Chicago Sports Recap: 4/30/23

Chicago Cubs    Chicago Cubs 3 – Miami Marlins 4

Highlights:  Luis Arraez hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to give the Miami Marlins a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday and a sweep of the three-game series. Jon Berti drew a leadoff walk against reliever Keegan Thompson (1-1) and advanced to third on Jesús Sánchez’s single. Arraez then drove the first pitch from Thompson to deep center to score Berti. Tanner Scott (2-1) pitched a scoreless eighth around two singles and A.J. Puk closed with a perfect ninth for his fifth save. Garrett Thompson doubled twice for the Marlins, who won their fourth straight and are 10-0 in one-run games. The Cubs were 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position. Chicago’s Nico Hoerner singled in the seventh, extending his consecutive games on base streak to 25. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White SoxTampa Bay Rays 9 – Chicago White Sox 12

Highights:  Andrew Vaughn capped Chicago‘s seven-run ninth inning with a three-run homer, and the White Sox stopped a 10-game losing streak with a wild 12-9 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Yasmani Grandal  also homered and Adam Haseley had four hits as Chicago won for the first time April 18. It was the longest slide for the team since it also dropped 10 in a row in 2013. Jake Burger sparked the winning rally with a one-out RBI double against Jalen Beeks  (0-2). Oscar Colás then hit a sacrifice fly and Elvis Andrus made it 9-8 with a run-scoring single. Read more at:  (AP)

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