"Baseball is hard," Castillo said. "Baseball is up and down, and this is a great place to be — a great team to be on. We have a great coaching staff. Our manager, he lets you be you. I don't try to make excuses about the other teams like that, because we're grown men. We know what to do. We know what is good for us, and what we work on, what we know. But this is a great place to be."