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Angel Castro | Relief Pitcher

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (33) / 11/14/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Athletics sent RHP Angel Castro outright to Triple-A Nashville.
Castro is now off the 40-man roster. The 32-year-old appeared in one game with the Athletics earlier this season and owns a 3.32 ERA over 35 relief appearances in Triple-A. Tue, Sep 1, 2015 03:40:00 PM

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Athletics optioned RHP Angel Castro to Triple-A Nashville.

Castro was with the club just for one game as an extra arm in the bullpen. He will continue to provide bullpen depth at Triple-A and should get another chance with the big league club before the end of the summer.
Sat, Jul 25, 2015 12:08:00 PM

Athletics recalled RHP Angel Castro from Triple-A Sacramento.

The 32-year-old right-hander has appeared in three games with the big league club this season, posting a 3.00 ERA, 3.00 WHIP and 3/3 K/BB ratio over three innings. He'll work in middle relief for the A's.
Fri, Jul 24, 2015 05:47:00 PM

Athletics optioned RHP Angel Castro to Triple-A Nashville.

The move clears a spot for Eric O'Flaherty's return from the disabled list. Castro didn't make an appearance during his most recent stint with the team.
Tue, Jun 2, 2015 10:27:00 AM

Athletics recalled RHP Angel Castro from Triple-A Nashville.

The 32-year-old went 0-1 with a 3.00 ERA in a four-game stint with the A's earlier this season. He's done a nice job at Nashville, limiting opponents to a .203 batting average in 20 innings. A roster spot opened up for Castro when Oakland placed Sean Doolittle (shoulder) back on the disabled list.
Sat, May 30, 2015 05:34:00 PM

Athletics optioned RHP Angel Castro to Triple-A Nashville.

Castro got the boot to clear a roster spot for Sean Doolittle, who was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding move. Castro should get another shot soon.
Tue, May 26, 2015 05:34:00 PM

Athletics purchased the contract of RHP Angel Castro from Triple-A Nashville.

Castro posted a 3.79 ERA and 20/3 K/BB ratio over 19 innings for Nashville while splitting time between the rotation and bullpen. He'll provide the much-maligned A's bullpen with another option.
Fri, May 8, 2015 01:15:00 PM

Athletics acquired RHP Angel Castro from the Cardinals for cash considerations.

The 31-year-old right-hander will add additional depth to an already very deep and talented bullpen unit. He's expected to report to Triple-A Sacramento.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 06:54:00 PM

Cardinals optioned RHP Angel Castro to Triple-A Memphis.

Castro will serve as organizational depth this season for St. Louis after posting a decent 3.48 ERA with 91 strikeouts in 116 1/3 innings last summer for the Dodgers' Triple-A club. The right-hander turned 31 years old this winter.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 05:27:00 PM

Cardinals signed RHP Angel Castro to a one-year contract.

Castro, 31, had a 3.48 ERA and 91/37 K/BB ratio over 116 1/3 innings this past season with the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate. He has never pitched in the majors and will likely function as rotation insurance in the minors.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 05:45:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Josh Phegley
3Bruce Maxwell
1B1Danny Valencia
2Yonder Alonso
2B1Chad Pinder
2Max Muncy
3Arismendy Alcantara
4Tyler Ladendorf
5Eric Sogard
SS1Marcus Semien
3B1Ryon Healy
LF1Khris Davis
2Mark Canha
3Brett Eibner
CF1Coco Crisp
2Sam Fuld
RF1Jake Smolinski
2Andrew Lambo
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Kendall Graveman
3Sean Manaea
4Jesse Hahn
5Chris Bassitt
6Felix Doubront
7Henderson Alvarez
8Andrew Triggs
9Ross Detwiler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ryan Madson
2Sean Doolittle
3John Axford
4Liam Hendriks
5Ryan Dull
6Chris Smith
7Zach Neal
8J.B. Wendelken
9Daniel Coulombe
10Fernando Rodriguez
11Jarrod Parker