Gio Gonzalez and three relievers combined on a two-hitter as the Milwaukee Brewers blanked the Cincinnati Reds 7-0. The Reds open a weekend series tonight at the Miami Marlins, with pregame at 5:40 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP.
Elsewhere in the National League: Freddie Freeman went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI to help power the Atlanta Braves to a 7-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals are off today while the Braves open a weekend series hosting the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Arizona Diamondbacks smacked three home runs en route to a 9-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs still hold a two and a half game lead over Milwaukee in the National League Central. They are off today following a stretch of 30 consecutive days with a scheduled game.