Castillo is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Twins. Castillo takes a seat for the fourth time in the last six games after starting the matinee in Friday's doubleheader. The 31-year-old is slashing .235/.278/.275 in 51 at-bats since returning to the White Sox in early September. Omar Narvaez will start behind the plate and bat fifth against the Twins on Saturday.
Castillo Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times for the second half of Friday's doubleheader against the Twins, Daryl reports. Castillo caught the first game of the day and went 1-for-3 with a walk and a double. He'll take a seat for the nightcap with Kevan Smith slated to bat sixth and handle the catching duties.
Castillo is on the bench for the second straight game Tuesday against Cleveland, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Castillo has gone 8-for-17 over his last five games. Omar Narvaez will start behind the plate Tuesday.
Castillo is not in the lineup Monday against Cleveland. Castillo sits after making three straight starts. Both of his fellow catchers are in the lineup Monday, with Kevan Smith behind the plate and Omar Narvaez serving as the designated hitter.
Castillo went 3-for-5 with two runs scored in Friday's win over the Cubs. Castillo returned to action after missing two games due to soreness in his elbow. He's still experiencing discomfort when swinging the bat but is able to play through the issue by wearing a wrap. After he missed 80 games due to a suspension and another 12 in the minors while preparing for his return to the majors, the White Sox will want to get Castillo as many starts behind the plate as possible. He's expected to be the team's primary catcher next season and missed significant time to establish a rapport with the White Sox's young starters.