Venezuelan National Team Catcher, 1B/3B with Overseas experience in Slovenia and Guatemala available 2024 | Baseball Jobs Overseas

Venezuelan National Team Catcher, 1B/3B with Overseas experience in Slovenia and Guatemala available 2024

Name: Neljuk Castellano

Height: 192cm

Weight: 110kg

DOB: March 18, 2000

Date Available: February 1, 2024

Foreign Pro experience

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: C

Positions (alt): 1B, 3B


Contact info is for active player or club subscribers only. Sign Up Now!


I am a catcher with very good defense who gets along very well with pitchers, my throw time to second base is 1.87 1.90 seconds to second base.

I am a high contact hitter who can hit anywhere on the field and I have a lot of power, I can hit home runs and drive in runs.

I am a player with experience in high-level professional leagues in which I have played as a receiver, 1B and 3B. I am a player with defensive skills and you will play positions at a high level.

I consider myself a leader and captain on and off the field. I like to have the team in good harmony and help my teammates improve their skills every day.


Career highlights

I have many achievements in my career, as champion in the Venezuelan major baseball league in 2021/2022 Senators of Caracas, runner-up in the 2022 season in the Venezuelan Winter Professional Baseball League with Tiburones de la Guaira, bronze medal with the Venezuela national team in 2022 Bolivarian games, player in Bronx Guatemala 2020.


Overseas Goals

I want to increase my experience and stay active playing abroad and also help expand baseball in the world with my knowledge.

Currently I have been playing at a high level, I am currently playing the winter league in Venezuela with Tiburones de La Guaira in the 2023/2024 season.



XIX Juegos Bolivarianos, Valledupar, Colombia, 2022

Conoce a Neljuk Castellano, la nueva firma del Magallanes en la LVBP?

Roster confirmados para la jornada inaugural

Así quedaron conformados los seis equipos luego del segundo draft

ROSTER SEMANAL. Tiburones hace ajustes para seguir la fiesta

LVBP: La Guaira comenzó el mini camp con 30 jugadores en el Universitario

Playing Experience

2014-19 Águilas del Zulia Liga Venezolana de Béisbol Profesional Split time catching.
2020 Bronx Liga de Béisbol Invernal de Guatemala Starting 1B, 3B/C.
2021 Marineros de Carabobo Liga Mayor de Béisbol Profesional (Venezuela) 3B.
2022 Senadores de Caracas Liga Mayor de Béisbol Profesional Catcher.
2022 Selección de Venezuela WBSC Catcher/1B.
2023 Kranjski Lisjaki Slovenian Baseball League Starting catcher, 1B/3B.
2022-23 Tiburones de La Guaira Liga Venezolana de Béisbol Professional Catcher.
2023 Cañeros de los Mochis Mexico Serie del Caribe 2023 Catcher


Pro/Overseas Batting

2023 Kranjski Lisjaki (Incomplete) 6 18 5 8 1 0 1 7 1 3 0 0 0.444 0.429 0.667

Video Highlights


Carlos Tovar

Coach, Kranjski Lisjaki | Former Professional Player

Neljuk is a good player, his position is a good catcher in defense and also on offense, a good person, calm, and hard-working, any team would like to have a player like him. I recommend him to any team. Right now, he plays with the Guaira team sharks. professional in Venezuela.

Additional Info

Playing preferences: Europe Semi-pro (ie. Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, France etc.), Europe Pro (Italy, The Netherlands), Australia Semi-pro (State Leagues), Australia Pro (Australian Baseball League), New Zealand Semi-pro, South Africa Semi-pro, Asia Pro (Japan, Korea, Taiwan), Canada semi-pro (Intercounty Baseball League, NBSBL, QSBL, etc.), Latin America pro (Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Venezuela, DR, etc)


Living preferences: Private living arrangement (apartment to self), Shared living arrangement, own bedroom


Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season.


Traveling with a companion: Yes


Educational background: Bachillerato