Miguel Angel Castro (born December 24, 1994) is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees.
He’s played for 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 and received a $43,000 signing bonus.
He debuted in the Dominican Summer League with the Blue Jays in 2012, 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, then moved up to the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays and Bluefield Blue Jays.
The Orioles traded Castro to the New York Mets on August 31, 2020, in exchange for pitcher Kevin Smith and Victor Gonzalez.
Castro appeared in 26 games for the Orioles and Mets in 2020, posting a 4.01 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 24+23 innings thrown.
Castro had a 3.45 ERA in 70+13 innings in 2021, with 77 strikeouts and 43 walks.
Castro agreed to a $2.62 million contract with the Mets on March 22, 2022, avoiding salary arbitration.
Castro was traded to the New York Yankees for Joely Rodrguez on April 3, 2022.
Miguel Castro Contract, Salary and Net Worth
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Contract||The New York Mets signed Miguel Castro to a one-year, $2,620,000 contract, with $2,620,000 guaranteed and a $2,620,000 average annual salary. Castro will be paid $2,620,000 as a base salary and $2,620,000 as a total salary in 2022.|