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Starlin Castro
Birthdate: 3/24/1990 (24 y, 5 m, 3 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/190     Position: SS
Contract: $60M / 7 Years (2013 - 2019) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Castro (personal) has rejoined the Cubs and is in the lineup Tuesday against the Reds. (8/26/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Cubs (R)512153332266.5 %15.3 %.153.360.311.364.464.385123    
2009Cubs (A+)9638734535224.9 %10.6 %.089.332.302.340.391.339112    
2009Cubs (AA)311220111468.2 %9.8 %.108.323.288.347.396.343109    
2010Cubs (AA)261211202047.4 %9.1 %.193.394.367.413.560.432164    
2010Cubs12550635341105.7 %14.0 %.108.346.300.347.408.329990.0-0.83.61.9
2011Cubs158715109166224.9 %13.4 %.125.344.307.341.432.3381090.77.8-0.33.1
2012Cubs162691147878255.2 %14.5 %.147.315.283.323.430.32399-0.1-0.79.23.2
2013Cubs16170510594494.3 %18.3 %.102.290.245.284.347.28072-2.2-24.54.00.0
2014Steamer138617116958145.5 %14.7 %.128.309.276.319.404.31696-0.4-3.52.51.9
2014Oliver1436009645894.8 %18.0 %.112.297.253.295.365.29178-0.1-15.08.41.2
2014Fans (35)155698128464174.6 %15.5 %.127.323.284.319.411.319980.5-1.36.22.8
2014ZiPS156683137361164.8 %16.0 %.132.319.280.319.413.32098-0.4-1.83.62.4
2014Cubs12653913536446.3 %17.8 %.144.331.286.334.430.335111-1.84.62.82.5
2014ZiPS (R)301303131325.4 %16.6 %.137.323.282.324.419.326105-0.10.50.60.5
2014ZiPS (U)15666916667766.1 %17.6 %.143.329.285.332.428.333109-1.95.13.43.1
2014Steamer (R)261162121225.7 %16.1 %.129.313.275.320.404.31899-0.1-0.20.50.4
2014Steamer (U)15265515657666.2 %17.5 %.141.327.284.331.425.332108-1.94.33.32.9
Total- - -732315650334293705.2 %15.6 %.125.324.283.324.408.32097-3.3-13.619.310.9


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Cubs (R)5119621561421153332214033311465.311
2009Cubs (A+)9635838710885173345351914132542211.302
2009Cubs (AA)311111223223630111410012001260.288
2010Cubs (AA)26109121402685120209011120345.367
2010Cubs125463506139100315353412977164414108.300
2011Cubs1586747152071523691091663529624020229.307
2012Cubs1626466911831282912147878365100450152513.283
2013Cubs1616667051631173421059443001297112196.245
2014Steamer13857161715711032411695834291444 148.276
2014Oliver143562600142102265964582911086311694.253
2014Fans (35)15565969818713532812846432210843  176.284
2014ZiPS156642683180128327137361332109530 168.280
2014Cubs12650053914398311135364344963201843.286
2014ZiPS (R)30121130342471313137122110 21.282
2014ZiPS (U)156621669177122382166677415118430 64.285
2014Steamer (R)26107116292061212127119110 21.275
2014Steamer (U)152607655172118372156576415115430 64.284
Total- - -7322949315683559516129503342931641849222165887039.283

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Cubs (R)6.5 %15.3 %0.42.311.364.464.829.1536.7.360 -1.3377.0.385123
2009Cubs (A+)4.9 %10.6 %0.46.302.340.391.731.0895.9.332 -0.2485.3.339112
2009Cubs (AA)8.2 %9.8 %0.83.288.347.396.744.1087.5.323 1.2151.3.343109
2010Cubs (AA)7.4 %9.1 %0.82.367.413.560.973.1936.4.394 -1.3249.3.432164
2010Cubs5.7 %14.0 %0.41.300.347.408.755.1084.7.3461.6-1.6613.3.32999
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Cubs4.9 %13.4 %0.36.307.341.432.773.1256.3.3440.50.29312.3.338109
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Cubs5.2 %14.5 %0.36.283.323.430.753.1476.6.3150.8-0.9834.6.32399
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Cubs4.3 %18.3 %0.23.245.284.347.631.1023.4.290-1.1-1.059-18.7.28072
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Steamer5.5 %14.7 %0.37.276.319.404.723.1285.0.3090.5-0.9691.2.31696
2014Oliver4.8 %18.0 %0.27.253.295.365.660.1125.1.2970.1-0.255-10.8.29178
2014Fans (35)4.6 %15.5 %0.30.284.319.411.731.1275.9.323 0.5803.0.31998
2014ZiPS4.8 %16.0 %0.30.280.319.413.732.1325.4.319 -0.4783.3.32098
2014Cubs6.3 %17.8 %0.35.286.334.430.764.1442.7.331-1.0-0.86810.0.335111
2014Average7.7 %20.3 %0.38.252.315.388.703.1375.0.299    .311 
2014ZiPS (R)5.4 %16.6 %0.32.282.324.419.743.1374.5.3230.0-0.1161.5.326105
2014ZiPS (U)6.1 %17.6 %0.35.285.332.428.760.1433.2.329-1.0-0.98411.5.333109
2014Steamer (R)5.7 %16.1 %0.36.275.320.404.723.1294.1.3130.1-0.2130.6.31899
2014Steamer (U)6.2 %17.5 %0.35.284.331.425.757.1412.9.327-0.9-1.08110.6.332108
Total- - -5.2 %15.6 %0.33.283.324.408.732.1255.0.3240.9-4.236411.5.32097

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2010Cubs1.7619.5 %51.3 %29.2 %7.0 %2.6 %9.9 %33.3 %
2011Cubs1.5520.1 %48.6 %31.3 %3.3 %5.5 %10.6 %0.0 %
2012Cubs1.4820.5 %47.5 %32.0 %9.1 %8.0 %8.0 %0.0 %
2013Cubs1.7319.9 %50.7 %29.4 %7.6 %6.3 %7.0 %0.0 %
2014Cubs1.4821.7 %46.8 %31.5 %10.2 %10.2 %6.3 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.5920.3 %48.9 %30.7 %7.2 %6.6 %8.4 %25.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010Cubs202115778206264311961839
2011Cubs2831821176300090417232627
2012Cubs26117611316211080515842389
2013Cubs27315810712191093517812716
2014Cubs1901288813120072912872016
Total- - -120975950255102824016757111587

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2010Cubs-0.12-8.648.52-4.32-0.430.970.272-0.630.51
2011Cubs0.05-12.9112.9612.841.431.01 00.77-0.71
2012Cubs-0.21-12.7512.5413.241.391.02 00.62-0.83
2013Cubs-2.60-12.8510.25-24.47-2.640.971.572-2.22-0.46
2014Cubs-0.04-10.3910.355.600.661.100.8810.03-0.06
Total- - --2.91-57.5354.622.910.411.010.915-1.43-1.44

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Cubs54.2% (91.0)20.1% (82.9)4.2% (87.2)12.0% (76.2)8.2% (81.2)1.0% (82.9)0.4% (74.4)2.2%
2011Cubs54.0% (91.4)20.4% (83.5)5.0% (87.4)10.6% (76.6)8.1% (82.2)1.4% (84.0)0.5% (65.5)0.3%
2012Cubs55.4% (91.8)19.8% (83.7)6.3% (87.8)10.7% (77.5)6.9% (81.4)0.9% (83.7) 0.8%
2013Cubs60.3% (91.8)17.5% (83.4)5.9% (86.9)8.1% (77.4)7.2% (82.7)1.0% (82.8) 0.1%
2014Cubs55.1% (91.5)18.5% (83.9)7.1% (87.3)9.3% (77.3)8.4% (82.7)1.7% (84.3) 1.2%
Total- - -56.0% (91.5)19.2% (83.5)5.7% (87.3)10.0% (77.0)7.7% (82.1)1.2% (83.6)0.2% (68.6)0.8%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Cubs37.9 %6.1 %4.9 %0.7 %0.1 %9.1 %16.7 %12.7 %  10.2 % 0.4 % 
2011Cubs31.5 %10.6 %4.8 %1.2 %0.0 %10.7 %21.1 %9.9 %0.2 % 9.2 %0.0 %0.5 % 
2012Cubs32.9 %12.3 %5.9 %0.7 % 9.1 %20.6 %10.4 %0.4 % 7.0 %   
2013Cubs34.6 %15.1 %5.6 %0.7 % 9.6 %18.4 %7.7 %0.5 % 7.6 %0.0 %  
2014Cubs29.7 %14.1 %5.6 %1.8 % 10.8 %18.7 %8.3 %1.5 %0.1 %8.7 %   
Total- - -33.2 %11.9 %5.4 %1.0 %0.0 %9.9 %19.2 %9.6 %0.5 %0.0 %8.4 %0.0 %0.2 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Cubs91.289.986.484.179.990.183.276.4  81.7 74.4
2011Cubs91.791.188.084.475.990.183.576.482.8 82.565.865.7
2012Cubs92.191.687.483.5 90.783.977.682.5 81.6  
2013Cubs92.391.787.583.8 90.383.677.281.4 82.673.2 
2014Cubs91.791.887.383.7 90.184.177.280.764.782.9  
Total- - -91.891.487.483.977.990.383.776.981.464.782.369.568.9

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Cubs-2.3-8.2-2.63.57.22.90.7-0.23-2.26-3.461.624.9116.189.43
2011Cubs3.1-2.93.54.91.43.4-0.10.22-0.552.661.760.659.57-0.75
2012Cubs-3.66.00.64.22.0-0.5 -0.271.280.411.641.20-2.31 
2013Cubs-8.5-9.0-4.01.20.90.0 -0.52-1.90-2.510.550.45-0.03 
2014Cubs11.6-6.60.24.3-4.9-1.6 1.06-1.790.132.33-2.93-4.74 
Total- - -0.4-20.7-2.318.16.54.30.60.01-0.94-0.351.570.743.142.81

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Cubs-2.5-0.4-2.42.4-0.11.7-9.93.6  7.6 0.7
2011Cubs7.50.73.01.90.0-5.1-1.24.0-0.2 -0.30.5-0.1
2012Cubs1.7-1.20.21.3 -4.04.14.10.5 0.3  
2013Cubs-7.41.2-6.7-0.3 -1.6-5.8-1.00.3 -0.1-0.2 
2014Cubs-0.17.2-0.1-0.5 3.6-6.01.30.60.0-3.7  
Total- - --0.97.5-6.04.9-0.1-5.4-18.712.01.10.03.80.30.5

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Cubs-0.36-0.38-2.7120.26-6.101.00-3.241.56  4.09 9.43
2011Cubs0.900.252.376.010.00-1.81-0.211.54-3.58 -0.1154.77-1.12
2012Cubs0.21-0.400.167.61 -1.850.841.655.01 0.16  
2013Cubs-0.790.29-4.36-1.43 -0.61-1.16-0.462.04 -0.05-20.28 
2014Cubs-0.022.54-0.08-1.38 1.64-1.600.761.84-3.97-2.14  
Total- - --0.020.54-0.964.26-3.05-0.48-0.841.081.87-3.970.3917.242.77

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Cubs32.3 %64.9 %47.8 %75.3 %91.8 %85.9 %47.6 %62.9 %6.5 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Cubs33.1 %67.5 %49.2 %71.2 %92.9 %85.1 %46.8 %59.6 %7.2 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Cubs37.4 %64.9 %50.2 %71.2 %91.1 %83.1 %46.4 %62.7 %8.3 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Cubs33.7 %65.0 %47.8 %70.5 %89.2 %82.0 %45.2 %59.0 %8.5 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Cubs31.3 %65.0 %46.9 %66.7 %87.9 %80.3 %46.5 %57.1 %9.0 %
2014Average31.0 %65.5 %46.6 %65.9 %87.3 %79.5 %45.1 %60.6 %9.3 %
Total- - -33.7 %65.5 %48.5 %70.9 %90.6 %83.3 %46.4 %60.2 %7.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Cubs33.7 %60.4 %46.9 %74.9 %92.4 %86.1 %49.6 %22.0
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Cubs32.9 %64.6 %48.6 %68.7 %93.0 %84.7 %49.5 %23.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cubs35.2 %64.3 %49.6 %66.4 %92.4 %83.0 %49.4 %24.5
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Cubs32.6 %62.5 %47.3 %67.6 %89.2 %81.7 %49.2 %23.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Cubs30.5 %64.4 %46.6 %62.2 %89.4 %80.0 %47.5 %23.2
2014Average29.9 %63.1 %46.1 %63.1 %87.5 %79.4 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -33.0 %63.3 %47.9 %67.8 %91.3 %83.1 %49.1 %23.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010CubsSS1231211073.21833342716117042293     .950-12
2011CubsSS1581581398.22674462913167338377     .961 
2012CubsSS1621611402.2266465271988647447     .964 
2013CubsSS1591591418.0238416221487036348     .967 
2014CubsSS1251251128.014037113766437285     .975 
Total- - -SS7277246421.010942032118694936320017230     .964-12

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010CubsSS1073.2 0 -73-4307236.76960  -10.00 0.86.9-9.7-2.0-2.8
2011CubsSS1398.2 -2 -2-6-10423338.79955   -5 -2.60.6-5.4-7.5-7.5
2012CubsSS1402.2 -2 -493408318.77988   -4 -0.87.7-4.82.02.0
2013CubsSS1418.0 0 -3-5-8383308.80472   -13 0.01.7-5.0-3.3-3.5
2014CubsSS1128.0 3 -3-6-6358279.77950     2.4-6.20.9-3.0-3.3
Total- - -SS6421.0 -1 -19-5-2518791479.787325  -10.0-22 -0.210.6-24.1-13.7-3.0

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012CubsSS1402.20.0%      (9)0.0%    (19)14.3%    (14)48.0%    (25)84.6%    (39)95.6%  (523)
2013CubsSS1418.00.0%    (11)10.5%    (19)21.4%    (14)47.1%    (17)66.7%    (39)96.5%  (480)
2014CubsSS1128.00.0%    (21)4.7%    (43)18.2%    (11)40.0%    (15)81.8%    (33)96.9%  (388)
Total- - -SS6421.00.0%    (41)4.9%    (81)17.9%    (39)45.6%    (57)77.5%  (111)96.3%  (1391)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2010Cubs1073.25067757246488142620
2011Cubs1398.2365769714327791952-5
2012Cubs1402.2405769674540713555-4
2013Cubs1418.0234250613719692343-13
Total- - -5293.01495565674333752952-22

SeasonTeamPosInnFSRDRSTZLUZRSTDEVERRADR
2010CubsSS1073.203-10.0-2.16+/- 3-3

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Cubs-0.80.0-2.05.5-0.83.60.915.018.71.9$7.8 
2011Cubs7.10.7-7.57.27.8-0.31.520.829.83.1$14.2 
2012Cubs-0.6-0.12.07.2-0.79.21.420.430.33.2$14.3 
2013Cubs-22.4-2.2-3.37.3-24.54.00.820.10.40.0$0.2 
2014Cubs6.4-1.8-3.05.84.62.80.715.223.42.5$14.0 
Total- - --10.3-3.3-13.733.0-13.619.35.391.6102.610.9$50.5 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver241436009645894.8 %18.0 %.112.297.253.295.365.29178-0.1-15.08.41.2
2015Oliver2514360010645895.0 %17.7 %.119.292.251.295.371.29380-0.1-13.98.41.4
2016Oliver2614360010645895.2 %17.5 %.116.293.252.297.369.29480-0.1-13.78.41.4
2017Oliver2714360010635885.3 %17.3 %.116.291.251.297.367.29380-0.3-14.18.41.3
2018Oliver2814360010635885.5 %17.3 %.115.289.250.297.364.29279-0.3-14.58.41.3

  • $60m / 7 Years (2013 - 2019) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 8/18/2012 (Extension)
    • 2013: $5M, 2014: $5M, 2015: $6M, 2016: $7M, 2017: $9M, 2018: $10M, 2019: $11M
    • 2020 Team Option: $16M ($1M buyout)
    • Signing Bonus: $6M
    • Incentives: $2M in 2019 and $2M in 2020 (option year) if two top five finishes in MVP voting during initial 7 years (2013 - 2019).
    • Agent / Agency: Paul Kinzer
    • Originally Reported By: Enrique Rojas
    • Source: articles.chicagotribune.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by rhettdb2005
  • $60m / 7 Years (2013 - 2019) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs on 8/28/2012 (Extension)
    • 2013: $5M, 2014: $5M, 2015: $6M, 2016: $7M, 2017: $9M, 2018: $10M, 2019: $11M
    • 2020 Team Option: $16M ($1M buyout)
      • If Castro wins the Most Valuable Player award, or finishes first through fifth twice, the final year of the deal and the option year each escalate by $2 million.
    • Signing Bonus: $6M
    • Agent / Agency: Wasserman Media Group
    • Originally Reported By: Carrie Muskat
    • Source: muskat.mlblogs.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
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