Baltimore Orioles: Where have you gone, Wellington Castillo?

Orioles officials can't be happy that Castillo, who was signed as a free agent this off-season to replace catcher Matt Wieters, will play for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic next month. Castillo is more an offensive asset than a defensive one, and the time he is away will be time that he could have spent acclimating to his new pitching staff.

Winter Report Card: Baltimore Orioles

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