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Starlin Castro applies brilliant tag to record caught stealing

30 AUG 2016: New York Yankees' second baseman Starlin Castro (14) comes off of the field during a MLB game between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. There was an hour rain delay after the fifth inning and the game was played in a steady light rain until conclusion in the 10th inning. New York won in ten innings, 5-4. (Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire)
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Boston Red Sox third baseman Tzu-Wei Lin will at least be able to show his first career caught stealing and be able to say it wasn’t totally on him. New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro slapped down an elite tag to nab him and keep it a one-run game.

It’s a good thing the lead was only a run; Matt Holliday led off the top of the ninth inning with a game-tying home run over Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel.

As for Castro, that’s a nice return for his first game back since June 26.



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