Javy Baez homered and drove in three runs as the Cubs evened their weekend series against the White Sox with a 8-3 victory at Guaranteed Rate Field.
White Sox' Tim Anderson joins 20-20 club, calls umpire Joe West 'terrible'
Renteria looks at big picture, thinks big for White Sox
White Sox slugger Jose Abreu 'feeling better,' hoping to return this season
Daniel Palka, Reynaldo Lopez reach milestones in White Sox victory over Cubs
Tim Anderson became the only White Sox shortstop with 20 homers and 20 stolen bases in a season after he went deep against Cubs lefty Jon Lester.
One hundred losses? Rick Renteria thinks the other way around. “Do I think about what it’s going to feel like to win 100 games? Yes, I do,” he said.
Polka’s 27th homer was his fourth as a pinch hitter, a Sox single-season record. It also tied him for third in a season by a Sox rookie.
Kevan Smith got the blowout off the ground with a three-run homer off losing pitcher Jose Quintana (13-11) in the second inning.
Abreu’s prospects for playing against the Cubs again this season appeared dim in the wake of his trip earlier in the week to a Cleveland hospital.
Matt Davidson singled in Yolmer Sanchez in the 11th inning to give the White Sox their first win in Cleveland. The Sox are 1-8 at Progressive Field.
Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez, who faces the Cubs for the first time in his career Friday, is learning to guard against overdoing it in 2-strike counts.
Though he’s polarizing to many, even among Sox fans, he always has brought an entertainment value to his broadcasts that not a lot of announcers can.
Dylan Covey pitched six scoreless innings and Daniel Palka homered again, but Kipnis’ grand slam dropped the Sox to 0-8 this season in Cleveland.
Kopech, the Sox’ top pitching prospect, had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Tuesday, the team said.
Madrigal struck out five times all summer: “Some people might get antsy or nervous when they get two strikes on them, but I don’t,’’ he said.
Corey Kluber struck out 11 batters, and the Indians defeated the White Sox despite home runs from Daniel Palka and Omar Narvaez.
The Sox will be without their slugging first baseman again due to an infection in his right thigh.
A look at some of the first-half/second-half splits that have the Cubs leading the National League Central and the Sox becoming more competitive.