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  • Local HS wrestler inspired by his brother

    Alex Randell, a high school wrestler from the northern suburbs is moving into elite status in his weight class… but the real story for Alex is what motivates him– a story of persistence, perserverence, and love. We hear it from Josh Frydman.

  • Lopez roughed up as White Sox drop series finale to Tigers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Niko Goodrum lined a two-run homer in Detroit’s five-run sixth inning, Matthew Boyd struck out 13 to tie a career high and the Tigers topped the Chicago White Sox 11-5 on Thursday. Miguel Cabrera added a 454-foot solo shot and doubled, and Jeimer Candelario also homered. John Hicks and Nicholas Castellanos each had two RBIs as Detroit rebounded after being swept in doubleheader on Wednesday to win for just the second time in its last 13 games. […]

  • White Sox rally for DH sweep of the Tigers

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Abreu hit a three-run homer in the 12th inning, Yoan Moncada and Ryan Cordell each went deep twice and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6 on Wednesday night to complete a day-night doubleheader sweep. Abreu’s shot to the left-field bullpen capped a wild win for the White Sox, after Dylan Cease went five innings in his debut to lead them to a 7-5 victory in the opener. Chicago had runners on first and […]

  • Mistakes in the 9th lead to 6-5 Cubs loss in Pittsburgh

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jung Ho Kang scored on Corey Dickerson’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to cap a frantic rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. Josh Bell hit his 26th home of the season and fourth of the series and added a double to give him 59 extra-base hits, the most ever by a National League player before the All-Star break. The Cubs turned to recently signed closer […]

  • Cubs fall to Reds, lose another road series

    CINCINNATI — Eugenio Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati’s longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and Nick Senzel drove in two runs each, and Raisel Iglesias escaped with a six-out save despite allowing Jason Heyward’s three-run homer in the ninth. Kyle Schwarber also had a late connection for the Cubs. Chicago starter Jon Lester (7-6) hadn’t lost to the Reds since 2016, a […]

  • Cease to start Wednesday vs. Tigers

    The White Sox top pitching prospect, Dylan Cease, will make his MLB debut Wednesday against the Detroit Tigers.  Cease will pitch the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Cease is 5-2 with a 4.48 ERA in 15 starts at AAA this season.  Cease was 12-2 with a 2.40 ERA between Class A and AA last season.

  • Kimbrel gets save as Cubs rally to beat Braves

    CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel dodged trouble for a save in his season debut when new teammate Anthony Rizzo dived into first base for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five runs down to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-7 on Thursday. Called up from Triple-A earlier in the day, Kimbrel struck out Brian McCann looking and induced a groundout from Johan Camargo to start the ninth inning. Ronald Acuña Jr. then doubled into Wrigley Field’s ivy, and […]

  • Alzolay makes strong debut in Cubs win over the Mets

    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 on Thursday night. Javier Báez homered and tripled, and Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run double as the NL Central leaders improved to 26-12 at Wrigley Field. Rookie slugger Pete Alonso hit his 25th homer and Todd Frazier connected for the 200th of his […]

  • Cubs drop series finale to Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Martin singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Alex Verdugo made a game-saving catch for the game’s final out and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Sunday night. Cody Bellinger hit his 23rd homer in front of his parents on Father’s Day. Martin struck out in his first three at-bats before singling to left off Steve Cishek (1-4). Chris Taylor came around from second base after he walked […]

  • Cubs drop series opener in LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger, Max Muncy and David Freese hit two-run homers to back Clayton Kershaw as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. The NL West-leading Dodgers rallied from a 3-0 deficit after Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant hit leadoff homers for the Cubs in the early innings. Bellinger added a solo shot in the seventh, his 22nd of the season, and drew chants of “MVP! […]

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