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Minor league pitcher goes on trial

Updated: July 21, 2009, 7:58 PM ET
Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio -- A fan who says he was hit by a baseball hurled by a minor league pitcher during an on-field brawl testified Tuesday that he had a throbbing headache and swelling for days afterward.

Chris McCarthy, 45, of Middletown, testified for the prosecution in the trial of Julio Castillo, who is charged with felonious assault. Castillo, a 22-year-old pitcher from the Dominican Republic, has pleaded not guilty.

Castillo was pitching for the Peoria Chiefs against the Dayton Dragons ...

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