Luis Castillo traded by Reds to Mariners
In exchange for Cincinnati Reds ace Luis Castillo, the Seattle Mariners obtained one of the greatest pitchers on the market.
Castillo has been a rumored trade target since the offseason, and it’s easy to understand why
The right-hander is a two-time All-Star at just 29 years old, and is the best pitcher in the Reds rotation.
Cincinnati telegraphed its status as a seller since last offseason, making Castillo available even at the winter meetings
This year, he has a 4-4 record, with a 2.86 ERA to boot.
Those numbers don’t begin to tell the story of a pitcher destined for playoff greatness if given the chance.
The Seattle Mariners have provided that opportunity.
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