Chicago Sports Recap: 9/15/23

Chicago White Sox   Minnesota Twins 10 – Chicago White Sox 2

Highlights:  Royce Lewis set a franchise record with his fourth grand slam of the season in the Minnesota Twins‘ 10-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Minnesota got to Chicago early with help from Lewis in the second inning. The Twins loaded the bases with two outs before the rookie followed with a homer to left field for a 4-0 lead. Lewis, who entered Friday hitting .323 over his last 45 games, has five grand slams in 66 career games (4 this season, 1 last season), passing Alexei Ramírez for the most grand slams by a rookie in MLB history. Read more at:  (ESPN)

Chicago CubsChicago Cubs 4 – Arizona Daimondbacks 6

Highlights: Left-handed batter Alek Thomas took a confident swing at a slider and hit a crucial three-run homer off one of baseball’s top left-handed pitchers. It was another indication that these young Arizona Diamondbacks are growing up fast, getting better by the game in a pressure-packed September playoff chase. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Thomas both hit three-run homers, rookie Brandon Pfaadt delivered 5 1/3 quality innings and Arizona beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Friday night. Read more at:  (AP)

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