Castellanos gets key hit as Reds beat Brewers 3-1


Milwaukee Brewers’ Josh Hader walks to the dugout after being taken out of the game during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, July 11, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nick Castellanos hit a tiebreaking two-run single off All-Star closer Josh Hader with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1.

The Reds took three of four in the series to pull within four games of the NL Central-leading Brewers.

The teams begin a three-game set in Cincinnati on Friday night.

The Brewers and Reds are the only teams in the division with winning records at the All-Star break.

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