Reds ace to play in All-Star Game for first time

Reds starter Luis Castillo pitches against the Astros on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. David Jablonski/Staff

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Reds starter Luis Castillo pitches against the Astros on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. David Jablonski/Staff

Reds starter Luis Castillo is headed to the All-Star Game.

Castillo was named Sunday as one of 12 pitchers on the National League roster. It will be the right-hander’s first All-Star appearance.

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Castillo is 7-3 with a 2.47 ERA this season in 17 starts.

The All-Star Game is Tuesday, July 9, at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

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