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New Chapter For Castro

STATEN ISLAND, NY - A veteran to the Yankees organization since 2006, Kelvin Castro is moving into pitching full-time this season. Staten Island Yankees Manager Justin Pope first noticed the 6-foot-three prospect for being a "smart athlete." His reputation for covering all positions on the infield shined light upon Castro's mixture of capabilities, which now includes pitching.

"He used to be a position guy and now he's a pitcher," Pope said. "He just needs some more innings out there. The more innings he gets the better he'll feel, and with more feel he'll have for his secondary pitches, the better he'll locate his pitches, so he's doing good. He'll be able to make the adjustment fine." Castro first started focusing on his pitching mechanics with the GCL Yankees...

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