Luis Castillo Still Feels He Can Play Everyday

Metszilla.comCorrespondent IAugust 14, 2010

NEW YORK - JULY 27:  Luis Castillo #1 of the New York Mets in action against the St. Louis Cardinals during their game on July 27, 2010 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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According to Dan Martin of the  New York Post, Luis Castillo still feels he can play everyday:

I can’t be here anymore, I know I’m not going to be here next year. I know I can play every day. I’m not a bench player. I can still play.”

Castillo signed a 4yr/$25 million dollar contract in the 2007 off-season and other than 2009 (.302 AVG) he has been an utter

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disappointment.  He has been replaced by rookie Ruben Tejada as the teams everyday second baseman who was re-called from AAA Buffalo last week in Philadelphia (August 6th), in which Castillo told Martin:

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