White Sox Ruin Cubs’ 20,000th Franchise Game

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It’s fitting that a pitiful franchise synonymous with losing would lose their landmark game. The Chicago Cubs tonight became the first major league franchise to reach 20,000 regular season games played when they were beaten by the Chicago White Sox 3-2. The Sox win gives them the BP Crosstown Cup  for the first time in the trophy history. (And what says prestigious trophy better than “BP.”) It was also the Sox 8th win in their last 9 tries over the Cubs. Cubs players and field staff will wore patches with a unique “20,000th Game” logo to commemorate the milestone.

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Blackhawks, Stanley Cup coming to Wrigley Tomorrow

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The Stanley Cup is coming to Wrigley Field. “The Cup” will be meet the BP Crosstown Cup as the Chicago Cubs will honor the 2010 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks in a pregame ceremony when the Cubs play the Chicago White Sox this Sunday, June 13 at 7:05 p.m. CDT.

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Lou Loses it before BP Crosstown Cup

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Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella should be happy that today is the same day as the Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup parade. And that there’s reported in-fighting between White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen and GM Kenny Williams. Otherwise, we’d have a slow news day on our hands, and his latest rant, right before the BP Crosstown Cup, would be ubiquitous right now. I can’t find the video yet, but it will be all over YouTube soon I assure you.

By Paul M. Banks

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