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Rays Take Series Finale From Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell struck out 10 in six scoreless innings, Travis d’Arnaud hit his first grand slam and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped their longest losing streak of the year at five games

Padres Avoid Sweep, Beat Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Mejía homered, Fernando Tatis Jr. drove in three runs and the San Diego Padres avoided the sweep, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-1. Mejía and Tatis had two hits apiece for the Padres, who

Blackhawks Trade Anisimov

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have traded Artem Anisimov to Ottawa in exchange for Zack Smith. It is a swap of 31-year-old forwards. Anisimov played four seasons for the Blackhawks, scoring 77 goals and adding 78

Jimenez Leaves Game Early

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chicago outfielder Eloy Jimenez and Kansas City shortstop Adalberto Mondesi have left Tuesday night’s game due to injuries. The White Sox said Jimenez left the game with right elbow soreness after a

Schwarber Wins it in the 10th

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a solo home run with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 comeback victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Schwarber stroked a 1-1

Cubs Add Maldonado

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced the deal following Chicago’s

Cubs Drop Series Opener to Reds

CHICAGO (AP) — Eugenio Suárez and Yasiel Puig each hit his 22nd home run of the season, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied past the Chicago Cubs 6-3. Jesse Winker raced home with an unearned run to cap

Sox Fall After Error in Ninth Inning

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chad Pinder scored all the way from first base when White Sox shortstop Jose Rondón made a throwing error trying to start a double play in the ninth inning, giving the Oakland Athletics

Cubs Use the Long Ball to Beat Pirates

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 for a three-game sweep. The NL Central leaders posted their first series win since

White Sox Claim Reed off Waivers

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have claimed first baseman A.J. Reed off waivers from the Houston Astros and have assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte. Reed has a .153 career average over 48 games for Houston

White Sox Salvage Series Split

CHICAGO (AP) — Iván Nova pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning for his first home win in eight tries, Eloy Jiménez and José Abreu homered, and the Chicago White Sox beat the crosstown Cubs 3-1 to

Sox and Tigers Rained Out

CHICAGO (AP) — The game between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers has been postponed by rain. It will be made up on Sept. 27 as part of a straight doubleheader.

Cubs Activate Kyle Hendricks

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have activated right-hander Kyle Hendricks from the injured list, clearing him to start against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Chicago placed Hendricks on the injured list on June 15 with shoulder inflammation. The

Anderson in a Walking Booth

BOSTON (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was walking in boot a day after spraining his right ankle against the Boston Red Sox. Anderson needed to be helped off the field on Tuesday night after

Abreu’s Blast Lifts White Sox to Victory

BOSTON (AP) — José Abreu hit a two-run homer over the Green Monster and out of Fenway Park in the ninth inning as the Chicago White Sox recovered after blowing the lead in the eighth to beat

Cubs Lose, Kimbrel on Way

CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel will be added to the Chicago Cubs’ roster Thursday before their series finale against Atlanta at Wrigley Field. The team made the announcement following Wednesday night’s 5-3 loss to the Braves. Kimbrel,

Not Enough Offense for the Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, Max Fried pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2. Relievers Sean Newcomb, Anthony Swarzak and Luke Jackson, who threw

Tim Anderson Could Land on IL

BOSTON (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson has left the game at Boston in the bottom of the fifth inning after spraining his right ankle. Anderson planted his right foot awkwardly on the wet dirt

Sox Fall Short in Rainy Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run homer, David Price struck out nine and the Red Sox beat the White Sox 6-3 on a rainy night at Fenway Park. The start of the game was delayed

Cubs Take One Game Lead in Central

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered and had three RBIs, Jon Lester pitched five-hit ball through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 in a chippy matchup of NL division leaders. Jason Heyward

Red Sox Rally to Beat White Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernández beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5. It was the second straight walk-off victory

Kimbrel Getting Closer

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs says right-handed closer Craig Kimbrel could be activated later this week. Kimbrel signed a three-year, $43 million contract on June 7. He is set to pitch in another game at Triple-A

Blackhawks Acquire Hurricanse Defenseman

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Calvin de Haan in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. The Blackhawks also received minor league forward Aleksi Saarela from the Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Gustav Forsling

Baez Home run, Cubs Win 5-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3.

Sox Rally Falls Short

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tim Federowicz and Danny Santana hit two-out, two-run homers in the second inning and Shawn Kelley shut down a late White Sox rally with his first four-out save of the season as the

Lee County Basketball Stand-out Drafted by Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks traded down in the second round of the NBA draft, ending up with Nebraska forward Isaiah Roby at No. 45 overall. Dallas initially selected Deividas Sirvydis of Lithuania at No. 37,

No Timetable for Kimbrel to Join Cubs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Craig Kimbrel says there is no timetable for when he will join the Chicago Cubs. He says it will happen when his body is ready for it. Kimbrel signed a three-year, $43

Bears Now Have all Picks Signed

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed sixth-round draft pick Duke Shelley to a four-year contract. The cornerback from Kansas State recorded 165 tackles and eight interceptions over four seasons for the Wildcats. He

Cubs Continue to Roll at Wrigley

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs top pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his major league debut and the offense broke through with a six-run third as Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-4.

Bulls Take North Carolina Point Guard

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick. White made a big impact in his lone season at North Carolina. He averaged 16.1 points and