MLB: Reds & Cardinals win, Braves lose Friday night

Curt Casali hit a three-run homer as the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 9-3 to end the Nationals’ streak of eight straight wins at Great American Ball Park. The teams play again later this afternoon.

The St. Louis Cardinals edged the Chicago Cubs 2-1 last night at Busch Stadium. The teams play game two of the series this evening.

Interleague: The Detroit Tigers romped past the Atlanta Braves 8-2 at Sun Trust Park. Atlanta has been outscored 22-6 in its last two defeats. The teams play again this afternoon.