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Crosstown Classic

Does Chicago Have The Most Critical Fans In Baseball?

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.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011

Sergio Santos

McKnight: Santos Back To Form Against Cubs

White Sox closer Sergio Santos locked down his 13th save of the year in the 3-2 win over the Cubs and looked like he was back to form.

06/22/2011

Matt Garza

Abbatacola: Rain Ends Garza’s Night; Cubs Lose

The Cubs sat through a one hour and 54 minute rain delay before losing game two of the Crosstown Classic 3-2.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Paul Konerko connects on his fifth home run in as many days. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Pull Even In Crosstown Cup

Paul Konerko is the sixth White Sox’s player to homer in five straight games and the first since Carlos Lee in 2003.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Rain moves in on U.S. Cellular Field Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

White Sox, Cubs Endure Rain Delay

The White Sox and Cubs resumed play Tuesday night after a one hour, 54 minute rain delay at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jake Peavy delivers to the Cleveland Indians in the first inning in a baseball game on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Peavy, Beckham Eager To Return Wednesday

Jake Peavy and Gordon Beckham have been out of the lineup for very different reasons, but both will be extremely happy when they take the field Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Juan Pierre

Ozzie Defends Pierre, Says There’s No Room For Viciedo

As the outcry for Dayan Viciedo to be called up from Triple-A Charlotte gets louder, the question quickly becomes: Who would he replace on the 25-man roster?

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Dayan Viciedo

Kenny And Ozzie Play Hot Potato

White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen passed the baton back to General Manager Kenny Williams concerning the imminent call-up of Triple-A outfielder Dayan Viciedo.

670 The Score–06/21/2011

Gordon Beckham. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Beckham Sits Again For White Sox; Johnson Leads Off For Cubs

Gordon Beckham will sit for the third straight game tonight as the White Sox take on Matt Garza and the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Carlos Pena. (Foto AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Holmes’ Morning After Blog: Pena, Zambrano Star In Game 1

The White Sox really missed an opportunity to pile on Carlos Zambrano. It’s been a trend for the Sox lately that they’re falling behind with first pitch fastballs.

670 The Score–06/21/2011

U.S. Cellular Field Crowd

City Series During The Week ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

The White Sox and Cubs played in front of a crowd of roughly 36,000 on Monday night as the North Siders got big games from Starlin Castro and Carlos Pena in a 6-3 victory in the first game of the 2011 series.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Adam Dunn

Hoge: Cubs-White Sox Rivalry Not The Same This Year

One thing was obvious Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field: It didn’t feel like a Cubs-White Sox game.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

John Danks

Danks: Sox-Cubs Rivalry ‘A Little Blown Out Of Proportion’

Through the first 79 games of the White Sox-Cubs interleague series, only three wins separate the two teams, White Sox have won 41 and the Cubs have won 38. As close as the series has been, it seems as if it’s lost some intensity.

670 The Score–06/21/2011

Starlin Castro

Cubs Strike First In Crosstown Classic, Win 6-3

Starlin Castro’s two-run single in the third and solo homer in the sixth pulled the Cubs into a tie while Carlos Pena’s three-run homer won it for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

James Hoye and Ozzie Guillen

Guillen Ejected In Sixth Inning, Kicks Soto’s Mask

Ozzie Guillen was ejected from Monday night’s game against the Cubs after arguing a fair-foul call in the sixth inning.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Carlos Zambrano. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Abbatacola: Zambrano Leads Cubs To Victory

The story before the game was how would Carlos Zambrano react to his welcome at U.S. Cellular Field. Turns out, it wasn’t a problem at all.

670 The Score–06/20/2011

Ozzie Guillen

Guillen Remains Committed To White Sox As Long As They Want Him

When the Marlins slapped the interim tag on Jack McKeon, it left open the possibility of Guillen taking over as the Marlins manager after this season.

670 The Score–06/20/2011

Ozzie Guillen

Crain: ‘I Have Nothing But Respect’ For Ozzie

It’s a safe bet to say that, at times, Ozzie Guillen can be a distraction for a team. Whether it’s Twitter messages from him son or calling the Minnesota Twins “a bunch of midgets,” there’s rarely a dull moment. But he also has the unwavering loyalty of his players.

670 The Score–06/20/2011

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Division Rivalries More Important Than Sox-Cubs

If your team wins, take some joy and don’t stop the fun banter, but deep down you know who you hate and it isn’t the Cubs or the Sox.

670 The Score–06/20/2011

Geovany Soto and Alex Rios

Stone: White Sox And Cubs Fans Still ‘Happy’ With Series

There have been plenty of memorable moments and intense games during the relatively brief history of the White Sox-Cubs rivalry. However, this year’s series may be lacking a little of usual anticipation.

670 The Score–06/20/2011

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