As it stands right now, the White Sox can clinch the Crosstown cup with a single win after sweeping the series at Wrigley Field earlier in August.
On Friday, it’ll be a pitcher showdown between Dallas Keuchel and Keegan Thompson. Lance Lynn will take the bump on Saturday, followed by Dylan Cease on Sunday. For the Cubs, Alec Mills appears to be slated for Saturday followed by Kyle Hendricks on Sunday.
Here is everything you need to know about Crosstown:
How can I watch Crosstown, Cubs at White Sox?
All three games of Crosstown will air on NBC Sports Chicago. You can find NBC Sports Chicago on your cable plan by using our channel finder tool.
Also, all three games will stream live on the MyTeams App.
White Sox Pregame Live will begin 30 minutes before each game, hosted by our own Chuck Garfien and joined by the legend Ozzie Guillén. White Sox Postgame Live will begin immediately after each game.
For the Crosstown opener, Chuck and Ozzie will be at Guaranteed Rate Field for pregame.
Jason Benetti will be calling each game alongside Steve Stone.
What is the Crosstown schedule?
Friday, August 27: 7:10 PM
Saturday, August 28: 6:10 PM
Sunday, August 29: 1:10 PM
All three games will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field on the Southside.
The Cubs hosted three games at Wrigley Field earlier in August, the White Sox won all three games.
Who has the better Crosstown record?
In the regular season, the White Sox own a slim lead with 68 wins to the Cubs’ 63. The two teams met in the 1906 World Series and the White Sox won, which gives the White Sox a 4-2 lead in postseason meet ups. It’s the only time the White Sox and Cubs have met in the postseason.
The White Sox won the first three games of 2021, and a single win would give them the Crosstown Cup. The Cubs and White Sox split the 2020 series, three wins apiece.
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Source: Yahoo Sports