Jonathan India and the Reds look to filet the Marlins in the Queen City

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Will this be Luis Castillo's last start in a Cincinnati Reds uniform?

Cincinnati Reds starter Luis Castillo vs. Miami Marlins starter Braxton Garrett

If you're a Luis Castillo (3-4 2.77 ERA) fan, and, really, who isn't, I suggest tuning in Wednesday night for what will be likely his final start in a Cincinnati Reds' uniform. Braxton Garrett (2-3 3.42 ERA) is given the chore of opposing La Piedra.

Acquired from the Marlins in January of 2017 for right-hander Dan Straily, Luis Castillo has been sensational in Cincinnati as evidenced by his two All-Star selections. If this is indeed his final start wearing the wishbone "C", here's a personal tip of the cap to the right-hander for all the amazing highlights he's provided Reds Country over the last six seasons.

This may not be the best timing for the Reds to face southpaw Braxton Garrett. In his last two outings, the former first-round selection of the Fish in the 2016 draft, has limited opponents to one run on four hits in 12 frames with an attention-grabbing 18 punch outs. Don't be surprised to see a pitchers duel Wednesday night.

Cincinnati Reds starter Graham Ashcraft vs. Miami Marlins starter TBD

Thursday's matinee series finale features Graham Ashcraft (4-2 4.70 ERA) on the mound for the Redlegs. Miami skipper Don Mattingly has yet to announce his starter for the Queen City finale.

As it is for most rookies, Ashcraft's season has been riddled with inconsistency. After allowing just three runs in his first four career starts, the Alabama native has allowed 16 runners to dent the plate in his last four appearances. Let's hope this is the start the 24-year-old regains his footing and provides Cincinnati with a quality outing.