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Cubs call up shortstop Castro

Updated: May 7, 2010, 10:43 PM ET
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CINCINNATI -- The struggling Chicago Cubs called up top prospect Starlin Castro on Friday, and his debut could not have gone better.

The 20-year-old, who became the youngest shortstop in franchise history, homered, tripled and drove in a record six runs in the Cubs' 14-7 victory over the Reds on Friday night.

In his first big-league at-bat in the second inning, Castro powered a 2-2 pitch over the fence in right-center field for an opposite-field, three-run shot.

He became the ...

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