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MLB Game Summary - Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs



(Tuesday, May 6th)

Final Score: Chicago White Sox 5, Chicago Cubs 1

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Gordon Beckham's eighth-inning home run was the difference on Tuesday, as the Chicago White Sox took down the crosstown-rival Cubs 5-1 at Wrigley Field.

Beckham went 4-for-5 at the dish with two runs scored in the third straight White Sox victory. His solo shot to left off Neil Ramirez (0-1) broke a 1-1 tie, and the visitors tacked on three more runs in the ninth to pull away.

"I got a better feel today," said Beckham. "It was bound to happen. I wasn't panicked, I've kind of been here before. I had a good game, happy to do it."

Moises Sierra, who was a late addition to the starting lineup after Adam Dunn was scratched with a bruised right calf, finished 4-for-4 while Jordan Danks drove in a pair for the Sox. Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers had an RBI apiece.

Hector Noesi went five innings for the visitors, allowing a run on four hits with six strikeouts. Zach Putnam (1-0) was perfect in two innings of relief to earn the win.

Edwin Jackson started for the Cubs and went seven innings, allowing a run on six hits with a season-high nine strikeouts.

"I was able to come out today and make pitches when I needed to, especially with men on base," Jackson said. "Making pitches with men in scoring position is the difference between giving up runs and not giving up runs."

Leading 2-1, Ramirez started the top of the ninth with a walk and Sierra reached base on an infield single to third. Flowers plated Ramirez with his double to left and after Marcus Semien went down swinging, Danks cleared the bases with his double to the ivy in center.

Cubs' reliever Pedro Strop was charged with three runs on three hits over just one-third of an inning in the ninth before leaving with an apparent injury.

Earlier, Beckham came around to score the game's first run in the fourth inning. The Cubs got the run back in the fifth on Emilio Bonifacio's RBI single to right.

Game Notes

The two teams are back at it on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field to play the final two games of this four-game set ... The Cubs have dropped three in a row on the heels of their season-high three-game winning streak ... The White Sox outhit the Cubs, 11-4.

05/07 02:25:41 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
3rd
CHA 64
DET 53
 
Final
PHI 9
ATL 2
Final
MIN 4
BOS 4
Final
HOU 3
DET 2
Final
NYY 0
TAM 3
Final
BOS 7
TOR 9
Final
MIA 8
WAS 0
Final
NYM 4
STL 5
Final
OAK 4
ANA 1
Final
KAN 4
LOS 4
Final
CIN 0
ARI 3
Final
SEA 4
CWS 12
Final
SFG 5
CLE 2
Final
CHC 11
MIL 7
Final
CWS 2
SDP 8
Final
COL 10
TEX 4
6th
BAL 1
PIT 2
 
3rd
CHA 64
DET 53
 
3rd
WAS 76
PHI 51
 
3rd
ORL 52
SAN 69
 
2nd
NYK 45
BRK 52
 
Half
BOS 50
IND 39
 
1st
MIL 20
CHI 25
 
1st
OKC 23
DAL 24
 
1st
HOU 27
SAC 21
 
1st
MIN 24
TOR 28
 
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
DEN
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POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
LAL
NOP
1st
LAMON 16
LOYC 16
 
1st Intermission
BUF 1
TOR 1
 
1st
PIT 1
PHI 0
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
EDM
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SJS
COL