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Dodgers Rally Past Cubs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Martin singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Alex Verdugo made a game-saving catch for the game’s final out and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs

Bears Let Blewitt Go

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have waived Chris Blewitt, leaving them with two kickers as they try to replace Cody Parkey. Blewitt left Pittsburgh as the school’s career scoring leader with 363 points after

Jiménez Continues Strong June

CHICAGO (AP) — Welington Castillo hit a grand slam and top rookie Eloy Jiménez homered at home for the first time, powering the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Washington Nationals. Castillo got his

Hendricks Keeps Rolling

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Cardinals. Carlos González hit his first homer with the

Sox Take the Rubber Match

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eloy Jiménez launched a 471-foot home run, Reynaldo López bounced back with six effective innings and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2. Yoán Moncada had four hits for

Bears Celebrate 100th Anniversary

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears held their 100th anniversary celebration over the weekend in what was billed as the franchise’s largest gathering of stars past and present. And for Virginia McCaskey, it was “like a

Sox Fall to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Adalberto Mondesi had three hits and two RBIs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 to end a six-game losing streak. Mondesi’s third hit, an RBI single with

Cubs Finalize Deal With Kimbrel

CHICAGO (AP) — Free-agent closer Craig Kimbrel has finalized to a three-year contract with the Chicago Cubs that guarantees $43 million and said ‘I’m very happy where I am.’ The addition plugs a hole for Chicago, which

Cubs Drop Series Finale

CHICAGO (AP) — Peter Lambert allowed four hits over seven innings and struck out nine to win his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1. The 22-year-old right-hander retired 11 straight batters