RP - NYM
Miguel Castro allowed one walk and struck out four batters in two innings.
Castro has a 2.83 xFIP and a 3.00 K/BB ratio this season. He's been used as an opener and has appeared in 18 games this season with three holds and two blown saves.
Miguel Castro pitched a scoreless first inning allowing one walk and one hit while striking out one.
Castro has appeared in 11 games for the Mets this season; this was his first start. He's been quite effective in middle relief with a 1.71 xFIP and 3.27 ERA. But he's not in the mix for saves behind closer Edwin Diaz.
Reliever Miguel Castro has been traded from the Baltimore Orioles to the New York Mets, according to multiple reports. The Orioles are receiving Kevin Smith in return.
Castro is a big-armed right-handed reliever who still has two years of team control after this season, so this is a move for the Mets to shore up their bullpen for the rest of 2020 and beyond. In 16 appearances this season, he has a 4.02 ERA and 24 strikeouts over 15 2/3 innings.
Miguel Castro pitched the eighth inning of Tuesday's game against the Phillies, immediately allowing a Rhys Hoskins single and Bryce Harper homer. He got two swinging strikeouts, but then gave up a Jean Segura homer and a triple before exiting the game.
Castro did not have his best stuff on Tuesday, but even after this poor outing, he still has a 3.38 ERA and has 12 strikeouts in eight innings. In a holds league, he's a good target.
Orioles reliever Miguel Castro allowed one walk and struck out two over an inning of work to earn his first save of the season in Saturday's win over the Washington Nationals.
Cole Sulser, who had been previously receiving the save opportunities, worked the eighth inning. Through seven appearances this season, Castro has a perfect 0.00 to go with a 0.82 WHIP and 10 strikeouts through 7 1/3 innings. Those excellent numbers appear to have earned him at least a share of the closing duties in Baltimore.