Harold Arnaldo Castro is a Venezuelan MLB utility player for the Detroit Tigers. In 2018, he debuted in the major leagues.
In 2010, the Tigers signed 16-year-old Harold Castro. Castro played for the Tigers’ Venezuelan summer league squad in 2011 and 2012, then the Gulf Coast Rookie League team for a half-season in 2013.
He hit .245 with the single-A West Michigan Whitecaps and the single-A advanced Lakeland Flying Tigers in 2013.
The following season, with the same two teams, he improved to a .286 average.
Castro played for the Double-A Erie SeaWolves for the entire 2015 and 2016 regular seasons, as well as all but eight games in 2017.
Castro had his greatest year at the level in 2017 with Erie. He had a .290 batting average, .325 on-base percentage, one home run, 30 RBI, and 20 stolen bases.
After spending the previous eight years in their minor league system, the Tigers purchased Castro’s minor league contract and brought him to the roster on September 21, 2018.
Castro had to return to Detroit from Venezuela because the Mud Hens season had already concluded.
On September 23, he made his main league debut as a pinch-runner in a game against the Kansas City Royals in the ninth inning.
Harold Castro Contract
The Detroit Tigers signed Harold Castro to a one-year, $1,275,000 deal, with $1,275,000 guaranteed.
Harold Castro Salary and Net Worth
Harold Castro makes an annual average salary of $1,275,000. Harold Castro has a net worth estimation of $ 1 million to $5 million.