Chicago Sports Recap: 5/16/23

Chicago CubsChicago Cubs 3 – Houston Astros 7

Highlights:  Chas McCormick likes to talk about a high school career where he starred in both baseball and basketball. On Tuesday night, the center fielder showed off the skills that helps him excel on the hardwood with a leaping catch that helped the Houston Astros beat the Chicago CubsYordan Alvarez had two hits and drove in two runs and McCormick added two hits to go along with his nifty grab in the 7-3 victory. Cristian Javier (4-1) allowed two hits and one run in six innings for his second straight win. Chicago rookie Matt Mervis tied it ar 1 with his first major league home run in the second inning. Seiya Suzuki added a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning of the loss that extended Chicago’s skid to four games. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White SoxCleveland Guardians 3 – Chicago White Sox 8

Highlights:  Luis Robert Jr. homered for the fourth straight game, Gavin Sheets and Jake Burger went deep off Shane Bieber in Chicago’s six-run fifth inning, and the White Sox beat the Cleveland Guardians 8-3 on Tuesday night. Lance Lynn (2-5) allowed three runs, one earned, on seven hits in seven innings. He struck out seven and walked none. Robert’s solo shot to deep left in the eighth was his AL-leading 12th homer of the season. Cleveland’s Steven Kwan drove in runs with a sacrifice fly and a double. Read more at:  (AP)

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