Mariners strike early, beat Yankees 7-3 in Luis Castillo’s first start

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The Seattle Times

NEW YORK — Welcome to the Mariners and a playoff push, Luis. It won’t always be like this in terms of run support, but you’ll get stellar defense every time you make a start, teammates that prepare manically, well most of them, and understand the idea of playing for each other. Oh, and there’s a fan base and city ready to burst for meaningful baseball in the final two months of the season and wants the postseason as much as you and your new teammates. On a sun-drenched Wednesday at the big ballpark in the Bronx, Luis Castillo offered a glimpse as to why the Mariners made him their primary focu…

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