Chicago Sports Recap: 9/14/22

Chicago Cubs 6 – New York Mets 3

Highlights:  David Peterson got only one out and the slumping New York Mets fell behind early Wednesday night in a 6-3 loss that completed a three-game sweep by the Chicago Cubs. The NL East leaders lost their fifth consecutive home game and dropped to 5-7 in a 16-game stretch against Washington, Pittsburgh, Miami and Chicago, all more than 20 games under .500 this season. Peterson’s only out was a strikeout of Patrick Wisdom, and the left-hander allowed two-run doubles to Yan Gomes and P.J. HigginsTrevor Williams permitted an RBI double to Michael Hermosillo  and a run-scoring single to Nelson Velázquez in Chicago’s 25-minute opening inning. Read more at:  (AP)

Colorado Rockies 3 – Chicago White Sox 0

Highlights:  Kyle Freeland outdueled Dylan Cease and put a dent in a push by the Chicago White Sox for a playoff spot, pitching 6 2/3 shutout innings as the Colorado Rockies  earned a 3-0 victory Wednesday. The White Sox fell four games behind AL Central-leading Cleveland with 19 games remaining. Chicago travels to Cleveland for a makeup game Thursday, and the teams return to Chicago for a three-game series starting Sept. 20. Freeland (9-9) frustrated a Chicago lineup that was 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. He worked around seven hits and three walks, striking out five. Freeland has posted a 2.17 ERA over his last four starts. Chicago fell to 20-9 in games started by Cease. Daniel Bard struck out three in the ninth for his 30th save. Click below to read more:  (AP)

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