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

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CHICAGO (AP) - Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres last night. Rizzo became the first National League player to reach 25 homers this season. He hit 23 homers in 160 games last season. Emilio Bonifacio, Wellington Castillo and Justin Ruggiano had two hits apiece for the Cubs.

CHICAGO (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered twice as the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Moustakas went 3 for 5 with three RBIs. The Royals entered the game with a major league-worst 55 homers and had managed a total of six runs during the losing streak.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals last night. It was the Rays' season-high sixth straight win. They have outscored the opposition 36-11 during the run. Evan Longoria added a solo homer in the ninth for Tampa Bay.

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Sylvia Fowles had 21 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 60-57 last night. Epiphanny Prince added 13 points for the Sky. The Sky shot 16 of 17 from the free-throw line while the Fever were 9 for 20.

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