The Chicago White Sox outrighted right-handed pitcher Simon Castro to Triple-A Charlotte, the team announced Friday.
The 25-year-old Castro pitched in four games for the Sox in 2013 after making his major league debut on July 5. He posted an 0-1 record, a 2.70 ERA and six strikeouts.
After yesterday’s afternoon loss in Philadelphia, the White Sox made a small roster move, optioning relief pitcher Simon Castro to AAA Charlotte. With the team’s next game not coming until Friday because of the All-Star break, the Sox have a couple of days to announce a corresponding move.
Castro, who had recently been converted to a reliever before being called up...
During spring training, one of the most attractive prospects on the White Sox was starter Simon Castro. And now, after another failed stint in the bullpen from Brian Omogrosso, Castro is getting his first chance to make an impression with the MLB team.
Last season, Omogrosso pitched in 17 games for the Sox and had a very good 2.57 ERA. And after he dominated this past...
The TinCaps' threw their first nine inning no hitter. It was the clubs second no hitter, with the first being a seven inning no hitter thrown by Simon Castro back in 2009. Not to be too overshadowed, Matt Andriese earned his fifth win of the year with another stellar performance.
Currently, and throughout at least the past year-or-so, the biggest name pitching prospects in the White Sox organization have been guys like Nestor Molina, Dylan Axelrod, Erik Johnson, and Jacob Petricka among others. And while they're all still doing well, one other name is quickly rising to their level: Simon Castro.
Castro, the 24 year-old 6'5 right hander...
The San Diego Padres have a lot better prospects than the two they traded to the White Sox -- at least seven of them, to be exact, according to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus. But Ken Williams continued accomplishing one of his most important missions by getting power right-hander Simon Castro and command lefty Pedro Hernandez for Carlos Quentin.
In 2009 the Fort Wayne TinCaps were one of the best teams in the minor leagues winning 100 games behind a prospect laden team featuring Jaff Decker, Blake Tekotte, Simon Castro, Anthony Bass and Brad Brach.