Chicago Sports Recap: 9/21/23

Chicago CubsPittsburgh Pirates 8 – Chicago Cubs 6

Highlights:  Miguel Andújar had thee hits and drove in three runs, Joshua Palacios hit a pinch-hit three-run homer in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off a late rally by the slumping Chicago Cubs to win 8-6 on Thursday night. The loss was the 10th in the last 13 games for the Cubs, who fell into a tie with Miami for the final NL wild-card spot. Pittsburgh’s Johan Oviedo (9-14) threw six scoreless innings, giving up four hits. The right-hander walked five but escaped trouble on multiple occasions and held the Cubs hitless in eight at-bats with runners in scoring position. Read more at:  https://www.espn.com/mlb/recap/_/gameId/401473310  (AP)

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