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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

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NEW YORK (AP) - Martin Prado hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. David Robertson (2-4) struck out two in a perfect ninth. Chicago (59-69) fell a season-high 10 games under .500.

CHICAGO (AP) - Jake Arrieta shut down his former team, holding Baltimore to four hits in seven innings and Javier Baez homered again as the Chicago Cubs beat the Orioles 4-1 on Friday. Baez hit his sixth homer in his 18th game since getting called up from Triple-A, Luis Valbuena also homered, and Logan Watkins and Arismendy Alcantara each drove in runs with singles as the Cubs snapped AL East leading Baltimore's four-game winning streak. Hector Rondon pitched a perfect ninth for his 20th save.

ATLANTA (AP) - Courtney Vandersloot made a tiebreaking jumper from the top of the key with 20 seconds left the Chicago Sky to an 80-77 win over the Atlanta Dream in the first game of their WNBA playoff series. Elena Delle Donne led Chicago with 21 points, though she did not score in the fourth quarter. Epiphanny Prince added 14 points, and Fowles had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Sky.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ryan Howard drove in a pair of runs and Kyle Kendrick overcame a rocky first inning to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Matt Adams homered and Matt Holliday drove in two runs for the Cardinals, who lost for just the second time in nine games.

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