Sunday, November 9, 2008
DANVILLE STADIUM ALUMNI NAMED PITCHING COACH
Danville Stadium alumni Bill Castro (Danville Warriors 1973), has been named Pitching Coach for the Milwaukee Brewers after serving 16 years as Brewers Bullpen Coach.
With the Danville Warriors, Castro made 46 appearances on the mound, all but one in relief. He led the staff with 11 wins and had the best ERA in the Midwest League, 1.74. He was the team leader in strikeouts with 106 and saves with 12.
Castro is a native of Dominican Republic. He and his wife Mary have two daughters, Katie & Cristina. He played 10 seasons in the majors with Milwaukee, New York (AL), and Kansas City.