Chicago Sports Recap: 8/12/23

Chicago Cubs    Chicago Cubs 5 – Toronto Blue Jays 4

Highlights:  Christopher Morel hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Saturday afternoon. Dansby Swanson added a three-run home run as the Cubs (61-56) improved to 8-3 in August and won for the 18th time in 24 games. Whit Merrifield hit a two-run home run, but Toronto (65-54) lost for the fourth time in five games after winning its previous four. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White SoxMilwaukee Brewers 3 – Chicago White Sox 2

HighlightsWilliam Contreras capped a three-run seventh with the winning RBI and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Saturday night for their second straight comeback victory. Yoán Moncada homered for Chicago, which lost a two-run lead in the seventh a night after watching the Brewers erase a three-run deficit. Brandon Woodruff (2-1) allowed two runs and four hits over the first 6 1/3 innings to help Milwaukee maintain a 2 1/2-game lead in the NL Central. He struck out six and walked just his final batter. Read more at:  (AP)

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