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Jose CastilloTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2016 MLB Years: 2004-2008
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
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Positions2B-501, SS-466, 3B-144, RF-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Rondon Castillo
Height6-1Weight198BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 19,1981 [37.121]PlaceLas Mercedes,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1997 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.Service Time4.000 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2001-PIT-#5 ... 2002-PIT-#5 ... 2003-MLB-#86 ... 2003-PIT-#4
MLB DebutApril 7,2004 [23.019]
OrganizationsPIT [9] HOU [1] SFN [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID4833Retrosheet IDcastj005MLBAM ID425489
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power52Contact73XBH43RBIs65Runs48Hitting73Durability74Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-ss-2b184717327469043080112333314.266.316.387.7036713193.282.121.231.3095.7011.922.092.0743.2528.26
2000Hickory CrawdadsSALApit-ss191255299515832816721612291071072010.299.346.480.82625456577.348.181.244.3575.0318.543.692.7733.0635.44
2001Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit14ss20125485571192077492310219494229.245.288.359.64717434521.290.114.184.2824.0318.044.481.3469.2928.57
2002Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit14ss21134503821512521681271449951118118.300.370.453.82322843572.338.153.276.3608.5716.611.942.8031.4428.48
2003Altoona CurveEastAApit142b-ss221264986814324656619104081308118.287.339.390.72919435549.329.103.201.3207.2914.752.030.9199.6024.48
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit142b231293834498152839322392152512.256.298.368.66614125414.316.112.175.2875.5622.224.001.9347.8825.51
2005Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-2b24413251022002100000.385.467.9231.39012315.300.538.692.56513.336.670.5013.336.5060.00
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit142b2410137049991631153232359014311.268.307.416.72315430398.289.148.208.3115.7814.822.572.7633.6430.30
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit142b25148518541312501465643298516822.253.299.382.68119839562.284.129.195.2915.6917.443.062.4937.0029.77
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit143b-2b2687221185418102400648201211.244.270.335.6057419230.310.091.118.2622.6120.878.000.000.0035.19
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn123b271123944296284635222571100116.244.290.381.67115038420.284.137.201.2955.9516.902.841.4365.6739.58
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou133b2715324910020021000100.281.314.313.62710135.391.032.094.2815.7128.575.000.000.0011.11
2008Totals for NL-NL         12742646105294637222781101116.246.292.376.66816039455.291.130.192.2945.9317.803.001.3271.0037.14
2010Yokohama Bay StarsJap CenIntl--29131466481272401955332271413416.273.309.446.75520843496.285.173.221.3274.4414.313.233.8324.5333.86
2011Mexico City Red Devils ReMexAAA--3068294561052021060124202300000.357.398.541.93915932314.364.184.279.4096.377.321.153.1829.4030.48
2011Chiba Lotte MarinesJap PacIntl--30863313189131534001845502110.269.315.360.67511919356.297.091.145.2995.0612.642.501.4066.2021.35
2012Veracruz Rojos del AguilaMexAAA--311094046512712015551332443124321.314.351.455.80618427435.320.141.225.3485.529.891.793.4526.9321.26
2013Puebla PericosMexAAA-321024208715529425108622741407524.369.406.6361.04226758458.360.267.340.4425.908.951.525.4616.8037.42
2014Tabasco OlmecasMexAAA-333612317394032040111700114.317.370.423.793527135.346.106.228.3518.1512.591.552.2241.0017.95
2014Veracruz Rojos del AguilaMexAAA-33712723376200441431336014214.279.308.397.70510824290.305.118.169.3074.4812.412.771.3868.0031.58
2014Totals for Mex-Mex         10739550115240761832453015318.291.328.405.73316031425.318.114.187.3215.6512.472.211.6556.4326.96
2015Tabasco OlmecasMexAAA-3411142542124121850431342276319.292.312.381.69316221453.304.089.122.2982.879.273.231.7753.1316.94
2016Campeche PiratasMexAAA-352172122020283131411002.278.316.389.70528477.321.111.181.3073.9018.184.672.6036.0020.00
2016Veracruz Rojos del AguilaMexAAA-3516622174007004510003.274.328.339.66721467.298.065.129.2975.977.461.250.000.0023.53
2016Totals for Mex-Mex         371341437602153171921005.276.322.366.688498144.310.090.157.3024.8613.192.711.3967.0021.62
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter59219182114871031039218131111137897141972.254.296.379.6757271522059.296.125.184.0005.3918.363.411.8949.1831.21
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter109542736451285214301176491396226762245264519146.301.345.447.79219103614656.326.146.227.0005.7313.362.332.5136.5228.09
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter53820853166681047693514616117222911221487.320.356.476.8329931802244.330.156.226.0005.219.891.903.0730.2226.95
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1264986814324656619104081308118.287.339.390.72919435549.329.103.201.0007.2914.752.030.9199.6024.48
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2599881392704592313050247018920510327.273.331.407.738402771093.314.134.231.0006.4017.292.702.1042.9628.52
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1255299515832816721612291071072010.299.346.480.82625456577.348.181.244.0005.0318.543.692.7733.0635.44
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4717327469043080112333314.266.316.387.7036713193.282.121.231.0005.7011.922.092.0743.2528.26
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2177977921637124893340116915526.271.311.410.72132762852.290.139.189.0004.6913.622.902.8233.2128.70
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4651492165382746331811198429787131856.256.297.380.6775671131604.297.124.182.0005.2418.523.542.0645.2129.58
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1123944296284635222571100116.244.290.381.67115038420.284.137.201.0005.9516.902.841.4365.6739.58
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15324910020021000100.281.314.313.62710135.391.032.094.0005.7128.575.000.000.0011.11
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625255813328311604330103224520.254.296.379.67519942563.296.125.184.0005.3918.363.411.8949.1831.21
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626329519032417962194092747322.301.345.447.79228353689.326.146.227.0005.7313.362.332.5136.5228.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18SS24--46621111119108.9084.50------4751.140.7
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit182B23--5849715114107.9394.65------4748.939.0
2000Hickory Crawdads SALApit19SS123--1983926062650590.9084.80------12598.487.2
2001Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit20SS121--2203543785611574.9394.74------12596.888.3
2002Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit21SS132--2454023392680647.9514.90------13498.594.3
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit222B74--1701851056365355.9734.80------12658.752.5
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit22SS52--821621340257244.9494.69------12641.336.9
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit232B1231059512303011181542531.9804.320.56-----12995.376.4
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23SS2-2-------------1291.61.2
2005Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit242B4--55-210101.0002.50------4100.02.8
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit242B100998402372791292528516.9775.160.61-----10199.061.7
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit252B145141123534435118106713695.9754.790.56-----14898.089.5
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit263B3427253238346110106.9643.120.42-----8739.121.0
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit262B201312945254117470.9463.500.54-----8723.012.3
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26SS87631520173635.9724.380.56-----879.24.9
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26RF1-33---331.0003.001.00-----871.10.6
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn273B10390820471661514228213.9342.070.26-----11292.063.6
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn272B9651815112423.9582.560.45-----1128.05.6
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou273B7760611--17171.0002.430.28-----1546.74.3
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27SS4-411--221.0000.500.50-----1123.62.5
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou272B311354-1991.0003.000.69-----1520.01.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B40036532198699754629218901844.9764.610.57-----4000.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B1441241133762601920355336.9462.330.30-----1440.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS147691621173837.9742.640.54-----140.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1-33---331.0003.001.00-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4--55-210101.0002.50------40.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B74--1701851056365355.9734.80------740.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS52--821621340257244.9494.69------520.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS253--4657567017712911221.9464.83------2530.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS123--1983926062650590.9084.80------1230.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS24--46621111119108.9084.50------240.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B23--5849715114107.9394.65------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit18---2324------
2000Hickory Crawdads SALApit19----123------
2001Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit20----121------
2002Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit21----132------
2003Altoona Curve EastAApit22---7452------
2004Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23---1232------
2005Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit24---4-------
2005Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24---100-------
2006Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---145-------
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26---20834--1--
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27---94103-----
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27---3-7-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB251948818302122051200103.375.426.563.98927554.457.188.3339.2622.222.403.7024.0027.78
2007Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26216142050060021000001.328.349.410.75925563.392.082.1153.1715.875.000.000.0025.00
2008San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2723717216117102800102.296.311.451.76232874.317.155.1972.7010.814.001.3571.0038.10
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2815311122004001300001.387.406.452.85814232.429.065.0973.139.383.000.000.0016.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs78211207116132930103300207.336.363.464.8279820223.384.128.1904.4814.803.301.3570.3328.17

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Carolina League All-Star Team (SS) ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (SS)2
2003Winter League All-Star (3B)1
2006National League Player of the Week (May 29-June 4)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-08-20Claimed off waivers by Astros from Giants 
2008-03-22Claimed off waivers by Giants from Marlins 
2007-12-06Released by Pirates 
2007-02-07ContractSigned by Pirates to avoid arbitration 
2005-11-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-08-27InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2005-08-22InjuredDisabled -- injury to his left knee 
2005-05-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-04-07InjuredDisabled -- strained left oblique 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2004Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll23300,000-75537-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24327,000-65924272,189,055300,000627,000
2006Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25348,000-60717252,365,072327,000975,000
2007Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll261,900,000433512592,459,737380,0002,875,000
2008San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll27650,000-47514482,696,252390,0003,525,000
2008Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27650,000-47521482,696,252390,0003,525,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red