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.
When it comes to the Tenzerra twins, growing up on the South Side meant one thing.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Rodrigo Lopez allowed two hits in seven shutout innings and Aramis Ramirez homered Sunday as the Cubs beat the White Sox 3-1.
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.
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.
When the White Sox square off against the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday, they’ll do so without Adam Dunn.
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.
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.
Despite losing the series to the White Sox, the Cubs are playing much better baseball as a team.
Jake Peavy didn’t leave quietly Wednesday night against the Cubs and he and A.J. Pierzynski appeared to exchange words in the dugout.
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.
For the record, I personally like Mike Quade. I want him to succeed. I think he’s an earnest man with good intentions, but he confounds me.
After splitting the first two games of their series at U.S. Cellular Field, the White Sox and Cubs will both try to clinch the series win on Wednesday.
The excitement White Sox fans once had for Adam Dunn seems to have completely disappeared. Now, before he even gets to the plate for an at-bat, Dunn is showered with boos from the White Sox fans in attendance.