Willi Castro

Born: 04/24/1997 (Age: 21)
Bats: Both
Throws: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 165
Primary Position: SS
Seconday Position: INF
Acquisition Period: Signed as J2 International Free Agent, 7/2/2013 (CLE)
Entry Point: J2
Options Used: 1
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: July 25th, 2018
Dates Seen: 7x -- April, June, July 2018
Level: Triple-A
Affiliate: Toledo Mud Hens
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On 40-Man Roster: Yes
Physical Description
Wirey, lean, twitchy frame; plus athlete; built similarly to Jose Reyes (SS, Mets).
Swing Mechanics
LHH: Narrow, straight-on base w/ quiet trigger and pre-pitch movement. RHH: Open base, leg-kick trigger to close off; larger hand load w/ loopy hitch to start swing.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 20 45 Bench Moderate
Tool Present Future Comments
Hit 30 40 Overmatched against Double-A pitching right now. Doesn't ID breaking stuff and is often out in front. Slappy hitter who is able to shorten up w/ two strikes to extend an AB.
Overmatched against Double-A pitching right now. Doesn't ID breaking stuff and is often out in front. Slappy hitter who is able to shorten up w/ two strikes to extend an AB.
Game Power 30 40 Singles hitter at present, isn't looking to drive the ball. Power is not his game; projects to drive the gaps w/ more authority as he fills out.
Singles hitter at present, isn't looking to drive the ball. Power is not his game; projects to drive the gaps w/ more authority as he fills out.
Raw Power 40 40 Stings line drives to both gaps. Lacks the size and swing plane for loft power.
Stings line drives to both gaps. Lacks the size and swing plane for loft power.
Run 55 55 Above-average runner; speed plays better on defense/bases than up the line, as he can take a few steps to get going.
Above-average runner; speed plays better on defense/bases than up the line, as he can take a few steps to get going.
Field 55 55 Above-avg defender able to play all around the infield. Athletic and fluid actions, soft hands, better first step up the middle than to backhand.
Above-avg defender able to play all around the infield. Athletic and fluid actions, soft hands, better first step up the middle than to backhand.
Throw 55 55 Not a true cannon, but arm plays above-avg given solid carry across infield and quick transfer.
Not a true cannon, but arm plays above-avg given solid carry across infield and quick transfer.
Attribute Present Future
Athleticism Plus Plus
Approach Below Average Average
Instincts Average Average
Baserunning Average Plus
Overall Summary
Fits profile of bench player who can slide in at any infield spot. Doesn't have the bat for everyday ABs. Speed and glove give him a high floor.