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Miami Marlin's player is hit hard after MLB's 10-year absence



Having been injured a decade ago, Wilkin Castillo never gave up his baseball career – and his confidence finally paid off Saturday's double in the seventh inning in Philadelphia to give his club a 5-3 win over the Phillies respectively.

The hit and the RBIs were Castillo's first since the 2009 season when he reportedly played for the Cincinnati Reds.

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"Thank God," said Castillo after the Associated Press game. "Thanks to the Marlins for giving me the opportunity to play in the top league."

  Prior to Saturday's game in Philadelphia, Miami Marlins catcher Wilkin Castillo had not played in the top leagues since 2009 due to injury. (Miami Marlins)

Prior to the Philadelphia match on Saturday, Miami Marlins catcher Wilkin Castillo had not played in major leagues since 2009 due to injury. (Miami Marlins)

Ten years ago, Dominican-born Castillo suffered a labrum tear on his right shoulder. After recovering, he fought for a place in an MLB squad and ended up in the minor leagues.

But on Friday, the Marlins finally promoted Castillo from their Triple A squad to the majors.

  Wilkinson Castillo (left) from Miami Marlins meets Philadelphia Philadelphia's Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Edubray Ramos in the seventh inning on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Philadelphia. Phillies Catcher J.T. Realmuto watches. (Associated Press)

Wilkinson Castillo (left) from Miami Marlins faces Philadelphia Phillies' two-man double during the seventh inning on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Philadelphia. Phillies Catcher J.T. Realmuto watches. (Associated Press)

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"It's something indescribable," Castillo said about his rise back to the big time. It is a lot of effort. Just to be outside, to play for so many years Winterball, Dominican League, Mexican League and Under-league – 10 years – and then just to be up here and see things.

Now the Marlins can use the help. Despite the Saturday's win, the team sits in the basement of the National League East, 15 games behind the division's leading Atlanta Braves.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.


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