Manny Castillo

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Esteban Manuel Antonio Castillo Cabrera

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 160 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]


Manny Castillo played parts of three years in the majors. After a seven-game cameo with the Kansas City Royals in 1980, he was the regular third baseman for the Seattle Mariners in 1982, hitting .257/.286/.336 with 29 doubles in 138 games. He played a final 91 games, with a .207/.233/.266 line, in 1983.

During his 10 years in the minors, he hit over .300 several times, with a peak in 1981 when he hit .335 with 31 doubles and was named MVP of the American Association. Although there have been 23 major leaguers through 2019 with the last name Castillo, Manny was one of the earliest. The first, Bobby Castillo, made his debut three years before Manny.

Castillo spent eight years (1989-1996) managing and coaching for the minor league affiliate of the Hiroshima Carp in the Dominican Republic. He also had an extensive minor league coaching career.

Castillo was slated to serve as the hitting coach for the Princeton Rays in 2020 before the minor league season was cancelled due to COVID-19.

In addition to his work with the Carp and Rays, Castillo spent many winters coaching in the Dominican League. In the Dominican he was usually referred to as Bonny Castillo.

  • 2004/2005 - 2005/2006 Third base coach Azucareros del Este
  • 2006/2007 Third base coach Tigres del Licey
  • 2010/2011 Bench coach Gigantes del Cibao
  • 2012/2013 Hitting coach Gigantes
  • 2015/2016 Bench coach Gigantes
  • 2016/2017 Coach Gigantes
  • 2017/2018 - 2018/2019 First base coach Gigantes
  • 2019/2020 Quality control coach Gigantes
  • 2020/2021 Assistant manager Gigantes
  • 2021/2022 Bench coach Gigantes
  • 2022/2023 Assistant Manager Gigantes

Notable Achievements[edit]

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Playoffs Notes
1993 DSL Carp Dominican Summer League 52-18 - Lost in 1st round
1994 DSL Carp Dominican Summer League 43-26 - Lost in 1st round
1995 DSL Carp Dominican Summer League 58-13 - League Champs
1998 DSL Devil Rays Dominican Summer League 34-35 -
1999 DSL Devil Rays Dominican Summer League 55-17 - Lost in 1st round
2000 DSL Devil Rays Dominican Summer League 30-40 -
2001 DSL Devil Rays Dominican Summer League 34-36 -
2007 DSL Devil Rays Dominican Summer League 24-46 -
2008 DSL Rays Dominican Summer League 29-41 -

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