Who stepped up in the VSL for the Tigers in 2012, including a player that shined in the Fall…
Tigers Prospect Profile #45: Anthony Castro
Anthony Castro Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-1 Weight: 170 Born: 4/13/1995 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: Undrafted Free Agent, 2011 Ranking History: #195 (2011) Background Castro was one of the Tigers priority signings during the 2011 international signing period. The club moved quickly to sign him in July and then began preparing him for his professional debut in 2012. At just 17-years old, Castro tossed 53 1/3 innings (13 starts) for the VSL Tigers, posting a 3.38 ERA. Though he finished with just a 1-2 record, Castro allowed only 40 hits but did walk 30 batters while punching out 46 opponents. Scouting Report Castro fits the mold of many young Tigers pitching prospects, offering athleticism, good arm speed, and the potential for increased velocity. He is a quality athlete that shows hints of his ability to repeat his delivery. With...
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