Welington Castillo

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Washington Nationals Catcher Age: 34-281d Exp: 7.104 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Country: Dominican Republic Agent(s): (ACES)

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  • Current Contract

    Welington Castillo signed a 1 year / $950,000 contract with the Washington Nationals, including $950,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $950,000.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $950,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $950,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 34 $950,000 $950,000 $950,000 $950,000($950,000)
    2022 Free Agent Year 35 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2019-2019Buyout

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $500,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2018-2020

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2017-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $13,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,700,000
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2015-2015

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,100,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2014-2014

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $530,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $530,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2013-2013

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $503,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $503,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $480,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $480,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2011-2011

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $414,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $414,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2010-2010

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $400,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $400,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA

    2004-2004Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $22,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $22,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2004 Player Cash Earnings - $22,000 - $22,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $414,000 - - $414,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - $480,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $503,000 - - $503,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $530,000 - - $530,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $1,422,950 - - $1,422,950
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $516,393 - - $516,393
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $183,606 - - $183,606
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $3,700,000 - - $3,700,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,131,720 - - $4,131,720
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,250,000 - - $7,250,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    Est. Earnings
    (9 seasons)
    $25,631,669 $22,000 - $25,653,669
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,443,393 $22,000 - $2,465,393
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,122,950 - - $5,122,950
    seasons Player Cash Earnings $183,606 - - $183,606
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $11,381,720 - - $11,381,720
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $500,000 - - $500,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/24/2018 Player contract details by year PEDs 80 games $3,118,280 PED
    80 $3,118,280
  • Transactions

    Jul 4 2021Retired from Professional Baseball
    Dec 21 2020Signed a 1 year $950,000 minor league contract with Washington (WSH)
    Jul 3 2020Opted out of 2020 season (COVID-19)
    Jan 24 2020Signed a minor league contract with Washington (WSH)
    Nov 3 2019Texas (TEX) declined an $8 million option for 2020
    Oct 31 2019Chicago (CHW) declined an $8 million option for 2020
    Oct 31 2019Traded to Texas (TEX) from Chicago (CHW) with $250,000 of international bonus pool for Jonah McReynolds,
    May 24 2018Suspended 80 games for violating the league's PED policy, forfeiting $3,118,279 in 2018 salary with Chicago (CHW)
    Dec 1 2017Signed a 2 year $15 million contract with Chicago (CHW), including a club option for 2020
    Nov 6 2017Declined a $7 million player option for 2018 with Baltimore (BAL)
    Dec 14 2016Signed a 2 year $13 million contract with Baltimore (BAL)
    Jan 15 2016Signed a 1 year $3.7 million contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Jun 3 2015Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Seattle (SEA) with Dominic Leone , Gabby Guerrero and Jack Reinheimer for Mark Trumbo and Vidal Nuno
    May 19 2015Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Chicago (CHC) for Yoervis Medina
    Jan 16 2015Signed a 1 year $2.1 million contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 3 2014Signed a 1 year $530k contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 4 2013Signed a 1 year $503k contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 5 2012Signed a 1 year $480k contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Mar 1 2011Signed a 1 year $414k contract with Chicago (CHC)
    Dec 8 2004Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)

  • Injuries

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2019 CHW 74 62 230 19 48 12 0 12 41 16 0 74 .209 .267 .417 .684 -0.24
    2018 CHW 50 46 170 17 44 7 0 6 15 9 1 46 .259 .304 .406 .710 0.67
    2017 BAL 96 92 341 44 96 11 0 20 54 22 0 97 .282 .323 .490 .813 2.14
    2016 ARI 113 104 416 41 110 24 0 14 68 33 2 121 .264 .322 .423 .745 2.2
    2015 CHC 110 85 342 42 81 16 1 19 57 25 0 92 .237 .296 .456 .752 1.24
    2014 CHC 110 103 380 28 90 19 0 13 46 26 0 102 .237 .296 .389 .685 1.4
    2013 CHC 113 107 380 41 104 23 0 8 32 34 2 97 .274 .349 .397 .746 3.91
    2012 CHC 52 46 170 16 45 11 0 5 22 17 0 51 .265 .337 .418 .755 1.1
    2011 CHC 4 4 13 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .154 .154 .154 .308 -0.09
    2010 CHC 7 5 20 3 6 4 0 1 5 1 0 7 .300 .333 .650 .983 0.24
    Totals 729 654 2,462 251 626 127 1 98 340 183 5 691 0.254 0.313 0.426 0.739 12.57