{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"content":["injury" ] }

Castillo hits single in first Minor League rehab game

|
Castillo hits single in first Minor League rehab game play video for Castillo hits single in first Minor League rehab game

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Cubs catcher Welington Castillo went 1-for-5, hitting a single in the sixth, in his first Minor League rehab game with Triple-A Iowa on Friday night.

Castillo grounded out in his four other at-bats.

His rehab was delayed one day because of wet grounds at Principal Park. Castillo was in Thursday's lineup but rain delayed the start of the game for more than one hour. Iowa manager Marty Pevey said he scratched Castillo as a precaution because he didn't want to risk having the catcher slip on the wet area behind home plate.

Castillo has been on the disabled list since June 2 with left rib cage inflammation. He did take batting practice on Thursday and caught in the bullpen prior to the game. Castillo was expected to play Saturday.

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for MLB.com. She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat. Joe Popely is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{"content":["injury" ] }
{"content":["injury" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español