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After Jason Hammel left with a cramp, Wood and three relievers combined for seven perfect innings.
Arrieta was human in his last start, though he’s looking to reach 10-0 on Tuesday.
The White Sox have lost 14 of their last 18 games entering Monday.
The White Sox declined the Padres’ request to acquire shortstop prospect Tim Anderson.
The Cubs’ starting pitchers have a baseball-best 2.52 ERA this season.
Lester threw 6 1/3 strong innings to help the Cubs to a 6-2 win against the Phillies.
Bryant started at first base for the first time in his big league career on Friday afternoon.
“I stunk,” Sale said after allowing six earned runs and falling to 9-1.
“There are no egos in here,” Austin Jackson says.
Mat Latos registered his first quality start since April 24 as Chicago beat Cleveland, 7-6.
“We got off to a good start, but we have a lot of work to do,” reliever Matt Albers says.
The 23-year-old Rodon had gone six starts without a victory before Sunday’s strong outing.
Abreu has slumped as of late, hitting just a shade over .200 the last eight games, with one home run and five RBIs.
After helping the Royals win a title last year, Zobrist has had a huge impact for the Cubs this season.
Jose Abreu has been moved to the second spot in the batting order.
Sale became the first White Sox pitcher since 1919 to win his first nine starts of the season.
The Cubs are 23-4 in their past 27 regular-season road games, dating back to last September.
Latos submitted his fourth straight sub-par start in a loss to Houston on Wednesday.
Chicago entered Wednesday night with a 3.5-game lead over Cleveland in the AL Central.
“We are prepared to make a big move today if it presents itself,” GM Rick Hahn says.