Joey Gallo

Joey Gallo

Height/Weight: 6' 5"/250 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Henderson, Nevada
College: None
Draft: 2012 Sandwich pick by the
  • Associated Press

    Government resumes prosecution in deadly 'swatting' case

    A Kansas gamer whose online dispute with another player sparked a deadly hoax call will have to face a jury after violating the terms of a diversion deal he made with prosecutors, a judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren granted the government's motion to resume prosecution of Shane Gaskill and set his trial for Oct. 5. Gaskill is charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and other counts in connection with a series of events on Dec. 28, 2017, that culminated in t he fatal police shooting of an innocent 28-year-old man on the front porch of his family’s home in Wichita.

  • Associated Press

    Man arrested in brutal California attacks, rape on trail

    A pilot has been arrested in connection with brutal attacks on women in Southern California where he allegedly choked them into unconsciousness and assaulted them in bushes off of a running trail, prosecutors announced Monday. Prosecutors said he raped one victim and tried to sexually assault the other two women in Aliso Viejo, a city about 50 miles (81 kilometers) south of Los Angeles. Officials believe there may be other victims in the U.S. and abroad because of his job as an international commercial cargo pilot, Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes said Monday during a news briefing to announce the arrest.

  • Reuters

    Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ's U.S. unit gets cease-and-desist order from OCC

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) said on Monday it sent a cease-and-desist order to MUFG Union Bank NA, the U.S. unit of Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc, over the bank's unsafe technological practices. The OCC found the bank engaged in "unsafe or unsound practices" related to technology and operational risk management. MUFG has begun "corrective action" and has "committed resources to remediate the deficiencies", the order said.