CHICAGO (AP) - Matt Harvey beat the Chicago Cubs with not just his arm but also his bat. The New York Mets' ace won his fifth straight decision and singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh. The Mets beat the Cubs 3-2 at Wrigley Field.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Former World Series MVP David Freese finally has his first homer of the season - and it was a grand slam. The St. Louis Cardinals scored five in the first to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6 last night. The Brewers pulled close with two 3-run homers by Aramis Ramirez off Jaime Garcia.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to put the rival Detroit Red Wings in a 2-0 hole to begin the Western Conference semifinals. Defenseman Duncan Keith and forward Michael Handzus missed practice for the Hawks yesterday, but both are expected to play in today's game.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears have locked up their first-round draft pick. Guard Kyle Long has agreed to a 4-year deal that includes a fifth-year option. That means all the Bears picks are now under contract. Long is the son of former Raiders star Howie Long and brother of St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long.
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