Cubs flex power muscles in win over White Sox

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jorge Soler and Chris Coghlan each hit two-run homers, Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo also connected and the Chicago Cubs beat the rival White Sox 6-3 Friday.

Entering the day, the Cubs had hit 32 homers, second-most in the majors this spring.

The home runs came off Jeff Samardzija, the White Sox’s opening-day starter on April 6 at Kansas City.

Cubs starter Jason Hammel pitched six innings allowing two runs and six hits.

For the White Sox, Tyler Flowers hit a mammoth solo homer to center field. Melky Cabrera also hit a solo homer