Luis Miguel Castillo, born December 12, 1992, better known as Luis Castillo, is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who plays for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). He signed a contract worth $7.35 million with the Reds in March 2022.
|Full Name:||Luis Miguel Castillo|
|Date of Birth:||December 12, 1992|
|Place of Birth:||Baní, Peravia, Republican|
|State of Origin:||Peravia|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
Early Life and Education
Luis Castillo was born in Baní, Peravia, Dominican Republic where he grew up and began his early education.
While attending high school, Luis Castillo began training as a baseball player with the support of his parents and siblings.
Luis Castillo joined the San Francisco Giants in December 2011 as an unrestricted foreign free agent.
He made his professional debut in 2012 with the DSL Giants, where he played the entire season, pitching 54.1 relief innings and posting a 1-3 record with a 3.31 ERA.
Castillo went back there in 2013, posting a 0-1 record and a 0.64 ERA in 27 relief appearances.
The following year, in 2014, he pitched for the Augusta Green Jackets, posting a 2-2 record and a 3.07 ERA in 48 relief appearances.
Castillo and Kendry Flores were traded to the Miami Marlins on December 20, 2014, in exchange for Casey McGehee.
He played for the Greensboro Grasshoppers for much of 2015 until being moved to the Jupiter Hammerheads in July.
Castillo played for Jupiter to start the 2016 season before being promoted to the Jacksonville Suns.
Castillo, along with Jarred Cosart, Josh Naylor, and Carter Capps, were traded by the Marlins to the San Diego Padres on July 29, 2016, in exchange for Andrew Cashner, Colin Rea, and Tayron Guerrero.
After Rea hurt himself during his first start and had to be sent back to the Padres, he was sent back to the Marlins. After the season, the Marlins added him to their 40-man roster.
He was 8-6 with a 2.26 ERA in 26 games (24 starts) between Jupiter and Jacksonville.
Luis Castillo Net Worth
Luis Castillo’s net worth is an estimated $20 million. He is one of the richest baseball pitcher in the Dominican Republic.
Pitcher Luis Castillo of the Cincinnati Reds is married to Bella. In 2019, the couple exchanged vows.
They have two lovely girls and are happily married. In March 2018, Luis welcomed his youngest daughter.
They have a long history of being compatible and have been together for many years. Bella has been with Luis ever since she first encouraged him before his MLB debut.
She has been Luis’s pillar of support, and she is also responsible for several of his achievements. In 2019, he received his first All-Star Game invitation.
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