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Yankees' Starlin Castro might miss All-Star game because of hamstring injury

Yankees' Starlin Castro might miss All-Star game because of hamstring injury

New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro might miss the All-Star Game because of his strained right hamstring. Castro went on the disabled list June 27 and New York manager Joe Girardi said Castro won't start running hard until Thursday.

“I don't know if we'll have him back before the break,” Girardi said before Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Toronto.

Girardi said it would be “fairly important” for Castro to play again for the Yankees in order to appear in the All-Star Game at Miami on July 11. Players elected Castro to a reserve spot on the roster, his fourth All-Star selection. Castro said he will attend, even if he isn't on the active...

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