CHICAGO Teams

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Red Sox stymied by South Side southpaw

Boston managed only four hits against Chicago's Jose Quintana and lost for just the second time in nine games.

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Abreu's big bat helps White Sox win third straight (0:24)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs infielder/outfielder Javier Baez had a huge game on defense at third base for the Cubs on Tuesday night. It comes natural to him, he says.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta settled down nicely after walking the first two Pirate hitters on Tuesday night. Only 2 of the next 22 reached against him as he improved to 6-0.

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Arrieta improves to 6-0 as Cubs shut down Pirates (1:19)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

At the beginning of the season, FiveThirtyEight.com projected the Cubs to win 96 games with a +138 run differential. After beating the Pirates 7-1 they're now at +89. With 137 games to go. They're 19-6 ... that's 123-win pace.

two QBs offer coaching potential

Using Schlabach's top 25, our college football writers chose a player from each team who they think could fill the role as head coach. Matt Fortuna had a hard time deciding between DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire, who he says are neck-and-neck in their understanding of the game and in their leadership abilities. Coach 'em up

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Nothing about Hanley Ramirez's home run to end Jose Quintana's scoreless streak at 20 1/3 IP and get the Red Sox on the board was Cellular, that was hit over 380 feet to right field.

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Eaton's web gem ends third inning (0:19)

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

So Jake Arrieta has a 6-run lead. He's allowed 6 ER in his last 14 regular-season starts combined. How safe does this lead look?

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Reminded that Harry Caray used to say, "one more biscuit for breakfast and that's outta here" as Red Sox DH David Ortiz sends White Sox CF Austin Jackson back to the wall in deepest center in the Cell with a second-inning fly out.

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Arrieta getting it done at the plate (0:26)

What could Prior have accomplished?

We tapped a panel of more than 60 ESPN experts to pick the top 25 instances of unfulfilled potential in sports. What could Mark Prior have accomplished if arm problems hadn't got in the way? The Could-Have-Beens

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

Tonight's battle between the Red Sox and White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field should be played under cloudy skies as temps drop into the low 50s, but if it goes long or into extras, late thunder storms could make things interesting.

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White Sox to release Danks on Thursday

Chicago will end the John Danks' 10-year run with the Sox after he dropped his first four starts this season. The Sox are responsible for the remaining portion of Danks' $14.25M salary this year, a little more than $11.9M.

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Injuries drastically cut Williams' career

We tapped a panel of more than 60 ESPN experts to identify the top 25 instances of unfulfilled potential in sports. What could have Jay Williams potentially accomplished had he not suffered traumatic injuries after his NBA rookie season? The Could-Have-Beens