Alejandro Luis Castellanos…participated in Major League Baseball's developmental program in January 2013…attended Coral Park Senior High School in Miami, Fla.
Split the season between Los Angeles-NL and Albuquerque (AAA)…opened the season with the Isotopes and was recalled on June 11 when Scott Van Slyke was placed on the disabled list…went 2-for-9 with a double in 4 games and was optioned on June 19…recalled against on Sept. 14 for the remainder of the season…hit a pinch-hit solo home run off Tim Lincecum in Dodgers' 19-3 loss, Sept. 14 vs. SF…tabbed by Baseball America as the no. 11 prospect in the Dodgers organization entering the season…batted a career-low .257 (99-385) in 105 games with Albuquerque but tallied 19 home runs, 2nd-highest total of his career…hit .282 (75-266) vs. PCL right-handers, but just .202 (24-119) vs. lefties…posted a .295 average (61-207) over 57 home games…had at least one hit, run scored, and stolen base in each of the first 5 games of the season…batted .304 (24-79) with 4 home runs, 14 RBI, 17 runs scored, and 8 stolen bases in his first 21 games before landing on Albuquerque's disabled list, April 29-May 16 with right elbow inflammation…hit just .245 (75-306) the rest of the way for the Isotopes …homered in 3 straight games, July 4-7…went 3-for-4 with 2 doubles, a homer, 2 RBI, and 3 runs scored on July 5 vs. Iowa…posted a .986 fielding pct. (2 E/147 TC) in 91 games in the outfield and appeared in one game at second base.
Split time between Albuquerque (94 games) and Los Angeles (16 games), batting .174 (4-for-23) in his first
big league action. Made his big league debut on May 31 and was hit by a pitch by Milwaukee's Kameron Loe as a pinch-hitter
in his first plate appearance. Tripled for his first Major League hit on June 1...became the first Dodger to collect a triple with his first big
league hit since Franklin Stubbs on May 5, 1984. Hit his first Major League home run off San Francisco's Jean Machi on Oct. 3 at Dodger Stadium. Made four starts at the big league level, two in left field and two in right field. Batted .328 with 25 doubles, 17 homers and 52 RBI in 94 games with the Isotopes...despite playing only
94 games with the 'Topes, was among the Pacific Coast League leaders in OPS (1.010, 1st), slugging
percentage (.590, 2nd), on-base percentage (.420, 4th), batting average (.328, T-8th), triples (7, T-12th) and
runs (74, 20th). Selected as PCL Player of the Week for the period of April 16-22, batting .440 (11-for-25) with a double, twotriples, four homers and eight RBI...also stole three bases in the week. Posted two hitting streaks of 10 or more games, putting together a 12-gamer from July 2-17 (.396, 19-for-48)
and a 13-game run from July 22-Aug. 4 (.426, 23-for-54)...batted .356 with six homers and 15 RBI in 26 July
games. At Albuquerque, batted .342 (81-for-237) with 14 of his 17 homers against right-handers.
Selected as a Topps Double-A All-Star after ranking among the classification
leaders in batting average (.320, 8th), runs (102, 3rd), hits (152, 9th), extra-base
hits (66, T-5th), triples (8, T-10th), slugging percentage (.573, 4th), OPS (.958,
T-4th)...also slugged 23 homers and knocked in 85 in 125 games with Double-A
Springfield (Cardinals) and Chattanooga (Dodgers)...Batted .331 (51-for-154) against left-handed pitchers and .313 (101-for-323) against
right-handers...Opened the season with Springfield and earned two Texas League Player of the
Week selections, taking home the honors for the weeks ending April 25 and May 23...Started in right field for the North All-Stars in the Texas League All-Star Game after
batting .321 with 15 homers and 43 RBI in 64 first-half games...Acquired by Los Angeles on July 31 in exchange for shortstop Rafael Furcal and
assigned to Double-A Chattanooga...at the time of his trade, ranked among the
Texas League leaders in batting average (.319, 8th), home runs (19, T-5th), runs
(72, 4th), hits (113, 5th), triples (4, T-10th), RBI (62, T-9th), total bases (199, 5th),
slugging percentage (.562, 6th) and OPS (.941, 9th)...Honored as the Southern League Hitter of the Week for the period of Aug. 15-21,
batting .433 (13-for-30) and leading the league with seven doubles, nine extrabase hits and 11 RBI in six games...Hit safely in 11 consecutive games from Aug. 10-21, batting .400 (20-for-50)
during the run...During his time with the Lookouts, ranked among the Southern League leaders in runs
(30, 1st), hits (39, 5th), extra-base hits (22, 2nd), doubles (14, 2nd), triples (4, T-2nd),
RBI (23, T-8th), slugging percentage (.603, 4th) and OPS (1.009, 5th) in 32 games...Combined to appear at all three outfield positions, logging 103 games in right
field, 17 in center field and one in left field...Following the season, batted .379 with 13 runs, four steals, three homers and seven
RBI in eight games for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League...six of his 11
hits went for extra bases as he posted a .828 slugging percentage.
Led the Single-A Florida State League and set a Palm Beach single-season franchise
record with 35 doubles...also led the circuit with 55 extra-base hits and ranked
third with a .462 slugging percentage... Stroked seven triples, which topped St. Louis minor
leaguers, and led the club with 124 hits...Named the Cardinals' Organizational Player
of the Month for July, batting .348 with eight
doubles, four homers and 16 RBI in 25 games...
had a .663 slugging percentage in the month...Played exclusively in the outfield, playing 125
games in right field and one in left field.
Batted .258 with 21 steals, six homers and 36
RBI in 103 combined games with Single-A Quad
Cities and Palm Beach...appeared at every
position during the season except at pitcher and
catcher...Was at his best in pressure situations with Quad
Cities, batting .407 (11-for-27) with runners in
scoring position and two outs and hitting .366 (15-for-41) with runners on base and two down...Hit .305 (54-for-177) over 42 games from June 1-Aug. 5 to earn an Aug. 7 promotion to Palm Beach...Overall, appeared in seven games at first base, 43 at second base, 31 at third base and 21 in the outfield.
Batted .295 with 16 doubles, six triples, seven homers and 31 RBI in 59 combined games with Rookie-level
Johnson City and Single-A Batavia of the New York-Penn League in his first professional season...Combined to hit .314 (50-for-159) against right-handers...Overall, stole 20 bases in 23 attempts (86.9%)...Opened his professional career with Rookie-level Johnson City...led the club with 20 steals and four triples and
ranked among the team leaders in runs (42, T-1st), hits (54, 3rd), doubles (14, T-2nd), homers (7, 3rd), RBI (31,
2nd) and slugging percentage (.536, 3rd)...Promoted to Batavia on Aug. 15 and appeared in 10 games with the Muckdogs...had four of his seven hits with
the club go for extra bases, with two doubles and a pair of triples...Overall, played in 12 games at second base, 45 at third base and one at shortstop.