• Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Thompson wipes his head in the dugout after the fifth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Phillies routed by White Sox 9-1, road woes continue

    CHICAGO (AP) — It has been a bumpy road for the Philadelphia Phillies this season, and no one has experienced more turbulence lately than 22-year-old pitcher Jake Thompson.

  • Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Spencer Patton gets a the ball after walking Milwaukee Brewers' Jonathan Villar with the bases loaded, scoring Chris Carter, left, from third during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Brewers swept by Cubs 9-6 despite draw 7 walks from Arrieta

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers were patient at the plate, and that’s something they want to improve. Yet despite drawing a career-high seven walks from Jake Arrieta, they weren’t able to overcome a big day by Kris Bryant.