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Sky win on Ring Night; Cubs soar; White Sox routed by Red Sox
2022-05-25

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On May 24, the Chicago Sky (4-2) defeated the Indiana Fever (2-7) 95-90 at Wintrust Arena.

Prior to the game, the Sky held its Championship Ring and Banner Night for winning the WNBA championship last year for the first time in franchise history.

This game also served as the 2022 home debut for 2021 Finals MVP Kahleah Copper after missing the first four games to fulfill her overseas playing obligations. She played her first game on May 21 against the Washington Mystics in D.C.

Candace Parker led Chicago with 16 points as six players scored in double figures for the Sky. Five Indiana players finished in double figures, led by Kelsey Mitchell's 25 points.

Chicago's next game will be at home against the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday, May 28. Tipoff at Wintrust Arena is at 2 p.m. CT; the game will be aired on ABC and Sportsnet.

—In Ohio, the Chicago Cubs (18-24) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (12-30) 11-4 on May 24.

Cubs player Frank Schwindel homered twice in a game for the first time in his career, according to ESPN. The Cubs have hit a major league-leading 19 homers since May 14, going deep in 10 of 11 games. Schwindel has three homers in the first two games of the four-game series at Cincinnati.

The teams continue their series on Wed., May 25.

—At Guaranteed Rate Field, the Chicago White Sox (21-21) lost to the Boston Red Sox (20-22) 16-3.

Boston extended its win streak to six games, ESPN noted. That team's win streak is its longest since winning nine straight on April 5-14, 2021.

Trevor Story and Christian Vazquez each hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs for Boston. Designated hitter J.D. Martinez had four of the Red Sox's 19 hits.

White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito will face off against Boston counterpart Rich Hill when the teams resume the series on Wed., May 25.


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