Thursday, April 15, 2010

Castro breaks single season hits record

Sets new record in final regular season game

It may have been a disappointing season for the Kansas City Scouts but one Scout who exceeded expectations this year is second baseman Albert Castro. Castro went 1-5 in the Scouts final game of the season against the Phantoms to break The Bigs' single season record for hits. The 29-year-old notched 218 hits during the season, besting the old record of 217 set by Norfolk's Melvin Nakano during season 2.

Season 9 was the definition of a career year for Castro. The 218 hits is 52 more than he's ever posted in a single season and his season batting average of .340 is 52 points higher than his previous career best of .288, posted in season 5.

Albert Castro
Kansas City
Age: 29B/T: S/R
Born: Santa Lucia, VE
Position(s): 2B/1B/LF/CF
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