Jul 10, 2017; Miami, FL, USA; American League infielder Starlin Castro (14) of the New York Yankees during a media availability one day before the 2017 MLB All Star Game at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Prior to the New York Yankees contest on Saturday, All-Star second baseman Starlin Castro was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list. 

The New York Yankees announced on Saturday that second baseman Starlin Castro has been reinstated from the 10-day disabled list and is in the starting lineup. The 27-year-old is batting fifth and playing second base against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Castro, who was selected to his fourth All-Star game after slashing .313/.348/.486 with 13 home runs, has been sidelined since June 27 with a strained right hamstring. He played in two rehab games for Double-A Trenton on Thursday and Friday, going 2-for-7 with a double.


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As the corresponding roster move, young utility man Tyler Wade was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. New York’s 11th-best prospect by MLB Pipeline played in nine games in the Bronx and racked up just three hits in 32 plate appearances. Prior to his promotion, he slashed of .313/.390/.444 with five home runs and 24 stolen bases.

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