CINCINNATI (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched seven scoreless innings and Jesse Winker homered before departing with a hip injury, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
Castillo permitted six hits, struck out six and walked two while improving to 2-2 with a 1.71 ERA in five June starts. The right-hander posted a 7.22 ERA through his first 11 starts of the year.
Winker was 0 for 7 in the series before connecting for his 18th homer in the first.
He left in the fifth with a right hip contusion after making a diving attempt for Ronald Acuna Jr.’s double in the fourth.