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Cubs Get Strong Start From Hamels

MIAMI (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched seven strong innings and the Chicago Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 6-0 win. Hamels (3-0) allowed three hits and did not walk a batter.

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

Miller Announces Retirement from NFL

CHICAGO (AP) — Bears tight end Zach Miller has decided to retire after nearly losing his left leg on a gruesome play two years ago. Miller had nine surgeries to address his injuries after he dislocated his

Moncada and Alonso Homer in Sox Win

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoan Moncada hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and Leury Garcia added a two-run drive to power the Chicago White Sox past the Kansas City Royals 5-1. Yonder Alonso

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

Contreras Leads the Way for Cubs

MIAMI (AP) — Willson Contreras hit his sixth homer, drove in three and reached base four times, and the Chicago Cubs thawed out to beat the Miami Marlins 7-2. The temperature in Chicago was 33 when the

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

Darvish Picks up Second Loss of Season

CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Lyles struck out 10 in six crisp innings to tie a career high, Francisco Cervelli and Starling Marte homered off Yu Darvish, and the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Chicago Cubs 5-2. Lyles improved

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.