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53-47, 1st in NL Cent

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs beat the White Sox 6-3 behind a big night from Kyle Schwarber. He homered twice and earned his second career triple while driving in four runs. He has 17 home runs despite a .191 batting average. He's also hitting .280 since his return from the minor leagues. Anthony Rizzo also homered while Jon Lester gave up 2 runs over 7 innings. The Cubs took 3 of 4 from the Sox and head to second place Milwaukee with a 1.5 game lead.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Schwarber has two home runs, the latest a 423 ft blast out to right. Earlier, he hit one to left center as he's notched his fourth career multi home run game. He also has a triple tonight, to go along with 17 home runs this season.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

World Series winning manager Joe Maddon talking with college football champion Dabo Swinney.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs getting ready to stretch and then take batting practice before they take on the White Sox tonight.

Stats & Info

Cubs turn tables on Brewers in NL Central

With a win and a Brewers loss Wednesday, the Cubs are in sole possession of first in their division for the first time since May 26. They entered the break 5 ½ games behind the Brewers, which matched their most games back this season. They are 10-2 since the break, tied with the Dodgers for the best record in baseball, while the Brewers are 4-8.

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Schwarber, Rizzo lead Cubs past White Sox (1:06)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Anthony Rizzo discuss his 3 run double in the Cubs 8-3 win over the White Sox on Wednesday.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss pitching the Cubs back into first place, where he expects his team to stay.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs beat the White Sox 8-3 behind a strong outing by Jake Arrieta who gave up just two hits. The big blow in the game was a 3 run double by Anthony Rizzo during a long fifth inning when the Cubs scored 4 times. Rizzo had 4 RBI's on the night. Later, Addison Russell homered and the Cubs drew 8 walks to wear down White Sox pitching. The win, combined with a Milwaukee loss, vaulted the Cubs into sole possession of first place.

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Moncada gets silent treatment after his first MLB homer (0:35)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta gave up his first hit of the game with 1 out in the fifth as Omar Narvaez hit a ground rule double to right center.

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Rizzo clears the bases with a double (0:43)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Arrieta has faced 12 batters and given up just a walk through 4 innings as that was eliminated by a double play. He has three strikeouts on 48 pitches.

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Schwarber's rope opens scoring (0:26)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

José Quintana tips his cap as the White Sox welcome him back to the South Side for the first time since being traded to the Cubs.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon signs autographs before the Cubs play the Sox.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Anthony Rizzo discuss a reported confrontation with John Lackey in the dugout during Tuesday's game. He wasn't pleased with having to address it.

ESPN Stats & Info

Arrieta, Shields on opposite ends of spectrum

After a rough start to the year, Jake Arrieta's had a strong July. Meanwhile, James Shields has struggled.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Brett Anderson was 2-2 with a 8.18 ERA for the Cubs before going down with a back injury. He gave up 34 hits in 22 innings after the Cubs signed him to a 1 year deal to be their fifth starter. He didn't work out as Anderson was DFA'd on Wednesday.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs have designated lefty pitcher Brett Anderson for assignment after activating him from the DL, per the team.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs47114th
Batting Average.24624th
On Base Percentage.33011th
Slugging Percentage.43112th
Earned Run Average4.017th
Quality Starts42Tied-15th
WHIP1.2810th
BAA.2384th

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