MLB

Juan Castro # - IF

  • Age: 42
  • DOB: 1972/06/20
  • POB: Los Mochis, Mexico
  • Height: 5-11 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 17
  • Signed by LA Dodgers in 1991.

Scouting Report

AssetsHad a steady glove around the infield and the versatility to play several positions well. Was a good team-first player.
FlawsWas not a good pinch-hitter at all (with limited home run power), and lacked the speed needed to make an impact on the bases.
Career potentialDefense-first backup infielder.

Honours and Awards

1994Texas League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2011/07/10Announced his retirement.
2011/06/06Designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2011/05/13Contract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA).
2010/12/11Re-signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2010/08/21Designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
2010/08/11Contract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA).
2010/07/27Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2010/07/17Released by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2010/05/10Missed 4 games (hamstring).
2010/05/07Hamstring, day-to-day.
2010/04/26Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2010/04/25Hamstring, day-to-day.
2009/11/25Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies to a one-year contract.
2009/04/13Contract purchased from Albuquerque (AAA).
2009/04/05Assigned by the Los Angeles Dodgers to their minor league camp.
2009/01/08Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2008/09/29Missed the last 3 regular season games (groin).
2008/09/27Groin, day-to-day.
2008/08/12Missed 2 games (strained groin).
2008/08/10Strained groin, day-to-day (retroactive to August 10th, 2008).
2008/07/20Acquired from the Colorado Rockies.
2008/07/19Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2008/05/02Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2008/05/02Released by the Cincinnati Reds.
2008/04/21Designated for assignment by the Cincinnati Reds.
2007/10/01Missed the last 57 regular season games (elbow injury).
2007/08/15Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow injury).
2007/07/31Right elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 29th, 2007).
2007/07/26Missed 17 games (elbow injury).
2007/07/07Elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2006/09/25Re-signed by the Cincinnati Reds to a two-year contract.
2006/06/15Acquired from the Minnesota Twins.
2006/05/18Missed 3 games (finger injury).
2006/05/16Finger injury, day-to-day.
2005/09/02Missed 17 games (strained left knee).
2005/08/13Strained left knee, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 11th, 2005).
2005/06/21Missed 3 games (ankle injury).
2005/06/17Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2004/11/23Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Twins to a two-year contract.
2004/10/29Filed for free agency.
2004/09/18Missed 7 games (mouth).
2004/09/11Mouth, day-to-day.
2004/06/22Missed 18 games (rib injury).
2004/06/01Rib injury, 15-day DL.
2003/09/25Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2003/09/24Knee injury, day-to-day.
2003/09/18Missed 5 games (back injury).
2003/09/15Back injury, day-to-day.
2003/04/14Missed 12 games (left knee injury).
2003/03/25Left knee injury, 15-day DL.
2002/06/01Missed 54 games (strained left hamstring).
2002/03/29Strained left hamstring, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 28th, 2002).
2001/10/07Missed 11 games (right calf injury).
2001/09/26Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2001/09/09Missed 8 games (back injury).
2001/09/05Back injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2010/07/27Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2009/11/25Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2009/01/08Signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a minor league contract.
2008/07/19Colorado Rockies traded Juan Castro to the Baltimore Orioles for a minor league player.
2008/05/02Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2006/06/15Minnesota Twins traded Juan Castro to the Cincinnati Reds for Brandon Roberts.
2000/04/01Los Angeles Dodgers traded Juan Castro to the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named (Kenny Kutz, June 8, 2000).
1991/06/13Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1991.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2011LA DodgersNL71424000114000.286.333.286.619
2011AlbuquerqueAAA92561121032500-.440.481.6001.081
2010LA DodgersNL130000001200-.000.250.000.250
2010PhiladelphiaNL541267255001372301-.198.237.238.475
2010Total Phi/LANL551297255001382501-.194.237.233.470
2010AlbuquerqueAAA5142400012200-.286.375.286.661
2009LA DodgersNL5711218314019625002.277.311.339.650
2009AlbuquerqueAAA31112000003001.182.182.182.364
2008BaltimoreAL54151153160216102600-.205.256.285.541
2008CincinnatiNL7101000001000-.000.091.000.091
2008Total Cin/BalMLB61161163160216112600-.193.246.267.513
2008Colorado SpringsAAA1850815201347003.300.352.400.752
2007CincinnatiNL54895165005421003.180.211.236.447
2006CincinnatiNL549582751214513011.284.320.421.741
2006MinnesotaAL50156103652114623117.231.258.308.566
2006Total Min/CinMLB10425118631033281136128.251.281.351.632
2005MinnesotaAL972722770181533939019.257.279.386.665
2004CincinnatiNL11129936732125261451108.244.277.378.655
2004LouisvilleAAA51813100312001.167.200.222.422
2003CincinnatiNL11332028811419331858235.253.290.388.678
2003LouisvilleAAA93237001523012.219.257.313.570
2002CincinnatiNL548251830211718003.220.278.329.607
2002LouisvilleAAA51723000213001.176.222.176.398
2001CincinnatiNL9624227541003131350008.223.261.302.563
2000CincinnatiNL8222420541224231433022.241.283.366.649
2000LouisvilleAAA1960919512101212014.317.425.533.958
1999LA DodgersNL2100000001000.000.000.000.000
1999AlbuquerqueAAA1164235211625475134702319.274.325.402.727
1998LA DodgersNL8922025437021415370010.195.245.255.500
1997LA DodgersNL40753113104720001.147.220.213.433
1997AlbuquerqueAAA27101113152211420109.307.327.455.782
1996LA DodgersNL70132162653051027103.197.254.280.534
1996AlbuquerqueAAA17561221421867102.375.444.5711.015
1995LA DodgersNL11401000011000.250.400.250.650
1995AlbuquerqueAAA104341519118434320424414.267.307.370.677
1994San AntonioAA1234455512825444431664729.288.334.389.723
1993San AntonioAA118424551172387413040121128.276.325.417.742
1992BakersfieldA113446561161544423764141138.260.314.339.653
1991Great FallsR6021736604212733317621.276.369.327.696
TotalMLB1103262725360112313362341494725962.229.268.327.595
TotalAL2015795213729386325881216.237.267.339.606
TotalNL90220482014649410281711243844746.227.269.323.592
TotalAAA3371148158323621417140881768956.281.329.404.733
TotalAA2418691102454812118561106161857.282.330.403.733
TotalA113446561161544423764141138.260.314.339.653
TotalR6021736604212733317621.276.369.327.696

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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