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Scouting Yankees Prospect #49: Noel Castillo

Castillo has a big league arm

The Yankees signed right-handed pitcher Noel Castillo out of the Dominican Republic back in 2005. A low-risk/high-ceiling signing at the time, one who was signed at 21-years old, he has slowly come on to the prospect scene with his big league arm and good command, and he's inching his way closer towards tapping his potential.

Vital Statistics: Name: Noel Castillo Position: Pitcher DOB: October 5, 1983 Height: 6'1" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right He has posted some solid numbers in his short career thus far, thanks in large part to his plus fastball. The 25-year old, however, has made improving his secondary pitches - his breaking pitches in particular - a priority this past season and moving forward. "I've...

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