Contreras continues his dominance of White Sox, hits two-run home run

Ruben Hill
May 13, 2018

In the bottom of the second inning of the Cubs' home game vs. their crosstown rival, Baez - famous for impressive slides and steals - made a run at second after getting on base with a single against Sox pitcher James Shields.

Marlins 6, Braves 3 • J.T. Realmuto had three hits, including his fifth homer, and Miami broke a four-game losing streak with a win over visiting Atlanta.

Phillies starter Jake Arrieta allowed five hits over 7 1/3 scoreless innings and had his team up 1-0 until Neris allowed back-to-back homers to Conforto and Devin Mesoraco. Over 34 games, he's slashing.278/.317/.617 with 10 home runs and 34 RBI. However, he'll be given the day off, allowing David Bote to man second base as Kris Bryant covers right field. Adam Engel will lead off for the first time this season.

Of course, the Cubs also proved that you can be kind to your opponent while still being ruthless - when we last checked, at the top of the eighth, they were beating the White Sox 11-2.

Meanwhile, White Sox left fielder Nicky Delmonico, who hit leadoff Friday, is out.

White Sox: Manager Rick Renteria said RHP Miguel Gonzalez (rotator cuff inflammation) had a "little bit" of a setback on Friday and a rehab assignment is not imminent.

White Sox: RHP Lucas Giolito (1-4, 7.25 ERA) - 1-2 with a 9.00 ERA in his past four starts - tries to get on track.

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