Starlin DeJesus Castro is a free agency Dominican professional baseball infielder. He has played for the New York Yankees, Miami Marlins, and Washington Nationals in Major League Baseball.
Castro is a four-time All-Star in Major League Baseball and owns the record for most runs batted in in his first season.
Castro was named to the Florida State League All-Star squad in 2009, and he was awarded MVP after going 4-for-4 with an inside-the-park home run.
He was also named to the World Team’s All-Star Futures Game. Castro was voted the greatest prospect in Chicago’s system by Baseball America after the season.
When Was Starlin Castro A Cub?
Starlin Castro was a cub from 2010 to 2015.
Castro was promoted to the majors from the Cubs’ Double-A affiliate, the Tennessee Smokies, on May 7, 2010. He was the first player in the major leagues to be born in the 1990s.
He blasted a three-run home run off Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey in his first major league at-bat.
He became the sixth player in Cubs history to hit a home run in his first MLB at-bat, and the 106th overall.
He hit a triple with the bases loaded later in the game, tying the record for most runs batted in (RBIs) in a major league debut with six.
In the Cubs’ 14–7 victory, he went two for five. Castro hit .300/.347/.408 with three home runs and 41 RBIs in 463 at-bats across 125 games this season.
Castro led the squad and finished second in the National League in errors with 27, despite his substantial offensive performance.