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.
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.
Roster Moves: Returned from rehab and reinstated 2B Starlin Castro from the 10-day DL, optioned INF/OF Tyler Wade to @swbrailriders.
— Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) July 15, 2017