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Castillo Returning To Form

Castillo says he felt real good on Wednesday

The career numbers are quite good for 20-year old Francisco Castillo. But reportedly seeing his velocity dip below normal, he was left of the Yankees' Spring Training roster this year and sent to Extended Spring Training instead until he made his 2007 and Florida State League debut with the Tampa Yankees on Wednesday and he says he is beginning to feel like his old self once again.

"It felt really, really good," Francisco Castillo said of his 2007 debut with the Tampa Yankees on Wednesday. "If the Yankees call me again [to pitch in Tampa], I don't know [if they will], but I'll be ready. I live for this. It's my work." Castillo, who owned a 6-3 record and a 3.02 ERA with 87 strikeouts in 92 1/3 innings in his career entering this season, struck out three batters...

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