Luis Castillo

Luis Castillo #1

  • 2B
  • B/T: S/R
  • 5' 11" /190

Luis Castillo MLB Career Stats

6510 .290 28 443 370 .719

Luis Castillo Bio

  • Full Name: Luis Antonio Castillo
  • Born: 9/12/1975 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Colegio San Benito Abad, Humacao, DOM
  • Debut: 8/8/1996
  • Last Game: 10/3/2010
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MLB Career Stats 6510 1001 1889 28 443 370 .290 .368 .719


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Luis Castillo Stats

*Since 2006

Luis Castillo Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Luis Castillo Statcast Events


Luis Castillo Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2003 Florida NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Florida NL
2003 Florida NL
2005 Florida NL

Rawlings NL Gold Glove

Year Team League
2003 Florida NL
2004 Florida NL
2005 Florida NL

Lou Brock Award

Year Team League
2000 Florida NL
2002 Florida NL

Luis Castillo Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1999 .302 25th in NL
2000 .334 5th in NL
2002 .305 13th in NL
2003 .314 8th in NL
2005 .301 15th in NL
2006 .296 23rd in AL
2009 .302 15th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
1999 50 4th in NL
2000 62 1st in NL
2001 33 5th in NL
2002 48 1st in NL
2003 21 10th in NL
2004 21 14th in NL
2006 25 9th in AL
2008 17 25th in NL
2009 20 18th in NL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1999 .384 24th in NL
2000 .418 8th in NL
2003 .381 19th in NL
2004 .373 23rd in NL
2005 .391 10th in NL
2009 .387 16th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2000 101 18th in NL
2003 99 15th in NL


Season BB Rank
2000 78 19th in NL
2003 63 25th in NL
2004 75 17th in NL
2005 65 24th in NL


Season H Rank
2000 180 13th in NL
2002 185 4th in NL
2003 187 8th in NL
2006 173 20th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2001 10 4th in NL
2002 5 17th in NL
2003 6 9th in NL
2004 7 9th in NL
2005 4 19th in NL
2006 6 10th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2002 606 7th in NL
2003 595 13th in NL
2006 584 24th in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2002 668 18th in NL
2003 676 15th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1997 10 17th in NL
1999 17 2nd in NL
2000 22 1st in NL
2001 16 2nd in NL
2002 15 2nd in NL
2003 19 2nd in NL
2005 7 17th in NL
2006 11 3rd in AL
2009 6 24th in NL

Luis Castillo Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 23, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 2B Luis Castillo to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
March 18, 2011 New York Mets released 2B Luis Castillo.
July 19, 2010 New York Mets activated 2B Luis Castillo from the 15-day disabled list.
July 14, 2010 sent 2B Luis Castillo on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets.
June 4, 2010 New York Mets placed 2B Luis Castillo on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 2, 2010. Bruised right heel.

Luis Antonio Castillo Bio Info

Luis Antonio Castillo Donato graduated from Colegio San Benito Abad in the Dominican Republic in 1991...Named the Marlins' Most Valuable Player by the South Florida Chapter of the BBWAA in 1999 and again in 2002. 2010 Struck out only 25 times in 247 at-bats (10%)...Hit in eight consecutive games from April 13th-April 21...During that stretch he was 11-35 (.314)...Reached base safely in 16 of the first 17 games of the season...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List on June 4, retroactive to June 2, with a bruised right heel...During four rehabilitation games with St. Lucie (A) of the Florida State League, he was 2-13 (.154) with one double, three walks and three runs scored...Was reinstated from the 15-Day DL on July 19...Had a walkoff RBI single on August 24 vs. Florida (off Will Ohman)...His previous walk-off hit came on April 17, 2009 vs. Milwaukee (off Seth McClung)...Stole home plate on the back end of a double steal on September 4 at Chicago (NL)...Became the first Met to steal home since Moises Alou on May 6, 2008...Stole eight bases...Since being acquired by the Mets on July 31, 2007, he is 55-68 (81%) in stolen bases...Was 2-15 (.133) in September and October...Since 2000, he is third in the major leagues with 436 infield hits behind Ichiro Suzuki and Juan Pierre...Has 1,605 hits total over that span. 2009 Finished 15th in the National League in batting average and 16th in on-base percentage...Was second in the major leagues with 19 sacrifice bunts...The 19 sacrifices were also the second-most in franchise history behind Felix Millan's 24 in 1974...Ranked second in the National League with 39 infield hits... Houston's Michael Bourn led the league with 43...Was also second in the NL with a .350 (89-254) batting average at home...Appeared in 73 of the 81 games at Citi Field...Was the seventh-most difficult player in the National League to strikeout, with 58 strikeouts in 580 plate appearances...Finished second on the team with 43 multi-hit games...Had 34 two-hit games, eight three-hit games and one four-hit game...Went 4-4 with three runs scored on April 11th at Florida to tie his career-high in hits...It was the second time that he collected four hits as a member of the Mets and the 18th time in his career...Collected the first Mets RBI in Citi Field history on April 13th vs. San Diego with his run scoring double in the bottom of the second inning to plate Brian Schneider...His infield single in the ninth inning scored Carlos Delgado with the game-winning run and gave the Mets a 5-4 victory over the Brewers on April 17th...Stole two bases on May 10th vs. Pittsburgh...Since joining the Mets on July 31, 2007 has stolen 38 bases while being caught only seven times...Hit leadoff for the first time as a member of the Mets on May 14th at San Francisco...The last time he batted first was July 28, 2007, with Minnesota at Cleveland...Reached base safely in nine consecutive plate appearances from May 26th-May 29th (four hits, five walks)...Finished third in the NL with a .368 (28-76) batting average during July with at least one hit in 18 of 23 games, raising his batting average from .275 to .299...Collected two hits in the fourth inning on August 18th vs. Atlanta, and later in that same inning Gary Sheffield accomplished the same feat...It was the first time that a Mets player had two hits in the same inning since Moises Alou had two hits in the eighth inning on April 9, 2007 vs. Philadelphia...Hit his first home run of the season on August 16th vs. San Francisco...The two-run home run off of Jonathan Sanchez was his first since May 30, 2008 vs. Los Angeles, a drought spanning 475 at-bats including a major league leading 333 at-bats in 2009...For his career, 25 of his 28 home runs have come as a righthanded hitter...Has not hit a home run as a lefthanded hitter since May 13, 2006 with Minnesota vs. Chicago (AL) off Javier Vazquez...Recorded six consecutive multi-hit games from August 18th-August 23rd...Hit .609 (14-23) over this stretch with four two-hit games and two three-hit games...Raised his batting average from .302 to .321 over that span...Was the second Mets player to have six straight multi-hit games in 2009, joining David Wright from June 7th-June 13th...Collected his 1,800th career hit on August 24th vs. Philadelphia, a single off Pedro Martinez...Stole his 20th base of the season on August 25th at Florida...It was the eighth time in his career that he has stolen 20 bases and the first since the 2006 season. 2008 He had 14 games with two hits, and five games with three hits...With men in scoring position, he compiled a .271 (23-85) batting average with 25 RBI...Against National League East opponents, he was 36-127 (.283)...Hit safely in a season-best nine straight games May 11th-May 24th (11-32, .344)...In 22 games in May, he hit .289 (22-76) with 17 runs scored, three doubles, a triple, three home runs and 14 RBI...Established a career-high in home runs for a calendar month with his third home run in May with a two-run shot on May 30th vs. Los Angeles(Clayton Kershaw)...Castillo's previous best was two home runs in a month done four times, last, May, 2006...All three of his home runs came in the first inning...In addition, all three of his home runs during the 2008 season came against lefthanded pitchers...Twenty-four of his 27 career home runs have come against lefthanded pitching...Placed on the 15-Day Disabled List with a strained left hip flexor on July 3rd...Appeared in 13 games as part of a minor league rehabilitation assignment with the Binghamton Mets (AA) of the Eastern League, St. Lucie Mets (A) of the Florida State League and the Gulf Coast Mets (R) of the Gulf Coast League, hitting .139 (5-36)...Returned to the Mets on August 25th...Scored a career-high five runs in the first game of a split-stadium, day-night doubleheader on June 27th vs. the Yankees...Swiped two bases on June 27th at New York (AL)...Since joining the Mets last July, Castillo has stolen 27 bases while being caught only four times...Had back-to-back multiple-hit games on August 29th and August 30th at Florida. 2007 Batted .303 (123-406) against right-handed pitchers...Hit in 12 straight contests from September 14th-September 26th (16-51, .314)...Batted .338 (23-68) in his last 16 games...Had a hit in 21 of his last 24 games...Batted 31-95 (.326) during that span...Also had a hit in 30 of his last 39 games...Scored 34 runs in his last 42 games...Reached base safely in 40 of his last 46 games, and had a hit in 37 of those 46 contests...Delivered a walk-off RBI single against San Diego's Trevor Hoffman in the bottom of the ninth on August 21st to give the Mets a 7-6 win...Hit his first home run of the year on August 18th at Washington (John Lannan)...It gave New York a 1-0 lead in the first inning...Tied his career-high with four hits on August 5th at Chicago...It was his 17th career four-hit game...Also had two stolen bases in that contest...Acquired from the Minnesota Twins on July 30th in exchange for minor leaguers Drew Butera and Dustin Martin...Was hitting .304 (106-349) with 11 doubles, three triples, 18 RBI, 29 walks, 28 strikeouts and nine 85 games with the Twins...Had his 32-game hitting streak at Shea Stadium, the longest such streak in the 44-year history of the ballpark snapped on June 18th earlier this year...The streak started on September 2, 2001...Has constructed a .305 (97-318) batting average with nine doubles, four triples, one home run and 28 RBI in 85 career games at Shea. 2006 Hit safely in 10 of 12 games, going 19-44 (.432), April 5-20 . . .recorded an rbi in 5 consecutive games (7 total), April 13-19 . . . had 14th career 4-hit game, April 15 vs. New York (AL) . . . was 10-25 (.400) in 7 games, April 27-May 3 . . . had game-winning walk-off single in 9th inning, May 6 vs. Detroit . . . had 6-game hit-streak, going 12-30 (.400), May 6-13 . . . hit first home run as a Twin, May 7 vs. Detroit . . . hit second career lefthanded home run, his first in 1563 at-bats, May 13 vs. Chicago . . . hit safely in 6 of 7 games, May 27-June 2 . . . had a season-high 15-game hitting streak, going 23-63 (.365) with 6 multi-hit games, July 2-21 . . . 15th career 4-hit game (second of season), August 5 at Kansas City . . . 16th career 4-hit game (third of season), August 9 at Detroit . . . hit safely in 13 of 14 games from August 19-September 7, during the span hit .421 (24-57) . . . recorded his 300th career stolen base August 26 at Chicago (AL) . . . recorded 3 hits September 24 at Baltimore, his 19th game with 3-or-more hits. 2005 Had 8-game hit-streak, going 10-27 (.370), April 12-20 . . . career-high 4 walks, April 18 at Washington . . . season-high 10-game hit-streak, going 15-41 (.366), May 20-June 5 . . . was 15-34 (.441) in 8 games, June 10-19 . . . snapped a streak of 478 at-bats without a homer, June 13 at Chicago (NL) . . . 12th career 4-hit game, June 17 at Los Angeles (NL) . . . 13th career 4-hit game, June 29 vs. Atlanta . . . selected to third career All-Star team, July 12 at Detroit . . . had 7-game hit-streak, going 11-28 (.393), August 1-8 . . . was 10-24 (.417) in 7 games, September 2-8 . . . established career-high in sacrifice hits . . . was second on club in triples, walks, stolen bases and on-base percentage . . . led league in batting vs. lefthanders (.423) and hardest to fan (1 strikeout/16.38 plate appearances), was second in sacrifice hits and 10th in on-base percentage . . . was third among league second baseman in fielding percentage (.988) . . . won third consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove Award...had a streak of 95 plate appearances without striking out end on Sept. 15 at Houston..led all Major League players with a .423 (47-for-111) batting average against left-handed pitching. 2004 Hit .291 with 12 doubles, seven triples, two home runs and a career-high 47 RBI in 150 games... established the Marlins top single-season RBI mark by a second baseman, surpassing the 45 he collected in 2001...Won second straight Gold Glove and posted the National League's second-best fielding percentage at second base (.991), behind Philadelphia's Placido Polanco (.995)...did not commit an error in his last 58 games (270 total chances) and made only one miscue in his last 77 contests (352 total chances), for a .997 fielding mark over that span...Marked the third straight season he hit better than .290, but was the first time he posted a sub-.300 bating average since 2001 (.263 BA in 134 games)...hit .305 in 2002 and .314 in 2003...On May 22 vs. Arizona, hit the first grand slam of his career (off RHP Steve Sparks) and the first by a Marlin since Derrek Lee on April 3, 2002 at Montreal...ended a stretch of 363 games in which the Marlins did not hit a grand slam...set a career-high with four RBI in the game...was his second career home run against a right-handed pitcher (also José Rijo on April 23, 2002 at Cincinnati)...added his second homer of the year on June 12 at Detroit, taking left-hander Jamie Walker deep...Matched his career best with his 10th and 11th four-hit games, both coming against the Atlanta Braves, April 24 at home (4x5, 2 2B) and September 17 at home (4x4)...Collected 43 infield hits on the season, ranking second in the NL to teammate Juan Pierre's 51, and third in the Majors, behind Pierre and Seattle's Ichiro Suzuki (57)...Continues to lead the Marlins' franchise in games played (1,006); played his 1,000th game on September 28 at Montreal (0x4 in the game)...Hit in a season-high 11 straight games, from May 30-June those contests, posted a .391 batting average, 18 hits in 46 at-bats...was part of a 33-game stretch that raised his season batting average from .236 to .293 (from May 16-June 20) that span, hit .346 (47x136)...On July 26 vs. Philadelphia, went 3x4 with three runs scored and three RBI... marked the first time in his career that he had three-plus RBI and three-plus runs scored in the same game...Had 164 hits on the season, with 143 singles (87.2%)...In his final 57 games, had 54 of his 58 hits go for singles (93%)...doubled in his final at-bat of the year to end a stretch of 79 at-bats since his last extra-base hit, a triple on September 13...Posted the highest ground ball to fly ball ratio in the Majors (3.63, 316 GB to 87 FB)...led Seattle's Ichiro (3.31) and teammate Juan Pierre (2.36)...Stole 21 bases (25 SBA) on the season, matching his 2003 total, that represented his lowest SB total in a full season in his Major League career...posted an 84% success rate in stolen bases (21x25), including successful swipes in 13 of his last 15 attempts (87%), back to June 3, covering 99 games...Led the Club with 75 walks and ranked second to Juan Pierre (.374) with a .373 on-base percentage...drew multiple bases on balls 11 times during the season, with the Fish going 8-3 in those games...set the Marlins' franchise record with his 425th career walk on July 6, passing Gary Sheffield (424). 2003 Was 12-for-29 (.414) in seven games, April 7-14...season-high three stolen bases, April 17 at Philadelphia...season-high 16-game hit-streak, going 25-for-75 (.333), April 17-May 4...hit safely in 16 of 17 games, going 28-69 (.405), May 10-29...seventh career four-hit game, May 11 vs. Colorado...was 34-for-100 (.340) in 27 games, June 10-July 9...eighth career 4-hit game, July 1 vs. Atlanta...selected to second career All-Star team, July 15 at Chicago (AL)...was 11-for-19 (.519) in four games, July 21-24...ninth career 4-hit game, July 22 vs. Montreal...hit safely in nine consecutive games, going 14-for-33 (.424), July 27-August 6...had 15-game hit-streak, going 24-for-60 (.400), August 14-31...hit safely in nine of 11 games, going 14-for-43 (.326), September 5-17...led club in batting...was second among league second baseman with a .986 (10 E, 729 TC) fielding percentage...established career-highs in games, homers and hits...won first career Rawlings Gold Glove Award. 2002 Had seven-game hit-streak, going 9-for-27 (.333), April 26-May 3...set club record with career-high 35-game hit-streak, going 62-for- 154 (.403), May 8-June 21, the longest streak since Paul Molitor's 39-game streak in 1987, tied for the sixth longest streak in National League history and tied for 10th for the longest all-time in Major League Baseball...fifth career 4-hit game, June 5 at Philadelphia...tied season-high three rbi, June 7 at Minnesota...National League Player of the Week, June 17-23...hit safely in 16 of 17 games, June 25-July 16...selected to first career All-Star team, July 9 at Milwaukee...was 10-for-22 (.455) in 5 games, August 22-27...sixth career 4-hit game, September 13 vs. Atlanta... hit safely in six of seven games, going 13-for-30 (.433), September 13-19...season-high three stolen bases, September 29 vs. Philadelphia... named Lou Brock Award winner as major league leader in stolen bases...named Cool Papa Bell Award winner as league's stolen base leader by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum...named Marlins' Most Valuable Player by the South Florida Chapter of the BBWAA...had arthroscopic surgery to repair torn labrum in right hip, October 23. 2001 Had eight-game hit-streak, May 6-13...season-high three stolen bases, May 27 at New York (NL)...was 10-for-26 (.385) in six games, May 27-June 3...hit safely in eight of nine games, going 17-for-36 (.472), June 15-24...season-high 14-game hit-streak, going 21-for-61 (.344), June 29-July 22...was 10-for-20 (.500) in five games, July 27-August 1...hit safely in eight of nine games, August 4-14...season-high three rbi, August 11 vs. Houston...tied season-high three hits, August 28 at Chicago (NL)...batted 32-for-98 (.327) with runners in scoring position...reached base safely in 109 of 134 (81%) games...was fifth in league in stolen bases...established career-high in triples. 2000 Had seven-game hit-streak, going 11-for-22 (.500), April 5-12...disabled with strained back, April 16-May 5...began rehab assignment at Calgary, April 28...had eight-game hit-streak, going 11-for-30 (.367), May 9-18...set club record with career-high four stolen bases, May 17 vs. San Diego...had seven stolen bases in two games, May 17-18, one shy of the National League record (Walt Wilmot, August 6-7, 1894)...hit safely in nine consecutive games, going 17-for-40 (.425), May 20-29...third career 4-hit game, May 27 at Cincinnati...hit safely in eight of nine games, going 18-for-33 (.545), June 17-26...became the Marlins' all-time stolen base leader with his 116th career stolen base, June 20 vs. Milwaukee...fourth career 4-hit game, June 23 vs. Chicago (NL)...season-high 19-game hit-streak, going 35-for-84 (.417), July 3-28...was 9-for-22 (.409) in six games, July 30-August 4...hit safely in 15 of 16 games, August 19-September 5...had 8-game hit-streak, going 13-for-32 (.406), September 15-22...reached base safely in 121 of 136 (89%) games...named the Lou Brock Award winner as major league leader in stolen bases...tied for fifth in league and led all second baseman in batting and was eighth in on-base percentage...established Marlins' single season records in batting, stolen bases and multi-hit games (55). 1999 Hit safely in six of seven games, April 5-12...had six-game hit-streak, going 13-for-26 (.500), May 10-17...hit safely in eight of nine games, going 14-for-33 (.424), May 30-June 8...was 14-for-33 (.424) in nine games, July 5-18...had six-game hit-streak, going 12-for-26 (.462), August 1-7...season-high 22-game hit-streak, going 35-for-96 (.365), August 9-September 3...first career 4-hit game, August 10 vs. San Francisco...seasonhigh three stolen bases, August 27 at Houston...second career 4-hit game, August 28 at Houston...was fourth in league in stolen bases and fourth among league leadoff hitters in on-base percentage (.385)...named Marlins' Most Valuable Player by the South Florida Chapter of the BBWAA. 1998 Began season at Charlotte...reached base safely in 32 consecutive games, May 24-July 3...recalled August 4...hit safely in four of five games, going 6-for-17 (.353), August 14-19...season-high eight-game hit-streak, going 11-for-30 (.367), September 6-13...tied season-high three hits, September 11 at Atlanta...was third among Marlins' minor leaguers in stolen bases. 1997 Was Marlins' Opening Day starter at second base at age 21, with Edgar Renteria the starting shortstop (age 21), to become the youngest everyday middle infield combination in National League history...hit safely in seven of eight games, going 12-for-37 (.324), April 1-11...was 9-for-19 (.474) in five games, April 23-28...reached base safely in 21 of 23 games in April...had six-game hit-streak, going 10-for-22 (.455), May 5-30... disabled with bruised left heel, May 7-22...tied season-high three hits, June 25 at Philadelphia...optioned to Charlotte, July 28. 1996 Named Marlins' Co-Minor League Player of the Month for June, going 43-for-105 (.410) with seven triples...selected to Eastern League All-Star Team, July 8 at Trenton...contract selected and made major league debut, August 8 vs. New York (NL)...singled off Robert Person for first major league hit and had game-winning rbi single in 10th inning, August 9 vs. New York (NL)...hit safely in seven of eight games, August 9-17... season-high three stolen bases, August 13 vs. Colorado...hit safely in six consecutive games, going 10-for-25 (.400), August 19-24...tied seasonhigh six-game hit-streak, going 9-for-24 (.375), August 27-September 1...hit first career homer off Mike Remlinger, August 30 at Cincinnati...tied season-high three hits, September 24 vs. Atlanta...named to Eastern League Post-Season All-Star Team and second baseman on Howe Sportsdata All-Prospect Team...rated Best Baserunner, Fastest Baserunner and Best Defensive second baseman in Eastern League by Baseball America. 1995 Selected to Midwest League All-Star Game, June 20 at West Michigan...missed remainder of season after being placed on disabled list with dislocated left shoulder, July 20...was third in league in on-base percentage (.419) and fourth in batting...led Marlins' organization in batting (.326) and finished second in stolen bases...named to Howe Sportsdata All-Teen Team. 1994 Set a Marlins' short-season record with 31 stolen bases...was fourth in league in stolen bases...led all GCL second baseman in fielding percentage (.972), total chances (318), putouts (142) and double plays (40).