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>> Bryant hits long HR, Cubs beat Arizona 6-4

It's just not Kris Bryant's style to watch his home runs - even when he's launching a rocket nearly 500 feet off a gigantic video board.

Bryant hit a huge home run and tied a club rookie record for RBIs, Miguel Montero added a grand slam, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 to complete a three-game sweep Sunday.

Bryant's drive leading off the fifth against Rubby De La Rosa (12-7) traveled an estimated 495 feet.

The home run also gave Bryant 86 RBIs, tying a club rookie mark held by Hall of Famer Billy Williams (1961) and Geovany Soto (2008), and wiped out a 1-0 deficit.

Montero connected against Matt Reynolds in a five-run sixth. Pinch-hitter Jonathan Herrera added a solo drive off Silvino Bracho in the inning to make it 6-1, sending Chicago to the victory.

Former Cub Welington Castillo had three hits, including an RBI double in the fourth and a solo home run in the ninth. Nick Ahmed added a two-run drive off Pedro Strop in the inning before Phil Gosselin struck out, giving the Diamondbacks 11 losses in 14 games.

De La Rosa gave up three runs and five hits in five innings.

 

>> Bears waive Jordan Mills

The Chicago Bears have waived right tackle Jordan Mills.

A fifth-round draft pick out of Louisiana Tech in 2013, Mills started all 29 games he played in over two seasons.

Letting Mills go could open the door for Kyle Long to move from right guard to right tackle.

The Bears also claimed safety Harold Jones-Quartey and offensive lineman Patrick Omameh off waivers while terminating the contract of veteran safety Sherrod Martin on Sunday.

>> Bears keep Willie Young while trimming roster to 53

The Chicago Bears are keeping outside linebacker Willie Young - at least for now.

Young was not among the 20 players released as the Bears trimmed their roster to 53 before Saturday's deadline.

The was some speculation he might be let go even though he led the Bears with 10 sacks last season, in part because he is working his way back from a torn left Achilles tendon. The Bears also switched from a 4-3 to a 3-4 scheme under John Fox, and with that, Young got moved from the defensive line to outside linebacker, adding another wrinkle.

Chicago also kept David Fales as the third quarterback behind Jay Cutler and Jimmy Clausen.

 

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