Lefty Chatwood Gets Start Against Indians In Cleveland

On Monday the White Sox saw a 10-4 victory over Seattle yesterday. A five run inning set the stage. Jose Abreu went four for five with three RBIs including a two run homer in the sixth. Yoan Moncada also homered for the Sox.

 

The Cubs are coming off of a 9-7 win over the Rockies on Sunday. Today they begin a three game set against the Indians on the road. Lefty Tyler Chatwood gets the start on the mound looking for his first win of the season.

Cubs Fall To St. Louis In Winter Conditions

Adam Wainwright out piched Tyler Chatwood on a chilly night at Wrigley Field last night helping the Cardinals win their fifth straight with a 5-3 final over the Cubs. The game time temperature was 35 degrees with heaters in each dugout. Lefty Jon Lester is scheduled to get the start today against St. Louis’ right handed Luke Weaver but there is a ninety percent chance of precipitation in the area.

 

Jed Lowrie had a go ahead home run in a five run first inning. Trevor Cahill pitched 7 scoreless innings in his season debut helping the A’s beat the White Sox 10-2.

White Sox Home Opener Today Against Tigers

Chicago holds on to beat St. Louis 4-3. The Blues are now forced to win their last two games if they want to go to the playoffs.

 

The Cubs had Wednesday off. They’ll start a series in Milwaukee today.

 

The White Sox beat Toronto 4-3 Matt Davidson hit his fourth homer of the season. Jose Abreu had the tie breaking solo homer that put Chicago over the Blue Jays. The White Sox have their home opener against the Tigers today.

Two Aurora Men Pull Warrenville Man From Burning Vehicle

Police in Aurora say that two men are heroes for rescuing a Warrenville man when they pulled him away from a fiery crash. Authorities say that 58 year old Jose Martinez and 29 year old Deven Johnson from Aurora pulled the injured 34 year old man from a burning vehicle

 

Weather: Today a high of 43 degrees with rain and snow. Cloudy and 38 tomorrow. Saturday will be 34 degrees.

 

Illinois’ Executive Manson is getting s new name along with its face lift. Governor Bruce Rauner has singed an executive order changing the name to the Governor’s Mansion.

 

Officials of Major League Baseball and the NBA have told Illinois lawmakers about their concerns and possible support for legal internet sports gambling. The officials are wanting a guarantee that the gambling won’t effect the integrity of the game.   

Blackhawks Defend Home Ice Tonight Against Canucks

Spring Training baseball yesterday; the Cubs beat the Texas Rangers 5-1. Chicago only gave up three hits during the game. Padres beat the White Sox 4-3.

 

The Blackhawks are playing host to the Vancouver Canucks tonight at the United Center.

 

The Bulls were taken down by the Nuggets yesterday with a score of 135-102. Chicago now 24 and 47 on the season. 16 points and 4 rebounds for Cristiano Felicio, 15 points and 8 boards for Bobby Portis and 14 points for Noah Vonleh. Chicago plays host to the Bucks on Friday.

Bears Release Players Looking At Roster Improvement

The Chicago Bears have officially agreed to deals with linebacker Sam Acho and cornerback Prince Amukamara. Quarterback Mike Glennon, receiver Markus Wheaton, and defensive back Marcus Cooper all released on Wednesday. Meanwhile quarterback Chase Daniel let everyone know that he has joined the roster.

 

Kyle Schwarber has a new contract with the Chicago Cubs. It’s a 604,000 dollar one year deal.

 

The Blackhawks are back at it tomorrow. They’re playing a back to back homeset before embarking on a road trip. They are visiting the Winnipeg Jets tonight then on Saturday they face the Sabres.

 

Bulls Defending Home Court Against Playoff Bound Clippers Tonight

The Bulls are hosting the Clippers tonight then they’ll head to Memphis on Thursday. The Bulls are coming off a 129-122 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. The Clippers are battling for a position in the playoffs in the Western Conference and have won two games in a row.

 

The Blackhawks are off until Friday when they start a three game in four night stretch. They’re at home Friday hosting the Jets then on Sunday they’ll visit the Sabres.

 

The Cubs get back to spring training action today against the San Diego Padres.

Blackhawks Over Bruins With Power Play Action

Zach LaVine nailed four free throws in the final seventeen seconds of the game helping Chicago to beat the Atlanta Hawks 129-122 last night. LaVine and Bobby Portis each had 21 points. Chicago overcame a career high, 38 point performance by Taurean Prince. The Bulls play host to the Clippers tomorrow and they will visit Memphis on Thursday.

 

Patrick Kane scored a tie breaking power play goal with 3:16 left and he also has an assist. This sent the Blackhawks over the Bruins Sunday night 3-1. Artem Anisimov also scored a power play against Boston.

 

Jake Arrieta has signed a three year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. The package agreed upon is worth seventy five million dollars.

Bulls Win Over Memphis With Lopez And Holiday Back On Court

Lauri Markkanen had 22 points while Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn added 21 each when the Bulls beat the Grizzlies last night 119-110. It was the fifteenth consecutive loss for Memphis. The Bulls had a 21 point lead whittled down to 1 but came away with the win. Justin Holiday added 14 points. He was five for five from the field, he nailed four three pointers. This is after the NBA prodded the Bulls to play Holiday and Robin Lopez again. NBA owners passed a rule back in September to prevent teams from sitting healthy star players to lose on purpose to increase draft potential.

 

The Blackhawks are playing host to Carolina tonight. J F Berube is going to get the start in net. Corey Crawford is out with a head injury.

 

Kyle Schwarber was two for three. He had a homer and scored three runs when the cubs hammered the Indians 11-6. The White Sox beat the Reds 14-12 and Matt Davidson hit his third homer this Spring

Avalanche Crumble In Overtime Against Blackhawks

Jonathan Toews scoring nine seconds into over time, he also had an assist in regulation. The Blackhawks beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1. Chicago’s J. F. Berube was in net with 33 saves, Erik Gustafsson connected in the first period. Corey Crawford has been out of the net since December 23. The Blackhawks play host to the Carolina Hurricanes tomorrow.

 

Cactus League action, on Tuesday with the Cubs winning over the Dodgers 9-5 and the White Sox topped the Brewers 6-4.