File this one under “meh.”
Early-rising Cubs and White Sox officials and marketing executives got together Monday morning to announce what will be called the BP Crosstown Cup. Henceforth, the team with the most wins in the annual interleague series will be formally awarded the rivalry’s namesake trophy.
But there was no Cup at the announcement news conference — not even a rendering — and there was no Mayor Daley. The three-foot tall Cup supposedly is in production, but will be ready before the Cubs and Sox meet for the first time June 11-13 at Wrigley Field.
By the time the last of the six all-Chicago games are finished June 27 at U.S. Cellular Field, the Cup will be presented to the winner, with the last team to win holding the tiebreaker. Chicago Breaking Sports.
I mean, if you can’t get motivated to win a completely manufactured, totally meaningless “Crosstown Cup,” I don’t really know what to tell you. Go Cubs go.