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Cubs Demolish White Sox, Phegley Shines

Cubs fans went to sleep happy last night knowing that the Cubs have pulled off the series sweep of the White Sox since 1998, and their second such sweep all-time. Although the all-time record is in favor of the White Sox 49-45, things aren't looking to bright for the South Siders in the coming years as Paul Konerko is trending downwards and all pieces of value, with the exception of Chris Sale may be on the ...

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Samardzija leads Cubs to win in crosstown opener

The Cubs (20-30) edged out the White Sox (24-25) 7-0 with solid pitching and a team batting effort. The two Chicago teams met on the south side for the first game in a four game Crosstown Classic series. Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija (3-6, 2.85 ERA) simply dominated in the win. The White Sox only put together two hits against the Cubs' hard-throwing right-hander, and he only allowed one scoring chance for th ...

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Crosstown Classic Series Preview

The Crosstown Classic is one of the most anticipated sporting events in the city Chicago. This series is for annual bragging rights to the city, in other words, you don't want to be on the losing end of this thing. A quick wikipedia search will tell you all you need to know about this series' history. The South Siders were victorious in the last meeting between the two rivals 7-0. The South Siders also lead ...

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#CrosstownClassic takes to Twitter

In anticipation of this week’s Crosstown Classic games, the Cubs and Sox took the smack talk to Twitter—       I love that both teams can have fun with the match up, because when you think about it, these games don’t really mean anything for either team’s overall season—its solo purpose is bragging rights (and higher ticket sales). As social media has become more apart of the modern baseball exper ...

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Crosstown Classic: It’s not simply a series in this city

Chicago is one of the few beautiful cities in the nation that is blessed to house two historic franchises. Reasons for being historic differ astronomically, but that makes the statement none-the-less still true. What’s also true is that many people in and around the Chicago area will say that the next four days are their favorite part of the baseball calendar. Even if you’re not a diehard, once you’re a fan ...

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Top 10 Crosstown Classic Moments

10. Fans Unite for Blackhawks After the Chicago Blackhawks championship run in 2010 they visited Wrigley Field during the Crosstown Classic. It was nice to see players and coaches on both sides celebrate the championship for Chicago and even managers Ozzie Guillen and Lou Pinella got to converse with coach Joel Quenneville before the game. Baseball divides this city, but teams like the Bulls, Blackhawks, an ...

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New Era Chicago vs Chicago: Round 3

The Cubs and White Sox opened up part two of the BP Crosstown Cup Monday Night on the cities Southside. The Cubs rolled to a 12-3 victory, hoping to salvage a series sweep in order to win the BP Crosstown Cup. With the latest series in Chicago, New Era has rolled out another Chicago vs Chicago commercial. It's their third one of the season. This time, check out Craig Robinson and Nick Offerman battle in the ...

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Sox-Cubs, It’s a Chicago thing!

Red Sox-Yankees Cowboys-Redskins Bears-Packers UNC-Duke These are all great rivalries and the Sox-Cubs rivalry doesn't even come close to those but there is one thing that neither of those four have, a CROSSTOWN Rivalry. For over a decade now the Cubs and Sox have been battling in the Crosstown Classic.  Each year during interleague play the teams play one series at Wrigley Field and one series at U.S. Cell ...

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