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Pirates' Castro Suspended 1 Game for Phone Flap, He Appeals

Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Rodolfo Castro slides over to make a catch on a liner hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Rodolfo Castro slides over to make a catch on a liner hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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Pittsburgh (AP) -- Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro was suspended for one game by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for having a cellphone in his back pocket during a game last week.

The penalty, which included an undisclosed fine, had been set to take effect Tuesday night when the Pirates hosted Boston. The 23-year-old Castro appealed and can play until the process is complete.