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    Ryan Castellanos
    20 Ryan Castellanos
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Davie, Fla.

    High School:
    Archbishop McCarthy

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 210

    Position:
    RHP

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

    04/20/2014

    Illini Cap Off Sweep of Penn State on Easter, 7-6

    Every Illini Contributes on Offense; Castellanos Earns Win with Six Solid Innings

    04/19/2014

    Illini Battle Back Again at Penn State, 8-3

    Top of the Order Tallies Three Two-Out, Two-Run Singles

    04/11/2014

    Johnson, Jay Blank Michigan 1-0 to Extend Streak

    Illinois Pitches Back-to-Back 1-0 Shutouts for Second Time in School History

    04/05/2014

    4-Run 10th Pushes Illini Past Northwestern, 6-2

    Krug, Kerian Deliver Clutch Base Hits; Jay Earns Win in Relief

    04/04/2014

    Illinois Pummels Northwestern in Evanston, 13-0

    Johnson Matches Career-High 10 Strikeouts as Illini Score Second-Most Runs This Season

    05/13/2013

    2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

    2013 Illinois Baseball Cards

    04/02/2013

    Illinois vs. Missouri at Busch Stadium (4/2/13)

    Photos of the Illini playing Mizzou at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

    03/27/2013

    Illinois at Houston Baptist, UT Arlington

    Illinois baseball at Houston Baptist and UT Arlington. 3/1/13 - 3/3/13

    AT ILLINOIS
    2014 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Stats

    2013 - Freshman: Finished 3-2 with a 5.04 ERA in 55.1 innings pitched ... Notched 32 strikeouts and 10 walks in 15 total appearances, including eight starts ... Won first two collegiate starts, defeating No. 16 Indiana (4/7) and Purdue (4/14) ... Won first career start at No. 16 Indiana (4/7), snapping IU's NCAA-best 18-game winning streak at the time and handing the CWS-bound Hoosiers their first Big Ten loss of the season ... Pitched six innings at Indiana (4/7) while scattering five hits, allowing zero walks and two earned runs and having 43 of his 55 pitches going for strikes ... Struck out a career-high five vs. Minnesota (5/17), receiving a no decision after allowing two earned runs in 4.2 IP ... Earned victory in second career start after throwing six innings and allowing four earned runs vs. Purdue (4/14) ... Picked up third win vs. Penn State (5/11) with four earned runs over 6.1 IP ... Made first NCAA Regional start in Illinois' final game vs. Georgia Tech (6/2), receiving a no decision following 5.1 IP and two earned runs ... Pitched three innings out of the bullpen in back-to-back games vs. Oakland (3/31) & Missouri (4/2), allowing one run in each contest ... Made Illini debut in the season opener at Tennessee Tech (2/15), coming on in relief and striking out three along with walking three in the seventh inning. | Game-by-Game Stats

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Selected in the 34th round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Chicago White Sox ... Helped Archbishop McCarthy to an unprecedented third-straight Florida state title when it won the 2012 Class 6A championship, the first time in state history a team had ever won three straight state titles when moving up in size ... Went 5-1 with a 1.66 ERA in 2012, allowing only nine earned runs in 38 innings ... Helped Archbishop McCarthy to a 29-3 finish in 2011 and a Florida Class 4A state championship, their second-straight title ... Archbishop McCarthy was recognized as the 2011 high school national champions by Baseball America, Perfect Game, USA Today and the National High School Coaches Association ... Named honorable mention All-Broward County by the South Florida Sun Sentinel in 2011 ... Won the CY pitching award.

    PERSONAL
    Born April 15, 1994 ... Parents are Jorge and Michelle Castellanos ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies and plans to major in communication ... Has two siblings, Nick and Jacqueline ... Brother, Nick, was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the supplemental first round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft and is the No. 1 prospect in the Tigers' organization according to Baseball America ... Favorite athlete is Josh Johnson ... His brother, Nick, most influenced his athletic career.

    Updated December 2013

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