Chicago Sports Recap: 5/20/23

Chicago White SoxKansas City Royals 1 – Chicago White Sox 5

Highlights:  Jake Burger hit a three-run double in the sixth inning, helping Lucas Giolito and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday. Yoán Moncada had two RBI as Chicago won for the fourth time in five games. Andrew Benintendi and Luis Robert Jr. each scored two runs. Burger has hit safely in six games since returning from a strained left oblique, going 11 for 22 with three homers and nine RBI. He came through again in this one, breaking open a tight game. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago CubsChicago Cubs 3 – Philadelphia Phillies 12

Highlights:  Aaron Nola struck out 10 in seven sharp innings, Kyle Schwarber hit a grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a five-game losing streak with an 12-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Kody Clemens also went deep in Philadelphia’s six-run first inning, and Bryce Harper singled, doubled, walked twice and had an RBI for the defending NL champs. The Phillies had scored a total of 11 runs in losing seven in a row to the Cubs before eclipsing that just in Saturday’s outburst. Read more at:  (AP)

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