Starlin Castro

Starlin Castro #14

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/190
  • Age: 25


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Starlin Castro 2015 Postseason Stats

.176 1 2 0 .494

Starlin Castro Postseason Career Stats

.176 1 2 0 .494

Starlin Castro Stats

.265 11 69 5 .671

Starlin Castro MLB Career Stats

.281 62 363 75 .725

Starlin Castro Bio

  • Full Name: Starlin DeJesus Castro
  • Born: 3/24/1990 in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: May 7, 2010
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2015 Postseason Stats 34 2 6 1 2 0 .176 .200 .494
Postseason Career Stats 34 2 6 1 2 0 .176 .200 .494
2015 Stats 547 52 145 11 69 5 .265 .296 .671
MLB Career Stats 3524 391 991 62 363 75 .281 .321 .725

Starlin Castro Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Yankees AL 578 394 87.24 191.76 -1.67 5.29 27.86
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38


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January 19, 2016 at 12:12 PM ET

Castro may see action at third base

The Yankees' search for a backup third baseman may be resolved in-house as Starlin Castro is set to see action at the hot corner in 2016.

December 8, 2015 at 8:27 PM ET

Yankees acquire Castro from Cubs

The Yankees are about to acquire infielder Starlin Castro from the Cubs, has confirmed.


Starlin Castro Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Chi Cubs NL
2012 Chi Cubs NL
2014 Chi Cubs NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/04/2011 Chi Cubs NL
08/08/2011 Chi Cubs NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2009 Daytona FSL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2009 Mesa AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2009 Mesa AFL

FSL All-Star Game Top Star

Year Team League
2009 Daytona FSL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Daytona FSL

FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Daytona FSL

Starlin Castro Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2010 .300 10th in NL
2011 .307 6th in NL
2014 .292 10th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2011 22 18th in NL
2012 25 19th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2011 91 13th in NL


Season H Rank
2011 207 1st in NL
2012 183 7th in NL
2013 163 17th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2011 36 9th in NL
2013 34 16th in NL
2014 33 22nd in NL


Season 3B Rank
2010 5 19th in NL
2011 9 5th in NL
2012 12 2nd in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2011 158 9th in NL
2012 162 1st in NL
2013 161 3rd in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2011 674 1st in NL
2012 646 1st in NL
2013 666 1st in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2011 715 3rd in NL
2012 691 5th in NL
2013 705 5th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2011 291 9th in NL
2012 278 14th in NL


Season SO Rank
2013 129 18th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2010 8 12th in NL
2011 9 10th in NL
2012 13 1st in NL
2013 6 18th in NL
2015 5 23rd in NL

Starlin Castro Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 8, 2015 Chicago Cubs traded 2B Starlin Castro to New York Yankees for RHP Adam Warren and Player To Be Named Later.
August 26, 2014 Chicago Cubs activated SS Starlin Castro from the bereavement list.
August 21, 2014 Chicago Cubs placed SS Starlin Castro on the bereavement list.
May 7, 2010 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of SS Starlin Castro from Tennessee Smokies.
January 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster SS Starlin Castro to spring training.
August 4, 2009 Starlin Castro assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
April 9, 2009 Starlin Castro assigned to Daytona Cubs from AZL Cubs.

Starlin DeJesus Castro Bio Info

Starlin enters his fourth full season with Chicago, having been named to the N.L. All-Star team in both 2011 and 2012 ... his 692 hits since debuting, May 7, 2010, lead the National League and rank fourth-most in the majors ... additionally, his 692 hits in his first four big league seasons (2010-13) are a modern day franchise record, surpassing Glenn Beckert's 691 hits in 1965-68... In 2012, became the first player in franchise history to play at shortstop in all 162 games in a season... On August 28, 2012, agreed to terms on a seven-year contract that includes a club option for an eighth season in 2020, covering all four arbitration seasons and at least three free agent seasons... With 10 home runs in both 2011 and 2013, and 14 long balls in 2012, became just the fourth Cubs shortstop since 1901 to record at least three 10-homer seasons... Joins Ernie Banks (eight times while manning shortstop from 1954-61), Shawon Dunston (five times between 1986-95) and Jose Hernandez (three times between 1995-99)... Castro and Banks are the only Cubs shortstops to accomplish the feat three-straight seasons... At 21 years of age in 2011, became the franchise's youngest All-Star and the youngest player (and first 21-year-old) to ever lead the N.L. in hits (207)... Was 21 years, 188 days old when the 2011 campaign ended with him leading the N.L. with 207 hits ... prior to 2011, the youngest N.L. hits champ was the Cubs Charlie Hollocher in 1918, who with 161 hits was 22 years, 83 days old at the end of that season... Went 0-for-1 with two stolen bases in the 2011 All-Star Game at Chase Field in Arizona... Became just the fifth player with two stolen bases in the All-Star Game and first since Kenny Lofton in 1996... Was the first Cubs shortstop to participate in the All-Star Game since Shawon Dunston in 1990... Is the 10th major league player in the modern era (since 1900) to collect at least 200 hits at 21-years-old or younger... Overall, he became the 16th player in franchise history to reach the 200-hit mark ... marked the 22nd overall season of 200 or more hits in team history... Made the jump from Double-A to the majors in 2010... Finished 10th among N.L. qualifiers with a .300 batting average in 2010 ... was the first Cubs rookie to hit at least .300 and finish in the N.L. top-10 since Bill Madlock was fifth with a .313 mark in 1974... Was named to the 2009 All-Star Futures Game for the World Team ... went 1-for-1 with a run scored in the World's 7-5 win over the USA... Named the best prospect in Chicago's system by Baseball America heading into the 2010 campaign ... the publication named him the seventh-best prospect prior to the 2009 season.


Starlin earned his third-career National League All-Star nod (also 2011 and 2012) and went on to bat .292 (154-for-528) with 33 doubles, one triple, a career-high tying 14 home runs and 65 RBI in 134 games ...His season was cut short after suffering a sprained left ankle, September 2 vs. Milwaukee...Had 15 three-hit games, tied for sixth-most in the N.L...Batted .304 (35-for-115) with one home run off left-handed pitching ...Hit .288 (119-for-413) with 13 homers off righthanders...Moved to the No. 4 spot in the batting order, April 25, and went on to hit .287 (118-for-411) with 28 doubles, 10 homers and a .433 slugging mark in 103 games from the four-hole...Became the first Cubs shortstop with at least 10 starts at the cleanup spot in the batting order since Ernie Banks in 1961...Recorded his first two career multi-homer games, April 8 vs. Pittsburgh and April 27 in Milwaukee...Became the first Cubs shortstop with two multi-homer games in the same month since Ernie Banks in May of 1961...Was the first Cubs shortstop with at least two multi-homer efforts in the same season since Shawon Dunston in 1990...Belted his fifth homer in his 33rd game of the season, May 8 at the White Sox...Hit his fifth homer in 2013, July 9 vs. the Angels, in his 87th game played...Went a career-high 38-straight games without an error at shortstop from June 18-July 31 (148 total chances) ...Was the longest errorless stretch by a Cubs shortstop since Ryan Theriot had a 46-game run from April 28-July 25, 2007...Committed just four errors in his final 64 games (242 TC)...Enjoyed a torrid August in which he batted .378 (37-for-98) with a .408 on-base percentage, a .510 slugging mark and a .918 OPS...Tied his career-high with a 14-game hitting streak, August 1-15 ...Hit .421 (24- for-57) with seven runs, three doubles, one homer and seven RBI ...Posted a .967 OPS during the run...That hitting streak was part of a stretch in which he reached safely in 18-straight games, July 28-August 15, tied for the second-longest stretch of his career...Left the game, September 2 vs. Milwaukee, with a left ankle sprain suffered when sliding into home plate in the first inning ...Would miss the season's final 23 games.


Starlin appeared in 161 games in his third full-season as the club's starting shortstop ... hit .245 (163-for-666) with 34 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 44 RBI ... set a career high, going 29-straight games without an error at shortstop from July 21-August 21... His day off, June 25, snapped a streak of 269-consecutive games played, as his previous off day was August 22, 2011 vs. Atlanta... The 269-game streak is the franchise's longest since Sammy Sosa played in 388-straight games from 1998-2000... Batted .251 (125-for-498) off right-handers and .226 (38-for-168) off southpaws, an anomaly considering his career .297 mark vs. lefties... Had four game-winning RBI and 10 go-ahead RBI ... had 17 two-out RBI... Led the team with 44 multi-hit efforts, second-most among N.L. shortstops ... Milwaukee's Jean Segura had 47... Finished the campaign with a .967 fielding percentage (22 E/676 TC) at shortstop ... committed just eight errors in his final 85 games from June 26 through the end of the season, and his .979 fielding percentage in that stretch ranked fourth among N.L. shortstops... Was 2-for-4 with a stolen base on Opening Day in Pittsburgh … first Cub with at least two hits and a steal on Opening Day since Corey Patterson did so Opening Day 2002 against Cincinnati... Set a single-season career high, and tied his career mark, with a 14-game hitting streak, April 6-22 … he batted .317 (20-for-63) during the run that matched his 14-gamer that overlapped the 2011 and 2012 campaigns... Hit a walk-off RBI double against Sergio Romo, April 13 vs. the Giants, giving Chicago a 4-3 win … hit his first homer of the season earlier in the game off Matt Cain... Collected the 100th double of his career, April 18 vs. Texas... After committing four errors in his first 16 games, had just one in his next 25 contests (102 TC), April 21-May 17... Batted leadoff for the first time on the season, May 10 in Washington … finished 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and a run scored... July 21 in Colorado, tied his career high with four hits ... finished 4-for-5 with a double and a run scored... Moved to the leadoff position in the batting order, August 21, and remained there the rest of the season, batting .260 (40-for-154) in 40 games.

2012 Starlin was named to the National League All-Star team for the second-straight season, and became the first player in franchise history to play at shortstop in all 162 games in a season ... he set career marks with 12 triples, 14 home runs, 78 RBI, 36 walks and 25 stolen bases in his second full major league campaign...Was the only player in the majors with at least 10 homers, 10 triples, 25 stolen bases and 75 RBI, and the first player to do so in the National League in five years (Philadelphia's Jimmy Rollins in 2007). ...Is the first Cub since Sammy Sosa in 1995 to record at least 75 RBI and 25 stolen bases in the same season. ...Is the first Cubs infielder to appear in all 162 games in a season since Hall of Famer Ron Santo did so in 1968 ... the 162 games played at shortstop are a franchise record. ...His 161 starts at shortstop are a franchise record, surpassing the previous single-season mark of 158 starts at shortstop by Ivan DeJesus in 1978 and Don Kessinger in 1968. ...His 78 RBI led major league shortstops and were the most by a Cubs shortstop since Ernie Banks drove in 80 runs in 1961. ...His 12 triples made him one of just six Cubs in the last 50 years to reach that mark, and the first since Juan Pierre had 13 three-baggers in 2006. ...Led the club with 51 multi-hit games, tied for ninth-most in the N.L. ...Finished with a .964 fielding percentage (27 E/758 TC) at shortstop ... the 27 errors tied for the most in the majors with Pittsburgh's Pedro Alvarez. ...Tied his career high with two stolen bases on both April 7 and April 8 vs. Washington ... turned the trick a third time, April 28 in Philadelphia. ...Had two hits, April 8 vs. Washington, to extend his consecutive games reaching base safely streak to 43 contests dating to August 15, 2011 - that is the second-longest stretch by a Cub since 1918, surpassed only by Riggs Stephenson's 44-game streak in 1928. ...The two hits on April 8 also gave him a career-high 14-game hitting streak dating to September 17, 2011, surpassing a 13- game run, August 29-September 12, 2011. ...Both streaks would end, April 9 vs. Milwaukee, after an 0-for-5 night at the dish. ...His 10 stolen bases in April were the most by a Cub in the first month of the season since Brian McRae had 12 steals in 1996. ...Reached 500 career hits, September 7 in Pittsburgh, becoming only the 28th player in major league history to record his 500th career hit before turning 23-years-old, with the only other active player being New York's Alex Rodriguez. ...Reached the milestone at 22 years, 167 days, the youngest to accomplish the feat since Robin Yount in 1977 at the age of 21 years, 297 days. ...Twice tied his career high with four hits in a game: June 23 in Arizona and September 19 vs. Cincinnati. ...Batted .306 (64-for-209) in his final 54 games dating to August 8 ... had hit just .071 (2-for-28) in his previous seven games from July 31- August 7. ...Tied his career high with two doubles, October 2 vs. Houston. 2011 In his first full major league campaign, Starlin led the Senior Circuit, and was fourth in the majors, with 207 hits, and earned N.L. All-Star honors...became the youngest All-Star in franchise history...he recorded five hitting streaks of 10 or more games, the first Cub to do so since Hall of Famer Billy Williams in 1970...His 207 hits were fifth-most by a 21-year-old (or younger) in the 111 years of modern major league history...Reached base safely in 40-straight games to close out the season, breaking the 82-year-old club mark for a shortstop...Cubs shortstop Woody English had owned the mark by reaching in 34-straight games in 1929. Is the first Cub to reach safely in 40-straight games since Jerome Walton's 43-game streak in 1989...Batted .307 on the season, sixth-best in the N.L...Collected 57 multi-hit games, tied for the N.L. lead with Philadelphia's Hunter Pence, Los Angeles' Matt Kemp and New York's Jose Reyes...Led the Senior Circuit with 674 at-bats...his nine triples tied for fifth and his 291 total bases ranked ninth...Batted .342 (53-for-155) vs. lefties, fourth-best in the N.L....hit .309 (107-for-346) on the road, sixth-best in the N.L...Became the first Cub with eight triples prior to the All-Star break since Ryne Sandberg had 11 in 1984...Tied his career high with four hits four times: April 16 vs. Colorado, April 23 vs. the Dodgers, May 11 vs. St. Louis and August 13 at Atlanta...Had a career-high 13-game hitting streak, August 29-September 12, batting .350 (21-for-60) during the run...also had three 11-game hitting streaks and one 10-game hitting streak...Scored a run in 10-straight games, July 30-August the first Cub to turn the trick since Mark DeRosa scored in 10-straight games, May 9-19, 2008...Committed 29 errors, second-most in the majors behind Baltimore's Mark Reynolds (31). Recorded a career-best 24-game errorless streak to begin the second half of the season, July 14-August 9...Began the year as the youngest player in the major leagues...Made his first career Opening Day start and went 3-for-5 with two runs scored vs. Pittsburgh, April 1...Batted leadoff for the second time in his career, April 3 vs. Pittsburgh, and went 3-for-4 with two triples, a run scored and a walk...previously hit leadoff August 8, 2010 vs. Cincinnati (0-for-4)...Named co-N.L. Player of the Week for the week ending April 3...First player under the age of 22 to amass 10 hits in a team's first five games since Adrian Beltre did so at 21 years of age for the Dodgers in 2000...Became just the third Cub since 1919 to collect at least two doubles and two triples in the team's first five games: Ron Santo in 1964 (2 2B, 2 3B) and Charlie Neal (3 2B, 2 3B)...Matched his career high with four hits, April 16 at Colorado, falling a triple shy of the cycle with a 4-for-5 effort that included a three-run homer...Tied his career mark with four hits from the leadoff spot, April 23 vs. the Dodgers - was 4-for-5 with two runs, a double and three RBI...Committed three errors in April 25's second inning vs. Colorado - was the first Cub to commit three miscues in an inning since Jaime Navarro, August 18, 1996 vs. Houston (third inning)...His 40 hits in April are second-most in Cubs history behind Mark Grace's 42 hits in April of 1996...Batted sixth, May 11 vs. St. Louis, and tied his career high with four hits...finished 4-for-4 with three runs, a triple and three RBI...June 14 vs. Milwaukee, delivered a walk-off single in the 10th inning off Tim Dillard to give Chicago a 5-4 victory...Had a then career-high 11-game hitting streak (20-for-44/.455) from June 16-27...Homered four times in nine games, August 3-12, after going deep three times in his first 107 contests...Collected his 200th hit of the season, September 23 in St. Louis, recording a single off Chris Carpenter to lead off the game. 2010 Starlin began the year at Double-A Tennessee, but was promoted to Chicago, May 7, and became the Cubs everyday shortstop ... he batted .300 (139-for-463) with 31 doubles, five triples, three homers and 41 RBI in 125 games for the big league club. ... Was third among N.L. rookies in doubles and tied for third in multi-hit games (39) and triples ... was fourth with 139 hits and seventh with 189 total bases. ... Batted .340 (81-for-238) at home, the fourth-best average in the N.L. ... his .339 average (43-for-127) against lefties was tied for fourth in the league. ... His 39 multi-hit efforts were the most by a Cubs rookie since Mark Grace had 41 in 1988. ... Became the first Cubs rookie to record six-straight multi-hit games (August 29-September 4) since Don Johnson in 1944. ... Collected 41 hits in August, the most for any Cubs rookie in any month since Ernie Banks had 43 hits in August of 1954. ... Had a .950 fielding percentage (27 E/544 TC) in 123 games at shortstop ... his 27 errors were second-most among shortstops, behind fellow rookie Ian Desmond of Washington (34 E). ... Selected from Double-A Tennessee May 7, and that night in Cincinnati went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer in his first career plate appearance. w Added a three-run triple en route to a six-RBI game, the most RBI recorded by a player in his first major league contest. ... At 20 years and 44 days, was the youngest Cub to make his major league debut since Oscar Gamble, August 27, 1969, at the age of 19 years, 250 days. w Became the third-youngest player in big league history to hit a homer in his first career at-bat, and the youngest in the last 60 years ... he trailed only Whitey Lockman (18 years old in 1945) and Ted Tappe (19 years old in 1950). w Also became the youngest Cub ever to make his debut at shortstop, surpassing Marty Shay at 20 years, 144 days on September 16, 1916. ... Started in 43-straight games after his promotion before coming off the bench, June 24 in Seattle. ... Batted .310 (27-for-87) in May, but batted .227 (17-for-75) in June. ... Doubled in four-straight games, June 27-30 -- the first Cub to do so since Derrek Lee (July 3-6, 2008). ... Drew a season-high three walks, July 3 against the Reds. ... July 15 vs. Philadelphia, recorded a straight-steal of home in the second inning, becoming the first Cub with a straight-steal of home since Brian McRae, April 13, 1996 at San Francisco. ... From July 10 through the end of the season, hit .325 (89-for-274) for the fourth-best average in the N.L. ... his 89 hits in that span were tied for sixth-most. ... Had a career-high eight-game hitting streak, July 20-28, batting .444 (16-for-36) with five doubles, a homer and six RBI. ... Knocked in a run in five-straight games, July 20-25, becoming the first Cubs rookie to do so since Mike Fontenot, June 25-30, 2007. ... Batted .361 (35-for-97) in July after posting a .227 average in June. ... Collected a career-best four hits three times: August 4 vs. Milwaukee, August 12 in San Francisco and August 22 vs. Atlanta. ... Doubled twice in a game four times, last done August 30 against Pittsburgh. ... August 8 vs. Cincinnati, batted leadoff for the first time in his career, going 0-for-4. ... Batted .313 (5-for-16) in his final four games to finish his season with a .300 average. ... Began the year with Double-A Tennessee, hitting .376 (41-for-109) with eight doubles, five triples, one homer and 20 RBI in 26 games. ... Played in 16 games with Leones del Escogido in the Dominican Winter League. 2009 Starlin batted a combined .299 (140-for-469) with three homers and 49 RBI in 127 games between Single-A Daytona and Double-A Tennessee...Went 4-for-4 with an inside-the-park home run to earn Florida State League All-Star Game MVP honors...In 96 games with Daytona, went 108-for-358 (.302) with 45 runs, 17 doubles and 35 RBI...Ranked third in batting average in the Florida State League...Hit .303 (83-for-274) against right-handed hurlers and .298 (25-for-84) against lefties with the D-Cubs...Boasted a .397 average (23-for-58) and a .909 OPS in the first inning ... went 11-for-27 (.407) with a 1.152 OPS in the ninth frame...Owned a .324 average (61-for-188) in 49 away games with Daytona ... was 12-for-34 (.353) during the day...Batted .324 (95-for-293) from May 1 through the end of the season after starting the campaign with a .200 batting average (13-for-65) in April...Rode a season-high nine-game hitting streak, May 12-26, going 16-for- 39 (.410) during the stretch...Named to the Florida State League Post-Season All-Star squad after posting a .317 average (46-for-145) in the second half of the season...Was selected by the Smokies August 4, going 32-for-111 (.288) with 14 RBI in 31 games...Boasted five-straight multi-hit affairs, August 20-24, batting .500 (11- for-22) during the run...Hit at a .346 clip (9-for-26) off southpaws with Tennessee...Batted .376 (38-for-101) with 10 RBI in 26 games for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League. 2008 Appeared in 51 games for Rookie-League Mesa, batting .311 (61-for-196) with 33 runs, 11 doubles, three homers and 22 RBI...Hit .331 (46-for-139) against right-handed pitchers compared to a .263 mark (15-for-57) against southpaws...Went 28-for-89 (.308) with 21 RBI with runners on base ... batted .327 (17-for-52) with 16 RBI with runners in scoring position. 2007 Batted .299 with 47 runs and 13 stolen bases in 60 games with the Cubs Dominican Summer League team.