Man or simian beast? One thing's for sure: he's no ballplayer. Not since he came to Queens in 2007. Luis Castillo came in under Omar Minaya's regime, part of Operation: Salsa, and he came here to make obscene money and die on the field and at the plate, occasionally looking sad or remorseful for the cameras after a particularly flagrant fuckup.
Today the new Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson released this crippled troglodyte from his obligation to appear, and rather than eulogize the slob with career statistics let's just do what we're supposed to do when we see diarrhea in the bowl.