28-year-old Diego Castillo was born on January 18, 1994. He is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He formerly played in Major League Baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays. On June 6, 2018, Castillo was promoted to the Tampa Bay Rays and made his debut.
Castillo was deployed as both a reliever and an opener in 2019. He was placed on the 10-day injured list on June 23 due to shoulder inflation. He appeared in 65 games throughout the season (6 starts).
In 68+23 innings, he struck out 81 batters, made 8 saves, and had an ERA of 3.41. Castillo pitched two scoreless innings in the American League Wild Card game against the Oakland Athletics.
During the postseason, he was routinely deployed in the late innings when the Rays were leading. He threw the final two innings of Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees, earning the victory after Mike Brosseau’s eighth-inning home run.
Castillo participated in seven games in the American League Championship Series against the Astros, going 1–0 with two saves and two holds. The first run he gave up came in Game 6.
Unfortunately, there is no information indicating that Diego Castillo has kids, seeing as he has kept his personal life out of public scrutiny.