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Family emergency keeps Castro out

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants because of a family emergency, the club announced.

Castro played in all of the Cubs previous 125 games this season after playing in 161 games last season and 162 in 2012. He's hitting .284 with 13 home runs and 64 RBIs. The Cubs did not know if Castro would miss more than Wednesday's game.

Starting second base Javier Baez is playing shortstop, and Chris Valaika will play second. Luis Valbuena is batting fourth, Castro's normal spot in the order.