COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
2005 - SOPHOMORE
Collected 25 hits, 17 RBIs and five stolen bases as a sophomore in 2005 ... Led the team with seven hit-by-pitches ... Helped lead the Coyotes to an overall record of 46-14.
2004 - FRESHMAN
Had 17 hits, one home run and 11 RBIs as a freshman in 2004 while helping the Coyotes to a final record of 37-18-1 ... Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 45th round of the 2004 MLB Draft.
Graduated from Silverado High School in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 41st round of the 2003 MLB Draft ... As a senior in 2003, he helped Silverado attain a ranking of No. 9 in the nation.
Full name is Ryan Christopher Castellanos ... Last name pronounced: cass-tee-AHN-ose ... Born Nov. 12, 1984, in Salinas, Calif. ... Son of Hector and Donna Castellanos ... Models his game after MLB all-star Albert Pujols ... Academic major: Psychology.