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Erick Castillo

Erick Castillo

#87C,
AVG
.250
HR
0
RBI
0
R
0
Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 11"/178 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Araure, Venezuela
College: None
Draft: Undrafted
  • Bleed Cubbie Blue

    The Yan Gomes signing by the numbers

    I’ll have a lot more to say about how I think this impacts Willson Contreras’ future with the Cubs below, but first let’s take a minute to appreciate that Gomes was the best free agent catcher available, according to MLB Trade Rumors. Admittedly, the best free agent catcher this year ranked 49th overall. It’s a weak free agent class for catchers.

  • Bleed Cubbie Blue

    Baseball history unpacked, December 1

    Today in baseball history: 1928 - National League President John Heydler becomes the first person to propose a baseball rule change calling for a 10th man, or a designated hitter, to bat in place of the pitcher. The NL will vote in favor of the proposal, but the American League will turn it down. The Chicago Cubs trade future Hall of Famer Hack Wilson and pitcher Bud Teachout to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Burleigh Grimes.

  • NY Daily News

    Clint Frazier agrees to deal with Cubs: report

    Clint Frazier, the Yankees' much-ballyhooed former prospect who never quite panned out, is headed to Chicago. Frazier agreed to a one-year deal with the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. The news comes after the Yankees designated Frazier for assignment, along with now-former teammates Tyler Wade and Rougned Odor, on Nov. 19. One week ago, the team outright released ...