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Mariners' Luis Castillo: Cruises to win
Castillo (14-7) allowed two runs on five hits and three walks while striking out eight over seven innings to earn the win Tuesday over the Athletics.
Castillo earned his fifth quality start in his last six outings with a solid performance Tuesday. It took the Athletics until the seventh inning to get on the board, and the Mariners' lead was never in any real danger. Castillo now has a 3.06 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 207:50 K:BB through 188.1 innings across 31 starts this season. He's lined up for a critical home start versus the Astros early next week as the Mariners continue to battle for the AL West lead.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Strikes out eight in win
Castillo (13-7) earned the win Wednesday, allowing two runs on three hits and three walks over six innings in a 3-2 victory over the Angels. He struck out eight.
Castillo's now picked up wins in seven of his last nine starts, with his most recent loss coming on July 14. He's up to 199 strikeouts on the campaign, leaving him poised to top the 200 mark for the second time in his seven-year career. Castillo sports a 3.08 ERA with a 1.04 WHIP through 30 starts (181.1 innings) this season. He'll look to keep rolling in his next outing, currently scheduled for early next week in Oakland.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Six scoreless in win
Castillo (12-7) earned the win Thursday, allowing four hits and four walks over six scoreless innings against the Rays. He struck out eight.
Castillo wasn't particularly efficient Thursday, issuing four walks and allowing at least one baserunner in all but one of his six innings. However, the 30-year-old ace worked around the traffic and held Tampa Bay scoreless to win his sixth consecutive decision. During that eight-start span, Castillo has posted a 3.24 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 49:12 K:BB across 50 innings. His next start is expected to be at home versus the Angels early next week.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Five earned runs in no-decision
Castillo did not factor into the decision Saturday, allowing five runs on eight hits and two walks over five innings in an 8-7 win over the Mets. He struck out two.
The 30-year-old ace held the Mets scoreless until a single and a hit-by-pitch preceded DJ Stewart's three-run homer in the fourth inning. Despite Castillo's substandard performance, the right-hander was in line for the victory before New York tied the game in the eighth. The no-decision snapped a string of four consecutive starts in which Castillo earned a win, posting a 2.00 ERA, 0.78 WHIP and an impressive 26:4 K:BB across 27 innings during that streak. He'll look to get back on track in his next outing, which is tentatively scheduled to take place in Tampa Bay next week.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Fires seven shutout innings
Castillo (11-7) allowed a hit and one walk over seven scoreless frames Sunday, striking out six and earning a win over the Royals.
Castillo ended his dominant outing by retiring the final 13 batters he faced. He tossed 65 of his 95 pitches for strikes, including 16 whiffs. Castillo has given up one run in his last 14 innings, lowering his season ERA from 3.23 to 3.01 in the process. He'll carry a 181:38 K:BB into his next outing, which is currently projected to be on the road against the Mets.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Cruises to victory
Castillo (10-7) yielded one run on five hits over seven innings Monday, striking out nine and earning a win over the White Sox.
After giving up a run in the first frame, Castillo fired six shutout innings in the dominant win. It was his first outing without issuing a walk since July 14. The veteran righty owns a terrific 58:9 K:BB in 50 innings since the All-Star break but also has a 3.78 ERA during that stretch. Castillo's season ERA dropped to 3.15 after Monday's win. His next outing is lined up to be at home against the Royals.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Allows four runs in win
Castillo (9-7) allowed four runs on nine hits and a walk while striking out three over seven innings to earn the win in Wednesday's 6-5 victory over the Royals.
For the second time in three August outings, Castillo was not at his best, but he was able to nab his second win of the month. The right-hander benefited from three of the Royals' four scoring plays against him coming on outs. This was the third time he's allowed four or more runs in nine starts since the beginning of July. Overall, Castillo is at a 3.23 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 166:37 K:BB through 150.1 innings over 25 starts. He's projected for another favorable start on the road against the White Sox next week.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Bounces back versus Baltimore
Castillo (8-7) allowed one run on two hits and two walks while striking out eight over six innings to earn the win Friday over the Orioles.
Castillo was tagged for seven runs over six innings versus the Angels a week ago, but he bounced back against the American League's top team. He's racked up four quality starts over six outings since the All-Star break, though he has just two wins to show for it in that span. The ace right-hander has a 3.14 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 163:36 K:BB through 143.1 innings over 24 starts this season. Castillo is projected for a favorable road start in Kansas City next week.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Roughed up in no-decision
Castillo allowed seven runs on 10 hits and a walk while striking out six over six innings in a no-decision versus the Angels on Friday.
Castillo matched his season high in runs allowed, but he was still able to hang on for six innings. Six of the runs on his line came from three home runs. The poor outing pushed Castillo's ERA up to 3.21 with a 1.05 WHIP and 155:34 K:BB through 137.1 innings over 23 starts this season. He's generally been a reliable ace for the Mariners, making this look like a bump in the road rather than the start of a downward trend. Castillo is projected for a tough home start versus the Orioles next week.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Tosses six shutout frames
Castillo (7-7) yielded two hits and a walk over six scoreless innings Sunday, striking out seven and earning a win over Arizona.
Castillo retired the last eight batters he faced and allowed just one Diamondback to reach scoring position in his dominant outing. He's issued two or fewer walks in seven straight outings, posting a 48:6 K:BB during that stretch. His season ERA is down to an impressive 2.88 with a 149:33 K:BB through 131.1 innings. Castillo's next start is projected to be on the road against the Angels.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Notches nine strikeouts Monday
Castillo allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out nine batters over seven innings in a no-decision against Minnesota on Monday.
Both of the runs and three of the four hits Castillo gave up came in the fifth inning. The veteran hurler was otherwise dominant, racking up 18 swinging strikes and nine punchouts. Castillo finished with his third quality start over his past four outings, though he's managed only one win over that stretch. He's been a consistent and reliable starter in his first full season with Seattle, completing at least five frames in all 21 of his starts and compiling a 3.02 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 142:32 K:BB over 125.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Strikes out 11 in no-decision
Castillo allowed three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out 11 over six innings in a no-decision during Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Twins.
Castillo's 11 strikeouts were a season high, and he earned his third quality start in his last five outings. He also gave up multiple home runs for the sixth time in eight starts, as Edouard Julien and Max Kepler tagged Castillo for solo shots in the fifth inning. The veteran right-hander is at a 3.04 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 133:30 K:BB through 118.1 innings over 20 starts. He's projected for a rematch with the Twins in Minnesota next week.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Takes seventh loss
Castillo (6-7) took the loss Friday, allowing three runs on four hits over five innings against the Tigers. He struck out five.
Castillo is unlucky to have a losing record this year, as he's posted some of the best pitching stats in the league so far this year. The right-hander's 1.03 WHIP ranks sixth in MLB and would be a career-best mark if the season ended today. The veteran's next start is tentatively slated to be against the Twins on Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Closes first half with win
Castillo (6-6) allowed an unearned run on five hits and struck out three without walking a batter over seven innings to earn the win Friday over the Astros.
Castillo limited the damage to a third-inning RBI single from Alex Bregman, which came after a two-out error by Kolten Wong. Castillo had given up three or more runs in four of his last five starts before Friday's sharp outing. The right-hander concludes the first half with a 2.85 ERA, 1.04 WHIP and 117:28 K:BB through 107.1 innings over 18 starts. He's likely to next take the mound in the All-Star Game in Seattle, and he could still be in line to face the Tigers next weekend following the break.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Stumbles against Rays
Castillo allowed six runs (five earned) on eight hits over six innings in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay. He struck out six and did not factor in the decision.
Castillo eventually settled in to toss three scoreless frames after yielding six runs in the first three innings Sunday. He fired 70 of 95 pitches for strikes, including 19 whiffs, his highest total since June 9. The five earned runs charged to him tied his season high; he posted a 2.32 ERA in seven starts between Sunday's start and May 16 when he was tagged with five earned runs against Boston. For the season, Castillo is sporting a 3.14 ERA and an impressive 114:28 K:BB through 17 starts. His next start is projected to be in Houston.... See More ... See Less
Mariners' Luis Castillo: Picks up win Monday
Castillo (5-6) earned the win over Washington on Monday, allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits and one walk while striking out seven batters over seven innings.
Castillo allowed a solo homer in each of the first and second frames but settled down thereafter and finished his outing by retiring the final seven batters he faced. The right-hander racked up an impressive 17 swinging strikes and tied his season high by completing seven frames. The victory snapped a personal four-game losing streak for Castillo, though he had maintained a decent 3.42 ERA and 1.23 WHIP during that stretch. Though the veteran's record is just 5-6 on the season, he's been very effective with a 2.86 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 108:28 K:BB over 94.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
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|Birthplace: Bani, Dominican Republic|
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