CHICAGO Teams

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs lost 6-2 to the Red Sox on Sunday after giving up 4 runs in the 8th inning -- which turned into a mess in the field. Koji Uehara failed to cover first on a grounder, Pedro Strop threw a run scoring wild pitch and Addison Russell committed a throwing error plating two more runs. Uehara wasn't sharp pitching on back to back days while the offense stalled outside of a Kris Bryant home run and a Jon Jay run home from second on a wild pitch. The Cubs finished the month 13-11 after going 17-5 last April.

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Red Sox take lead on wild pitch (0:29)
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Bryant's dad takes a walk down memory lane (1:57)
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Jay scores from second on wild pitch (0:31)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

According to ESPN Stats and Info Kris Bryant's fifth inning home run traveled 432 ft, second longest in interleague play for him, (Cleveland, 452).

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Bryant gets his parents on their feet with a homer (0:19)
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Bryant sends one over the Green Monster (0:37)
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Ramirez gets a hold of 439-foot homer (0:19)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Hendricks gave up his fifth home run of the year as Hanley Ramirez homered in the first inning on Sunday. Last season Hendricks didn't give up hid fifth until June 13. The first inning shot by Ramirez was the 9th long ball this season given up in the first inning by a Cubs starter, raising their team ERA in the first to 9.75. The HR's and ERA are the worst in baseball in the first inning.

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Ramirez hits one out of Fenway (0:28)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss the first month of the season for the defending champs. They'll either end it 14-10 or 13-11, either way, Maddon likes what he's seen.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Zobrist and Justin Grimm sign autographs before the Cubs finale against the Red Sox.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Temperatures will be about 40 degrees colder than yesterday for tonight's rubber game between the Cubs and Red Sox. Joe Maddon made one change from Saturday's lineup inserting Willson Contreras for Miguel Montero as Kyle Hendricks looks to build off his last start, a solid effort in Pittsburgh after a shaky beginning.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Todd Frazier's solo home run Sunday was his third of the season and his second in three days at Comerica Park.

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Iglesias' 3 RBI power Tigers to win (0:23)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike White, Brad Underwood, Chris Holtmann, Virginia, UConn, Georgia Tech and three Villanova assistants watching ESPN 60 Elijah Weaver.

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Theo never thought he'd be rooting against Red Sox (3:12)
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Trubisky to avoid to the 'Mitch' curse? (1:06)

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Source tells me Illinois linebacker Hardy Nickerson, Jr. is signing with the Bengals. Son of former Bucs great Hardy Nickerson. Reports of him signing with the Rams are false.