MLB News – – Pittsburgh Pirates

Rodolfo Castro's phone comes out of his pocket as he slides into third base against the Diamondbacks on Aug. 9.  Pirates’ Castro Banned 1 Game for Phone Gaffe – Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro was suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball on Tuesday after a cell phone flew out of his pocket mid-slide during an Aug. 9 game, prompting an investigation that cleared him of further wrongdoing, sources told ESPN. Castro, a 23-year-old rookie, received the suspension, which he is appealing, for violating the league’s policy against bringing unapproved electronic devices onto the field. MLB examined the activity on Castro’s phone and found no evidence that it had been used during the game before the incident, sources told ESPN. Read more at:  (Jeff Passan/ESPN)

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