CHICAGO (AP) - Jeff Keppinger drove in the winning run on a single in the eleventh, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Miami Marlins 4-3. John Danks was solid in his season debut last night. Danks allowed three runs and four hits in six innings in his first start since undergoing shoulder surgery in August.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Joey Votto extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a homer to help power the Cincinnati Reds to their fourth straight win with a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs last night. The Reds have dominated the Cubs, winning 15 of their past 17 in the series. Chicago has lost a season-high five straight.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lance Lynn only gave up two hits over six innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-0. David Freese and Allen Craig each homered and drove in three runs. Last night's win was the NL Central-leading Cardinals' third in a row.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Bears will retire Mike Ditka's number 89 at halftime of their Monday night game against the Dallas Cowboys on December 9th. The Bears call it a fitting tribute for the player who revolutionized the tight end position and later coached the Bears to their only Super Bowl championship.
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