Nick Castellanos of the Phillies gets into a heated argument with a reporter over a ‘stupid question’

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Nick Castellanos from Philadelphia Phillies got into a heated altercation with a reporter after his team’s 6-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.

Castellanos heard the cheers as he hit a 0-for-4 with a strikeout. He was 0 out of 5 against newbies Friday evening.

When asked about the whoops, Castellanos said he didn’t have to speak his mind and called it a “stupid question”.

Christopher Morel of the Chicago Cubs scores a goal by beating Philadelphia Phillies catcher JT Realmuto in the 10th inning on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Philadelphia.

Christopher Morel of the Chicago Cubs scores a goal by beating Philadelphia Phillies catcher JT Realmuto in the 10th inning on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Philadelphia.
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Outfillis of the Phillies went on to call it a “stupid question”. And when a Phyllis rep came between him and the reporter, the reporter told Castellanos he needed to answer a “stupid question.”

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Cubs starter Markus Stroman threw in six innings and struck out five Phillies batters, allowing one earned run. His colleague, Zach Wheeler, lasted seven innings and struck out six, allowing only one run.

Marcus Stroman of the Chicago Cubs plays during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Philadelphia.

Marcus Stroman of the Chicago Cubs plays during the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, July 23, 2022 in Philadelphia.
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The game went 1-1 for nine innings and the Cubs exploded for five runs in the 10th inning while Philadelphia only managed to bounce back once.

Nick Castellanos of the Philadelphia Phillies gives five to teammates during a game against the Miami Marlins at LoanDepot Park on July 15, 2022 in Miami, Florida.

Nick Castellanos of the Philadelphia Phillies gives five to teammates during a game against the Miami Marlins at LoanDepot Park on July 15, 2022 in Miami, Florida.
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cubs All Stars Wilson Contreras was 1 of 4 with RBI and teammate Christopher Morel was 2 of 3 with RBI.

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Phillies dropped to 49-45 with loss. The Cubs improved to 37-57.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.