The 2019 season was a nice one for Cincinnati Reds’ righty Luis Castillo . In 190.2 innings pitched, he went 15-8 with a 3.40 ERA and 1.14 WHIP. His ground ball rate returned to what we saw in 2017, and he will need that with his home stadium being Great American Small Park. Derek Johnson has done some good things with some pitchers in recent years, and that certainly bodes well for Castillo. He’s an emerging, up and coming ace, but the big question is will it parlay into further fantasy success? If you’re asking me, the answer is……

Keep reading to find out.

Castillo uses four pitches in his repertoire and threw each one at least 16-percent in 2019. His fastball was his second-most used pitch, while his sinker and slider came in at 20.8 and 16.9-percent respectively. The pitch he used the most, which is also his best pitch, is his lethal changeup. He used it 32.5-percent of the time and it generated some pretty impressive results in 2019. In fact, it’s really just continued...