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Source: Luis Castillo, Phils close to deal

Updated: March 20, 2011, 9:41 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

JUPITER, Fla. -- Former New York Mets second baseman Luis Castillo is not wasting time finding a new employer.

On the day he officially was eligible to sign, Castillo quickly narrowed his focus and is poised to join the Philadelphia Phillies, according to a baseball source.

According to CSNPhilly.com, Philadelphia's offer is a minor league contract.

The Phillies' second base situation is unsettled because of All-Star Chase Utley's knee woes. The All-Star has not played ...

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