Welington Castillo    \cas-TEE-yo\

Welington Andres Castillo

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: April 24, 1987 in San Isidro, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Signed
by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 11, 2010 (Age 23.109)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Team: Cubs 2010-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$530k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.009, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: SFX [*]
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2010 CHC NL 23 C 5 5 5 44.0 36 33 3 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 7.36 7.20 .992 8.06 7.96 0 4 3 2 40% 29% 0
2011 CHC NL 24 C 4 4 4 31.2 20 16 2 2 0 .900 0 0 0 0 5.12 4.50 .992 7.99 7.95 0 2 1 2 67% 28% 0
2012 CHC NL 25 C 49 46 42 413.2 376 345 24 7 2 .981 -3 2 -9 6 8.03 7.53 .992 8.36 8.26 4 15 33 11 25% 27% 1
2012 CHC NL 25 1B 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 9.20
2013 CHC NL 26 C 111 107 103 956.0 825 730 85 10 3 .988 2 19 3 24 7.67 7.34 .993 8.10 8.10 8 34 67 28 29% 28% 5
2014 CHC NL 27 C 54 52 50 465.2 464 422 40 2 3 .996 -1 -2 -3 -5 8.93 8.56 .992 8.42 8.42 4 16 34 8 19% 26% 5
5 Seasons C 223 214 204 1911.0 1721 1546 154 21 8 .988 -2 19 -1 11 8.01 7.62 .992 8.23 8.21 16 71 138 51 27% 28% 11
1 Season 1B 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 9.20
5 Seasons TOT 224 214 204 1911.0 1721 1546 154 21 8 .988 -2 19 -1 11 8.01 7.59 .992 8.23 8.21 16 71 138 51 27% 28% 11
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2010 CHC NL 23 C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 CHC NL 24 C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 CHC NL 25 C -3 -9 -3 2 6 0 0
2012 CHC NL 25 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 CHC NL 26 C 2 3 2 19 24 1 4 4
2014 CHC NL 27 C -1 -3 0 -1 -2 -5 0 -5 0
5 Seasons C -2 -1 0 -2 19 11 0 1 -1 5
1 Season 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons TOT -2 -1 0 0 -2 19 11 0 0 1 -1 5

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2010 CHC NL 23 7 5 7 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2011 CHC NL 24 4 4 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 CHC NL 25 52 46 52 49 0 49 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2013 CHC NL 26 113 107 113 111 0 111 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2014 CHC NL 27 57 52 57 54 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
5 Seasons 233 214 233 223 0 223 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- C*

Pitching Stats Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA ERA RAvg Fld F2O% XI FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag SO Tot 1B 2B 3B K23 Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 263 n23 GB bFld bF2O%
2010 CHC NL 23 197 4.30 4.30 1 100% 0 0 33 0 0 1 32 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 CHC NL 24 159 5.97 7.96 1 100% 1 0 16 1 0 0 15 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 CHC NL 25 1828 4.83 5.31 7 100% 1 0 345 6 0 5 334 24 1 0 0 11 7 0 2 5 0 2 0 0 1 0
2013 CHC NL 26 4049 4.02 4.30 33 94% 2 1 730 16 1 8 705 85 13 1 1 36 10 0 3 7 0 3 0 0 2 12 92%
2014 CHC NL 27 2014 4.27 4.68 16 88% 1 1 422 6 2 5 409 40 9 0 0 18 2 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 2 7 100%
5 Seasons 8247 4.30 4.67 58 93% 5 2 1546 29 3 19 1495 154 24 1 1 65 21 0 8 13 0 8 0 1 5 19 95%
MLB Averages 3.95 4.29 91% 85%

Advanced Fielding -- C Baserunning*

Year Tm Lg Age PB WP SBO SB CS CSctch CS% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS RBA RK SBlev CSlev
2010 CHC NL 23 0 4 71 3 2 2 40% 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 2 1.44 0.97
2011 CHC NL 24 0 2 62 1 2 2 67% 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0.77 1.17
2012 CHC NL 25 4 15 699 33 11 7 25% 25 10 7 0 1 1 1 0 72 13 0.97 0.98
2013 CHC NL 26 8 34 1390 67 28 21 29% 55 24 12 3 0 1 5 1 138 37 1.37 1.27
2014 CHC NL 27 4 16 772 34 8 7 19% 29 8 5 0 0 0 5 1 65 12 1.33 1.09
5 Seasons 16 71 2994 138 51 39 27% 111 46 26 3 1 2 11 2 289 66 1.26 1.16
MLB Averages 27% 1.31 1.26

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
2012 CHC NL 25 4 100% 50% 25% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Season 4 100% 50% 25% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 57% 75% 32% 93% 83%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Assists as C s c a p y
2013 NL  85 (2nd)
2014 NL  40 (4th)

Errors Committed as C s c a p y
2012 NL  7 (4th)
2013 NL  10 (1st)

Passed Balls s c a p y
2013 NL  8 (4th)

Stolen Bases Allowed as C s c a p y
2013 NL  67 (3rd)

Caught Stealing as C s c a p y
2013 NL  28 (2nd)

Fielding % as C s c a p y
2014 NL  .996 (3rd)

                           

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