Latest Luis Castillo News

Playoff-bound Brewers sweep Reds 5-3, close in on Cardinals

Sep. 26, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The carpeting in the Brewers' clubhouse was still damp from all the bubbly and beer sprayed around the place only a dozen hours earlier. No matter. With a chance for an even bigger celebration ahead, Milwaukee locked in and kept on winning. It's going to be an interesting weekend in the...

Surging Brewers clinch playoff berth with 9-2 win over Reds

Sep. 25, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers clinched their second straight postseason appearance Wednesday night, with Ryan Braun's grand slam sparking a 9-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that also tightened the NL Central race. The Brewers have won six in a row and 17 of 19 despite losing MVP Christian...

Brewers close in on playoff berth with 4-2 win over Reds

Sep. 25, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The clubhouse rocked with music played by a DJ. Television screens showed the Cubs losing again, moving the Brewers to the verge of another postseason berth. "Yes!" one Brewer yelled as the Pirates piled it on against Chicago. Already, it was quite a party. The real one was now only one...

Alonso hits 50th homer; deGrom, Mets beat Reds 8-1

Sep. 21, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Alonso felt going into the season that reaching 50 home runs was possible. Now that he's there, it's become hard to believe. New York's rookie first baseman hit his major league-leading 50th home run, Jacob deGrom pitched shutout ball for seven innings and the Mets beat the...

Votto, VanMeter go deep, Reds beat sinking Diamondbacks 4-3

Sep. 14, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Joey Votto turned 36 years old earlier this week and has battled a bad back that sent him to the injured list for a decent chunk of August. But if age is starting to catch up with him, it's hard to tell. Votto and Josh VanMeter both hit two-run homers, Luis Castillo pitched five solid...

Galvis slam leads Reds; M's rookie Lewis homers again

Sep. 13, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — One good swing by Freddy Galvis turned things around for the Cincinnati Reds. Galvis' grand slam was that swing for the Cincinnati Reds in an 11-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. After scoring just six runs in two listless losses to the Mariners, Galvis helped the Reds...

Mets hit team-mark 6 HRs, rout D-Backs 11-1 for 4-game sweep

Sep. 12, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares, Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets kept up their playoff push by pounding the Arizona Diamondbacks. Lagares hit his first career grand slam and a two-run shot as the Mets set a team record for homers in a home game by going deep six times, routing Arizona 11-1 Thursday for a...

Young, Marte, surging Dbacks top Reds 2-0 for 5th win in row

Sep. 7, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Win by win, the Arizona Diamondbacks are closing in. Left-hander Alex Young set a team rookie record by striking out 12 in eight innings, Ketel Marte drove in a run and scored another and the playoff-contending Diamondbacks beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-0 Saturday for their fifth straight...

Diamondbacks extend surge, beat Reds 7-5 behind Marte

Sep. 7, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks watched closer Archie Bradley escape a bases-loaded threat, and then saw they had gained more ground in their unexpected playoff chase. September has been a fun month for a team that seemed out of it in July. Ketel Marte hit a three-run homer , Josh Rojas singled...

Cardinals rally past Reds for doubleheader sweep

Aug. 31, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The moment was not too big for Matt Carpenter. Carpenter and Harrison Bader hit run-scoring singles during St. Louis' two-run ninth inning, and the Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday for a sweep of their day-night doubleheader. "I think the big thing is being in control of...