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ST. LOUIS (AP) - The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds has been postponed because of rain. No makeup day has been announced and a doubleheader on Sunday has been ruled out. The St. Louis region is expecting up to 7 inches of rain during the weekend. Forecasts call for rain throughout Sunday around Busch Stadium.
BOSTON (AP) - Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer, and Miguel Montero and Ben Zobrist had solo shots, helping the Chicago Cubs rebound from a series-opening loss with a 7-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox Saturday. Wade Davis pitched the ninth for his sixth save.
DETROIT (AP) - Melky Cabrera led off the 10th inning with a solo homer off Justin Wilson and Avisail Garcia added an RBI triple, lifting the Chicago White Sox to a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers Saturday. Jose Abreu homered twice in his return to the lineup for Chicago.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) - Kemar Lawrence scored his first goal of the season in the 71st minute and the New York Red Bulls defeated the Chicago Fire 2-1 Saturday night. The win for the Red Bulls, their third straight, spoiled the return of popular midfielder Dax McCarty, who was traded to the Fire in the offseason after 5½ seasons in New York.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The Chicago Bears will decline their fifth-year option on cornerback Kyle Fuller for the 2018 season. General manager Ryan Pace confirmed the decision Saturday.
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