As expected, Castro is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Yankees, according to Phil Miller of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. It was announced Monday that Castro would not start Tuesday, and that will indeed be the case. Chris Gimenez will serve as the Twins' backstop in Castro's place.
Castro will rest Tuesday when the Twins face the Yankees, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Castro is in the lineup Monday, making his third consecutive start behind the dish. He'll simply receive the day off Tuesday, as Chris Gimenez is scheduled to fill in at catcher.
Castro is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Blue Jays. Castro was struck on the head by a bat while catching in Thursday's game, but according to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press he is not dealing with any concussion symptoms and is available off the bench Friday, so it seems he is just getting a day off. Chris Gimenez will get the nod behind the plate.
Castro is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Royals, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports. After starting the past three games, Castro will get the day off as the Twins face off against lefty Jason Vargas and the Royals. Chris Gimenez will take over behind the plate, batting eighth.
Castro is out of the lineup against the Rays on Wednesday, LaVelle E. Neal of the Star Tribune reports. Castro will retreat to the bench with Paul Molitor sitting all left-handed bats against Blake Snell. Chris Gimenez gets the start behind the plate while batting eighth.
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