Luis Castillo Era Is Over: Mets Second Baseman Asks Out of Flushing

David FreemanContributor IMarch 18, 2011

Luis Castillo will no longer be pictured wearing a Met hat.
Luis Castillo will no longer be pictured wearing a Met hat.Elsa/Getty Images

According to Ed Coleman from WFAN, as well as ESPN's Adam Rubin, Luis Castillo has asked for and just received his release from the Mets.

Scheduled to be in today's starting lineup, Coleman reported this morning that Castillo is currently packing up his locker in Port St. Lucie.