Miguel Angel Castro, a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball, was born on December 24, 1994.
He was a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, Colorado Rockies, Baltimore Orioles, and New York Mets in the past.
Castro signed as an international free agent with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2012, receiving a $43,000 signing bonus.
He made his professional debut in 2012 with the Blue Jays of the Dominican Summer League, posting a 3–2 record, 4.73 ERA, and 20 strikeouts in 13 innings.
Castro started the 2013 season with the Dominican Summer League Blue Jays before being promoted to the Gulf Coast League and Bluefield Blue Jays.
The Orioles traded Castro to the New York Mets for pitcher Kevin Smith and Victor Gonzalez on August 31, 2020.
Castro pitched in 26 games for the Orioles and Mets in 2020, posting a 4.01 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 24+23 innings.
Castro had a career-low 3.45 ERA in 2021, with 77 strikeouts and 43 walks over 70 innings.
Castro avoided salary arbitration by signing a $2.62 million contract with the Mets on March 22, 2022.
The Mets traded Castro to the New York Yankees for Joely Rodrguez on April 3, 2022.
Is Miguel Castro Good?
Yes, Judging from his performances, the Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball is arguably one of the best pitchers currently in MLB. We have an overview of his stats below.