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Castillo A Work In Progress

Francisco Castillo tends to be too hard on himself

When Francisco Castillo last spoke with PinstripesPlus.com seven weeks ago, he was working on perfecting his slider in hopes of squelching the notion within the organization that he'd be better suited shifting to the bullpen.

It was believed that if he were unable to develop a third pitch to compliment his 93-94 MPH fastball and changeup, he would be strongly considered for the role of closer. "For me, starting is best," said Francisco Castillo, while lifting weights in preparation for his next start. "I mean, my job here is to help the team and I will do [that] but I think I can do it best when I start the games...

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