Pitcher who injured Ohio fan gets 30 days in jail

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered a minor league pitcher to serve 30 days in jail and 3 years
probation for injuring a fan when he threw a baseball during an on-field melee in Dayton last July.
Twenty-two-year-old Julio Castillo faced up to eight years in prison. Montgomery County Common Pleas
Court Judge Connie Price said Thursday she believes Castillo is remorseful.
She also ordered castillo to get anger management counseling, write a letter of apology to the fan, stay
employed and work toward a high school equivalency degree.
Castillo was pitching for the visiting Peoria Chiefs when a brawl broke out in the game against the
Dayton Dragons.
The native of the Dominican Republic, speaking through a Spanish language interpreter, told the judge he
was sorry.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ordered a minor league pitcher to serve 30 days in jail and 3 years
probation for injuring a fan when he threw a baseball during an on-field melee in Dayton last July.
Twenty-two-year-old Julio Castillo faced up to eight years in prison. Montgomery County Common Pleas
Court Judge Connie Price said Thursday she believes Castillo is remorseful.
She also ordered castillo to get anger management counseling, write a letter of apology to the fan, stay
employed and work toward a high school equivalency degree.
Castillo was pitching for the visiting Peoria Chiefs when a brawl broke out in the game against the
Dayton Dragons.
The native of the Dominican Republic, speaking through a Spanish language interpreter, told the judge he
was sorry.