Chicago Sports News: 5/29/17

 

Chicago White Sox 5 – Boston Red Sox 4

Highlights:  Red Sox lefty David Price had an uneven season debut while Melky Cabrera homered and drove in four runs, helping the Chicago White Sox rally past Boston 5-4 on Monday. Price, who missed the first part of the year with a strained left elbow, threw 88 pitches in five innings. The former AL Cy Young Award winner gave up two hits, including Cabrera’s three-run homer, walked two and hit two batters. He also struck out four. Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia sprained his left wrist in the first inning and exited in the second. Juan Minaya (1-0) and Tommy Kahnle each pitched a scoreless inning before David Robertson got three outs for his eighth save in nine chances.

 

Chicago Cubs 2 – San Diego Padres 5

Highlights:  Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam off Kyle Hendricks that helped quiet all the Chicago Cubs fans at Petco Park and overshadow a shaky day by San Diego Padres pitchers. Renfroe’s slam pushed the Padres over the Cubs 5-2 on Monday, handing Chicago its fourth straight loss. Hendricks (4-3) retired his first 10 batters before allowing seven of his final 11 to reach.San Diego starter Jarred Cosart lasted only four innings, giving up two runs, three hits and five walks and striking out two. Jose Torres (3-2) pitched two scoreless, hitless innings for the win. He walked two and struck out one. Brandon Maurer pitched the ninth for his seventh save.

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