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Willi Castro

20-Year-Old Shortstop – Cleveland Indians

2017 Stats

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2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Willi Castro in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

LEAGUE: A+    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 165   DOB: 4/24/1997   DRAFTED: No  

November 20, 2017  –  Willi Castro News

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Castro was added to the Indians' 40-man roster on Monday to protect him from the Rule 5 draft.

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Willi Castro Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2014 17 R GOO 43 170 155 31 37 10 5 3 2 11 9 4 6 33 5 0 4 .239 .285 .348 .633
2015 18 A MAH 67 301 273 34 72 13 9 3 1 25 20 7 10 31 8 3 7 .264 .304 .330 .634
2016 19 A LAK 123 548 518 68 134 36 21 8 7 49 16 11 19 96 3 5 3 .259 .286 .371 .657
2016 19 A LYN 3 9 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
2017 20 A LYN 123 510 469 69 136 38 24 3 11 58 19 9 28 90 2 4 7 .290 .337 .424 .761

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Willi Castro: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 1
2017 122

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Willi Castro vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Willi Castro Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2014 17 R GOO 170 155 3.5% 19.4% 0.18 79% .292 .109
2015 18 A MAH 301 273 3.3% 10.3% 0.32 89% .291 .066
2016 19 A LAK 548 518 3.5% 17.5% 0.20 81% .302 .112
2016 19 A LYN 9 9 0% 22.2% 0.00 78% .286 .000
2017 20 A LYN 510 469 5.5% 17.6% 0.31 81% .336 .134

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Willi Castro Defensive Stats

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Castro capped off 2017, his first full season with High-A Lynchburg, hitting .290/.337/.424 with 11 home runs, 58 RBI, 69 runs and 19 stolen bases.

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Castro has slashed .296/.348/.414 with 29 RBI this season for High-A Lynchburg.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Willi Castro.

2017

A switch-hitting shortstop from Puerto Rico, Castro held his own as a 19-year-old at Low-A. Perhaps predictably, he struggled at times to make contact. Castro hit .259 with a .283 OBP in 123 games. He fanned 96 times while drawing just 16 walks. Still, Castro showed an intriguing power/speed combination, smacking seven home runs while swiping 16 bases. The potential for double-digit home runs and stolen bases for a 19-year-old at a middle infield position makes him a prospect to watch. He is built in the same mold as current Indians superstar shortstop Francisco Lindor, though nobody is saying Castro has anywhere near that kind of ceiling. He must refine his approach and exercise more patience at the dish. Castro should start the 2017 campaign at High-A.

2016

Castro, 18, offers a hit-over-power with a little speed offensive profile at shortstop. At 6-foot-1 and 165 pounds, there is room to project a tad more power down the road, but batting average, runs, and steals will be the foundation of his fantasy value. He slashed .264/.304/.330 with one home run and 20 steals (on 27 attempts) in 67 games in the New York-Penn League, where the average player was more than three years his senior. His 10.3% K-rate also demonstrates an advanced ability to make contact, although the fact that he has never posted a BABIP over .295 suggests that contact is often weak. While shortstops with Castro’s profile, such as Erick Aybar, are useful once they reach the big leagues, his lack of double-digit home run power and an ETA of at least 2019 makes him difficult to roster in most formats.