Castro has an 0.72 ERA in the GCL this year.
For the last two weeks, I've considered writing about Orlando Castro after each of his starts. However, two things usually happened. First, there would be someone else that would have a big night, warranting a write up. Second, I would say to myself "I'll get Castro next time". Castro has been excellent this year with the GCL Pirates, allowing two earned runs in 25 innings, with a 22:2 K/BB ratio. It seems like every time he takes the mound, he throws a gem.
The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Castro out of Honduras in 2009, their first signing out of the country. He started his career in 2010 in the Venezuelan Summer League, putting up a 1.17 ERA in 54 innings, with a 5.7 K/9 and a 2.3 BB/9 ratio. Castro was brought to the United States ...
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