Chicago Sports Recap: 5/7/23

Chicago CubsMiami Marlins 5 – Chicago Cubs 4  (14 innings)

Highlights:  Garrett Hampson scored on Adbert Alzolay‘s balk in the 14th inning, and the Miami Marlins  stopped a five-game slide by outlasting the Chicago Cubs for a wild 5-4 victory on Sunday. Hampson opened the inning on second as the automatic runner. He advanced on Luis Arraez‘s groundout and trotted home when Alzolay (1-2) was called for a balk with a 2-2 count on Jesús SánchezSteven Okert (1-0) got three outs for the win, and Andrew Nardi pitched the 14th for his first career save. Tucker Barnhart struck out with a runner on third for the final out. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox 17 – Cincinnati Reds 4

Highlights:  Hanser Alberto had four hits, drove in a career-high four RBI and Chicago scored 11 runs in the second inning to rout the Cincinnati Reds 17-4 on Sunday. The 11 runs are the most for the team in one inning in 16 years and third-most ever for the franchise. The White Sox had 11 runs in the fifth at Kansas City on Sept. 17, 2007. The offensive outburst could be a big boost for the White Sox who will be without designated hitter Eloy Jiménez for up to six weeks following his appendectomy. The White Sox who came in batting .176 with runners in scoring position, delivered plenty of big hits against Graham Ashcraft (2-1) in the second, sending 14 batters to the plate. Read more at:  (AP)

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