Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3. He allowed one run and three hits in his Coors Field debut.

CHICAGO (AP) — Welington Castillo hit a grand slam and top rookie Eloy Jiménez homered at home for the first time, powering the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 win over the Washington Nationals. Castillo got his second career slam, with the other coming nearly two years ago in the same ballpark when he played for the Baltimore Orioles. Jiménez, who went had two hits and two RBIs with three runs scored, drove a 1-1 pitch from Patrick Corbin 462 feet to center.

CHICAGO (AP) — The woman struck by a foul ball during Monday night’s game at Guaranteed Rate Field was treated at a nearby hospital and released, according to a Chicago White Sox spokesman. The unidentified woman was sitting in the stands just past the White Sox dugout down the third base line and was struck by a hard liner in the fourth inning off the bat of Chicago’s Eloy Jiménez.

CHICAGO (AP) — Diamond DeShields scored 25 points, Courtney Vandersloot added 17 with eight assists and the Chicago Sky held off the Phoenix Mercury 82-75. Chicago (3-2) led 43-41 at the half before DeShields had four of the six 3-pointers the Sky made in the third quarter to build a 67-55 lead.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears drew inspiration from some of the franchise’s greatest players at last weekend’s 100-year celebration, but no one seems to have an answer for their kicking problems. All three kicking candidates missed under pressure from 42 yards as minicamp began with players saying they’re ready for the start of training camp _ everyone except the kickers, that is.