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

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CHICAGO (AP) - Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 last night. Medica finished with three hits and drove in two runs for the Padres. Luis Valbuena hit a three-homer for the Cubs.

CHICAGO (AP) - Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 yesterday. Moustakas triggered the decisive rally with a lead-off single off Zach Putnam. Wade Davis pitched a scoreless inning. Greg Holland retired the side in order in the ninth inning for his 26th save.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major league hit to lead Tampa Bay to a 3-0 victory over St. Louis last night. Cobb blanked the Cardinals on five hits over seven innings. It was the fourth time he has thrown at least seven innings without an earned run this season. Cobb missed 50 games last season with a concussion.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Yannick Djalo scored a goal and added three assists to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Fire last night. San Jose ended a five-game winless streak. Chicago had allowed just three goals in four games. Chicago's Grant Ward fired a shot off of Matt Watson's pass in the 75th minute for Chicago's only goal.

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