White Sox Lose To Blue Jays

(Toronto, Ontario)  --  Gavin Floyd allowed four runs in four-and-a-third innings as the White Sox fell to the Blue Jays, 4-3.  Floyd dropped to 0-and-3 on the season.  Paul Konerko and Dayan Viciedo each had an RBI single in the first inning.  Chicago lost its sixth in seven games to fall to 5-and-8 overall.  Former Sox hurler Mark Buehrle was the winner for Toronto.

White Sox Resume Series With Jays

(Toronto, Ontario)  --  The White Sox look to bounce back from losing the opener of a four-game set in Toronto tonight.  Dylan Axelrod takes the mound at Rogers Centre against Blue Jays hurler Josh Johnson.  The ChiSox have lost six out of seven to start their 10-game road trip.  Toronto has won three out of four after last night's victory.

Cubs Start Interleague Set With Rangers

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Cubs open a three-game interleague series this evening with the Texas Rangers at Wrigley Field.  Travis Wood will take the mound for Chicago against Texas left-hander Derek Holland.  The Cubbies are 4-and-8 after losing three-of-four to the Giants over the weekend.  Texas comes in at 8-and-5.  First pitch is set for 7:05.

Barney Completes Rehab Assignment In Iowa

(Des Moines, IA)  --  Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney ripped four hits in his final rehab game for Triple-A Iowa yesterday.  The Gold Glove winner hit the disabled list after sustaining a deep gash on his knee just before the season started.  He has rejoined the Cubs and is expected to be activated for tonight's game against the Rangers.

Ricketts Says Cubs Will Win World Series Because Of Renovations

(Chicago, IL)  --  Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts says if the plan to renovate Wrigley Field is passed, the team will win the World Series.  The Cubs agreed to a 500-million-dollar deal on Sunday that would rehab the historic stadium and build a new hotel.  The agreement has to be approved by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks and the City Council.

Blackhawks Upend Stars

(Chicago, IL)  --  Andrew Shaw had a goal and assist as the Blackhawks defeated the Stars, 5-2.  Marian Hossa added a goal with two helpers for Chicago, which moved to 33-5-and-4 with its sixth straight win.  Ray Emery posted 16 saves to move to 16-and-1 on the year.  The 'Hawks have six games remaining and host the Predators Friday night.

Bulls Put Down Magic

(Orlando, FL)  --  Carlos Boozer posted 22 points with six rebounds as the Bulls trampled the Magic, 102-84.  Chicago is now 44-and-37, a half-game back of Atlanta for the fifth seed.  Joakim Noah returned from his foot injury and played 14 minutes, posting six points and five rebounds.  The Bulls play their regular-season finale tomorrow night at home against the Wizards.

Sky Draft Delle Donne With Second Pick

(Bristol, CT)  --  The Chicago Sky made Elena Delle Donne of Delaware the second-overall pick in last night's WNBA Draft.  The Phoenix Mercury took Baylor's Brittney Griner first while the Tulsa Shock selected Notre Dame's Skylar Diggins third.  The Sky also took Brookyn Pope out of Baylor in the third round of the draft.

Loyola To Join Missouri Valley Conference

(Chicago, IL)  --  Loyola of Chicago is set to join the Missouri Valley Conference.  ESPN reports the school will leave the Horizon League for which it has been a member since its inception in 1979.  The move will become official on July 1st.  Last week, the Ramblers hired three-time WNBA MVP Sheryl Swoopes as head women's basketball coach.


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