Juan Castro #7

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11"/190

Juan Castro MLB Career Stats

.229 36 234 5 .595

Juan Castro Bio

  • Full Name: Juan Gabriel Castro
  • Born: 6/20/1972 in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • High School: C B. T. I. S. 43, MEX
  • Debut: September 2, 1995
  • Ret., Final Game: 6/4/2011
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MLB Career Stats 2627 253 601 36 234 5 .229 .268 .595


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Team Date Transaction
July 10, 2011 2B Juan Castro retired.
June 13, 2011 Albuquerque Isotopes placed 2B Juan Castro on the 7-day disabled list.
June 11, 2011 Albuquerque Isotopes activated 2B Juan Castro.
June 9, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers sent 2B Juan Castro outright to Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 6, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers designated Juan Castro for assignment.
May 13, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of 2B Juan Castro from Albuquerque Isotopes.
May 7, 2011 Juan Castro roster status changed by Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 14, 2011 Albuquerque Isotopes placed 3B Juan Castro on the 7-day disabled list. strained left oblique
December 27, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent SS Juan Castro to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 27, 2010 SS Juan Castro assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes.
October 5, 2010 SS Juan Castro elected free agency.
August 25, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers sent SS Juan Castro outright to Albuquerque Isotopes.
August 21, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers designated Juan Castro for assignment.
August 11, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of SS Juan Castro from Albuquerque Isotopes.
August 4, 2010 Juan Castro assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Los Angeles Dodgers.
August 3, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent SS Juan Castro to a minor league contract.
July 17, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies released SS Juan Castro.
December 3, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent SS Juan Castro.
November 9, 2009 SS Juan Castro elected free agency.
April 13, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers purchased SS Juan Castro from Albuquerque Isotopes.
April 13, 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers purchased Juan Castro from Albuquerque Isotopes.

Juan Gabriel Castro Bio Info

Juan Gabriel Castro...resides in Peoria, AZ with wife, Yadira, and son, Juan Jr...played for Team Mexico in the inaugural World Baseball Classic...originally signed by Dodger scout Mike Brito. 2010 Hit .198 with five doubles and 13 RBI in 54 games with Philadelphia and went 0-for-3 on Aug. 15 in his only appearance with the Dodgers...Batted .286 (10-for-35) with runners in scoring position and went 3-for-3 with the bases loaded...Had four multi-hit games, including two three-hit efforts on April 15 against Washington and April 22 at Atlanta...knocked in a season-high three runs on April 16 against Florida...batted .280 (14-for-50) with seven RBI in 15 April games...Hit .281 (18-for-64) in 22 games against N.L. East opponents...Appeared in five games with Triple-A Albuquerque, batting .286 with two runs and one RBI 2009 Began the season with Albuquerque (AAA)...Had his contract selected by LAD on 4/13 and spent remainder of the season with the Dodgers...Started 29 games: 19 at SS, 8 at 2nd base and 2 at 3rd base...Batted .352 (25-71) prior to the All-Star break, which included a season-best .382 (13-34) average in May...Had 3 hits in 5 pinch at-bats...Had a pair of 3-hit games, 5/9 vs SF and 5/25 at COL; also had a season-high 3 RBI on 5/25 at COL 2008 Appeared in a total of 61 games between the CIN, COL and BAL organizations...Began the season with CIN and was designated for assignment on 5/1...Signed with COL on 5/4 and was assigned to Colorado Springs (AAA)...Was traded to BAL on 7/19 where he finished the season as the Oriolesf everyday shortstop...Hit his 3rd career pinch HR, 7/30 at NYY (David Robertson)...Following the season played for Mochis in the Mexican Pacific League 2007 Made 54 apps and 18 starts...twice went on the disabled list with a right elbow injury (7/7-7/25, 7/31-rest of the season)...made his last appearance of the season on 7/28 vs Cubs...on 7/31 went on the 15-day disabled list...on 8/7 had "Tommy John" surgery to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow (Dr. Timothy Kremchek)...made his 18 starts at SS (11g), 3B (5g) and 2B (2g)...on 5/13 at LA produced his 500th career hit, an RBI-single off Mark Hendrickson. 2006 Combined to hit .251 in 104g for the Reds and Twins...began the season with the Twins and appeared in 50g of their 64g, including 48 starts at SS, before he was traded to the Reds on 6/15...made 54 apps for the Reds, including 19 starts (1gs at 2B, 5gs at 3B, 13gs at SS)...hit safely in his first 5g of the season (.357), his longest hitting streak of the year...from 4/12-4/15 produced 3 consecutive 2-hit games...homered on 5/27 vs Sea (solo off Jamie Moyer), on 6/30 vs Cle (off Rafael Betancourt, 2nd career pinch-hit HR) and on 7/13 vs Col (Ray King)...on 7/7 at Atl produced 2 hits in the second inning, when Reds batters scored 8 runs on 10 hits...on 9/25 signed a 2-year contract extension through 2008 with a club option for '09...following the season made 6 apps for Caneros de los Mochis in the Mexican Winter League. 2005 In his first season in the American League appeared in 97g for the Twins...with 33rbi tied his career high... ranked T7th in the American League in sac bunts (9)...in August and September spent time on the disabled list with a strained left knee...made 67 starts at SS, 13gs at 3B and 3gs at 2B...had a .977 fielding percentage (9e, 375tc)...on 7/22 at Det produced a career-high 4rbi...put together a pair of season-high 5-game hitting streaks, from 6/23-6/27 (.438) and 8/6-9/4 (.588). 2004 Established career highs in runs (36) and doubles (21)...made 66 starts at 4 different positions (35gs at 3B, 21gs at SS, 7gs at 2B, 3gs at 1B)...from 6/1-6/21 missed 18g while on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left ribcage muscle...made the first Opening Day start of his career, played 3B vs Cubs (0-3, 1bb, 1r)...hit his first homer of the season in the 5-4 victory vs Mil on 5/5, a 10th-inning solo walkoff shot off Jeff Bennett...remains his only career pinch-hit HR and his only career game-ending HR...finished the season with 5 hits in his last 29ab (.172), dropping BA from .252. 2003 Established career highs in almost every offensive category, including apps (113) and HR (9)...entered the season with 11 career homers (444g, 980ab)...hit .261 after the All-Star break...hit .300 with RISP...began the season on the 15-day disabled list while recovering from 10/1/02 arthroscopic surgery to clean out his left knee...began the season on rehab at Louisville and made 9 apps there before he was reinstated on 4/14, when Barry Larkin went on the disabled list...made 83 starts, including 45gs at 2B, 20 starts at 3B and 18 starts at SS...at the end of the season was bothered by a stiff lower back and a sore right knee...went hitless in his last 13ab, dropping his batting average from .264 to season-ending .253...did not start after 9/20 and made only 3 other apps, all as a defensive replacement...on 9/7 at StL singled to lead off the seventh inning and break up Matt Morris' no-hit bid. 2002 Appeared in 54g, including 16 starts (8g at 2B, 7g at SS, 1 at 3B)...finished the season with 13 hits in his last 33ab (.394), raising BA from .102 to season-ending .220...missed the first 2 months of the season while on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring (3/29-5/31)...on 4/10 joined Louisville on a rehabilitation assignment but in his second plate appearance aggravated the injury...was sent to rehab at the club's spring training facility in Sarasota...on 5/27 returned to Louisville for rehab and appeared in 4 more games there before he came off the DL on 6/1...for the Reds recorded 1 hit in his first 24ab, an RBI-double off Ismael Valdes on 6/10 at Tex...following that double went hitless in 22ab (6/11-7/17)...snapped that drought with a 2-hit, 2-RBI game on 7/21 at Mets...on 8/27 vs StL had both Reds hits, a pair of singles, in Chuck Finley's 2-hit, 5-0 shutout...broke up Finley's perfect game bid with 1 out in the sixth inning...on 10/1 had arthroscopic surgery to clean out his left knee (Dr. Timothy Kremchek). 2001 Established career highs in games (96), at bats (242) and runs (27) and for the second straight season tied his career high in hits (54)...was one of the Reds' most versatile infielders...made 57 starts at 4 positions (29gs at SS, 19gs at 2b, 8gs at 3b, 1gs at 1b)...on 5/8 at Ari, in his first career appearance and first career start at first base, was Randy Johnson's 20th strikeout victim...on 5/24 at Cubs recorded the Reds' only hit in Jon Lieber's 3-0 victory, a single with 1 out in the sixth inning...was the Reds' only baserunner (single, walk) in a game completed in 1 hour, 48 minutes...in his last 6g finished with a season-high 0-for-15 skid, dropping BA from .238 to season-ending .223...committed his first error on 5/19 at Hou, in his 22nd appeaerance, snapping an errorless streak of 48 consecutive games dating back to the 2000 season...on 8/10 vs Col had 2 errors in a game for the only time in his career...committed both errors in the fourth inning of that 16-7 loss, leading to 4 unearned runs. 2000 In his first season with the Reds established career highs in at bats (224), hits (54), doubles (12), home runs (4) and RBI (23)....ranked second on the club in starts at both SS (38gs) and at 2B (16gs)...made 1 start at 3B (6/14 at SF)...became the starting shortstop after Barry Larkin was injured on 8/27 and hit .257 (3hr, 10rbi) in his last 20g of the season, all starts at SS...began the season with 46 errorless games and ended the season with 26 errorless games...committed both errors in a 10-game span (8/6 vs Fla, 8/21 vs Phi)...began the season at Class AAA Louisville...hit .317 in 19g for the RiverBats before he was promoted on 4/28, when LHP Norm Charlton was released...spent the rest of the season in Cin...made most of his 55 starts after injuries to Larkin and Pokey Reese...on 4/30 at Pit made his first start as a Red, played SS and hit his first HR since 6/17/98...following the season played for Los Mochis in the Mexican Winter League (40g, .264, 7hr, 19rbi, 3sb). 1999 Played most of the season at Class AAA Albuquerque but was recalled by the Dodgers on 9/7...appeared in 2g with the Dodgers...struck out in his only plate appearance of the season, on 9/21 vs SF...played in his only other game as a defensive replacement on 9/8 at Fla. 1998 Committed 10 errors in 287 total chances (2 at 2b, 7 at SS and 1 at 3b)...started 28 games at SS during a 35-game stretch after Jose Vizcaino went on the DL on 6/22 with a severe right ankle sprain...was the starting shortstop until the Dodgers acquired Mark Grudzielanek from Mtl on 7/31...started 10 of the Dodgers' last 11g at second base after Eric Young was lost to injury for the season...hit his first Major League homer on 5/21 at Chi (solo off Mark Pisciotta)...hit his only other home run on 6/17 at SD (2-run off Sterling Hitchcock). 1997 Began the season on LA's Opening Day roster but missed much of the season due to injury...on 6/5 went on the DL with a sprained right knee...was reinstated on 8/1 and optioned to Albuquerque, where he hit .307 (2hr, 11rbi) in 27g...was recalled on 8/19...hit .147 in 40g with LA...made 22 starts, including 12 at SS, 9 at 2B 1 at 3B. 1996 At LA hit .197 in 70g...was recalled from Albuquerque on 4/21 and played in 11g before he was optioned out on 5/13...was recalled again on 5/22 and spent the rest of the season with the Dodgers...on 6/15 at Atl started a triple play when he made an over-the-head catch on a ball hit by Chipper Jones, threw to Delino DeShields to get Marquis Grissom at second base and DeShields threw to Eric Karros to get Mark Lemke at first base...was LA's first triple play since 4/26/48, when Eugene Hermanski, Jackie Robinson and Gil Hodges accomplished the feat...made 26 starts at SS, including 23 straight from 5/26-6/19, when Greg Gagne was out with an ankle injury...in the ninth inning on 6/23 vs Hou played LF for the first time in his career and had 2 putouts. 1995 Was recalled on 9/1 and hit .250 in 11g for the Dodgers...made his Major League debut on 9/2 vs Mtl, entered the game as a defensive replacement at third base in the ninth inning...reached on a fielder's choice in his first Major League plate appearance on 9/3 vs Mtl...made his first Major League start on 10/1 at SD, played SS and collected his first career hit with a fourth-inning single off Andy Ashby. 1994 Played for San Antonio (AA) 1993 Played for San Antonio (AA) 1992 Spent the season with Bakersfield (A) 1991 Began his pro career with Great Falls (R)