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Simon Castro | Relief Pitcher

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/9/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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White Sox sent RHP Simon Castro outright to Triple-A Charlotte.
Castro allowed two runs over 6 2/3 relief frames during his time with the White Sox this season. The 25-year-old will surely get invited to big league camp in spring training. Fri, Nov 1, 2013 02:33:00 PM

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White Sox recalled RHP Simon Castro from Triple-A Charlotte.

Castro will replace Brian Omogrosso on the active roster. The 25-year-old right-hander has 4.92 ERA over 16 appearances (12 starts) at the Triple-A level this season and will serve in a long relief role.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 01:09:00 PM

White Sox acquired RHP Simon Castro and LHP Pedro Hernandez from the Padres for OF Carlos Quentin.

Castro (6-5, 210), is the higher regarded prospect of the two, but posted a 5.63 ERA and 1.44 WHIP over 22 appearances between Double-A San Antonio and Triple-A Tucson. Neither player is listed among the Padres’ top 10 prospects. However, considering the White Sox's farm system is barren of talent, they should rank much higher within their organization.
Sat, Dec 31, 2011 01:56:00 PM

Padres reassigned RHP Simon Castro to minor league camp.

He was one of 11 prospects sent out, none of whom were surprise cuts. The Padres' top pitching prospect before Casey Kelly arrived via trade, Castro gave up three runs in three innings this spring. First baseman Anthony Rizzo was also among those given the pink slip. Both players are expected to begin the season at Triple-A.
Fri, Mar 11, 2011 06:50:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of RHP Simon Castro from Triple-A Portland.

The team's top pitching prospect, Castro posted a 3.28 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 113/42 K/BB ratio over 140 innings between Double- and Triple-A this past season. The 22-year-old is expected to get a look in spring training but is likely to begin 2011 back at Triple-A.
Fri, Nov 19, 2010 04:24:00 PM

The San Diego Union-Tribune expects top prospect RHP Simon Castro to get a "long look" in spring training but to ultimately begin the season at Triple-A.

The 22-year-old posted a 3.28 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 113/42 K/BB ratio over 140 innings between Double- and Triple-A this past season (just two starts coming at Triple-A). Armed with a fastball that touches the mid-90s and a plus slider, Castro has significant upside, especially with PETCO as his home park. The Dominican native will be someone to keep an eye on this spring.
Sat, Nov 13, 2010 09:14:00 AM

Padres prospect right-hander Simon Castro tossed five shutout innings for Double-A San Antonio on Friday night.

Castro, who turned 22 on Friday, was making his Double-A debut. Armed with his plus-fastball, he struck out five and walked two in the effort. The 6-foot-5 right-hander emerged as the organization's top pitching prospect last season with Class A Fort Wayne, going 10-6 with a 3.33 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 157/37 K/BB ratio in 140 1/3 innings.
Sat, Apr 10, 2010 02:23:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Flowers
2Adrian Nieto
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Gordon Beckham
2Marcus Semien
3Leury Garcia
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Conor Gillaspie
2Jeff Keppinger
LF1Alejandro De Aza
2Dayan Viciedo
CF1Adam Eaton
RF1Avisail Garcia
2Jordan Danks
DH1Adam Dunn
2Paul Konerko
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2John Danks
3Jose Quintana
4Erik Johnson
5Felipe Paulino
6Andre Rienzo
7Charlie Leesman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Matt Lindstrom
2Nate Jones
3Ronald Belisario
4Scott Downs
5Daniel Webb
6Zach Putnam
7Maikel Cleto
8Jacob Petricka