{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"event":["spring_training" ] }

Dodgers reassign Gwynn, Castillo; release Castro

|
Dodgers reassign Gwynn, Castillo; release Castro play video for Dodgers reassign Gwynn, Castillo; release Castro

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Dodgers reassigned outfielder Tony Gwynn and catcher Wilkin Castillo and released catcher Ramon Castro on Monday.

Gwynn said he's known his days were numbered since the acquisitions last year of outfielders Carl Crawford and Skip Schumaker.

"It is what it is," Gwynn said Sunday after talking to manager Don Mattingly. "I think they know that I know I don't belong in the Minor Leagues. But that's the way the roster shakes out unless there's a trade, and I hold out hope for that.

"Donnie's done a good job of being respectful and so has Ned [Colletti]. I have nothing but respect for those guys. Would I like it to go differently? Most definitely."

Gwynn has a guaranteed salary of $1.15 million this year, the final season of a two-year deal.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{"event":["spring_training" ] }
{"event":["spring_training" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español