Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/16/13
Starlin Castro came into the year with high hopes from fantasy owners everywhere. His draft position reflected the lofty goals that he had forced upon himself by having two solid seasons in 2011 and 2012 from a very shallow position. When you consider aging curves, most people expected Castro to take a leap forward in 2013. He came into year ranked 39 by Yahoo! and had an ADP of 37.4 on ESPN. If you took him around this value in your draft you’ve more than likely been kicking yourself for months. Unfortunately I cannot bring you any good news for the rest of the season. Castro has turned his season around somewhat in the past 14 days by posting a slash line of: .292/.346/.458. I’m not buying it. If you can get some value for him after his recent hot stretch, I would take it and never look back. Batted Ball Profile As you can see Starlin’s batted ball profile has stayed pretty consistent over the past 2.5 seasons. He is hitting a few more flyballs than in the past, but those flyball...
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