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Bernie  signed by the New York Yankees as an international free agent in 1997. After two seasons, he was traded to the San Diego Padres for outfielder Kevin Reese

After becoming a free agent in the 2004 offseason, he signed a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. He would play in 24 games for the major league team, hitting .288 with a .360 on-base percentage

He again became a free agent after the 2005 season, and signed with the Washington Nationals where he would play 42 games, accumulating 110 at-bats

He was granted free agency once more after the 2007 season, and signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees. He again became a free agent after the 2008 season. 

Throughout his career he has showed impressive speed and solid contact abilities along with a strong arm and good instincts at second base

During the winter he played for his hometown Aguilas Cibaeñas in the Dominican Winter League

After his playing career ended, Castro became a hitting coach for the Dominican Summer League Pirates.

Minor league Instructor for the Angles from 2013 to 2015 

Minor League Instructor  for the Pirates from 2016 to 2017

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