Vinny Castilla, playing for Mexico in the WBC, had to face Padres teammate Jake Peavy on Tuesday. He went 1-for-3 as his team lost 2-0 to the USA.
The San Diego Padres today acquired third baseman Vinny Castilla from the Washington Nationals in exchange for right-handed pitcher Brian Lawrence.
November 3, 2005
Vinny is slumping, trade talk is swirling and the Nats need a different plan for the cleanup spot.