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Rumor: Marlins considering Luis Castillo

by Jon Sumple | Posted on Friday, March 18th, 2011
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Luis Castillo may be headed back to the Florida Marlins. According to mlb.com’s Joe Frisaro, a team source said the Marlins are considering signing Castillo, who was released by the New York Mets this morning. The 35-year-old Castillo could be a viable backup should the Matt Dominguez coming-out party be delayed. Current second baseman Omar Infante could slide over to third to accommodate Castillo in the lineup.

Castillo was a thee-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove winner during his tenure with the Marlins from 1996-2005.

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Stat sheet: Born with a baseball in hand ... threw ball to dad in delivery room ... left-handed. Played ball until elbow blowout in college ... no clue what to do next ... became a sports writer. Season-ticket holder with Florida Marlins from inaugural season until move to Seattle in 2009 ... learning to love the Mariners.



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