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Thursday, May 30, 2013
Maybe the joke is now the White Sox

By Jon Greenberg

CHICAGO -- The age-old question has been answered. What do you do when you win the Crosstown Cup?

"They drink beer in it," Alfonso Soriano said with a laugh.

Soriano, a man of refined tastes, said he did not partake.

"When we get the real trophy, I'll drink Champagne out of it," he said.

You can't drink beer or champagne out of the Commissioner's Trophy like you do out of the Stanley Cup, but give him a break. He's a Cub now and it's not like a Cub is familiar with the dimensions of baseball's championship trophy.

Winning three in a row in the city series is good enough for a team built for mediocrity and destined for failure.

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