Retired baseball star Cano Vega is murdered on a Spanish Harlem community field he ands some team mates sponsor, skull smashed with a bat. He had $200,000 loan shark debts and his wife believed him adulterous. Yet she and dodgy agent Bobby Fox point at Alfredo Quintana, editor of a Cuban diaspora magazine which called him a traitor after a visit to Castro's Cuba, which he was a refugee from. he was beaten by a team mate, but there's more to the Cuban connection. Written by
Did You Know?
As a baseball fan, Beckett is thrilled about getting to meet Joe Torre
. Though he was the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers when the episode was shooting, Torre is most famous for managing the New York Yankees from 1996 to 2007. During those eleven years, the Yankees compiled a .605 winning percentage, made the playoffs every year, won four World Series titles, six American League pennants, and ten American League East division titles; Torre himself won AL Manager of the Year in 1996 and 1998. See more
In the episode "Suicide Squeeze," Beckett says over the phone that her badge number is 41319. However in the same episode and other episodes her badge is clearly visible and has the number 0334. See more
Captain Roy Montgomery
Let's find out why Vega comes back from Cuba and suddenly needs 200 grand.
So where do you want to start?
You guys look into Vega's financials, see if we missed anything. Castle and I will start with Cuba.
Cuba! Good idea. I'll bring the mojitos, you get the beach towels.
Oh, I don't know, Castle. Me in a swimsuit under the hot, blistering sun...
I'd be happy to rub lotion on you.
Edited into Castle: Still
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