Benny Castillo

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Benigno Enrique Castillo

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Benny Castillo was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 1986 amateur draft but opted to attend Oklahoma State University instead. He was then chosen by the Detroit Tigers in the 24th round of the 1988 amateur draft. He played two years in the Tigers chain, and after spending 1991 with the unaffiliated Salt Lake City Trappers, he was in the Texas Rangers organization for two summers. He spent most of his remaining playing days in the independent Northern League.

Castillo managed in the Northern League from 2000 to 2002 and then was skipper of the Jamestown Jammers in the Florida Marlins organization for two years. After two years as manager of the Yuma Scorpions of the independent Golden Baseball League, he managed the GCL Tigers in 2007.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2000 Duluth-Superior Dukes Northern League 42-43 5th Independent Leagues Lost League Finals
2001 Sioux City Explorers Northern League 42-38 5th Independent Leagues
2002 Sioux City Explorers Northern League 46-42 5th Independent Leagues Lost in 2nd round
2003 Jamestown Jammers New York-Penn League 22-51 13th Florida Marlins
2004 Jamestown Jammers New York-Penn League 30-45 12th Florida Marlins
2005 Yuma Scorpions Golden Baseball League 47-43 5th Independent Leagues
2006 Yuma Scorpions Golden Baseball League 32-48 6th Independent Leagues
2007 GCL Tigers Gulf Coast League 28-32 9th (t) Detroit Tigers

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