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

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DETROIT (AP) - The Chicago White Sox wrap up their four-game series in Detroit Thursday afternoon. Jose Quintana will pitch for the Sox against Max Scherzer (SHUR'-zur) of the Tigers. Chicago has taken two of the first three games in the series.

NEW YORK (AP) - Lance Lynn tries for his fifth victory of the season Thursday afternoon in New York, where the St. Louis Cardinals are looking for a split of a four-game series against the Mets. Lynn is 4-0 with an earned run average of 3.42.

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have a chance to win their first series of the season Thursday afternoon. They've won two of the first three games of a series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field. Edwin Jackson pitches the series finale for the Cubs.

CHICAGO (AP) - The NHL says Jonathan Toews (tavyz) of the Chicago Blackhawks is a finalist for the Frank Selke (SEL'-kee) Trophy, which is given to the league's top defensive forward. The Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues resume their first-round playoff series in St. Louis Friday night. It's knotted at two games apiece.

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