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More Ohio Cup lore in store?

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The idea that the Cincinnati Reds could have a pitcher who could roll out of bed and toss a no-hitter in 2021 was pretty realistic, in all honesty. Luis Castillo is the owner of some of the most electric, unhittable stuff when he’s on, and he’s a Cincinnati Reds pitcher after all.

Castillo, though, has struggled mightily in his action so far this year, and it was Wade Miley, the crafty lefty, who did the no-no deed instead. Perhaps that can serve as something as a kick in the pants to Castillo today, who’ll be looking to turn the corner after limping to an ugly 6.07 ERA and minuscule 7.28 K/9 in his 6 starts this year.

Cleveland, meanwhile, will turn to Aaron Civale, who is a pitcher who pitches pitches for Cleveland.

First pitch is set for 6:10 PM ET, with the chance for Cincinnati to lock up the series on the line.

Go Reds, go.

Reds Lineup

Land of Cleve Lineup