Chicago Sports Recap: 4/28/23

Chicago Cubs   Chicago Cubs 2 – Miami Marlins 3

Highlights:  Jean Segura hit a game-ending RBI single, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. Jorge Soler sparked the winning rally with a leadoff single. Michael Rucker (1-1) then plunked Luis Arraez and Avisaíl García before Segura hit a grounder back up the middle and through a drawn-in infield. Segura is in his first season with Miami after finalizing a $17 million, two-year contract in January. The veteran infielder entered Friday’s game with a .203 batting average. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White SoxTampa Bay Rays 3 – Chicago White Sox 2

Highlights:  Isaac Paredes had three hits, including a leadoff homer in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the sliding Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Friday night. Paredes drove Kendall Graveman’s second pitch deep to left for his fourth homer. He also doubled twice and scored twice. Rookie Kevin Kelly, the last of five Tampa Bay relievers, got the final out for his first career save. Colin Poche (2-0) got the win after the bullpen surrendered just one hit in the final four innings. The AL East-leading Rays won for the eighth time in 10 games. Read more at:  (AP)

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