Luis Castillo

Mets Release Castillo, Cut 8 Others

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by NYFS on March 18, 2011

The Mets trimmed their spring roster today by releasing veteran 2B Luis Castillo, and cutting 8 others from Major League camp, including Dillon Gee, Taylor Tankersley, and Ryota Igarashi. IN addition, the Mets reassigned minor league catchers Dusty Ryan and Raul Chavez, OFer Jason Pridie, IF Russ Adams and pitcher Boof Bonzer.   LINK

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Rubin: Q&A With Sandy Alderson

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Adam Rubin at ESPN-NY has a “state of the team” Q&A with Mets GM Sandy Alderson, including a couple of meaty bits, like the ongoing search for an additional starting pitcher, a lefthandeded reliever, and a fourth oufielder: “We’re still looking. To summarize, we’re looking for starting pitching, we’re looking for left-handed relief and fourth […]

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Who’s On Second?

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Adam Rubin has a run down of the Mets that will get a look at the 2B opening for the 2011 squad, and while the list includes NYFS favorites Justin Turner and Rule V pickup Brad Emaus, it doesn’t include Ruben Tejada: “Terry Collins, during a visit to Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde […]

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Luis Castillo

December 15, 2010

The Mets acquired Castillo from the Minnesota Twins on July 30, 2007 in exchange for Drew Butera and Dustin Martin. Castillo had played with the Florida Marlins from 1996-2005 before being dealt to the Twins. Castillo was re-signed to a four-year contract on November 19, 2007. He is a native of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic.

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