Monday, May 30
CHICAGO (AP) — Ben Zobrist hit a three-run homer, John Lackey pitched seven solid innings and the Chicago Cubs completed a sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 7-2 victory Sunday. Miguel Montero added a solo homer and drove in two runs as the Cubs won their fifth straight and became the first team this season to get to 20 games over .500.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cheslor Cuthbert drive in the go-ahead run with an infield hit in a three-run eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for the third straight game in a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox Sunday. Chicago wasted a 4-2 lead in the eighth after failing to protect a 5-2 seventh-inning advantage on Friday and a 7-1 ninth-inning margin on Saturday. White Sox relievers allowed 17 runs, 15 hits and eight walks over 6 1/3 innings in the three-game series.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg won his 12th consecutive decision to help the Washington Nationals close out the season series against the St. Louis Cardinals with a 10-2 win Sunday. Strasburg pitched six innings of one-run ball as Washington salvaged a split of the four-game series.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cappie Pondexter scored 18 points to lead six Chicago players in double figures as the Sky beat the Dallas Wings 92-87 Sunday to end a four-game skid. Elena Delle Donne added 14 for Chicago, while Jamierra Faulkner and Allie Quigley had 13 points apiece.