The four-time MLB All-Star, Starlin Castro is a Dominican professional baseball second baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. Over half-decade of career, he has an outstanding record and stats. He started his professional career with Chicago Cubs in 2010.
Starlin Castro was born as Starlin DeJesus Castro on March 24, 1990, in Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic. He is Dominican by nationality. Born with the great talents and wisdom, his zodiac sign is Aries.
Starlin Castro was born to Ana Francisca Tatis and Diogenes Castro. He has a brother called Jairo Castro Tatis.
In the year 2009, Castro was named to the Florida State League All-Star team and bagged MVP honors.
Following the season, Castro was named best prospect in Chicago’s organization by Baseball America.
Castro rose made his major league debut in 2010 with the Chicago Cubs. In his first major league at-bat, he hit a home run off Homer Bailey of the Cincinnati Reds. He was the sixth player in the club's history and 106th player overall to do so.
Castro bagged Edward Jones Player of the Month Award honors in 2011.
For his remarkable performance, Castro was named the National League Player of the Week twice during the 2011 season.
Castro accomplished 2012 season, playing all 162 games with a .283 average, 14 homers, and 78 RBI.
The year 2013 was satisfactory for Castro, his career ended with a low batting average of .245.
After a disappointing 2013, Castro underwent an injury in 2014. Due to poor performance, he was benched by Cubs manager Joe Maddon in August 2015.
On December 8, 2015, the New York Yankees in exchange for pitcher Adam Warren picked Castro.
Castro has driven the attention of countless people towards him. His fans have high quest towards his personal life.
Castro married his longtime girlfriend Yoselin after having an affair. Together, they have two children as a daughter named Scarlett Castro, and a son Starlin Castro Jr.
Since getting married, Castro and his wife are spending blissful moments together. There is no any issue of divorce between them.
Castro is popular and also has been the part of the controversy. In 2011, Castro was sought by Chicago police for questioning regarding a reported sexual assault.
Castro is a complete family man. Despite having the busiest schedule, he has maintained a perfect balance between a professional as well as personal life.
Castro is a caring father as well as loving husband. He loves traveling along with his family and children.
Castro has earned a considerable amount of net worth being involved in the baseball. He signed a total contract of 4 years worth $52 million with Yankees.
His basic average salary is $13 million. He has a market value of $26 million. In 2018, he will make earnings of $11,000,000. His total salary has boosted his net worth. Currently, he has made a net worth of $35 million.
Castros have collections of several cars on his list, which include Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, Rolls Royce, and others.