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Softbank Hawks interested in 29-year-old Angel Castro

by on Jan.18, 2012 @ 10:36 am, under NPB

Nikkan Sports is reporting that the Softbank Hawks are interested in 29-year-old Angel Castro.  The Hawks are interested in Castro as a starter and feel that if he can pick up another off-speed pitch and learn how to change speeds, he could be an effective pitcher in Japan.

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Career Stats

Year Level Org Age W L ERA G GS CG SH GF SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WP WHIP
2007 A DET 24 7 4 3.01 14 12 0 0 0 0 77.2 66 29 26 10 23 43 5 1.15
2007 A+ DET 24 4 2 3.79 13 13 1 0 0 0 73.2 71 34 31 6 26 35 1 1.32
2008 A+ DET 25 2 1 2.80 21 0 0 0 10 5 35.1 39 12 11 1 11 19 1 1.42
2008 AA DET 25 2 2 3.30 26 0 0 0 10 2 43.2 31 19 16 3 19 33 4 1.15
2009 A+ TBR 26 0 2 22.50 4 0 0 0 1 0 6 11 15 15 3 7 6 1 3.00
2009 AA PHI 26 2 1 7.00 14 0 0 0 6 1 18 26 21 14 2 12 10 5 2.11
2009 AA TBR 26 0 0 6.75 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.2 4 2 2 0 3 1 0 2.62
2010 ind - 27 3 3 3.16 6 6 0 0 0 0 31.1 30 16 11 2 13 21 1 1.37
2010 AAA - 27 3 1 4.70 5 5 0 0 0 0 30.2 26 16 16 2 14 24 0 1.30
2011 AAA - 28 4 4 5.45 21 3 1 1 8 4 39.2 53 30 24 2 22 34 0 1.89
MLB Totals 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --
MiLB Totals 24 17 4.26 120 33 2 1 36 12 327 327 178 155 29 137 205 17 1.42