Santillan gets 1st victory, hit to lead Reds past Braves 5-3

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Atlanta Braves’ Jesse Chavez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Thursday, June 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tony Santillan earned his first career victory and collected his first career hit, and Nick Castellanos hit a two-run homer to help the Cincinnati Reds beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3.

Santillan doubled in the third at the plate and allowed one run through six innings.

Freddie Freeman and Ozzie Albies homered for Atlanta. Jesse Chavez took the loss.

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