Crosstown Classic

Tyler Saladino of the White Sox tags out Kris Bryant of the Cubs. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: Buzz Is Back In Crosstown Classic

Baseball between the Cubs and White Sox carries genuine meaning once again.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

Emilio Bonifacio, right, is greeted by White Sox teammate Jose Abreu after scoring a run. (Getty Images)

White Sox Take First Game Against Cubs In Crosstown Series

Neither starter allowed a run, but the White Sox struck in the eighth inning.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

Jeff Samardzija, left, and Jose Quintana. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Attempting To Restore Enthusiasm To The Crosstown Series

How about a day-night doubleheader, with one game at the Cell and one at Wrigley?

CBS Chicago–05/06/2014

Alfonso Soriano is greeted by Darwin Barney  after scoring against the Chicago White Sox during the second inning on July 8, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Garza, Soriano Lead Cubs Over White Sox 8-2

Matt Garza pitched seven strong innings, Alfonso Soriano homered and scored four runs, and the Chicago Cubs pulled away late to beat the White Sox 8-2 on Monday night.


Twins Rhonda Tenzerra-Samulski and Ronnie Tenzerra. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Twins Root Against Each Other In Crosstown Classic

When it comes to the Tenzerra twins, growing up on the South Side meant one thing.


A fan of the Chicago Cubs wearing a Kerry Wood #34 jersey sits next to a fan of the Chicago White Sox wearing a Jim Thome #25 jersey. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hanley: No Tears For Shortened Crosstown Classic

No tears here, not with the news that the Cubs-Sox series — or Sox-Cubs series for our South Side faithful — is getting a haircut starting next year.

670 The Score–07/10/2012

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs dives back to first base as Paul Konerko #14 of the Chicago White Sox takes the throw at U.S. Cellular Field on June 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Overpower White Sox 12-3

Bryan LaHair and Alfonso Soriano homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 12-3 victory over the White Sox on Monday night in the opener of the crosstown, interleague series.


Baseball fans in the bleachers of Wrigley Field catch a home run off the bat of Paul Konerko. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Photo Caption Contest: Crosstown Classic

Below is a picture from the weekend – leave your most clever/creative caption in the comment section below.

670 The Score–05/22/2012

Adam Dunn of the Chicago White Sox celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the top of the fourth inning against the Chicago Cubs during an Interleague game at Wrigley Field on May 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

White Sox Sweep Cubs

Jake Peavy pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Adam Dunn hit his 14th homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the crosstown Cubs 6-0 Sunday to complete the weekend sweep.


Alejandro De Aza #30 of the Chicago White Sox is tagged out on a steal attempt by Darwin Barney #15 of the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning on May 19 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Danks Solid As White Sox Beat Cubs 7-4

John Danks pitched shutout ball into the seventh for his first win in nearly a month and Dayan Viciedo, A.J. Pierzynski and Adam Dunn homered as the Chicago White Sox beat the Cubs 7-4 on Saturday night.


Cubs and White Sox fans sit together at Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Broker: Crosstown Classic Tickets Just Aren’t Selling

A Chicago ticket broker says he’s taking a bath in Crosstown Classic tickets, both because of the because of NATO Summit and a lackluster season by both the Cubs and the White Sox.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

Aramis Ramirez

Cubs Beat White Sox 3-1 In City Series Finale

Rodrigo Lopez allowed two hits in seven shutout innings and Aramis Ramirez homered Sunday as the Cubs beat the White Sox 3-1.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Phillip Humber

Humber And White Sox Shutout Cubs, Win 1-0

Phil Humber, backed by strong defense, pitched shutout ball for seven innings and Juan Pierre singled in the only run, lifting the White Sox past the Cubs 1-0.


Jim Hendry

Abbatacola: Hendry Downplays Zambrano’s 35th Pitch

Cubs’ GM, Jim Hendry, spoke to reporters before game one of the Crosstown Classic at Wrigley Field. “We’re going to put Z on the DL,” Hendry said.

670 The Score–07/01/2011

Carlos Quentin and Starlin Castro

Quentin And Castro To Hit Third, No Dunn For White Sox

When the White Sox square off against the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday, they’ll do so without Adam Dunn.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

Carlos Pena and A.J. Pierzynski

White Sox And Cubs Start Second Half Of City Series

While local interest for Chicago’s annual crosstown series might be waning, the White Sox and Cubs are only focused on continuing their respective recent successes.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2011

Phil Humber

Holmes’ Morning After Blog: Reasons To Be Optimistic About The White Sox

There has been a lot of disappointment and anger about the 2011 White Sox. It’s justified. The Sox have underachieved. They’re still two games under .500.

670 The Score–06/23/2011

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Abbatacola: Cubs Playing Better But With Same Results

Despite losing the series to the White Sox, the Cubs are playing much better baseball as a team.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Jake Peavy. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Peavy, Pierzynski Exchange Words; Sox Win 4-3

Jake Peavy didn’t leave quietly Wednesday night against the Cubs and he and A.J. Pierzynski appeared to exchange words in the dugout.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Adam Dunn

Dunn Appreciates Support From Soriano

One day after Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano said he understood what Adam Dunn is going through with the fans in Chicago, the White Sox designated hitter said he appreciated the support.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011