>>Cubs Keep Royals Quiet Behind Montgomery
(Kansas City, MO) — Mike Montgomery and three relievers combined on a six-hitter as the Cubs shut out the Royals 5-0 in Kansas City. Montgomery gave up five singles in six frames for the win. David Bote had a two-run triple in the first and an RBI single in the fifth for Chicago. Ben Zobrist and Ian Happ each chipped in with a sac-fly for the Cubs, who have won four of their last five games.
>>Cubs Take On Royals
(Kansas City, MO) — The Cubs go for a three-game sweep of the Royals tonight at Kauffman Stadium. Chicago is 66-and-47, two-and-a-half games ahead of the Brewers for first in the NL Central. Jose Quintana takes the mound for the Cubbies opposite Kansas City’s Heath Fillmyer.
>>Yanks Top Sox In 13
(Chicago, IL) — Miguel Andujar’s RBI single in the top of the 13th proved to be the difference as the Yankees took down the White Sox 4-3 at Guaranteed Rate Field. It looked like New York would win in the 10th when Giancarlo Stanton smashed a two-run homer, but Jose Abreu responded with a two-run shot of his own to keep Chicago alive. Luis Avilan was tagged with the loss.
>>Yanks Try To Sweep Sox
(Chicago, IL) — The White Sox look to avoid being swept as they finish their three-game series with the Yankees tonight on the Southside. Chicago is 41-and-72. Lucas Giolito makes the start for the Sox. New York counters with Luis Severino.
>>Late Homers Rally Cardinals Past Marlins
(Miami, FL) — Matt Carpenter’s solo homer in the eighth inning propelled the Cardinals to a 3-2 win at Miami. Paul DeJong’s two-run blast in the seventh tied the game for St. Louis. Miles Mikolas picked up his 12th win and Bud Norris notched his 22nd save.
>>Cardinals Close Out Series With Marlins Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals close out their three-game series with the Marlins tonight. John Gant takes the mound for St. Louis, while Miami counters with Trevor Richards. The Cardinals are third in the NL Central at 59-and-55, four games out of the second NL wild card.
>>Bears At Bengals Tomorrow
(Cincinnati, OH) — The Bears hit the road to play their second preseason game when they face the Bengals tomorrow night. Chicago lost to the Ravens 17-16 last week. More of the Bears regulars will hit the field in this one after few saw action in the opener. Running back Jordan Howard didn’t practice much yesterday and his status is up in the air after banging knees a few days ago.
>>Colts Visit Seahawks Tomorrow
(Westfield, IN) — The Colts hit the road tomorrow to visit the Seattle Seahawks. Andrew Luck will start for the Colts and is expected to play most of the first quarter. It will be Luck’s first game action since January 2017.
>>St. Louis Hosts PGA Championship Starting Tomorrow
(St. Louis, MO) — St. Louis is playing host to this year’s PGA Championship. The final major of the golf season gets underway tomorrow at Bellerive Country Club. Tiger Woods is competing here for the first time since 2001, but had yesterday’s practice round cut short by storms.