Benches Clear, Sox Lose in 10th

CHICAGO (AP) — Fiercely energetic Tim Anderson spiked his bat to celebrate a home run and Kansas City’s Brad Keller responded by drilling him with a fastball, setting off a benches-clearing fracas in the Royals’ 4-3 victory

Cubs Shutout Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Jose Quintana gave up six hits in seven innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins. Quintana (2-1) struck out seven and extended his scoreless innings streak to

White Sox Score 2 in the 8th

CHICAGO (AP) — Welington Castillo atoned for an error with a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4. Castillo’s poor throw on Billy Hamilton’s steal

Tampa Completes Sweep of Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Pham homered twice and extended his on-base streak to a club record 45 games, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the White Sox 9-1 for their first series sweep in Chicago. Austin Meadows

Knicks Beat the Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — Dennis Smith Jr. scored 25 points, Mitchell Robinson added eight points and 17 rebounds and the New York Knicks escaped the possibility of finishing with their worst-ever record by beating the Chicago Bulls 96-86.

Blackhawks Move Into Top 3

TORONTO (AP) — The New Jersey Devils will have the No. 1 pick at this year’s NHL draft. The team was announced Tuesday night as the winner of the draft lottery. The Colorado Avalanche had the best

White Sox Fall to Rays

CHICAGO (AP) — Austin Meadows homered and set a career high with four hits, Avisail Garcia connected against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 10-5. The Rays pounded Ervin Santana

Lester to Miss Some Time

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester will likely miss one or two starts because of a left hamstring injury. Manager Joe Maddon tells WSCR-AM that Lester “of course” will miss his scheduled start against the

Rays Beat Sox 5-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Blake Snell struck out 11 over six innings in another strong outing, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Monday afternoon. The Rays improved to 8-3 and kept pace

Cubs Roll Over Pirates

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Chicago’s beleaguered bullpen stepped up after Jon Lester departed with left hamstring tightness, leading the Cubs to a 10-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in their home

Jon Lester Leaves Opener

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs left-hander Jon Lester has left Chicago’s home opener against Pittsburgh because of left hamstring tightness. Lester hit an RBI double and scored from second on Ben Zobrist’s single during Chicago’s six-run second inning.

Mariners Beat Sox 12-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach homered twice, hit a bases-clearing double and set a career high with six RBIs, helping the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 12-5 to extend the best start in club history

Cubs Drop Series to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich homered and drove in three, Josh Hader completed an eight-out save and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2. Zach Davies pitched effectively into the sixth, helping Milwaukee win for the