For Cubs, Sox, the defense never rests

Beleaguered teams stick with their guys through injuries, slumps and... softball games?

Updated: July 2, 2011, 12:12 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- I'm not sure what they're doing for fun this weekend in New York and Ohio during the Yankees-Mets and Indians-Reds series. My guess is that playing meaningful baseball games passes adequately for entertainment.

Here in Chicago, where the weathermen had about as solid a performance on Friday as Randy Wells, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen chided the local media for being "boring"; Cubs manager Mike Quade actually bristled temporarily; and Carlos Zambrano and Juan Pierre ...

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