>>Astros Edge White Sox
(Houston, TX) — Dallas Keuchel tossed seven innings of one-run ball to help the Astros edge the White Sox 2-1 in Houston. The Stros swept the four-game series. Lucas Giolito pitched into the eighth and surrendered two-runs in the tough-luck loss. Chicago is on a five-game slide. The White Sox open a series against the St Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.
>>Cubs Walk Off On Reds In Extras
(Chicago, IL) — David Bote recorded the walk-off walk in the 10th inning as the Cubs stunned the Reds 6-5 in Chicago. Addison Russell doubled and drove in three runs and Javier Baez [[ BY-ez ]] tacked on a two-run single. Luke Farrell picked up the win in relief. The Cubs are 9-and-2 in their last 11 games. The Cubs begin a three-game series in San Francisco tonight.
>>Cardinals Crushed By Giants
(San Francisco, CA) — Pablo Sandoval hit the go-ahead, three-run homer in the fifth inning as the Giants upended the Cardinals 13-8 in San Francisco. John Brebbia surrendered three runs in an inning of relief to take the loss for St. Louis. Matt Carpenter and Yairo Munoz homered for the Cards’ as they fell to 46-and-43.
>>Cards’ Mikolas Named All-Star
(New York, NY) — Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas is headed to the All-Star Game. Mikolas was named to the NL roster yesterday. He will be the lone Cards’ representative. Matt Carpenter is up for the Final Vote. The Cubs have three All-Stars in Javier Baez, Wilson Contreras and Jon Lester. The White Sox landed Jose Abreu on the American League team. The 89th All-Star game is next Tuesday in D.C.
>>Bulls Trade Jerian Grant In Three Team Deal
(Undated) — The Bulls continue to re-shape their roster. According to ESPN, the Chicago has traded guard Jerian Grant to the Orlando Magic in a three-team trade. The Bulls will receive Hornets guard Julyan Stone.
>>Bulls Lose To Lakers In Vegas
(Las Vegas, NV) — Matt Williams Jr. was the lone player in double figures with 12 points as the Bulls lost to the Lakers 69-60 in Las Vegas Summer League action. Wendell Carter Jr. added nine points as Chicago fell to 1-and-1. The Bulls face the Atlanta Hawks tomorrow night.
>>Erik Jones Wins Dramatic Race At Daytona
(Daytona Beach, FL) — Erik Jones is the champion of the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona. Jones outdueled Martin Truex Junior in two overtimes to pick up his first career Monster Energy Series win. Jones passed Truex on the final lap and held on to win by .125-seconds. AJ Allmendinger, Kasey Kahne, and Chris Buescher rounded out the top-five.