Toronto Blue Jays

As Orioles reach uncharted territory with Miguel Castro, results haven't been the same

As Orioles reach uncharted territory with Miguel Castro, results haven't been the same

Orioles reliever Miguel Castro is on pace to throw more innings in the second half of the season than any reliever over the past five years, and as the season winds down, it’s becoming clear that the workload is starting to catch up with him.

It shouldn’t be surprising, because the 85 innings Castro has thrown this season between the Orioles and Double-A Bowie are the most of his professional career, even going back to when he was a starter coming up through the Toronto Blue Jays system.

He’s never experienced this kind of workload, and there hasn’t been a reliever used more than Castro in the second half dating to 2013 other than the Houston Astros’ Chris Devenski last...

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