Cubs, White Sox in a losing battle

In a mediocre year on both sides of Chicago, consider the BP Cup the booby prize

Updated: May 18, 2012, 1:46 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- If there is one place where trouble might find you this weekend, it's downtown Chicago, where the NATO summit is attracting hordes of protestors and the possibility of violence and chaos.

In related news, mayhem is coming to Wrigley Field, too. Alfonso Soriano and Adam Dunn sharing left field? I broke my UZR just thinking about it.

Kerry Wood, the provincial saint of lost causes, unwittingly coined the catchphrase for this weekend's crosstown series when he snapped ...

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