Cubs Fall, White Sox, Cardinals Win


Published on May 22 2013 6:25 am
Last Updated on May 22 2013 6:32 am
Written by Millie Lange

Pirates Clip Cubs

(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Travis Snider smacked a grand slam during a five-run sixth inning as the Pirates held on to clip the Cubs 5-4 in the opener of a three-game series at PNC Park. Pedro Alvarez walked in the other run for the Bucs, who have won two straight and six of their last seven. Wandy Rodriguez surrendered three runs over six innings to improve to 5-2. Jason Grilli gave up a run in the ninth but held on for his 18th save. Matt Garza permitted just one hit over five scoreless innings in his season debut. Garza, who has been sidelined with a strained left lat muscle, helped his own cause with a two-run double. Darwin Barney went 4-for-4 with an RBI and Starlin Castro also plated a run for the Northsiders, who have dropped two in-a-row and four-of-six overall. James Russell fell to 1-1 with the loss.


Cardinals Clobber Padres

(San Diego, CA) -- Daniel Descalso went 3-for-3 with a grand slam and five RBI as the Cardinals clobbered the Padres, 10-2.  Carlos Beltran knocked in a pair of runs for the Redbirds, who have won two-of-three. Adam Wainwright fanned six over 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball to improve to 6-3. Edinson Volquez allowed five runs in six innings to fall to 3-5. San Diego's winning streak was stopped at three.


White Sox Edge Red Sox

(Chicago, IL) -- Jeff Keppinger hit a two-run homer to back a strong outing from Jose Quintana as the White Sox edged the Red Sox, 3-1. Quintana took a no-hitter into the seventh.  e improved to 3-1 after striking out five over 6 1/3 scoreless innings. Addison Reed earned his 16th save. Alex Rios doubled in a run for Chicago, which will look to sweep the three-game set on Wednesday. Dustin Pedroia scored on an error for Boston. Felix Doubrount allowed two runs in six innings to fall to 3-2 with the tough-luck loss.


Tuesday, May 21 Scoreboard


Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Chicago Cubs 4

Cincinnati Reds 4, New York Mets 0

Philadelphia Phillies 7, Miami Marlins 3

Milwaukee Brewers 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

Colorado Rockies 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 4 (10 inn)

St. Louis Cardinals 10, San Diego Padres 2

San Francisco Giants 4, Washington Nationals 2 (10th inn)



Detroit Tigers 5, Cleveland Indians 1

Baltimore Orioles 3, New York Yankees 2 (10 inn)

Tampa Bay Rays 4, Toronto Blue Jays 3

Oakland Athletics 1, Texas Rangers 0

Chicago White Sox 3, Boston Red Sox 1

Kansas City Royals 7, Houston Astros 3

Los Angeles Angels 12, Seattle Mariners 0


MLB Interleague

Atlanta Braves 5, Minnesota Twins 4 (10 inn)


Wednesday, May 22 Schedule (All Times Central)


12:10 p.m. - Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets

12:10 p.m. - Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers

2:10 p.m. - Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies

2:45 p.m. - Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants

6:05 p.m. - Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates

6:10 p.m. - Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins

9:10 p.m. - St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres



1:05 p.m. - Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers

3:37 p.m. - Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays

6:05 p.m. - Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

6:05 p.m. - New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles

6:05 p.m. - Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels

7:10 p.m. - Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox

7:10 p.m. - Kansas City Royals at Houston Astros


MLB Interleague

11:10 a.m. - Minnesota Twins at Atlanta Braves