On June 23, Chicago Sky player Candace Parker made history as the first WNBA player with three career triple-doubles in Chicago's (12-5) 82-59 win over the Los Angeles Sparks (6-10) at crypto.com Arena.
An audience of more than 5,600 saw Parkerwho was recently named an All-Starfinish with 10 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists.
Azura Stevens and Courtney Vandersloot each had 15 points to lead the Sky in a balanced attack.
The Sky will head back home Sunday, June 26, to play the Minnesota Lynx after three consecutive road games. The tipoff at Wintrust Arena is at 5 p.m. CT and will air on CBS Sports Network, Marquee Sports Network and Bally Sports North.
At Pittsburgh, the Chicago Cubs (26-44) lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates (29-40) 8-7 in 10 innings on June 23.
The Cubs have lost 15 of their past 19 gamesa stretch in which they've lost nine games by five runs or more, MLB.com noted.
The series in Pittsburgh was another turn through the youngest part of the Cubs' rotation, which has needed rookies and budding arms to step up after injuries to Marcus Stroman, Drew Smyly and Wade Miley.
The Pirates' Michael Chavis' solo homerhis seventh this seasontied the game at seven after the Cubs scored five times in the top of the eighth, according to ESPN.
Now, Chicago heads to St. Louis on Friday, June 24, for the first of a three-game series against the Cardinals (also making sure the Cubs are away during the Chicago Pride Parade).
On the same date, the Baltimore Orioles (32-39) defeated the Chicago White Sox (33-35) 4-0 at Guaranteed Rate Field.
"I would say we should win the game when you get nine hits and a lot of hard outs," Chicago manager Tony La Russa said, according to ESPN. "So we hit a lot of balls hard and couldn't break through."
Utilityman Danny Mendick will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee. Outfielder Adam Engel is headed to the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring.
Chicago will again host Baltimore on Friday, June 24, at 7:10 p.m.