Maybe the joke is now the White Sox

May, 30, 2013
5/30/13
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Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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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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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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WINS LEADER
Chris Sale
WINS ERA SO IP
12 1.99 192 163
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Abreu .321
HRJ. Abreu 35
RBIJ. Abreu 103
RA. Ramirez 78
OPSJ. Abreu .980
ERAC. Sale 1.99
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