MLB: Castillo brings a lot to the table behind the dish
MESA, Ariz. – In the Cubs’ new scheme of things, the catcher plays as big a role as the pitcher.
Therefore, Welington Castillo’s duties fall under the see-all eyes of pitching coach Chris Bosio, whose theory of catchers sticking to computer-generated scouting reports coincides with the front office’s.
Castillo, who turns 26 Sunday but enters his ninth season in the organization, has finally become the No. 1 catcher, inheriting a partly homegrown, mostly cobbled-together pitching staff.
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