Chicago Sports News: 7/29/17

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Chicago Cubs 2 – Milwaukee Brewers 1

Highlights:  Jason Heyward homered in the 11th inning, and the Cubs edged the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Saturday night. Kris Bryant had three hits as the Cubs improved to 12-3 since the All-Star break. Kyle Hendricks pitched five innings of one-run ball. Heyward drove a 1-1 slider from Jared Hughes (3-3) over the wall in right-center for his eighth homer with one out in the 11th. All-Star closer Wade Davis got three outs for his 21st save in 21 chances, striking out pinch hitter Jonathan Villar with a runner on first for the final out. Mike Montgomery (3-6) worked the 10th for the win.

 

Chicago White Sox 4 – Cleveland Indians 5

Highlights:  Pinch-hitter Brandon Guyer was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth inning for the go-ahead run and the Cleveland Indians won their ninth straight game, beating the Chicago White Sox 5-4. Indians starter Corey Kluber struck out 12. The AL Central leaders sent the White Sox to their 14th loss in 15 games. Kluber allowed four runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings. He has had double-digit strikeouts in eight of his last nine starts. It was 4-all when Aaron Bummer (0-1) walked Carlos Santana with two outs in the ninth, and Austin Jackson singled. Gregory Infante relieved and hit Yan Gomes with a pitch, then plunked Guyer in the shoulder to force in a run. Andrew Miller (4-3) pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings for the win. Cody Allen got three outs for his 19th save.

 

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