Maximo Castillo

Born: 05/04/1999 (Age: 19)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'2''
Weight: 256
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: Signed as international free agent, 9/25/2015 (TOR)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: September 12th, 2018
Dates Seen: 8/20/2018
Level: Class A
Affiliate: Lansing Lugnuts
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Large frame, thick and heavyset build, soft middle, needs to keep body in check. Below-avg athlete.
Mechanical Notes
Semi-windup, slight turn at the top of delivery, short/closed stride w/ clean finish, repeats well. Full arm-circle, H3/4 slot.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2021 P 40 Long Relief High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 40 45 Movement and command will make sinker a playable pitch at maturity. Knows his strengths, type that can get outs without velo.
Movement and command will make sinker a playable pitch at maturity. Knows his strengths, type that can get outs without velo.
Fastball Velocity 45 45 89-91 87-93 Scrapes 92-93 mph early in games, settles in the high-80s.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Veteran's feel for mixing grips on FB, very impressive pitchability.
Veteran's feel for mixing grips on FB, very impressive pitchability.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 40 50 Good command for age and level, signs of developing avg location within the zone at maturity. Comes right at hitters.
Good command for age and level, signs of developing avg location within the zone at maturity. Comes right at hitters.
Slider
Slider 40 45 79 76-81 Sweepy slurve, crafty w/ the pitch and has a feel for it, adds/subtracts and can make it longer (76-79 mph) or sharper w/ less roundhouse (80-81 mph).
Sweepy slurve, crafty w/ the pitch and has a feel for it, adds/subtracts and can make it longer (76-79 mph) or sharper w/ less roundhouse (80-81 mph).
Cutter
Cutter 40 45 87 86-88 FB is a true cutter in 86-88 mph range. Consistent gloveside action w/ fringy velo. Will be a useable pitch at higher levels.
FB is a true cutter in 86-88 mph range. Consistent gloveside action w/ fringy velo. Will be a useable pitch at higher levels.
Control
Control 45 50 Control is best attribute. Pounds the zone w/ all pitches, good feel for strikes. Poised and mature mound presence, knows his strengths and shows an impressive feel for pitching.
Control is best attribute. Pounds the zone w/ all pitches, good feel for strikes. Poised and mature mound presence, knows his strengths and shows an impressive feel for pitching.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Below Average Below Average
Pitchability Plus Plus
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Doesn't have the stuff for ML rotation profile, but durable frame and strikethrowing ability could get him to the big leagues in a long relief role. Will need to make conditioning a priority and work on developing a more established third pitch.