Cubs Come Back To Top Tigers
(Chicago, IL) — Anthony Rizzo singled in the tying run in the fifth inning and drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh as the Cubs beat the Tigers 5-3 at Wrigley Field. Kyle Schwarber tacked on a solo homer in the eighth as Chicago came back from an early 3-0 deficit. Justin Wilson got the win and Pedro Strop his second save as the Cubs won their fifth straight.
>>Cubs Host Tigers
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs go for a two-game sweep of the Tigers this afternoon at Wrigley Field. Chicago is 48-and-35, one game behind the Brewers for first in the NL Central. Jose Quintana takes the mound for the Cubbies opposite Detroit’s Francisco Liriano.
>>Bryant Could Return This Week
(Chicago, IL) — Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant might return later this week, but it’s not happening today. Bryant’s shoulder still has some soreness. Manager Joe Maddon didn’t rule out Friday for Bryant’s return.
>>White Sox Tag Reds In 12
(Cincinnati, OH) — Yoan Moncada’s three-run triple highlighted a four run 12th inning to lift the White Sox to a 12-8 win over the Reds in Cincinnati. Avisail Garcia’s second solo homer of the night tied the game at eight in the ninth. Daniel Palka homered twice for Chicago, while Hector Santiago got the win.
>>White Sox At Reds
(Cincinnati, OH) — The White Sox and Reds play the rubber match of their three-game series tonight in Cincinnati. Chicago is 30-and-55. Dylan Covey starts for the Sox. Cincinnati counters with Sal Romano.
>>Cardinals Doubled Up By D’backs
(Phoenix, AZ) — Jack Flaherty was outdueled by Zack Greinke [[ GRAIN-kee ]] as the Cardinals lost 4-2 to the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Yairo Munoz singled in a run and Kolten Wong had a sac-fly to put St. Louis up 2-1 in the second. Flaherty gave up four runs in six frames to take the loss.
>>Cardinals Square Off With Snakes Again Tonight
(Phoenix, AZ) — The Cardinals square off with the Snakes again tonight in the desert. Miles Mikolas starts the finale of the three-game series for St. Louis, while Arizona goes with Patrick Corbin. The Cardinals are 43-and-41, now six-and-a-half games behind the first-place Brewers in the NL Central.
>>Bulls Sign Both First Round Picks
(Chicago, IL) — The Bulls didn’t play any games with both of their first-round picks. Chicago has agreed to contracts with Wendell Carter Jr. and Chandler Hutchison. The Bulls begin Las Vegas Summer League action against the Cavaliers on Saturday.
>>Sharapova Done At Wimbledon; Serena, Venus Play Today
(London, England) — Maria Sharapova is out at the All England Club. She was upset by fellow Russia Vitalia Diatchenko in her first-round match at Wimbledon. Sharapova had never previously lost in the first round at Wimbledon, going 13-and-0 in opening matches. Both Serena and Venus Williams will take the court today in round two.
>>England, Sweden Advance At World Cup
(Undated) — Only eight teams are left standing at the World Cup in Russia. England advanced on Tuesday by beating Colombia 4-3 on penalty kicks. Sweden also shut out Switzerland 1-nil as the Round of 16 came to a close. The quarterfinals get underway on Friday with Uruguay facing France and Brazil going up against Belgium.