Chicago Sports Recap: 8/28/23

Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox 0 – Baltimore Orioles 9

Highlights:  Grayson Rodriguez allowed one hit over six innings, and the AL-best Baltimore Orioles clinched their second consecutive winning season with a 9-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Anthony Santander hit his 25th homer for Baltimore (82-49), which has won eight of its last 10 and increased its AL East lead over idle Tampa Bay to 2 1/2 games. The Orioles went 83-79 last year, their first winning season since 2016. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago CubsMilwaukee Brewers 6 – Chicago Cubs 2

Highlights:  When it comes to their nine-game win streak, Christian Yelich and the  Milwaukee Brewers  are employing a time-tested philosophy. A short-term memory. Yelich and Mark Canha homered during Milwaukee’s four-run first inning, and the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Monday night in the opener of a big three-game series between NL Central rivals. Returning home after a 5-2 trip, Chicago committed two costly errors and finished with five hits. Ian Happ and Patrick Wisdom homered, but Jameson Taillon got off to a rough start. Read more at:  (AP)

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