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Marlins' Castro ordered to stand trial on rape charges

Updated: November 5, 2003, 12:38 PM ET

PITTSBURGH -- Florida Marlins catcher Ramon Castro was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on charges he raped a woman in his hotel room in August.

A magistrate made the ruling after Castro's accuser testified during a preliminary hearing. The 28-year-old woman said she met Castro at the hotel's bar after a game between the Marlins and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

She said she went to his room with another couple in the early morning hours of Aug. 28, and that Castro asked the other couple ...

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