Tag: White Sox

F Yu White Sox--Cubs 2 White Sox 1

F Yu White Sox--Cubs 2 White Sox 1
Nothing was easy this past couple of weeks. The Cubs finally came out ahead in the home run happy series. Yu Darvish was magnificent figuring out how to keep the White Sox in the ballpark except for a mistake to Jose Abreu. Actually, retiring Jose Abreu two times felt like a magic trick in and of... Read more »

Bombardment! Bombardment!--White Sox 7 Cubs 4

Bombardment! Bombardment!--White Sox 7 Cubs 4
The White Sox won their two games in Wrigley Field this year so far, but the offensive explosion doesn’t count because they were too reliant on the home run ball. The White Sox scored all seven runs tonight on long balls after scoring all ten runs last night on bombs. Unfortunately that doesn’t really matter... Read more »

One to Forget--White Sox 10 Cubs 1

One to Forget--White Sox 10 Cubs 1
There are just some games that you have to forget, and tonight was one of those nights. The regression monster continued to bite Jon Lester as did the top of the Cubs lineup struggles at the plate. This one was over early as the White Sox young sluggers bashed the Cubs pitching staff to post... Read more »
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South side success -- Cubs 6, White Sox 3

The Chicago Cubs faced off against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night and won the first of two games in the south side portion of the crosstown classic. Kyle Schwarber struck out swinging against White Sox starter Lucas Giolito to lead off. Javier Báez hit a double in his first at-bat, followed by an... Read more »

Bad Game, Bad Photoshop--White Sox 3 Cubs 1

Bad Game, Bad Photoshop--White Sox 3 Cubs 1
Well that sucked. WPA CHART Source: FanGraphs Oh you want more? Really? Well, Cole Hamels was very good. The White Sox jumped on him early with a leadoff hit from Leury García. José Abreu singled with one out and then James McCann drew a bases loading walk. Eloy Jiménez bounced into a double play to... Read more »

Five--Cubs 6 White Sox 1

Five--Cubs 6 White Sox 1
“This ballgame is ovah.” The words are familiar after all these years and the inflection conveyed the scoreline. The entire afternoon was a fitting end for the career of longtime broadcaster on the Southside. There was something poetic in a caricature whom the game had long passed by having his moment spoiled by his most... Read more »
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Crosstown Catastrophe -- White Sox 10, Cubs 4

Nothing much came in the way of positivity for the Cubs today, except for the return of Kyle Schwarber. The White Sox defeated the Cubs with a season-high 19 hits and starter José Quintana struggled through five innings. Daniel Murphy got things started for the Cubs with a leadoff homer off of White Sox starter... Read more »

Gettin' Healthy--Cubs 11 White Sox 2

Gettin' Healthy--Cubs 11 White Sox 2
All it took for this team to get hot against teams that are pretty bad right now. That is no small feat for this team that too frequently in the past two campaigns seemed to play up or down to its competition’s abilities. Tyler Chatwood did Tyler Chatwood things, but that was enough as the... Read more »

2/27 Cubs vs. White Sox Game Thread

2/27 Cubs vs. White Sox Game Thread
Today will be an experiment for the Cubs Den. Today’s spring training game will be the first game broadcast on Chicago television. So there will be a game post for the festivities for the Denizens. I think this will be the standard procedure for the remaining five games that will be televised on Chicago broadcast... Read more »
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Sad Hawk Happy Cubs--Cubs 7 White Sox 2

Sad Hawk Happy Cubs--Cubs 7 White Sox 2
John Lackey continued the Cubs second half trend of not allowing any damage in the first inning. Lackey hit Jose Abreu with a pitch after a lengthy battle with Melky Cabrera, but escaped with just the one base runner. Ben Zobrit started the Cubs offense with a leadoff double down the left field line. Carlos... Read more »