Chicago Sports Recap: 8/13/23

Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs 4 – Toronto Blue Jays 11

Highlights:  Daulton Varsho homered and had five RBI, Hyun Jin Ryu pitched five innings to win for the first time since returning from elbow surgery, and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Chicago Cubs 11-4 on Sunday. Whit Merrifield had four hits,  Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had two hits and two RBI and Brandon Belt reached base four times as the Blue Jays used 14 hits to snap a three-game losing streak. The Cubs lost for the seventh time in 25 games. Chicago is 19-10 since the All-Star break and 8-4 in August. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White SoxMilwaukee Brewers 7 – Chicago White Sox 3

HighlightsCarlos Santana hit a three-run homer and Freddy Peralta pitched six scoreless innings to help the  Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Sunday and complete a three-game sweep.  Christian Yelich added a two-run single for Milwaukee, which pushed its NL Central lead to 3 1/2 games after the Chicago Cubs fell at Toronto. White Sox starter Dylan Cease (5-6) gave up two runs on five hits in seven innings. The 2022 AL Cy Young runner-up missed a shot at a second straight win after striking out seven and walking two. Peralta (9-8) scattered four hits and struck out six while walking three for his third straight victory. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago SkyChicago Sky 76 – Washington Mystics 83

HighlightsBrittney Sykes scored a season-high 30 points on 11-of-18 shooting to help the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 83-76 on Sunday to snap a three-game skid. Sykes added six assists and five steals. Queen Egbo made 7 of 7 from the field and scored 16 points for the Mystics and Tianna Hawkins added 13 points. Washington (14-16) won for just the second time since an 84-69 victory against the Phoenix Mercury on July 23. Kahleah Copper led Chicago (12-18) with 17 points, Marina Mabrey scored 15 and Courtney Williams 13. Elizabeth Williams finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds and Alanna Smith added 10 points and 10 boards. Read more at:  (AP)

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