CINCINNATI (AP) -- Starlin Castro got awakened by a call to the majors on Friday and arrived in style, hitting a three-run homer in his first at-bat and driving in a record six runs during the Chicago Cubs' 14-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
The 20-year-old became the youngest shortstop in Cubs history when he stepped onto the field. Then, he became a sensation.
His homer off Homer Bailey (0-2) made him the sixth player in Cubs history to connect in his first at-bat. He added a bases-loaded triple, sliding headfirst into the record books with six RBIs, the most ever in a modern day debut -- one more than the previous mark shared by four players.
The last player to drive in five runs in his debut was Ben Grieve in 1997.
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