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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

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CHICAGO (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs yesterday. The Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won a home series since taking two of three from the Miami Marlins last month.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 yesterday. Danny Santana had two RBIs for the last-place Twins. All-Star Glen Perkins retired Gordon Beckham on a bases-loaded flyout for his 25th save in 28 chances.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Glory Johnson scored 14 of her 15 points in the second half and had 11 rebounds to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Chicago Sky 79-69 yesterday. Tulsa had just 11 field goals and four assists through the game's first 27 minutes. The Shock made 13 field goals on 11 assists over the game's final 13 minutes. Allie Quigley and Epiphanny Prince each scored 14 points for the Sky.

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas has been inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame. Thomas won AL MVP awards in 1993 and 1994 and finished his 19-year career with a .301 batting average, 521 homers and 1,704 RBIs. He's the first Hall of Famer who spent the majority of his career as a designated hitter.

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