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Jason Castro
Birthdate: 6/18/1987 (27 y, 2 m, 15 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/215     Position: C
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 10, Overall: 10, Team: Houston Astros
Contract: $2.4M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Castro powered the Astros to a 4-2 win Thursday with a grand slam against the Rangers. (8/29/2014)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Astros (A-)3916221012013.6 %19.8 %.109.346.275.383.384.361124    
2009Astros (A+)5624372744112.3 %16.9 %.208.352.309.399.517.401139    
2009Astros (AA)632683382929.3 %13.1 %.092.330.293.362.385.349107    
2010Astros (AAA)5724443126113.1 %13.9 %.090.295.261.361.351.33291    
2010Astros672172268010.1 %18.9 %.082.250.205.286.287.26056-1.2-12.62.6-0.3
2011Rafters (R)1247064017.0 %19.1 %.026.367.289.404.316.35193    
2012Astros (AA)37010028.6 %0.0 %.400.800.800.8571.200.835442    
2012Astros (AAA)415112013.3 %6.7 %.308.455.462.533.769.554238    
2012Astros8729562929010.5 %20.7 %.144.309.257.334.401.3201000.40.2-0.60.9
2013Astros120491186356210.2 %26.5 %.209.351.276.350.485.3611300.617.26.24.3
2014Steamer129555156061310.2 %23.6 %.150.301.244.324.394.317100-0.2-0.38.52.9
2014Oliver143600217278310.7 %25.0 %.186.315.256.338.442.3411160.010.713.24.7
2014Fans (25)133572176473210.3 %24.0 %.170.336.271.346.442.344118-0.511.211.24.5
2014ZiPS113437145650110.8 %24.9 %.183.318.256.337.439.338114-0.56.59.03.2
2014Astros10945214425117.1 %29.0 %.156.297.227.296.384.30392-1.6-5.55.21.6
2014ZiPS (R)187028809.2 %26.7 %.171.310.243.320.415.325108-0.10.51.00.4
2014ZiPS (U)12752216505917.4 %28.7 %.158.299.230.300.388.30694-1.7-5.06.32.0
2014Steamer (R)198129908.9 %26.2 %.149.298.234.309.383.30795-0.1-0.50.80.3
2014Steamer (U)12853316516017.4 %28.6 %.155.297.228.298.384.30493-1.7-6.06.01.9
Total- - -38314554016014439.3 %24.9 %.160.309.246.321.407.320101-1.9-0.613.56.5


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Astros (A-)391381623827902101222232200102.275
2009Astros (A+)5620724364362017274430241330511.309
2009Astros (AA)6323926870551113382925035220521.293
2010Astros (AAA)572112445544704312632034100511.261
2010Astros67195217402981226822241000400.205
2011Rafters (R)123847111010064809010001.289
2012Astros (AA)3574220010200000000.800
2012Astros (AAA)413156410112201000000.462
2012Astros8725729566431526292931261142800.257
2013Astros12043549112066351186356503130240421.276
2014Steamer12948955511977271156061573131342 32.244
2014Oliver14352760013581312217278643150460931.256
2014Fans (25)1335055721378731217647359313726  21.271
2014ZiPS1133834379857261145650473109241 11.256
2014Astros10940945293591821442513211319201010.227
2014ZiPS (R)186270159402886019100 00.243
2014ZiPS (U)127471522108682221650593811501020 10.230
2014Steamer (R)1972811711402997021110 00.234
2014Steamer (U)128481533110702221651603911521030 10.228
Total- - -38312961455319197766401601441358363121022631.246

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Astros (A-)13.6 %19.8 %0.69.275.383.384.767.1091.0.346 -0.9244.6.361124
2009Astros (A+)12.3 %16.9 %0.73.309.399.517.916.2082.7.352 -0.14512.7.401139
2009Astros (AA)9.3 %13.1 %0.71.293.362.385.747.0923.9.330 -0.1362.3.349107
2010Astros (AAA)13.1 %13.9 %0.94.261.361.351.711.0902.3.295 -0.330-2.9.33291
2010Astros10.1 %18.9 %0.54.205.286.287.573.0823.0.250-1.1-0.114-10.6.26056
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Rafters (R)17.0 %19.1 %0.89.289.404.316.720.0262.2.367 -0.57-0.5.35193
2012Astros (AA)28.6 %0.0 %2.00.800.8571.2002.057.4000.6.800 0.042.8.835442
2012Astros (AAA)13.3 %6.7 %2.00.462.533.7691.303.3080.1.455 0.052.7.554238
2012Astros10.5 %20.7 %0.51.257.334.401.735.1442.6.3090.7-0.3351.2.320100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Astros10.2 %26.5 %0.38.276.350.485.835.2092.9.3511.0-0.47218.3.361130
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Steamer10.2 %23.6 %0.43.244.324.394.719.1502.8.3010.4-0.6621.5.317100
2014Oliver10.7 %25.0 %0.43.256.338.442.780.1863.2.3150.3-0.37812.6.341116
2014Fans (25)10.3 %24.0 %0.43.271.346.442.788.1702.8.336 -0.57613.5.344118
2014ZiPS10.8 %24.9 %0.43.256.337.439.776.1832.6.318 -0.5568.4.338114
2014Astros7.1 %29.0 %0.24.227.296.384.680.1562.9.297-1.4-0.246-2.7.30392
2014Average7.7 %20.3 %0.38.251.315.388.702.1365.0.298    .311 
2014ZiPS (R)9.2 %26.7 %0.34.243.320.415.735.1712.8.3100.0-0.180.8.325108
2014ZiPS (U)7.4 %28.7 %0.26.230.300.388.688.1582.9.299-1.5-0.254-2.0.30694
2014Steamer (R)8.9 %26.2 %0.34.234.309.383.692.1492.9.2980.0-0.19-0.2.30795
2014Steamer (U)7.4 %28.6 %0.26.228.298.384.682.1553.0.297-1.4-0.355-3.0.30493
Total- - -9.3 %24.9 %0.37.246.321.407.727.1603.0.309-0.8-1.01676.2.320101

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2010Astros1.1322.2 %41.2 %36.6 %12.5 %3.6 %4.8 %0.0 %
2012Astros1.4227.5 %42.5 %30.0 %3.3 %10.0 %7.1 %0.0 %
2013Astros1.1225.2 %39.5 %35.3 %1.8 %16.5 %5.7 %0.0 %
2014Astros1.3120.0 %45.4 %34.6 %6.2 %14.4 %6.3 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.2323.7 %42.1 %34.2 %5.3 %12.4 %6.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010Astros6356347310331553884
2012Astros85605526204506791129
2013Astros12210978270077812452023
2014Astros1279756680066511541819
Total- - -397322223172430222436315855

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2010Astros-1.13-3.602.47-9.32-1.020.921.795-1.12-0.11
2012Astros0.59-4.725.313.270.380.981.48100.80-0.20
2013Astros0.84-8.219.0521.502.211.013.0261.32-0.50
2014Astros-0.42-8.568.15-2.87-0.331.041.512-0.680.28
Total- - --0.13-25.1024.9812.591.231.001.95230.33-0.45

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010Astros64.5% (90.7)10.7% (82.3)3.0% (87.1)7.2% (74.5)11.3% (82.5)1.8% (81.1)1.5% (74.5)1.2%
2012Astros60.2% (91.6)12.2% (83.2)5.9% (87.8)8.4% (76.5)9.1% (83.1)3.4% (84.1)0.9% (77.2)0.6%
2013Astros58.1% (91.7)13.5% (82.9)5.6% (88.0)10.6% (77.7)9.2% (83.5)2.0% (84.5)0.9% (76.2)0.2%
2014Astros55.8% (92.0)12.1% (82.4)5.2% (88.8)11.5% (77.5)11.4% (84.5)3.0% (84.9)0.9% (77.0)0.3%
Total- - -58.7% (91.6)12.4% (82.7)5.2% (88.1)9.9% (77.1)10.2% (83.6)2.6% (84.2)1.0% (76.2)0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010Astros38.3 %11.8 %3.1 %1.1 % 13.1 %10.8 %6.8 %  12.6 % 1.7 % 
2012Astros34.7 %9.7 %9.1 %2.0 % 11.5 %14.0 %7.4 %0.4 % 9.6 % 0.9 % 
2013Astros38.9 %10.9 %7.0 %1.8 % 6.2 %14.7 %10.0 %0.4 %0.1 %8.9 % 0.8 % 
2014Astros36.3 %12.3 %6.2 %2.6 %0.1 %5.5 %12.7 %10.3 %1.4 % 11.5 % 1.0 % 
Total- - -37.2 %11.2 %6.6 %2.0 %0.0 %8.1 %13.3 %9.1 %0.7 %0.0 %10.4 % 1.0 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010Astros91.089.987.482.5 90.382.574.6  82.6 73.8
2012Astros92.091.189.284.2 90.383.176.280.2 83.3 77.1
2013Astros91.991.289.483.7 90.683.277.282.466.683.5 77.3
2014Astros92.391.889.684.788.890.382.677.480.3 84.2 76.6
Total- - -91.991.289.384.188.890.482.976.880.766.683.6 76.2

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010Astros-13.01.8-1.13.4-0.80.20.4-2.311.95-4.075.36-0.851.022.87
2012Astros-3.20.90.7-0.32.21.0-0.2-0.480.651.10-0.312.112.72-1.75
2013Astros15.8-1.50.21.05.30.90.21.35-0.540.220.462.882.211.12
2014Astros-2.4-1.70.2-2.34.2-1.80.8-0.23-0.750.22-1.112.02-3.224.95
Total- - --2.8-0.40.11.810.80.31.3-0.08-0.060.040.301.830.212.12

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010Astros-8.6-3.8-0.20.3 -2.02.13.6  -1.8 0.1
2012Astros-0.7-2.31.60.2 -1.62.2-3.20.5 2.4 -0.2
2013Astros10.12.6-2.11.3 1.6-1.22.20.0-0.15.3 0.3
2014Astros-2.1-2.10.8-2.30.1-1.7-2.7-1.1-0.3 6.9 0.6
Total- - --1.3-5.70.1-0.40.1-3.80.41.60.2-0.112.9 0.9

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010Astros-2.56-3.70-0.843.02 -1.752.236.08  -1.62 0.76
2012Astros-0.19-2.081.581.01 -1.201.38-3.8410.51 2.23 -1.75
2013Astros1.291.16-1.523.49 1.25-0.391.080.08-4.552.96 2.18
2014Astros-0.32-0.950.74-4.798.76-1.76-1.18-0.57-1.10 3.31 3.42
Total- - --0.06-0.860.02-0.378.76-0.800.050.290.63-4.552.11 1.53

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010Astros27.4 %73.2 %47.3 %73.7 %93.8 %87.2 %43.4 %61.8 %5.7 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2012Astros23.2 %68.8 %42.7 %63.5 %89.9 %81.7 %42.8 %60.3 %7.6 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Astros29.2 %65.7 %45.7 %59.1 %79.0 %72.1 %45.4 %57.4 %12.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Astros30.4 %71.2 %48.7 %58.1 %82.4 %74.0 %44.9 %58.2 %12.4 %
2014Average31.1 %65.5 %46.6 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %45.0 %60.7 %9.3 %
Total- - -28.1 %69.1 %46.3 %61.7 %84.4 %76.7 %44.4 %58.9 %10.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010Astros27.1 %68.2 %46.6 %74.4 %92.9 %87.3 %47.4 %22.5
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2012Astros23.9 %62.7 %42.4 %62.9 %89.6 %81.7 %47.8 %24.4
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Astros30.0 %62.7 %45.2 %59.9 %78.9 %72.1 %46.5 %24.6
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Astros31.0 %67.3 %48.2 %63.6 %79.6 %74.2 %47.5 %25.9
2014Average29.9 %63.0 %46.1 %63.1 %87.5 %79.4 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -28.7 %65.0 %45.8 %63.7 %83.4 %76.8 %47.2 %24.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010AstrosC6757509.1449342110303 3118730.996 
2012AstrosC7973646.2525406061411 5713838.989 
2013AstrosC9895827.1630445321510 58191036.993 
2014AstrosC9795838.1658474221111 67221128.994 
Total- - -C3413202821.222621651761131335 2137236132.993 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010AstrosC509.12  -1 0    23-3.7 5      
2012AstrosC646.2-1  -2 0    30-5.1 -4      
2013AstrosC827.10  4 2    451.0 0      
2014AstrosC838.1-1  6 4    460.2        
Total- - -C2821.20  7 6    145-7.5 1      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012AstrosC646.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%    (10)28.6%     (7)60.0%      (5)100.0%    (17)
2013AstrosC827.10.0%      (8)0.0%      (4)15.6%    (32)64.3%    (14)75.0%      (4)93.8%    (32)
2014AstrosC838.10.0%    (16)8.7%    (23)33.3%    (33)75.0%     (4)66.7%      (6)95.5%    (22)
Total- - -C2821.20.0%    (25)6.9%    (29)21.3%    (75)56.0%    (25)66.7%    (15)95.8%    (71)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2010Astros509.11465585659787584685
2012Astros646.2113841403038463939-4
2013Astros827.1946453945465458480
Total- - -1983.13448474444525758501

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2010Astros-11.4-1.2-1.74.4-12.62.60.46.4-3.1-0.3($1.3) 
2012Astros-0.10.4-6.15.50.2-0.60.68.79.00.9$4.2 
2013Astros16.60.61.05.117.26.22.214.039.64.3$21.4 
2014Astros-3.8-1.6-0.86.0-5.55.21.912.814.51.6$8.7 
Total- - -1.2-1.9-7.521.1-0.613.55.142.059.96.5$33.0 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver27143600217278310.7 %25.0 %.186.315.256.338.442.3411160.010.713.24.7
2015Oliver28143600217278310.8 %24.8 %.185.314.255.339.440.3411160.010.813.24.7
2016Oliver29143600217177311.2 %24.8 %.185.309.252.338.437.3401150.010.213.24.7
2017Oliver30143600207075311.3 %24.7 %.176.306.249.337.424.3341120.07.913.24.4
2018Oliver31143600196973211.3 %24.8 %.169.304.245.334.414.329108-0.25.313.24.1

  • $2.4m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Houston Astros on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $2.4M
    • Agent / Agency: Octagon
    • Originally Reported By: Brian McTaggart
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 10, Overall: 10
    • Team: Houston Astros
    • School: Stanford
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 43, Pick: 27, Overall: 1303
    • Team: Boston Red Sox
    • School: Castro Valley HS, CA