WATCH: Nicholas Castellanos drills 405-foot solo bomb


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On Thursday, Nicholas Castellanos hit his second home run since being acquired by the Chicago Cubs.
On Thursday, Nicholas Castellanos hit his second home run since being acquired by the Chicago Cubs.

CINCINNATI — Going yard for the second time in a Chicago Cubs uniform, Cubs outfielder Nicholas Castellanos tagged Cincinnati Reds starter Alex Wood for a solo home run in the top of the third on Thursday. The go-ahead dinger put the Cubs up 2-1.

A 405-footer out to left-center, the dinger came on a hanging curveball and left the bat at 103 miles per hour. The blast at Great American Ball Park sported a launch angle of 26 degrees and marked Castellanos' fourth RBI since joining the Cubs.

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