Chicago Sports Recap: 5/31/23

  Chicago White Sox Los Angeles Angeles 12 – Chicago White Sox 5

Highlights:  Shohei Ohtani homered in consecutive innings, including a 459-foot drive that was the longest of his Major League Baseball career, and drove in four runs to lead the Los Angeles Angels over the Chicago White Sox 12-5 Wednesday. Mike Trout put the Angels ahead 2-0 with a 476-foot home run in the first that was four rows shy of clearing the left field bleachers. Taylor Ward  also went deep as the Angels hit four two-run homers plus a solo shot. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago CubsTampa Bay Rays 4 – Chicago Cubs 3

Highlights:  Brandon Lowe and Jose Siri each hit two-run homers late in the game, Jalen Beeks got the final two outs after coming in with the bases loaded and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep. The Rays pulled out a tight one after dropping 1-0 and 2-1 nail-biters, and dodged their first sweep of the season. Lowe greeted  Mark Leiter Jr. (1-1) with a long two-run homer to center in the seventh to tie it at 2-all and Siri connected in the eighth to give Tampa Bay a 4-3 lead after Chicago scored a run. Read more at:  (AP)

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