Chicago Sports News: 4/19/17

 

Chicago Cubs 7 – Milwaukee Brewers 4

Highlights:  Addison Russell hit a game-ending, three-run homer off Neftali Feliz in Chicago’s four-run ninth, sending the Cubs to a 7-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. The Cubs overcame a rough outing for right-hander Kyle Hendricks, who tied his career-high with four walks in five innings. Mike Montgomery, Pedro Strop, Koji Uehara and Wade Davis (2-0) combined for four scoreless innings, allowing two hits. Chicago trailed 4-1 before Willson Contreras‘ RBI single in the sixth off Carlos Torres. Russell added a run-scoring bloop single in the eighth, poking the ball just over Eric Thames at first base. Travis Shaw and Jett Bandy homered off Hendricks, who finished third in the NL Cy Young Award voting last year. Brewers starter Tommy Milone allowed one run and three hits in five innings.

 

Chicago White Sox 1 – New York Yankees 9

Highlights:  Aaron Judge hit a homer to more than halfway up the bleachers, Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of one-run ball and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 9-1 Wednesday. Judge followed Starlin Castro‘s three-run shot in the fifth with his 448-foot drive for the Yankees’ first back-to-back homers of the season. Chase Headley hit a two-run homer in the first inning and Aaron Hicks also went deep to give New York a season-high four home runs. Dylan Covey (0-1) got beat in his second major league start, allowing eight runs, 10 hits and three homers over five innings. Bryan Mitchell was perfect over 1 1/3 innings for New York on his 26th birthday, and Tommy Layne finished.

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