CHICAGO (AP) - Damien Brunner and Brendan Smith scored in the second period and the Detroit Red Wings trounced the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 yesterday in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series. Chicago will try to break the tie in the series in Game 3 at Detroit on Monday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer in Los Angeles' five-run seventh inning, and the Angels beat the White Sox 12-9 yesterday to end Chicago's 4-game winning streak. Five runs for the Sox during an eight inning rally made it close but the home team held on in Anaheim.
CHICAGO (AP) - Scott Feldman pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and drove in two runs with a big two-out double, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 8-2 yesterday. The Cubs have won 5 of 7 and can win three straight series for the first time with a victory Sunday. Anthony Rizzo had two hits and his first home run since signing a 7-year contract with the club on Monday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jeff Bianchi drove in two runs with a 10th-inning single up the middle, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 last night. Joe Kelly allowed runs for the first time in five appearances and took the loss. He allowed two hits and a walk in one inning for the Cardinals, who fell to 0-3 in extra-inning games this season.
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