Chicago Cubs: 5 things to watch for in the City Series

The City Series doesn't have the same drama it used to [Image via MLB/YouTube]
The City Series doesn't have the same drama it used to [Image via MLB/YouTube]

The Chicago Cubs are taking on the Whitesox starting Tuesday night in what used to be known as the Crosstown Cup series.

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Eloy Jimenez comes 'home'

The Chicago Whitesox rookie was originally thought to be on track to be one of the Chicago Cubs players that would star for years in Wrigley. Traded in the Jose Quintana deal, he's hitting .247 with 11 homers so far this season. At times he has struggled but he's in a groove right now. If he comes out and kills Cubs' pitching, there are likely going to be some blog posts lamenting that trade once again.

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The animosity is back

The crosstown rivaly has seemingly died down a bit in the last few years. That's largely because the Whitesox have been real bad, while the Cubs have been real good. This spring, Tim Anderson made clear his thoughts about Cubs and Cubs fans this spring and talked about how Cubs fans are among the most annoying in baseball. Will be interesting to see how Wrigley welcomes him..

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