CLEVELAND, OHIO - JULY 09: Luis Castillo #58 of the Cincinnati Reds and the National League pitches against the American League during the 2019 MLB All-Star Game, presented by Mastercard at Progressive Field on July 09, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

First All-Star Game memorable for Reds ace Castillo

Luis Castillo won’t soon forget his first All-Star Game.

The Cincinnati Reds right-hander pitched a perfect fourth inning for the National League in Tuesday’s game at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Castillo, 8-3 with a 2.29 ERA this season, struck out two batters in the National League’s 4-3 loss to the American League.

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The Reds’ other All Star — Sonny Gray — did not pitch.

Former Red Aroldis Chapman, now with the New York Yankees, struck out the side in the ninth to earn the save for the AL.

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