Luis Castillo

Cincinnati Reds

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Luis Castillo has thrown 4,579 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2017 and 2019, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2019, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph), Change (87mph) and Sinker (96mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has heavy sinking action, has well above average velo and has slight armside run. His change generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, dives down out of the zone, is much firmer than usual and has slight armside fade. His sinker has an obvious tail, is blazing fast and has some natural sinking action. His slider is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders, has primarily 12-6 movement and has some two-plane movement.