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VIDEO: Nick Castellanos launches solo home run blast

Jul 29, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos (9) hits an RBI single in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

It hasn’t been the smoothest of times for the Detroit Tigers’ Nick Castellanos. An uncertain future mired with trade rumors and an admitted inner struggle hasn’t exactly equaled the best of circumstances. But he’s trying to make the most of it.

He blasted a solo home run in the bottom of the third inning against the Oakland A’s to tie the score at three. It was his fourth home run of the season.

The two teams are currently caught in a rain delay.

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