Remember early April? It was rainy, cold and miserable … and the last time the White Sox were at the .500 mark.
What more can Juan Pierre do? Really?
Got a little help from the free-swinging Cubs.
Got absolutely no help from the free-swinging Cubs.
Just to recap:
Double play. Double play. Double play.
What a difference:
Did you notice how dead the Cubs' dugout was when Kerry Wood was being interviewed in-game?
And then ...
Did you notice how loose the Sox' dugout was when it was John Danks' turn at the mic?
The White Sox have beaten the Cubs in 15 times in their last 20 meetings.
Doin' their homework:
At the top of Saturday's broadcast, the boys at Fox referred to the series as "The Windy City Classic!"
Hey, Jay Cutler is in the house:
And by the look on his face, he's already in midseason form.
The usually stoic Pierre unloaded on home-plate umpire Gary Darling after being called out on strikes in the third inning.
That may have paid off big time, because just before his game-winning single in the sixth he took what sure looked like strike three.
Mike Quade finally got a standing ovation at Wrigley Field!
Too bad it had to come after being ejected.