Chicago Sports Recap: 9/26/23

Chicago CubsChicago Cubs 6 – Atlanta Braves 7

Highlights:  Sean Murphy reached on a two-run fielding error by right fielder Seiya Suzuki in the eighth inning and the major league-leading Atlanta Braves overcame a six-run deficit to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-6 on Tuesday night. “I thought it was going to get caught, but it (was lost) in the lights or whatever happened, I don’t know,” Murphy said. “It’s good to be lucky some days.” The victory eliminated wild-card contending Chicago from the NL Central race, giving the title to the Milwaukee Brewers. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago White SoxArizona Diamondbacks 15 – Chicago White Sox 4

Highlights:  Christian Walker broke into the club Tuesday. Smashed through the front door with three sweet swings for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Walker homered twice and drove in six runs, and the Diamondbacks added to their wild-card push with a 15-4 victory over the lowly Chicago White SoxKetel Marte hit his 25th homer and Geraldo Perdomo also delivered at the plate, but Walker recorded the biggest blows while notching a career achievement. The first baseman pushed his numbers to 33 homers and 103 RBI on the season, going 30-100 for the first time. Read more at:  (AP)

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