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Minor league pitcher ordered held on assault charge

Updated: July 26, 2008, 2:09 AM ET
Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio -- A minor league pitcher accused of throwing a ball that hit a fan in the forehead during a bench-clearing brawl was charged with felonious assault, ordered held on $50,000 bond and directed to surrender his passport.

Peoria Chiefs pitcher Julio Castillo was arrested Thursday following a fight between the Class-A Chiefs and Dayton Dragons. Umpires ejected 15 players and the teams' managers after the 10-minute brawl ended.

Video from the game shows the ...

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