Baseball Prospect Report: Jason Castro

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Eric Stashin in MLB
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In an offseason where mediocre catchers have received some fairly sizable contracts (Jason Kendall and Ivan Rodriguez, just to name two), there are some teams who could be looking from within to fill their voids.á While everyoneÆs mind instantly jumps to Buster Posey, the Astros have their own catching prospect who could emerge before 2009 comes to a close. Drafted 10th overall in 2008, Jason Castro has quickly risen to Double-A in 2009, playing in 63 games there. While he showed power earlier in the season (seven home runs in 207 at bats at Single-A), he wasnÆt quite as impressive after being promoted: 239 At Bats
.293 Batting Average (70 Hits)
3 Home Runs
29 RBI
38 Runs
2 Stolen Bases
.362 On Base Percentage
.385 Slugging Percentage
.333 Batting Average on Ball ...

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