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YMLN - Castillo Lights It Up

Noel Castillo was throwing smoke

TAMPA, FL - Both Trenton and Scranton tied the Pirates in their respective games on Saturday. But while there were no team winners on the day, Noel Castillo sure seemed like one individually with the stuff he was showing.

Noel Castillo [3 IP, 1 H, 1 BB] has always been a 'sleeper' prospect because of his power arm. And sure enough, sitting 93-96 mph with good moving fastballs, he didn't disappoint on the afternoon. The bigger sign, however, was that his slider is rapidly developing into a plus pitch and it helped him strike out five batters over three scoreless innings of relief for Trenton. And perhaps an...

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