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San Francisco Giants on Wrong Side of Pitcher’s Duel

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 12: Welington Castillo #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks is congratulated by A.J. Pollock #11 after scoring a run past Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants during the second inning at AT&T Park on June 12, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images) Friday night marked the return of the Giants to...
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wellington Castillo’s First Hit at Chase Field Pushes the Diamondbacks Past the Mets

PHOENIX, AZ – JUNE 06: Welington Castillo #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks and teammate Cliff Pennington #4 celebrate a home run during the seventh inning against the New York Mets at Chase Field on June 6, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images) The newest addition to the Diamondbacks, catcher Wellington Castillo got his first hit with Arizona Saturday night...
Via The Sports Journal
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Mariners: Relief Pitcher Medina Traded for Depth at Catcher

Popular Seattle Mariners relief pitcher, Yeorvis Medina has been traded to the Chicago Cubs for catcher Wellington Castillo. Earlier in May, 26 year old Medina was sent to Triple A Tacoma to work on his control. Medina appeared in 12 games this season, giving up 11 hits, four earned runs, while earning 1 save and 3 holds in 12 innings.  Although his stats were not terrible, Mariner...
Via Seattle Side Up!
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs trade Wellington Castillo to Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are set to acquire catcher Wellington Castillo from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for RHP Yoervis Medina, according to a report from Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. It was earlier reported by Marc Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune that the Cubs were going to receive a prospect in return. Castillo’s name was tossed around plenty during spring training as a potential...
Via Baseball Essential
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs Strike Deals With Arrieta, Castillo

The Cubs avoided arbitration with two players on Friday morning when they were able to strike deals with both starter Jake Arrieta and catcher Wellington Castillo. According to CBS’ Jon Heyman, the deal for Arrieta is for $3.63 million: jake arrieta, cubs settle at $3.63M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) January 16, 2015 The deal for Arrieta is for a surprisingly low price as...
Via Sports Mockery
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Skip Schumaker Throws Laser From Right Field to Get Cubs Wellington Castillo Out at Home

All season long we have heard about a pair of guys on the West Coast launching rockets from deep in the outfield to home plate and getting runners out (you know who you are Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes). Monday night Cincinnati Reds outfielder Skip Schumaker proved they are not the only ones that can do it.via Cut4So he wasn't nearly as deep as Puig and Cespedes. It's still a...
Via FatManWriting
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Catcher Welington Castillo's Opening Day Was Worse Than Yours

In case it wasn't bad enough that he's playing for the Cubbies, but the day managed to get a whole lot worse for Chicago catcher Wellington Castillo. To go along with a pair of strikeouts he caught one ball with something other than his glove.Cup or not--that had to hurt.@samthomas86/Twitter Loading...
Via FatManWriting
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs catcher Wellington Castillo takes foul tip to the junk (GIF)

Your Opening Day was better than Cubs catcher Wellington Castillo’s.  He went 0 for 2 with two punchouts, caught ten innings and called the pitch that Neil Walker killed for the Pirates’ 1-0 walk-off win.  But all that paled in comparison to the foul tip he caught off the bat of Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez. The worst part – he didn’t catch it at all. via @samthomas86...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

I Feel Bad For Wellington Castillo’s Nuts

      Pray for Wellington Castillo’s nuts. And to add insult to injury, Wellington watched Neil Walker jack a walk-off dong for…
Via Busted Coverage
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs' Castro has something to prove to self, team

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JASON P. SKODA Associated Press Wellington Castillo saw the same thing everyone else did in 2013 when it comes to Starlin Castro. The difference is that Castillo could attempt to help and support the oft-criticized shortstop for the Chicago Cubs. ''He got down on himself and I understand,'' said Castillo, the Cubs starting catcher. ''I was always like...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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