MLB Roundup

Luis Castillo and three relievers combined on a shutout as the Cincinnati Reds cruised past the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Sunday. The Reds are getting ready to start a nine-game road trip. It begins with the opener of a two-game series against the Tigers in Detroit tomorrow. Coverage of the game airs at 5:40 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.

Elsewhere in the National League: The Chicago Cubs avoided being swept with a 5-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the conclusion of their three-game series at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals continue their home stand this evening hosting the Colorado Rockies while the Cubs have the day off.

Sean Newcomb fell one-out short of a no-hitter as the Atlanta Braves cruised past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 at SunTrust Park. Newcomb gave up a single with two-outs in the ninth but earned the win. The Braves open a series with the Miami Marlins at home this evening.