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Cubs catching prospect Welington Castillo has the potential to be an everyday catcher in the big leagues. He is currently blocked by Geovany Soto and is better served playing every day rather than as the Cubs' backup.
In the past, if Soto were to land on the disabled list, it has been Castillo and not the backup catcher who takes his spot in the lineup.
However, current Cubs backup Steve Clevenger is platooning nicely early on with Soto and proving to be a good in-game manager. Castillo has also been known to call a good game, and his hitting cannot go unnoticed.
In six games this season, he is hitting .444 (8-for-18) with two home runs and four strikeouts to three walks.
Last year in Triple-A, he hit .286 in 61 games with 15 home runs and a .351 on-base percentage.
The Cubs may consider moving him if the return is right, and the Rays have pitching that could entice the Cubs. He's not a bad option considering the situation and could ride a hot start in Triple-A into seeing a considerable amount of at-bats in the majors.