Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears showed up Wednesday for their second training camp under general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox with a renewed hope after making big strides last season even if it didn't necessarily show up in the record. They finished 6-10 after winning just five games the previous season. And if history is an indication, they can expect to improve in Year 2 under Fox.

NEW YORK (AP) — Yadier Molina and pinch-hitter Kolten Wong each stroked an RBI double in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals ended Jeurys Familia's streak of 52 straight saves in rallying past the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday night. Jonathan Broxton tossed a scoreless eighth and Seung Hwan Oh got three quick outs for his sixth save.

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer deep into Wrigley's Field's left bleachers in the seventh, Addison Russell added a grand slam in a five-run eighth and the Chicago Cubs beat the White Sox 8-1 Wednesday night. Jason Hammel allowed one run and five hits while striking out seven in seven innings.

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox placed second baseman Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 22nd, and recalled infielder Carlos Sanchez from Triple-A Chrlotte on Wednesday before their game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Lawrie has missed the last five games with a left hamstring injury.