Chicago Sports Recap: 6/4/23

Chicago White Sox   Detroit Tigers 2 – Chicago White Sox 6

 Highlights:  Jake Burger‘s game-ending grand slam handed Liam Hendriks his first win since returning from cancer, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2 on Sunday for a three-game series sweep. Hendriks (1-0) worked a 1-2-3 ninth, striking out two. It was the third big league appearance for the All-Star closer since he missed the start of the season after he was diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago CubsChicago Cubs 7 – San Diego Padres 1

HighlightsMarcus Stroman pitched six strong innings to win his fourth consecutive start and rookie Miguel Amaya went 3 for 3 with his first major league home run as the Chicago Cubs defeated the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Sunday. Yan Gomes and Trey Mancini hit back-to-back homers off Ryan Weathers (1-4), and Dansby Swanson added a two-run double later in the second inning. Amaya’s two-run drive off reliever Drew Carlton made it 7-0 in the third. Stroman (6-4) allowed just an unearned run and four hits, striking out six. He lowered his ERA to 2.39. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago Sky

 Chicago Sky 86 – New York Liberty 82 

  Highlights:  Kahleah Copper scored 27 points and Courtney Williams added 12, including 10 in the fourth quarter, to help the Chicago Sky rally to beat the New York Liberty 86-82 on Sunday in the second meeting between the teams in three days. The teams played Friday night in Chicago, with the Liberty rallying for a one-point win on a shot by Breanna Stewart with 7.1 seconds left.  In this game, it was the Sky’s turn to rally. Down by 19 early in the third quarter, the Sky (4-3) pulled ahead for the first time in the game on Williams’ jumper with 4:24 left that made it 72-70. Read more at:  (AP)

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