Phillies place Lidge, Utley on DL

PHILADELPHIA, March 30 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies announced Wednesday they had placed second baseman Chase Utley and closer Brad Lidge on the disabled list to start the season.
Mets release Oliver Perez

Mets release Oliver Perez

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- The New York Mets announced they were releasing left-handed pitcher Oliver Perez, citing ineffective performance by the highly paid hurler.

MLB: New York Mets 5, Houston 1

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey limited the Astros to one run over seven innings Sunday and the New York Mets downed Houston 5-1.

MLB: New York Mets 6, Florida 5

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Luis Castillo's flare single in the ninth inning drove in Ike Davis with the winning run Tuesday and the New York Mets edged Florida 6-5.

N.Y. Mets, MLB sued over broken bat injury

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- A New Jersey man says he is suing the New York Mets baseball team and two of its players after getting hit in the face by a broken bat.

MLB: New York Mets 3, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Jeff Francoeur belted a tie-breaking homer in the ninth inning Tuesday and the New York Mets edged Atlanta 3-2.

MLB: New York Mets 10, Milwaukee 4

MILWAUKEE, May 30 (UPI) -- Luis Castillo stroked a tie-breaking two-run single and Angel Pagan homered Sunday in the New York Mets' 10-4 victory over Milwaukee.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 4, LA Dodgers 0 (1st Game)

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Johan Santana and two relievers hurled a five-hit shutout Tuesday as the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 in the first game of a doubleheader.

MLB: New York Mets 6, Washington 2

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Daniel Murphy and Wilson Valdez drove in two runs each Sunday, leading the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over Washington.

MLB: Florida 4, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Hanley Ramirez and Cameron Maybin each hit two-run homers Tuesday to lead the Florida Marlins to a 4-2 win over the New York Mets.

Bruntlett makes history in triple play

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Eric Bruntlett made history Sunday when he was involved in a game-ending triple play in the Philadelphia Phillies' 9-7 win over the Mets at New York.

MLB: New York Mets 9, Atlanta 4

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Gary Sheffield and Luis Castillo each had three hits and two RBI Tuesday and the New York Mets had eight runs in the fourth inning of a 9-4 win over Atlanta.

MLB: New York Mets 3, San Francisco 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Daniel Murphy's ninth-inning single scored Jeff Francoeur from second base Sunday, handing the New York Mets a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants.

MLB: San Francisco 5, NY Mets 4 (10 inn.)

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Bengie Molina hit a home run in the 10th inning Saturday to hand the San Francisco Giants a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: New York Mets 6, Arizona 4

PHOENIX, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Luis Castillo and Cory Sullivan drove in runs in the eighth inning to give New York a two-run lead and the Mets hung on Wednesday to down Arizona 6-4.
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Luis Castillo
New York Yankees Derek Jeter reacts after New York Mets Luis Castillo is called out at second base in the seventh inning at Citi Field in New York City on June 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Luis Alberto Castillo (born August 4, 1983 in Brooklyn, New York), is a Dominican American football defensive end for the San Diego Chargers of the NFL. He was the cover athlete for the Spanish language version of Madden NFL 08.

Castillo attended Garfield High School in New Jersey, where he was team captain and team MVP of the football team.

He attended Northwestern University, where he lived in Elder Hall for his freshman year. He was a 2004 Pro Football Weekly All-American selection, a Second-team All-Big Ten, Academic All-America by ESPN and Second-team Academic All-Big Ten. In 2003 he was a First-team Academic All-District and Academic All-Big Ten. Again, a Second-team Academic All-District by CoSIDA and Academic All-Big Ten in 2002. Castillo finished career with 251 tackles, 4.5 sacks, and 19.5 tackles for loss.

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