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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||210.00||6.00||.238||25.00||19.00||0.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs L.A. Dodgers||10||2||0|| .273|| .300|| .200|
|vs RHP||84||16||4|| .239|| .393|| .190|
|12/23/2014||Welington Castillo, C ARI|
Bobby Parnell, RP NYM
|Nathan Eovaldi, SP NYY|
Chris Heisey, LF LAD
|12/17/2014||Brandon Drury, 3B ARI||Welington Castillo, C ARI|
|12/14/2014||Wilin Rosario, 1B COL|
Zack Wheeler, SP NYM
|Welington Castillo, C ARI|
Shane Greene, SP DET
Greg Holland, RP KC
|Last 10 Games|
D-Backs C Welington Castillo goes yard in win
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(6/28/15) Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo blasted a three-run homer in the top of the second inning during Sunday afternoon's 6-4 win over the Padres.
Castillo's homer gives him six for the season. Castillo finished the day 1 for 4, meaning the homer was his only hit of the game. The three RBI increase Castillo's season total to 18.
Castillo now has a slash line of .200/.260/.400.
Welington Castillo homers, drives in two for Diamondbacks
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(6/24/15) Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo went 1 for 3 with a walk. He extended his hitting streak to four games and has driven in at least one run in each.
Castillo hit his fifth home run and reached 12 RBI on the year.
D-Backs C Welington Castillo hits homer in win over Angels
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(6/18/15) Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo blasted a solo home run in Wednesday night's 3-2 win over the Angels.
Castillo's home run gives him four for the year. He finished the game against the Angels 2 for 4. He now holds a slash line of .189/.248/.347.
Diamondbacks C Welington Castillo hits go-ahead homer in win
|by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer|
|(6/7/15) Newly acquired catcher Welington Castillo is already paying dividends for the Diamondbacks. He hit a two-run homer with two outs in the seventh inning to lift his team over the Mets 2-0 on Saturday.
"That was fantastic," D-backs manager Chip Hale said, per MLB.com. "We know this guy can hit, he just needs the at-bats, needs to get comfortable. He picked a good time to hit his first home run for us."
The two-run blast came off of Mets starter Bartolo Colon, who was unblemished prior to that.
"Bartolo Colon is a guy that throws a lot of sinkers," Castillo said. "He's a groundball guy and he keeps the ball down and I saw on that one that he left it a little bit up and middle in and that was the pitch to hit and I hit it out."
Castillo, who came to Arizona this week in a trade from the Mariners, bounced back from a four strikeout performance in his debut with the Diamondbacks on Friday with what turned out to be the game-winning home run on Saturday.
Castillo went 1 for 2 on the night, bringing his batting average to .162 in 74 at-bats this season.
C Welington Castillo makes Diamondbacks debut Friday
|by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer|
|(6/5/15) Catcher Welington Castillo, who came to the Diamondbacks as part of this week's Mark Trumbo trade with the Mariners, will make his Arizona debut Friday against the Mets, hitting seventh in the lineup.
Castillo, one of the better defensive catchers in baseball, will try to aid a D-Backs staff that's 13th in the NL in ERA. Castillo is hitting just .162 in 68 at-bats over 30 games this season with three different teams.
|2014 summary: Welington Castillo hit as many home runs (13) as Jonathan Lucroy and Miguel Montero, and in considerably fewer at-bats, but it's no coincidence that the Cubs' catcher is a relatively obscure Fantasy option while Lucroy and Montero were mixed-league mainstays. Castillo hasn't played quite as regularly as many other starting catchers, and perhaps because he has been embedded in a meek Cubs lineup he hasn't been a robust run producer. Even though Castillo showed decent power for his position, he barely cracked the top 30 among catchers in Fantasy value.
Playing time status: Castillo got steady playing time in his second full season as the Cubs' primary catcher, though a midseason ribcage injury prevented him from topping the 428 plate appearances he logged in 2013. Castillo is heading into this season healthy, but it could all be for naught unless he is dealt, as the Cubs acquired Montero to be their starting catcher this offseason.
2015 outlook: Should Castillo latch on as some team's primary catcher, even with more playing time, his upside is that of a No. 2 catcher in a standard mixed Rotisserie league. He simply strikes out too often, and last season's .237 batting average is a better indicator of what to expect this season than the .274 mark he posted in 2013.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|6/30/15||LAD||9:40 pm||Carlos Frias|
|7/1/15||LAD||9:40 pm||Brett Anderson|
|7/2/15||COL||9:40 pm||Chris Rusin|
|7/3/15||COL||9:40 pm||Kyle Kendrick|
|7/4/15||COL||10:10 pm||David Hale|
|7/5/15||COL||4:10 pm||Jorge De La Rosa|
|7/7/15||@ TEX||8:05 pm||Nick Martinez|