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John Castro
John  Castro


Fontana, Calif.

High School:
AB Miller HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190



Dirtbags Summer Ball Update

Long Beach State is being represented across the country by both players and coaches this summer.


Dirtbags Fall at USC, 4-3, in 11 Innings

LBSU took a 2-0 lead into the 8th inning, but couldn’t hold on at USC on Tuesday night.

Long Beach State (2017): Made 13 appearances including five starts as a freshman, covering 34.0 innings … Finished with an 0-3 record and a 6.09 ERA, recording 24 strikeouts … Had his best performance of the season in his collegiate debut at USC (Feb. 21), tossing seven scoreless innings while striking out six and allowing just six singles in the game … Pitched 4.1 innings of relief at Stanford (Mar. 28) in his longest relief appearance of the season … Threw 2.1 scoreless innings at Minnesota (May 13), allowing one hit and striking out a pair while finishing the game for the Beach.

AB Miller High School: Played three seasons of varsity baseball for the Rebels and was a two-time First Team All-Citrus Belt League selection ... made eight appearances as a senior, posting a 4-2 record with a 1.37 ERA ... pitched 46 innings, allowing just 25 hits and 11 walks while striking out 40 batters ... was also a wide receiver on the football team his senior year.

Personal: Parents are Juan and Jennifer ... a member of ASB in high school ... also recruited by UC Riverside and Concordia ... majoring in cinematography.


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