Cubs Lose While Sox, Tigers Win

The defending AL Champions will head into the All-Star break in 1st place in the AL Central.

The Tigers swept AL East leading Boston with a 6-5 win on Sunday, moving a game ahead of the Indians, who lost 1-0 to Toronto.

The win is the 5th straight for the Tigers. They had 3 home runs and center fielder Curtis Granderson robbed Willy Mo Pena of one with an unbelievable catch.

The Cubs lost at Pittsburgh 6-2. It was just the 4th loss in 16 games for the Cubbies.

Chicago remains 4.5 games back of the Brewers in the NL Central. Milwaukee lost 7-2 to Washington.

Jason Bay had 4 RBI for the Pirates, including a 2-run single in the 8th that made it 5-2 Pirates.

Back in Chicago, the White Sox defeated the Twins 6-3.

Jim Thome and Paul Konerko hit back-to-back homers in the 4th to lead the Sox.

The big news came after the game when it was announced on the jumbo-tron that ace pitcher Mark Buerhle will remain in Chicago.

Buerhle has agreed to a 4-year, $56 million contract. Buerhle got a big ovation from the crowd when he came out of the dugout.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email:
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 8381277 -
Gray Television, Inc.