Right-handed bullpen Diego Castillo loses salary adjustment???
Right-hander Diego Castillo (29) lost the salary adjustment to the Seattle Mariners.
Citing sources, “MLB.com” said on the 1st that Castillo will lose his salary adjustment with the Mariners and receive an annual salary of $2.95 million in the 2023 season.
Castillo, the second annual salary adjustment, disagreed with the club, which offered $2.95 million, asking for an annual salary of $3.225,000.
Both sides headed to the mediation committee, and the coordinator ruled in favor of the club. The mediation committee will raise either the player’s offer or the club’s offer.
Castillo pitched 250 games in five seasons with a 3.12 ERA for both the Tampa Bay Rays and Seattle. He pitched in 101 saves, recording 35 saves for 54 holds and 12 blon saves.
He was traded from Tampa Bay to Seattle ahead of the trade deadline in July 2021. Last season, he pitched 54 1/3 innings in 59 games with a 3.64 ERA and 0.8 home runs, 3.6 walks, and 8.8 strikeouts per 1.149 WHIP innings.
Seattle previously agreed to a multi-year contract with Dylan Moore, and also completed salary adjustments with Castillo. The only remaining target is Theoska Hernandez.