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Welington Castillo #5 - C

Chicago Cubs

  • Age: 26
  • DOB: 1987/04/24
  • POB: San Isidro, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Signed by Chicago Cubs in 2004.
  • Current Status: On roster
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date12474112038215001.234.280.468.748
On Pace15861953145260401052619800-.234.280.468.748

Scouting Report

AssetsOwns very good game-calling skills and defensive ability behind the plate. Also boasts home-run power and a decent bat overall.
FlawsLacks polish as a hitter and doesn't usually have a flattering walk/strikeout ratio. Like most catchers, he lacks a lot of mobility.
Career potentialTalented catcher with some upside.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/03Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2013/09/29Missed the last 9 regular season games (right knee surgery).
2013/09/25Right knee surgery, 15-day DL (retroactive to September 20th, 2013).
2013/09/20Torn right knee ligaments, remainder of the regular season.
2013/08/25Missed 3 games (sore ribs).
2013/08/22Sore ribs, day-to-day.
2013/07/10Missed 2 games (flu).
2013/07/08Flu, day-to-day.
2013/05/06Missed 1 game (ankle injury).
2013/05/05Ankle injury, day-to-day.
2013/03/04Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2012/08/20Missed 1 game (sore right foot).
2012/08/19Sore right foot, day-to-day.
2012/07/31Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2012/06/18Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2012/06/16Missed 1 game (sprained right knee).
2012/06/15Sprained right knee, day-to-day.
2012/06/14Missed 23 games (sprained right mcl).
2012/05/22Sprained right MCL, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 19th, 2012).
2012/05/19Sprained right MCL, day-to-day.
2012/04/28Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2012/03/29Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2012/03/05Re-signed by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2011/05/29Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2011/05/11Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2011/03/28Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2010/09/02Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2010/08/23Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2010/08/10Recalled from Iowa (AAA).
2010/03/19Optioned to Iowa (AAA).
2009/11/20Contract purchased from Tennessee (AA).

Trades

2004/12/08Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014Chicago CubsNL12474112038215001.234.280.468.748
2013Chicago CubsNL1133804110423083234972010.274.349.397.746
2012Chicago CubsNL5217016451105221751007.265.337.418.755
2012IowaAAA44146223860622233700-.260.375.425.800
2012TennesseeAA5113400265300-.364.588.9091.497
2011Chicago CubsNL41302000004002.154.154.154.308
2011IowaAAA612273865901535205700-.286.351.524.875
2011DaytonaA124261030176900-.238.327.381.708
2011AZL CubsR262430003000-.667.7781.1671.945
2010Chicago CubsNL7203640151700-.300.333.650.983
2010IowaAAA6923935611711359195802-.255.317.498.815
2009TennesseeAA95319277416011391571106.232.275.386.661
2008IowaAAA1501000101000.200.200.200.400
2008TennesseeAA5719825591104241450002.298.362.414.776
2008DaytonaA33121153380012423106.273.299.339.638
2007PeoriaA983174186112114423771315.271.334.423.757
2006BoiseA361100001000-.167.286.167.453
2006AZL CubsR7264500001600-.192.250.192.442
TotalNL188630641684001767541742020.267.337.411.748
TotalAAA175617951653213411762153020.267.343.488.831
TotalAA15752855137270176934124108.259.318.407.725
TotalA146486631302221263341092321.267.325.395.720
TotalR9326930004600-.281.378.375.753

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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