When the Cardinals and White Sox visit Wrigley this week, it's about wins, not bragging rights, for the Chicago Cubs.
Carlos Rodon wasn't awful Sunday in his 10th career start. It was more of an uneven day in a 9-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
The Kansas City Royals lead all teams with four All-Star starters, while Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals are top vote-getters.
The Chicago White Sox won the series but dropped the finale 9-1 on Sunday to the Baltimore Orioles.
Jonathan Schoop homered in his first at-bat since coming off the disabled list and Miguel Gonzalez threw six solid innings as the Baltimore Orioles routed the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Sunday.
Orioles crush White Sox 9-1
O's RHP Miguel Gonzalez struck out 3 and allowed 1 run through 6 IP as Baltimore avoided the sweep vs. the Sox, who committed 4 errors. Chris Davis was robbed of another HR, this time at the hands of Chicago LF J.B. Shuck. Box score
Look what I found!
Adam Jones' bat flew into the stands at U.S. Cellular Field during the fifth inning of the Orioles-White Sox game, and it eventually ended up in the hands of this fan. Baltimore leads Chicago 4-0 in the 6th. Follow live
For a last-place team, the Chicago White Sox sure seem to play a lot of playoff-style baseball games.
Schoop homers in first AB off DL
Welcome back to the lineup, Jonathan Schoop. The Orioles 2B, playing his first game since mid-April because of a knee injury, went deep off the White Sox's Carlos Rodon in the second inning. Follow live
Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper provide the fireworks, Avisail Garcia the glovework and Clay Buchholz the handiwork on Independence Day.
A big defensive play from an unlikely source keeps the White Sox's winning streak going.
Jeff Samardzija goes into the eight but gets no decision, but Sox pull out the victory on a double by J.B. Shuck.
Avisail Garcia robbed Chris Davis of a tying home run with a leaping catch in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox held off the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Saturday.
Final: White Sox 3, Orioles 2
Chicago used 11 hits to get 3 runs, just edging out Baltimore's 2 runs on 4 hits. Jeff Samardzija took a no-hitter into the 6th and struck out 9 but got a no-decision. Box score
Samardzija looking for July 4 no-no
Jeff Samardzija is looking to be the fourth pitcher to throw a no-hitter on Independence day (Dave Righetti in 1983, George Mullin in 1912 and Hooks Wiltse in 1908). The White Sox starter is through 5 without allowing an Orioles hit. Follow live
Samardzija has no-hit bid through 5
Jeff Samardzija is cruising against the Orioles with 1 walk, 6 stikeouts and no hits. The White Sox have a 1-0 lead. Follow live
White Sox first baseman's numbers aren't what they were a season ago, and the AL is loaded at first base.
Working on his mechanics helped John Danks keep the ball down in the zone in the Chicago White Sox's win.
CHICAGO – The White Sox won their third consecutive game, defeating the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series and seven-game homestand.
John Danks pitched seven scoreless innings and Jose Abreu hit a home run, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 on Friday night.
White Sox shut down Orioles
John Danks (7 IP, 5 H, 5 K) and two relievers combined for a 5-hit shutout and Jose Abreu hit a solo homer for the only run the White Sox would need in their 1-0 win over Baltimore. Box score
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