Anthony Castro

Born: 04/13/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 180
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as an International Free Agent 7/18/11 (DET)
Entry Point: IFA
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: June 18th, 2018
Dates Seen: 2x -- May 8, 2018; May 29, 2018
Level: High A
Affiliate: Lakeland Flying Tigers
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame with an even but still lean body, lacks remaining physical projection given time already spent in pro ball and age.
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup, low-maintenance operation, flies open at times and sails to armside. Plunge arm-circle w/ avg armspeed to 3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
N/A 10 20 High Minors Tops Moderate
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 45 Fringy FB w/ avg raw velo but limited movement and command.
Fringy FB w/ avg raw velo but limited movement and command.
Fastball Velocity 50 50 91-92 90-94 Average velocity, could play up slightly if moved to the bullpen.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 40 40 Flat pitch that stays on the swing plane. Especially hittable when elevated.
Flat pitch that stays on the swing plane. Especially hittable when elevated.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 40 Often misses armside, struggles to command the other side of the plate.
Often misses armside, struggles to command the other side of the plate.
Slider
Slider 40 40 80-81 80-83 Soft action out of hand, showed average depth but wasn't sharp, used as out pitch to RHH, inconsistent shape, tended to get slurvy and come up short, below-avg offering.
Soft action out of hand, showed average depth but wasn't sharp, used as out pitch to RHH, inconsistent shape, tended to get slurvy and come up short, below-avg offering.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 40 40 84-86 83-86 Usable to LHH, replicates arm speed but lacks movement and consistency, would often start AB's to LHH with pitch, below-avg offering.
Usable to LHH, replicates arm speed but lacks movement and consistency, would often start AB's to LHH with pitch, below-avg offering.
Control
Control 45 45 Showed strikes w/ three pitches in best sequences, but mechanical inconsistency limited the frequency he landed strikes.
Showed strikes w/ three pitches in best sequences, but mechanical inconsistency limited the frequency he landed strikes.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Average Average
Overall Summary
Profiles as RHS depth, able to give innings at a high-minors affiliate.