Interleague Play

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

Where have the days of Michael Barrett and A.J. Pierzynski exchanging blows gone? (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox-Cubs Series To Be Reduced To 4 Games Most Seasons

The buzz surrounding the White Sox-Cubs series seems to diminish every year and now the games are going to be reduced too.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

Chicago White Sox

White Sox Rally To Beat Brewers 8-6

CHICAGO (AP) — Dayan Viciedo homered and drove in four runs, Alex Rios delivered a tie-breaking single in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Saturday night. With […]


Michael Barrett punches A.J. Pierzynski at U.S. Cellular Field in 2006. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: In Praise Of Interleague Baseball

While interleague games don’t have the novelty aspect they once did, the competition between the two leagues still has a lot of significance.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Edwin Jackson

White Sox Welcome Nationals To U.S. Cellular Field

The Chicago White Sox continue their long stretch against National League opponents with the Washington Nationals. The Nationals have won 11 of their last 12 games, but will face the White Sox without manager Jim Riggleman.

670 The Score–06/24/2011

Ryan Dempster

Dempster And Cubs Start Series With Royals

Although the standings, or the results for that matter, don’t show it, the Chicago Cubs feel as if they’re making strides.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Wrigley Field

MLB Draws Over 1.6 Million For Weekend’s Games

Leading up the last weekend’s Cubs-Yankees series it seemed as if demand for tickets was lacking, but Wrigley Field saw the biggest crowd for a three-game series in it’s 97-year history.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

Jhonny Peralta and Brent Morel

Stone: White Sox Need To Start Beating AL Central Teams

The White Sox had gone 5-2 in their seven games before heading into their recent series in Minnesota and there was some optimism beginning to take hold.

670 The Score–06/19/2011

Philip Humber

White Sox Start Interleague Play With Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly has made clear he won’t be endorsing interleague play any time soon. The Chicago White Sox, meanwhile, are likely looking forward to it.

670 The Score–05/20/2011

Carlos Zambrano

Cubs Make First Trip To Fenway Since 1918 World Series

The last time the Chicago Cubs made a trip to Fenway Park, Cubs hitters were trying to figure out ace pitcher Babe Ruth, and baseball’s oldest ballpark was still a new-age novelty.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011

A.J. Pierzynski and Kosuke Fukudome

Dorfman: For Interleague Play, Too Much Is Not A Good Thing

Tonight we start what is now the annual ritual of baseball known as interleague play. At this point the feeling about these games is roughly the same as going to the annual family outing with relatives who are not particularly liked.

670 The Score–05/20/2011