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Prospect Profile: Angel Castro
Angel Castro Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 5-11 Weight: 200 Born: 11/14/1982 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Castro came stateside a little later than many Dominican prospects, enrolling at Western Oklahoma State Junior College last fall, as a 22-year old. It didn't take him long to make his presence felt, with a strong fall season, and a dominating spring. While posting a 9-1 record for Western, Castro sported a 1.38 ERA and over twelve strikeouts per nine innings, in just over 65 frames on the hill. Angel's efforts earned him All-Southwest Region 1st Team honors, and a selection by the Tigers in the 13th round of the 2006 draft. While the Tigers would have likely sent Castro to Oneonta due to his advanced age, difficulties in obtaining a work visa that late in the year relegated him to pitching in the Dominican Summer League. Angel finished his summer strong, notching a 0.75 WHIP; a figure good enough for 3rd in the DSL...
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