Chicago Sports Recap: 9/17/22

Colorado Rockies 3 – Chicago Cubs 1                                      

Highlights:  Charlie Blackmon hit a tiebreaking triple and scored in a two-run ninth, and the Colorado Rockies earned a rare road win by beating the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Saturday. Blackmon drove in pinch runner Garrett Hampson with a triple to the right-field corner against Adbert Alzolay (0-1) after C.J. Cron walked with one out. He scored on a single by Elias Díaz, making it 3-1, and the Rockies came away with the win despite a dominant outing by Cubs rookie  Hayden Wesneski in his first major league start. Jose threw six solid innings, and the Rockies won for just the fifth time time in their past 18 road games. Colorado is a big league-worst 23-48 away from home. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White Sox 4 – Detroit Tigers 3  (11 innings)

Highlights:  Yoan Moncada hit a tiebreaking single in a two-run 11th inning, and the  Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 4-3 on Saturday night after losing to the Tigers in extra innings in the series opener. With the score 2-2, Elvis Andrus reached on a bunt single leading off the 11th. Gregory Soto (2-9) failed to pick up the bunt on the left side of the mound as automatic runner Selby Zavala advanced to third. Moncada hit an RBI single, José Abreu struck out and, after a double steal, Eloy Jiménez’s sacrifice fly gave Chicago a 4-2 lead. Read more at:  (AP)

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