Chicago Sports Recap: 7/18/23

Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox 10 – New York Mets 11

Highlights:  David Robertson retired Tim Anderson on a game-ending flyout that stranded runners on second and third, and the New York Mets beat the Chicago White Sox 11-10 Tuesday night after building a seven-run lead behind a pair of Francisco Álvarez home runs. Álvarez and fellow rookie Brett Baty hit back-to-back home runs off Lucas Giolito (6-6) as the Mets took a 5-0 lead in their highest-scoring first inning this season. Álvarez added another two-run homer in the sixth off Tanner Banks for his third multi-homer game, putting the Mets ahead 11-4. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago CubsWashington Nationals 3 – Chicago Cubs 17

Highlights:  Seiya Suzuki homered and drove in three runs on a four-hit night, and the  Chicago Cubs poured it on late to beat the Washington Nationals 17-3 Tuesday night.  Patrick Wisdom hit his team-leading 17th homer in the seventh inning to put the Cubs ahead 4-3, and Chicago went on to score five more runs in the seventh and eight in the eighth. Wisdom has gone deep in back-to-back games and in three of four. He ignited Chicago’s offense with his drive onto Waveland Avenue. Suzuki had a homer and three singles in six at-bats and scored twice. Manager David Ross said the right fielder from Japan “looked phenomenal.” Read more at:  (AP)

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