Rodolfo Castro’s On-Field MLB Phone Flub a Relatable Moment

The moment was hilarious because it was so relatable.

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Pittsburgh Pirates' Rodolfo Castro reacts after making the last out against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Phoenix. Called up from Triple-A Indianapolis before the game, Castro slid headfirst into third in the fourth inning against the Diamondbacks and had his phone fly out of his back pocket. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
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PHOENIX (AP) — The moment was hilarious because it was so relatable. Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro and third base coach Mike Rabelo stood and stared, mortified, at a smartphone that had mistakenly made its way onto a Major League Baseball field on Tuesday night. Even third base umpire Adam Hamari had the perfect reaction, pointing at the phone that came flying out of Castro’s back pocket during a head-first slide, trying not to giggle…

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