Miguel Montero

Orioles catcher Welington Castillo examined at hospital after taking foul tip to groin area

Orioles catcher Welington Castillo examined at hospital after taking foul tip to groin area

Orioles catcher Welington Castillo was sent to a local hospital after leaving the game when he was hit in the groin area with a foul tip for the second time this season.

With two outs in the first inning of the Orioles 4-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto catcher Miguel Montero fouled a 2-2 pitch back that caught Castillo in the groin area. Castillo keeled over in pain as assistant athletic trainer Brian Ebel and manager Buck Showalter attended to him.

“He’s at the hospital,” Showalter said following the game. “Doctor on duty looked at him and they decided to get some tests. They are conducting those tests right now. He had the same issue...

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