|Phillies fill 40-man roster, claim Diego Castillo from the Yankees. Imagine the day when the Phillies making news by adding a player with a .205/.250/.380 career line in over 280 plate appearances qualified as somewhat major news. Here in the slog that is the week before spring training, it qualifies as exactly that. Castillo is known for anything but hitting, having played five defensive positions with the Pirates in 2022 and even getting to pitch a bit for Pittsburgh, getting to face Handsome Dave Robertson. Without looking, do you think Castillo has a minor league option left?
|Yankees DFA Ex-Red Sox Top Prospect After Surprisingly Short Stint In New York. Yankees DFA Ex-Red Sox Top Prospect After Surprisingly Short Stint In New York New York cut a former Red Sox top prospect after a short stint with the club Author: Patrick McAvoy Publish date: Jan 19, 2024 5:45 PM EST In this story: Boston Red Sox New York Yankees The New York Yankees made a move involving a former member of the Boston Red Sox on Friday afternoon. New York claimed former New York Mets utility man Diego Castillo and designated former Red Sox elite prospect Jeter Downs for assignment to make room on the roster, according to the club. "Earlier today, the Yankees claimed (infielder/outfielder) Diego Castillo off waivers from the New York Mets," the club said. "To make room on the
|Mets Morning News for January 6, 2024. The Mets made another addition to their roster, claiming Diego Castillo off waivers from the Diamondbacks. With the starting rotation still being an area of need, the Mets have reportedly checked in with the White Sox about Dylan Cease. FanGraphs examined the recent signing of Harrison Bader. Starling Marte had an impressive second game in winter ball as he looks to prove his health following a disappointing 2023 season.
|Mets add ex-Yankees prospect who helped them get All-Star. New York Mets president of baseball operations David Stearns continues to reimagine his team with a tint of pinstripes. On Friday, the Mets announced they claimed infielder Diego Castillo off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Castillo was a Yankees prospect from 2014-21 until they traded him and infielder Hoy Park to the Pittsburgh Pirates for pitcher Clay Holmes.
|Rangers sign veteran reliever Castillo and 6 others to minor deals with spring invites. Veteran reliever Diego Castillo is among seven free agents who have signed minor league contracts with the Texas Rangers that include invitations to spring training with the World Series champions. The Rangers announced the signings Wednesday of Castillo and two other right-handed pitchers, Gerardo Carrillo and Jesus Tinoco, along with catcher Andrew Knapp and outfielders Sandro Fabian, Elier Hernandez and Derek Hill.