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Simon CastroTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2013-2017
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Positionsp-319Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSimon Alfonseca Castro
Height6-5Weight203BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 9,1988 [30.217]PlaceSan Jose de los Llanos,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2006 by the San Diego Padres.
Signing ScoutsFelix FranciscoService Time0.137 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-MLB-#57 ... 2010-SDN-#2 ... 2011-MLB-#58 ... 2011-SDN-#3 ... 2012-CHA-#3
MLB DebutJuly 5,2013 [25.087]
OrganizationsSDN [5] COL [2] OAK [2] CHA [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID141856Retrosheet IDcasts002MLBAM ID501563
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (59.86%) -- Slider (18.44%) -- Curveball (13.19%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (7.35%) -- Changeup (0.82%) -- Cutter (0.35%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 93.52 - [2015] - 91.28 - [2013] - 89.66
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts76Walks51Hittable63SO/BB68vsPower63Hitting3Durability64Team.471Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Arizona PadresArizRksdn-ST19266.2214122000050.26148354305512001.8010.840.715.339.771.83.250-
2008Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-sdn35ST20233.9915150000065.0543529329648001.277.440.413.998.822.21.400-
2009Fort Wayne TinCapsMidwAsdn20ST211063.33282711100140.0118615293715715301.107.570.582.3710.074.24.625-
2010San Antonio MissionsTexAAsdn40ST22762.92242310000129.210755428361072301.107.430.562.507.432.97.538-
2010Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn43ST22017.84220000010.0161091660002.1313.940.875.235.231.00.000-
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0773.28262510000139.112365519421132301.187.910.582.707.262.69.500-
2011San Antonio MissionsTexAAsdn37ST23564.3316160000089.0954843916733101.249.570.911.617.354.56.455-
2011Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn45ST232210.17660000025.2373029518216102.1412.971.756.317.361.17.500-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0785.63222200000114.113278721434949201.4410.331.102.667.362.76.467-
2012Bristol White SoxAppRkcha-ST24004.5011000002.03110000001.5013.50------0.00--
2012Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha54ST24643.7015150000090.0895037421721001.228.900.402.107.203.43.600-
2012Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha25ST24114.32550000025.032131226161001.5211.520.722.165.762.67.500-
2012Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--ST0753.85212100000117.01246450627882001.299.540.462.086.773.26.583-
2013Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha51S/R25375.83271215004092.29861601433822101.419.521.363.217.962.48.300-
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha55Rel25012.7040400406.25221360001.206.751.354.058.102.00.0004.55
2015Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAcol38Rel27553.79360360013057.0532724620744201.288.370.953.1611.683.70.500-
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol64Rel27206.1011011002010.011770590001.559.58--4.357.841.801.0002.84
2016Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAcol38R/CL28053.385005000301053.0522120512583101.208.780.842.039.794.83.000-
2017Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoak46Rel29353.32330330025438.0242114321639001.185.680.714.9714.923.00.375-
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak67Rel29134.3826026007037.0322018714351001.247.781.703.418.512.50.2504.86
2018Sugar Land SkeetersAtlInd-Rel30009.0020200002.03221121002.0013.504.504.509.002.00--
2018Nashville SoundsPCLAAAoakRel30117.5660600308.0118716122002.0411.881.086.4812.962.00.500-
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter344.50410410013053.1482927822501001.308.001.333.678.332.27.4291.30
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter47584.25278134144117514874.285048941474291860681201.308.720.762.988.822.96.448-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter15275.0816525140007514308.03231911753712233227501.439.371.073.549.632.72.357-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18163.55555410000308.129115312221732526401.188.480.612.137.343.45.529-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063.33282711100140.0118615293715715301.107.570.582.3710.074.24.625-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter233.9915150000065.0543529329648001.277.440.413.998.822.21.400-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter266.1515132000052.26449364305512001.7810.940.685.139.401.83.250-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0020200002.03221121002.0013.504.504.509.002.00--
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134.3826026007037.0322018714351001.247.781.703.418.512.50.250-
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter206.1011011002010.011770590001.559.58--4.357.841.801.000-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter012.7040400406.25221360001.206.751.354.058.102.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12164.50167016700530220.019611811033902044001.308.001.333.678.332.27.4291.30
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12154.2570343600194220.0213123104197321617301.308.720.762.988.822.96.444-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010San Antonio MissionsTexAAsdn40p2259000000000500000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0055.560.000.000.000.00
2010Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn43p2212000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         611000000000700000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0063.640.000.000.000.00
2011San Antonio MissionsTexAAsdn37p2337120001000301000.286.286.286.572208.500.000.000.2540.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2011Tucson PadresPCLAAAsdn45p2336110000000300000.167.167.167.334106.333.000.000.1480.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         613230001000601000.231.231.231.4623014.429.000.000.2050.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2015Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAcol38p27205000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter65292300010001602000.103.103.103.2063031.231.000.000.0000.0051.610.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5713110000000801000.077.077.077.1541014.200.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter816120001000801000.125.125.125.2502017.250.000.000.0000.0047.060.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162725700020004005000.103.103.103.2067077.231.000.000.0000.0051.610.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2007Arizona Padres ArizRksdn19P14--2711109.9000.64------14100.025.0
2008Eugene Emeralds NwstA-sdn20P15--463-1310.7690.67------15100.019.7
2009Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn21P28--785-2015.7500.54------28100.020.0
2010San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn22P24--1318533631.8611.29------24100.017.1
2010Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn22P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
2011San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn23P16--251-87.8750.44------16100.011.4
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn23P6--121-43.7500.50------6100.04.2
2012Bristol White Sox AppRkcha24P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.01.5
2012Birmingham Barons SouAAcha24P15--495-1813.7220.87------15100.010.8
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha24P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.5
2013Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25P27--581-1413.9290.48------27100.018.9
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P4-6---------10.0-4100.02.5
2015Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol27P36--192-1210.8330.28------36100.025.0
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27P11-10-1--111.0000.090.10-----11100.06.8
2016Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol28P50--341-87.8750.14------50100.035.0
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak29P33--132-64.6670.12------33100.023.7
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P26-37-21-32.6670.080.057187.5-26100.016.0
2018Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak30P6---1--111.0000.17------6100.04.3
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P41-53-31-43.7500.070.067277.8-410.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P165--11307-4841.8540.25------1650.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P55--19321136251.8230.93------550.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--785-2015.7500.54------280.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--463-1310.7690.67------150.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--28111110.9090.67------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2007Arizona Padres ArizRksdn1914----------
2008Eugene Emeralds NwstA-sdn2015----------
2009Fort Wayne TinCaps MidwAsdn2128----------
2010San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn2224----------
2010Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn222----------
2011San Antonio Missions TexAAsdn2316----------
2011Tucson Padres PCLAAAsdn236----------
2012Bristol White Sox AppRkcha241----------
2012Birmingham Barons SouAAcha2415----------
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha245----------
2013Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2527----------
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha254----------
2015Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol2736----------
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol2711----------
2016Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAcol2850----------
2017Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak2933----------
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2926----------
2018Nashville Sounds PCLAAAoak306----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2010San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB22001.9330300004.2411113301.197.711.931.935.793.001.93.000
2011San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB23109.0030300003.0443032102.3312.000.009.006.000.6712.001.000
2012Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB241113.5020200003.1655125202.5816.202.705.4013.502.5013.50.500
2013Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB25101.2931200107.0311019100.573.860.001.2911.579.001.291.000
2015Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0020200002.2100015000.913.370.003.3716.875.000.00.000
2016Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.0090900106.1500014000.987.110.001.425.684.000.00.000
2017Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29102.7011011003010.010330211111.209.000.001.809.905.502.701.000
2018Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30002.2590900518.0722147101.387.881.134.507.881.752.25.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs413.00421410010145.040161531546911.228.000.603.009.203.073.20.800

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB2310000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs100000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Texas League All-Star (SP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-05-03PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Athletics30.024  
2018-04-14POakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-Minors--Reinstated to active roster30.005Team Roster on 2018-04-14
2018-04-05POakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)29.361Team Roster on 2018-04-05
2017-12-08RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.243Team Roster on 2017-12-08
2017-11-07RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent29.212  
2017-11-06RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors29.211Team Roster on 2017-11-06
2017-07-15RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors29.097Team Roster on 2017-07-15
2017-04-06RPOakland AthleticsNashville (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)28.362Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-11-30RPOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.235Team Roster on 2016-11-30
2016-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.212  
2016-04-07RPColorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract27.363Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-10-19RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency27.193  
2015-10-15RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.189Team Roster on 2015-10-15
2015-08-24RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors27.137Team Roster on 2015-08-24
2015-04-09RPColorado RockiesAlbuquerque (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Albuquerque (AAA)27.000Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-10-21RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract26.195Team Roster on 2014-10-21
2014-10-16RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rockies26.190  
2014-04-25RPColorado RockiesColorado Rockies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract26.016Team Roster on 2014-04-25
2013-11-05RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency25.210  
2013-11-01RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors25.206Team Roster on 2013-11-01
2013-09-26RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Charlotte (AAA)25.170Team Roster on 2013-09-26
2013-07-16RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Charlotte (AAA)25.098Team Roster on 2013-07-16
2013-06-29RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Charlotte (AAA)25.081Team Roster on 2013-06-29
2013-03-11PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Charlotte (AAA)24.336Team Roster on 2013-03-11
2013-02-24PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)24.321Team Roster on 2013-02-24
2012-11-12PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActive--24.217Team Roster on 2012-11-12
2012-08-25PChicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Birmingham (AA)24.138Team Roster on 2012-08-25
2012-08-21PChicago White SoxBristol (Rk)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bristol (Rk)24.134Team Roster on 2012-08-21
2012-07-28PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.110Team Roster on 2012-07-28
2012-07-15PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL24.097Team Roster on 2012-07-15
2012-06-29PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured24.081Team Roster on 2012-06-29
2012-06-23PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)24.075Team Roster on 2012-06-23
2012-05-25PChicago White SoxBirmingham (AA)YMinors--24.046Team Roster on 2012-05-25
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-31TradeTraded by Padres with Pedro Hernandez to White Sox for Carlos Quentin 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2013Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25490,000-77540-3,023,990490,000490,0002013-02-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
2015Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll27507,5000.05978439-3,571,283507,500997,5002014-10-21 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29535,0000.13781934-3,651,709535,0001,532,5002016-11-30 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red