Chicago Sports Recap: 5/22/23

Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox 0 – Cleveland Guardians 3

Highlights:  Mike Zunino’s critics have been silenced — for a day or two. Mired in a miserable slump in May, Zunino connected for a two-run homer in the eighth inning to help Hunter Gaddis get his first major league win and lead the Cleveland Guardians over the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Monday night. Zunino was just 1 for 31 with 21 strikeouts this month — he recently struck out in 17 straight games — before delivering his biggest moment since signing a $6 million, one-year contract with Cleveland as a free agent in the offseason. With the Guardians, who have played an MLB-high 22 one-run games, clinging to a 1-0 lead and rookie Gabriel Arias on first with two outs, Zunino drove a pitch from Gregory Santos to right. The ball barely crept over the wall for his third homer, one that must have felt for Zunino like it went 500 feet. Read more at:  (AP)

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