John Lackey and Aroldis Chapman outperformed Chris Sale in his return from a jersey-trashing suspension.
The Cubs did just enough against the White Sox ace in his six innings and rode their own pitching to a 3-1 victory Thursday night in Chicago's rivalry series.
Chapman earned his first save for the Cubs since being acquired from the Yankees, leaving the crowd buzzing by consistently throwing 102 mph.
"It was fun to be in the dugout and check that out," Lackey said of Chapman's sizzling fastballs. "It's definitely something you want to tune in to see for sure."
Sale faced dozens of reporters after the game, heaping praise on his...