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Alex Castellanos

Alex Castellanos 1 3B

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Alejandro Luis Castellanos
  • Age: 31 (August 4, 1986)
  • Birthplace: Miami, FL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 200
  • Draft: Round 10 (2008, STL)
  • MLB Debut: 05/31/2012
  • School: Belmont Abbey
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Alex Castellanos Career Stats

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Alex Castellanos  1 3B

Alex Castellanos
  • Full Name: Alejandro Luis Castellanos
  • Born: August 4, 1986
  • Age: 31
  • Birthplace: Miami, FL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 200
  • Draft: Round 10 (2008, STL)
  • School: Belmont Abbey
  • MLB Debut: 05/31/2012

2016 Highlights
• Spent the entire season with Triple-A Albuquerque in the Colorado system, hitting .299 with 25 RBI in 49 games
• Missed the beginning of the season with a broken left hand after being hit by a pitch in spring training
• Joined the Isotopes on May 31 vs. Fresno and went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored in his first game
• Hit .370 (20-54) with three home runs and seven RBI against left-handed pitching
• Had 12 multi-hit contests, including five different games in which he registered three hits
• Homered twice and drove in three runs, September 3 at El Paso
• Batted .314 (33-105) with four home runs, 17 RBI and 19 runs scored after the All-Star break
2015: Spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Las Vegas in the New York Mets organization…Started 22 games in left field, 12 games in center field, six games in right field, 21 games at third base and eight games at first base...Tied for the team lead in doubles (32) and ranked third in home runs (16)...Signed with the Yomiuri Giants of the Japanese Pacific League, hitting .100 (2-20) with one RBI in six games.
2014: Played in 113 games with Triple-A El Paso in the Padres organization…Made appearances at first base, second base, third base, left field, center field, right field and designated hitter…Hit .303 (23-for-76) vs. left-handed pitchers.
2013: Played a majority of the season with Triple-A Albuquerque, where he hit .257 with 19 home runs and 61 RBI in 105 games...Named a Baseball America Triple-A All-Star...Had two four-game stints with Los Angeles (June and September)...Hit a pinch-hit home run off of San Francisco's Tiim Lincecum, September 14 vs. San Francisco.
2012: Split time between Triple-A Albuquerque and the Los Angeles Dodgers…Made his Major League debut May 31 and was hit by a pitch by Milwaukee's Kameron Loe as a pinch-hitter in his first plate appearance…Tripled for his first Major League hit, June 1 at Colorado vs. Carlos Torres…Added his first Major League home run Oct. 3 vs. San Francisco's Jean Machi…Was named a MiLB.com Organization All-Star and a Topps Triple-A All-Star after leading the Pacific Coast League in OPS (1.010) and finishing second in slugging percentage (.590).
2011: Named a Double-A Texas League midseason All-Star and a Topps Double-A All-Star...Was traded from St. Louis to Los Angeles in exchange for IF Rafael Furcal and cash, July 31…Combined to hit a career-best 23 home runs.
2010: Led the Florida State League and set a High-A Palm Beach single-season franchise record with 35 doubles in 120 games…Also led the league with 55 extra-base hits and ranked third with a .462 slugging percentage…
2009: Appeared at every position except pitcher and catcher while playing with High-A Quad Cities and Double-A Palm Beach.
2008: Spent a majority of the season with Rookie Level Johnson City where he led the club with four triples and 20 stolen bases, second-most in the Appalachian League.
PERSONAL: Alejandro Luis Castellanos was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 1/24/17...Originally selected by St. Louis in the 10th round of the 2008 draft...Attended Belmont Abbey College, where he led the team to a school record 41 wins and an NCAA Division II Regional appearance in 2008...Was named All-Region in 2008 after hitting .390 with 12 home runs, 54 RBI and a Division II-leading 31 doubles...Was also an All-America and All-Region selection as a freshman in 2007...Attended Coral Park High School in Miami, FL, the same school that produced former MLB All-Star Jose Canseco, his brother Ozzie Canseco, and former Tides outfielder Luis Montañez.