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Marlins sign free-agent deal with Castillo

MIAMI -- Former Pittsburgh infielder Jose Castillo signed a
free-agent deal with the Florida Marlins on Monday.

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.

The 26-year-old Castillo, from Venezuela, played both second and
third base for Pittsburgh last season, hitting .244 with 24 RBIs
and no homers. In 2006, he hit .253 with 14 home runs and 65 RBIs.