From BR Bullpen
Richard J. Castillo
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 180 lb.
 Biographical Information
Richard Castillo is in his 3rd minor league season in 2009.
Castillo was signed by scout Gregorio Gonzalez for the St. Louis Cardinals at age 17. For the 2007 VSL Cardinals, he went 3-2 with two saves and a 1.72 ERA, third-best in the league. He allowed a .183 opponent average. He split 2008 between the Quad Cities River Bandits (8-4, 2.62) and the Palm Beach Cardinals (1-0, 1.13). He began 2009 back with Palm Beach and was put on Spain's preliminary roster for the 2009 Baseball World Cup.