It’s been over a decade since 2005 World Series win, but nothing seems to rattle the loyalty of Chicago White Sox fans. Whether you're enjoying some premium seats at U.S. Cellular Field or hanging at a bar in Bridgeport (or even on the North Side), we've got all the information you need. Grab a beer and a hot dog and enjoy South Side baseball all summer long.
Enjoy U.S. Cellular Field
Chicago Cubs and White Sox 2016 preview
Are you a baseball newbie who wants to hop aboard the Cubs’ train this season? Or are you ready to put your newfound faith in a White Sox resurgence? Here’s what you need to know to be able to talk a good game about both of Chicago’s baseball teams this year. How last year went SOX The South Siders have plenty of room for improvement over 2015. They finished with a 76–86 record and fourth place in the American League Central. Still, that was an improvement over the team’s 2013 and 2014 tallies, and the team’s pitching rotation was solid for the most part, although former Cub Jeff Samardzija was largely a bust in his single season at the Cell (he hit free agency at the end of the season and headed off to a five-year contract with the San Francisco Giants). CUBS The Cubbies were expected to improve somewhat over their 73–89 2014 record, given new manager Joe Maddon and additions like pitcher Jon Lester and rookie third baseman Kris Bryant. Still, they weren’t expected to make it to October: A piece by Fox Sports’ Rob Neyer in December 2014 was headlined, “Even with Lester, Cubs won’t contend in 2015.” But contend they did, going 97–65 in the regular season and making it to the National League Championship Series, in which the New York Mets knocked them out. MVPs SOX Starting pitcher Chris Sale led the American League last year with 274 strikeouts, and first baseman Jose Abreu has had a stellar first two seasons on offense, with at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs (that’s ru