Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer as the Cubs cruised past the Rockies, 9-1. David DeJesus, Nate Schierholtz and Welington Castillo were all 2-for-4 with two RBI for Chicago. Starlin Castro also had two hits and a pair of RBI for the Cubs, who have won three straight. Travis Wood tossed seven innings of two-hit ball to improve to 4-and-2.
Alex Rios drove in two but the White Sox couldn't keep up with the Twins in a 10-3 loss at Target Field last night. Alejandro De Aza and Alexei Ramirez each had three hits for the Sox, who have lost three out of four. Hector Santiago allowed six runs, three earned, over five-and-two-thirds innings to fall to 1-and-2.