Castro signed a minor-league contract with the Tigers on Thursday. Castro settled in with Double-A Erie last season, recording a 4.40 ERA with a 116:65 K:BB over 102.1 innings. While his numbers don't necessarily turn heads, they signal that the 24-year-old is progressing in the minors, although it could be several years before he's in the discussion for a spot in the majors.
Castro inked a minor-league contract with Detroit on Friday, Baseball-Rosters reports. The Tigers decided to re-sign Castro after a ho-hum minor-league campaign. He posted a 2.93 ERA with 101 strikeouts over 116 innings with High A Lakeland and advanced to Double-A Erie where he struggled to an 8.10 ERA, although the sample size was relatively small (10 innings).
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