Kervin Castro

Kervin Castro

23-Year-Old PitcherRP
Detroit Tigers
2023 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kervin Castro in 2023. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Waived by the Giants in August of 2022. Claimed off waivers by the Cubs in August of 2022. Released by the Cubs in November of 2022.
Finds work with Detroit
PDetroit Tigers  AAA
December 26, 2022
Castro signed a minor-league contract with the Tigers on Dec. 12.
ANALYSIS
Castro spent his second season in the majors in 2022 but found little success, turning in a 10.22 ERA and 1.78 WHIP in 12.1 innings over 10 appearances between the Giants and Cubs. Though his deal with the Tigers may include an invitation to MLB spring training, the 23-year-old right-hander is expected to open the upcoming season at Triple-A Toledo.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
24
Last 10 Games
24
Last 5 Games
23
How many pitches does Kervin Castro generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Kervin Castro generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-20%
BAA vs RHP
2022
 
 
-23%
BAA vs RHP
2021
 
 
-21%
BAA vs RHP
2020
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2020vs Left .317 46 11 4 13 1 1 0
Since 2020vs Right .254 67 13 7 15 4 0 3
2022vs Left .353 20 4 3 6 1 1 0
2022vs Right .273 37 7 4 9 2 0 3
2021vs Left .292 26 7 1 7 0 0 0
2021vs Right .231 30 6 3 6 2 0 0
2020vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-52%
ERA on Road
2022
 
 
-15%
ERA on Road
2021
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2020
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2020Home 6.06 1.71 16.1 0 1 0 8.8 5.0 1.1
Since 2020Away 2.89 1.18 9.1 1 1 0 7.7 1.9 1.0
2022Home 10.61 1.61 9.1 0 0 0 9.6 4.8 1.9
2022Away 9.00 2.33 3.0 0 1 0 3.0 6.0 3.0
2021Home 0.00 1.86 7.0 0 1 0 7.7 5.1 0.0
2021Away 0.00 0.63 6.1 1 0 0 9.9 0.0 0.0
2020Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Kervin Castro compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.57
 
K/9
8.0
 
BB/9
5.1
 
HR/9
2.2
 
Fastball
92.8 mph
 
ERA
10.22
 
WHIP
1.78
 
BABIP
.335
 
GB/FB
1.23
 
Left On Base
44.9%
 
Exit Velocity
85.1 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
3.8%
 
Spin Rate
2336 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
27.5%
 
Swinging Strike
10.0%
 
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Outrighted to Triple-A
PChicago Cubs  AAA
September 9, 2022
Castro cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Andy Martinez of Marquee Sports Network reports.
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Excised from 40-man roster
PChicago Cubs  AAA
September 6, 2022
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Moves back to Triple-A
PChicago Cubs  AAA
August 26, 2022
Castro was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Recalled by Chicago
PChicago Cubs  AAA
August 24, 2022
Castro was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday, Taylor McGregor of Marquee Sports Network reports.
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Optioned to Triple-A
PChicago Cubs  AAA
August 23, 2022
Castro was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Maddie Lee of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
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