Since the horrific 11-22 start, the Chicago White Sox have been playing about .600 baseball. Keep up that winning percentage, and they're projected for 86-88 wins, certainly enough to win a weak division like the AL Central. And here's another reason to be optimistic- the past weekend they finally conquered a hurdle that they had been tripping over repeatedly these past couple … [Read more...] about White Sox Reach 500! Then Fall Right Back Below it Again!
Today, it's called the BP Crosstown Cup (it's official name), BP Crosstown Classic, or The Windy City Showdown. It's also been called the Red Line Series, City Series, Crosstown Series, Crosstown Cup, Gatorade Windy City Classic, Busch Crosstown Classic or Crosstown Showdown. In other words, the Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox rivalry has a had a lot of names. But … [Read more...] about Cubs, White Sox Rivalry Known by many Names over the Years
As the city gears up for the second round of the BP Crosstown Cup, both teams are unfortunately below .500 currently. In the summer of 2011, the Chicago intra-city series will be more about bragging rights than ever for Cubs fans. As their fans know all too well, the Cubbies are buried in fifth place in the NL Central, 12 games out with a record of 32-48. This holiday … [Read more...] about Chicago Cubs: BP Crosstown Cup Preview with Andre Dawson
As the city gears up for the second round of the BP Crosstown Cup, both teams are unfortunately enter the series below .500. In the summer of 2011, the Chicago intra-city series will be more about bragging rights than ever, unless the White Sox can get over the hump and win the AL Central. They're in striking distance for first place, unlike the Cubs, who have absolutely … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox: BP Crosstown Cup Preview with Ron Kittle
This week marks the height of summer festival season. In most major cities across North America, prominent street fairs and concert series are being held. In Chicago, BP featured the city’s largest baseball at the Taste of Chicago June 24th-26th. As the entire city focuses on the BP Crosstown Cup, the annual head-to-head interleague series between the Chicago Cubs and … [Read more...] about Catching up with Cubs, Expos Hall of Famer Andre Dawson at BP Crosstown Cup