Friday, October 10, 2008

ALDS Round 4 (Pregame Matchup)

The Southsiders have made it to the ALDS this year and with them, they have brought their white sox and their White Chocolate Cupcakes. Across the field, they are set to square off against the virginal Tampa Bay Rays and their Tropicana Cupcakes. This should be a great matchup.

The White Chocolate Cupcakes are sure to be fan favorites. Just like their baseball counterparts, you are simply born liking White Chocolate. You never choose to like it. No one wakes up one day and says, you know, US Cellular Field is such a great place and that Ozzie Guillen guy is such an awesome manager, I think I should be a ChiSox fan. No, ChiSox fans are born out of their hatred of rich white Cub fans. As such, white chocolate fans clearly have some aversion to real chocolate and would prefer a cheaper, faker alternative. Despite all of this, it has even become trendy to be a white chocolate fan in recent years; something the ChiSox can never attain. Presenting themselves today, these White Chocolate Cupcakes are topped with a white chocolate buttercream frosting. These will clearly appeal to a large number of people and should perform well.

The Tropicana Cupcakes are a complete redesign of an orange creamsicle cupcake. Much like the Devil Rays-turned-Rays incident that took place during the Winter, we have converted a sweet treat into a tart and tangy combination of sugar, orange juice, and Tang. Yes, that's right, these cupcakes have Tang in them. This could be construed as a nod to the Kennedy Space Center that sits only a few hours away from Tampa but it is not. These cupcakes stand out, much like a Rayhawk, and should garner plenty of attention with their bright orange color. Unfortunately for them, this may turn off many traditionalists in the same way that playing in a dome and having a fish tank full of rays can turn off tradional baseball fans. We will just have to wait and see.

Pictures are coming, complete with captions. You'll just have to wait.