Dylan Covey allowed two hits in 8 1/3 innings against baffled Seattle hitters, and Avisail Garcia hit a three-run homer in his return from the DL.
Rizzo reached base safely in eight of his 10 plate appearances. He went 4-for-5 with an RBI in the 6-3 loss in Game 2.
His trade to the Cubs on Thursday marked the fourth time in his 11-year career that he has been part of a midseason trade.
Judging by the tension in the stands, it felt like Chatwood was about to implode. But if walking and winning is wrong, do Cubs fans want to be right?
Tyler Chatwood was in big trouble when Chicago pitching coach Jim Hickey and his whole infield visited him in the fifth inning.
A key piece in the White Sox rebuild, Reynaldo Lopez has established himself as their best young pitcher, but there are more important steps to take.
The White Sox activated right fielder Avisail Garcia from the DL before their game against the Seattle Mariners Saturday night at Safeco Field.
James Shields allowed one earned run, seven hits and struck out five in seven innings, but the White Sox lost 3-1 to the Mariners on Friday.
Add Lester’s mechanical issues to the list of pitching problems that includes Yu Darvish being MIA and Tyler Chatwood being unable to throw strikes.
Whatever this is – a scuffling, searching, .500-ish team – please make it go away and replace it with the version that was so easy to hate.
The Cubs could use a quality start from Chatwood on a doubleheader day that comes on the heels of Jon Lester’s rocky start.
As July 29 Hall of Fame induction ceremony draws near, slugger who hit 612 career home runs remembers his Illinois roots.
The White Sox reinstated outfielder Nicky Delmonico, who has been out since May 19 with a fractured right hand, from the disabled list on Friday.
Cubs land veteran swingman during victory Thursday against Cardinals but promise they aren’t done trading for pitching.
“We’re going through trials and tribulations, and we’re building for the future,’’ Cooper said. “Our future is coming. There are better days ahead.”