Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada hit two of Chicago’s four solo homers and Reynaldo López pitched 7 2/3 effective innings, leading the White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians. José Abreu and Welington Castillo also connected for Chicago, which earned its third straight win. The White Sox also improved to 4-3 against the Indians this season after they went 5-14 against the Tribe last year.

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox say pitchers Carlos Rodón and Nate Jones will miss the rest of the season with arm injuries. Rodón is scheduled for elbow-ligament replacement surgery Wednesday in Los Angeles. Jones had surgery to repair a flexor mass tear in his right forearm.

FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — A monument celebrating the 1876 inaugural edition of the Chicago Cubs will be placed at Freeport’s replica Wrigley Field. The (Freeport) Journal-Standard reports that the nonprofit group called David Stalker’s Baseball Memorial Series will donate the plaque. It will be placed at Little Cubs Field. It commemorates the Chicago National League Ball Club of 1876. The team was then called the Chicago White Stockings. Albert Spalding and Cap Anson were among four future Hall-of-Famers in the lineup.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed three of their five draft picks, agreeing to four-year deals with fourth-rounder Riley Ridley and seventh-rounders Kerrith Whyte Jr. and Stephen Denmark. Ridley, a receiver, caught 44 passes for 570 yards and nine touchdowns for Georgia last season.