 4:47 PM

Starlin Castro is not in the Yankees starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Twins.

It's just a regular day of rest for the 26-year-old second baseman who's slashing .255/.291/.414 with nine homers and 27 RBI on the season. Rob Refsnyder is starting in his place and will bat eighth against Ricky Nolasco and the Twins.
Jun 18 - 11:37 AM

Starlin Castro singled and knocked a solo homer in Tuesday's win over the Angels.

Castro's ninth bomb of the season came off of David Huff in the third inning. He also singled and scored in his first plate appearance of the game. The second baseman has homered in two straight and has now tallied multiple hits in three out of his last four contests.
Jun 7 - 10:08 PM

Starlin Castro stroked three hits, scored a run and drove in two versus the Orioles on Saturday.

The 3-for-5 day boosted Castro’s batting average back up to .254 on the year. The Yankees’ second baseman had a great April but has struggled ever since. Perhaps this game will quiet down calls to give Rob Refsnyder the starting role.
Jun 4 - 11:13 PM

Starlin Castro is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays.

This is just a typical day off for Castro. Ronald Torreyes earns the start at second in his place. Torreyes is batting ninth.
Jun 1 - 4:09 PM

Starlin Castro went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Sunday's win over the Rays.

Castro's two-run homer off Jake Odorizzi in the seventh inning proved to be the only hit the Yankees managed on the afternoon. It would be enough to boost the team to a 2-1 win. For the season, Castro is slashing .253/.287/.425 with nine doubles, seven homers and 21 RBI over 186 at-bats. He is already halfway home to tying his career-high for homers.
May 29 - 4:10 PM

Starlin Castro finished 3-for-5 with an RBI double and a run scored in Saturday's win over the A's.

Castro had a couple singles to go along with his RBI double off A's starter Sean Manaea in the seventh inning. It was his 12th multi-hit game of the season, raising his line to .277/.311/.440 in 41 games. The second baseman has five homers, 17 RBI and 13 runs scored in his first season with the Yankees.
May 21 - 6:57 PM

Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's loss to the Diamondbacks.

Castro's second-inning solo homer off Diamondbacks starter Zack Greinke would stand as the Yankees' only extra-base hit of the evening. The tater was his fifth of the season. In addition to those five dingers, the second baseman holds a respectable .284/.322/.461 triple-slash and has driven in 16 runs. He is on track for his sixth consecutive season with double-digit homers. He has never notched more than 14 in a single campaign.
May 18 - 12:59 AM

Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI as the Yankees beat the Royals 7-3 on Thursday.

Castro got the scoring started with a solo home run in the first inning, his fourth homer of the year. He later added an RBI single. The shortstop-turned-second baseman now has 14 RBI and 11 runs scored overall, batting .300/.344/.483 in 32 games.
May 12 - 10:40 PM

Starlin Castro (rib cage) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Royals.

Castro sat out Monday's game after suffering a rib cage injury on Sunday, but he's feeling well enough to give it a go. He's batting second in his return to action.
May 10 - 3:32 PM

Starlin Castro (rib cage) is out of the Yankees' starting lineup Monday against the Royals.

Castro was pulled from Sunday's game against the Red Sox after suffering a rib cage injury on a dive into third base in the seventh inning. Ronald Torreyes is starting at second base and batting ninth for the Yankees versus Kansas City right-hander Chris Young.
May 9 - 3:28 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Rob Refsnyder
3Chris Parmelee
4Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Ronald Torreyes
SS1Didi Gregorius
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Dustin Ackley
3Mat Gamel
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Aaron Hicks
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Michael Pineda
3Nathan Eovaldi
4CC Sabathia
5Ivan Nova
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Andrew Miller
2Dellin Betances
3Anthony Swarzak
4Adam Warren
5Chad Green
6Richard Bleier
7Luis Severino
8Conor Mullee
9Bryan Mitchell
10Branden Pinder