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Starlin Castro
.270 21 70
Team: NY YankeesHt / Wt: 6-2 / 230 NFBC ADP: 241.27
Position: 2BBorn: 3/24/1990 Birthplace: Monte Cristi, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Cubs (2006)

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Oct. 1 5:17 PM PT6:17 PM MT7:17 PM CT8:17 PM ET20:17 ET0:17 GMT8:17 5:17 PM MST7:17 PM EST7:47 PM VEN4:17 UAE (+1)7:17 PM CT-Castro has struggled down the stretch and went 0 for 4 in Saturday's win over Balimore.
Analysis: Since he had four hits at Boston on Sept. 15, Castro is 4 for 24. He also missed over a week with a hamstring injury.
Sep. 19 9:37 AM PT10:37 AM MT11:37 AM CT12:37 PM ET12:37 ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST12:07 PM VEN20:37 UAE11:37 AM CT-Castro (right hamstring) played for the first time since Sept. 17 on Monday, entering as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning and flying out deep to right field.
Analysis: Castro had been playing well before getting injured, batting .343 with six homers and 15 RBIs in his last 27 games.
Sep. 17 12:18 PM PT1:18 PM MT2:18 PM CT3:18 PM ET15:18 ET19:18 GMT3:18 12:18 PM MST2:18 PM EST2:48 PM VEN23:18 UAE2:18 PM CT-Castro left Saturday's game against the Red Sox in the fifth inning after grabbing his right hamstring while rounding first base on a double.
Analysis: Castro entered the game 11 for 21 with a homer, two doubles and three RBIs in his last five contests.
Sep. 16 11:05 PM PT12:05 AM MT1:05 AM CT2:05 AM ET2:05 ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST1:35 AM VEN10:05 UAE1:05 AM CT-A red-hot Castro matched a season high with four hits and drove in two runs in Thursday's loss at Boston.
Analysis: The second baseman is a torrid 11 for 17 over his past four games and hitting .358 with four homers and 12 RBIs since Aug. 26 to play a key role in the Yankees' late playoff push.
Sep. 13 7:46 PM PT8:46 PM MT9:46 PM CT10:46 PM ET22:46 ET2:46 GMT10:46 7:46 PM MST9:46 PM EST10:16 PM VEN6:46 UAE (+1)9:46 PM CT-Castro had three hits in Tuesday's 3-0 with over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Castro, who hit his 21st homer in Monday's series opener, is batting .297 against NL teams compared to .264 against the AL. It's unlikely that trend will continue Wednesday with a matchup against Clayton Kershaw, whom he is 2 for 23 against lifetime.
Sep. 1 8:39 AM PT9:39 AM MT10:39 AM CT11:39 AM ET11:39 ET15:39 GMT23:39 8:39 AM MST10:39 AM EST11:09 AM VEN19:39 UAE10:39 AM CT-Castro stepped up with three hits - including a home run and double - in Wednesday's 5-4, 13-inning win over the Royals.
Analysis: Castro's bat has come alive of late. He's batting .380 with four home runs and 10 RBIs in his last 11 games.
Aug. 30 8:22 AM PT9:22 AM MT10:22 AM CT11:22 AM ET11:22 ET15:22 GMT23:22 8:22 AM MST10:22 AM EST10:52 AM VEN19:22 UAE10:22 AM CT-Castro doubled and drove in another two runs Monday.
Analysis: He has 14 RBIs in his last 16 games, a stretch during which Castro is batting .338 with six homers.
Aug. 27 4:14 PM PT5:14 PM MT6:14 PM CT7:14 PM ET19:14 ET23:14 GMT7:14 4:14 PM MST6:14 PM EST6:44 PM VEN3:14 UAE (+1)6:14 PM CT-Castro matched a season high with four hits, including a home run, and had three RBIs in a 13-5 win over Baltimore on Saturday.
Analysis: Castro is 14 for 31 (.452) with three homers, six RBIs and eight runs in his last seven games.
Aug. 26 7:27 PM PT8:27 PM MT9:27 PM CT10:27 PM ET22:27 ET2:27 GMT10:27 7:27 PM MST9:27 PM EST9:57 PM VEN6:27 UAE (+1)9:27 PM CT-Castro went 3 for 5 on Friday.
Analysis: He's 10 for 25 with two homers, a double and five runs scored in his last six games. Castro has hit five homers in his last 13 contests while batting .333.
Aug. 23 12:55 PM PT1:55 PM MT2:55 PM CT3:55 PM ET15:55 ET19:55 GMT3:55 12:55 PM MST2:55 PM EST3:25 PM VEN23:55 UAE2:55 PM CT-Castro recorded his first two-homer game as a Yankee with a pair of solo blasts in Monday's loss at Seattle.
Analysis: Five of Castro's career-high 17 homers have come in his last 10 games and he's 6 for 12 over his past three. The former Cub's .298 on-base percentage for the season has been a bit disappointing, though.
Aug. 17 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Castro went 2 for 4 and homered for the third time in six games Wednesday to give him a career-high 15 on the season.
Analysis: He's 8 for 24 over that six-game stretch while driving in six runs.
Aug. 13 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET0:42 ET4:42 GMT12:42 9:42 PM MST11:42 PM EST12:12 AM VEN8:42 UAE11:42 PM CT-Castro belted a two-run homer for one of his two hits Friday.
Analysis: With 13 home runs, Castro is one shy of matching his career high set in 2012 and equaled in '14 with the Cubs.
Aug. 5 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET23:26 ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST10:56 PM VEN7:26 UAE (+1)10:26 PM CT-Castro hit his first career grand slam, singled and scored three times Friday.
Analysis: He's now batting .299 with nine homers and 31 RBIs at home compared to .218 with three home runs and 15 RBIs on the road.
July 27 7:10 AM PT8:10 AM MT9:10 AM CT10:10 AM ET10:10 ET14:10 GMT22:10 7:10 AM MST9:10 AM EST9:40 AM VEN18:10 UAE9:10 AM CT-Castro had two hits and drove in a run Tuesday.
Analysis: He's been on a nice run with a .324 batting average in his last 19 games.
July 22 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET22:45 ET2:45 GMT10:45 7:45 PM MST9:45 PM EST10:15 PM VEN6:45 UAE (+1)9:45 PM CT-Castro went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI on Friday.
Analysis: He's batting .362 with a homer, seven doubles and seven RBIs in his last 15 games.
July 18 10:09 AM PT11:09 AM MT12:09 PM CT1:09 PM ET13:09 ET17:09 GMT1:09 10:09 AM MST12:09 PM EST12:39 PM VEN21:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-Castro had a single and an RBI double in Sunday's win over Boston.
Analysis: Castro is batting .341 in his last 10 games, but his home run drought continues. He has not gone deep in 21 consecutive games after homering 10 times through his first 68.
July 4 5:26 PM PT6:26 PM MT7:26 PM CT8:26 PM ET20:26 ET0:26 GMT8:26 5:26 PM MST7:26 PM EST7:56 PM VEN4:26 UAE (+1)7:26 PM CT-Castro tied a career high with four hits Monday at the Chicago White Sox.
Analysis: Castro entered batting .199 in his first 39 games on the road.
July 3 6:03 PM PT7:03 PM MT8:03 PM CT9:03 PM ET21:03 ET1:03 GMT9:03 6:03 PM MST8:03 PM EST8:33 PM VEN5:03 UAE (+1)8:03 PM CT-Castro's road struggles continued with an 0-for-5 performance in Sunday's win at San Diego.
Analysis: Castro is 1 for 22 in his last seven road games and is batting .199 in 146 at-bats away from Yankee Stadium. He's hitting .290 in 155 at-bats in the Bronx.
June 28 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET11:48 ET15:48 GMT23:48 8:48 AM MST10:48 AM EST11:18 AM VEN19:48 UAE10:48 AM CT-Castro went 2 for 5 with an RBI on Monday to snap a mini-slump.
Analysis: Castro entered the game in a 1-for-11 funk.
June 23 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-Castro went 3 for 5 with a walk-off home run in Wednesday's 9-8 home win over the Rockies.
Analysis: Castro had been 9 for 44 (.205) over his previous 12 games.
June 7 6:59 PM PT7:59 PM MT8:59 PM CT9:59 PM ET21:59 ET1:59 GMT9:59 6:59 PM MST8:59 PM EST9:29 PM VEN5:59 UAE (+1)8:59 PM CT-Castro homered for the second straight game Tuesday.
Analysis: Castro is 7 for 16 over the last four games.
June 5 10:03 AM PT11:03 AM MT12:03 PM CT1:03 PM ET13:03 ET17:03 GMT1:03 10:03 AM MST12:03 PM EST12:33 PM VEN21:03 UAE12:03 PM CT-Castro had three hits and drove in two runs in an 8-6 win against Baltimore on Saturday.
Analysis: Castro, now batting .254, was 4 for 37 (.108) with three RBIs in his previous 10 games.
May 30 11:43 AM PT12:43 PM MT1:43 PM CT2:43 PM ET14:43 ET18:43 GMT2:43 11:43 AM MST1:43 PM EST2:13 PM VEN22:43 UAE1:43 PM CT-Castro hit a two-run jack Sunday.
Analysis: Castro remains in a 3-for-27 slump.
May 22 11:58 AM PT12:58 PM MT1:58 PM CT2:58 PM ET14:58 ET18:58 GMT2:58 11:58 AM MST1:58 PM EST2:28 PM VEN22:58 UAE1:58 PM CT-Castro ended a slump by collecting three hits in a 5-1 victory over Oakland on Saturday.
Analysis: Castro was in a 3-for-22 funk before he reached on an infield single as part of New York's four-run fourth. The second baseman also singled in the fifth, and then doubled in Ronald Torreyes for an insurance run in the seventh.
May 13 2:25 PM PT3:25 PM MT4:25 PM CT5:25 PM ET17:25 ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 PM MST4:25 PM EST4:55 PM VEN1:25 UAE (+1)4:25 PM CT-Castro went 2 for 4 with a two-run homer in Thursday's win over Kansas City to extend his hitting streak to seven games.
Analysis: The Yankees' most consistent hitter this season, Castro is 9 for 25 with six runs scored over the streak and is up to .300 for the year.
Apr. 28 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Castro was 2 for 4 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Castro is 6 for 14 in his last four games for the Yanks.
Apr. 8 10:03 PM PT11:03 PM MT12:03 AM CT1:03 AM ET1:03 ET5:03 GMT13:03 10:03 PM MST12:03 AM EST12:33 AM VEN9:03 UAE12:03 AM CT-Castro starred yet again Thursday with another jack and a single, making him 7 for 12.
Analysis: Castro became the first player in the majors with at least eight RBIs in his first three games for a new team since Calvin Pickering had 11 for the Royals in 2004. Castro credited the talks he had with Alex Rodriguez for his terrific start.
Apr. 6 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET21:47 GMT5:47 2:47 PM MST4:47 PM EST5:17 PM VEN1:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Castro lined a two-run double in his first at-bat with the Yankees on Tuesday.
Analysis: He finished 1 for 3 after grounding into a double play and striking out.

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