White Sox outfielder Nicky Delmonico 'hates Cubs fans'
Over the weekend at SoxFest, young White Sox fans got to interview a panel of players that included
Take a look at 2:15 of the video below, though. This young man did not hold back. He wanted to know which fans annoy the players the most. Delmonico did not hesitate.
Our youngest fans never fail to ask some hard-hitting questions in the Kids Club Press Conference. WATCH: pic.twitter.com/2tasmlTPHj— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) January 29, 2019
"Cubs fans," he said. "I hate Cubs fans after playing at Wrigley."
Instant beef in the blink of an eye. It's not quite A.J. Pierzynski brawling with Michael Barrett, but consider the rivalry lit.
Delmonico got his first taste of the Crosstown Showdown in May 2018, and his frustrations with Wrigley Field could be spotted in the box scores. During his first two games, the White Sox lost to the Cubs and Delmonico was held hitless. It wasn't until game No. 3 that both Delmonico and the White Sox broke through:
This RBI triple turned out to be Delmonico's only hit of the series, but it tied the game at 3. He then scored the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly from
Maybe that hit was Delmonico's first true shot at the Cubs. The White Sox keep making improvements to their team, so perhaps Cubs fans should watch their backs.