WATCH: Nicholas Castellanos goes deep with leadoff blast


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Nicholas Castellanos picked up his seventh home run as a Chicago Cub with a 380-foot solo shot on Tuesday.
Nicholas Castellanos picked up his seventh home run as a Chicago Cub with a 380-foot solo shot on Tuesday.

PHILADELPHIA — Going yard for the 16th time on the season and 7th time in a Chicago Cubs uniform, Cubs left fielder Nicholas Castellanos skied a solo home run at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday night. The dinger tied the Philadelphia Phillies up at 2-2 in the top of the sixth.

Castellanos led off the sixth inning with a 380-footer out to left field off Phillies starter Jason Vargas. The high, arcing shot had a launch angle of 29 degrees and left the bat at 99 miles per hour.

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