Diego Castillo remains an excellent reliever. In 36 innings with the Rays, he was worth 0.7 WAR, while in 22 innings with the Mariners, he was worth 0.4 WAR.
Castillo was nevertheless quite valuable when compared to Yohan Ramirez, who was worth 0.3 WAR in just over 27 innings.
Castillo was likewise traded from one region of the country to another. Any human would find it difficult to acclimatize to that situation right away.
For the entire 2021 season, his advanced numbers are still highly excellent. His xERA (Expected ERA) and K rate were both in the 93rd percentile.
The 92nd percentile of his xBA (expected batting average against) His chase rate, on the other hand, was in the 94th percentile.
All of his numbers on Baseball Savant are in some of the darkest red tones. Diego Castillo’s wipeout slider, which he throws 66 percent of the time, gets a lot of swings and misses.
To contrast his slider, he also throws a sinking fastball.
How Fast Does Diego Castillo Throw?
He throws it at an average of 95.4 mph, with a maximum speed of 97.9 mph. From hand to plate, he will normally have 12.8 revolutions (1950 RPM).
He lands it 45 percent of the time in the strike zone. His Slider moves in this manner.