Archive for April 2011

White Sox in Haiku: Orioles 10, White Sox 4

Starting pitcher John Danks reacts as he gives up a home run to Baltimore’s Matt Wieters in the sixth inning. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune / April 29, 2011) Homestand starts with loss Danks losing pitcher again Has not won this year LAST days of April White Sox are tied for LAST place How long will... Read more »

Split Series in Haiku: White Sox 2, Yankees 2

Promising series Ends with complete debacle As Sox lose last two How do you win games When your team just cannot hit?Answer is… don’t!!

Blackhawks in Haiku: Canucks 2, Blackhawks 1

Chicago Blackhawks’ Corey Crawford gives up series-winning goal to Vancouver Canucks’ Alexandre Burrows in 1st overtime during Stanley Cup Playoffs’ Round 1 Game 7 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Chicago Tribune Photo) The Blackhawks came backwith the huge help of CrawfordBest goalie around It was just one goalbut the Hawks’ season’s overFun while... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Rockies 5 Cubs 3

Darwin Barney got his first major league home run on Monday (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) Barney’s first home run Gave Cubs the lead in the first Then came the second Castro’s three errors Still one less in an inning Than Bob Brenly had The game started on a high note Monday night …  The... Read more »

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 4, Canucks 3

Fans enter the United Center before Game 6 against the Vancouver Canucks. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Blackhawks force Game 7Thanks to Ben Smith and CrawfordCue Chelsea Dagger Stanley Cup Playoffs – Quarterfinals: Blackhawks 3, Canucks 3

Cubs In Haiku: Dodgers 7, Cubs 3

Yes, that’s Alfonso Soriano leaving his feet to catch a deep fly ball in the eighth inning. (Chicago Tribune photo by José M. Osorio) Cubs just can’t come back From a five run deficit Two games in a row Carlos Zambrano had a rough start and saw his 10-game win streak end …  The Dodgers... Read more »

Bulls In Haiku: Pacers 89, Bulls 84

It was a rough Saturday for Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda)  A twisted ankle Costs the Bulls a playoff sweep Now they’ll win at home Derrick Rose wasn’t quite himself after spraining his ankle in the first quarter of Saturday’s game. Derrick Rose winced as he descended stairs Saturday... Read more »

Nothing Weakend in Haiku: Tigers 3, White Sox 0

Tigers sweep the Sox  A weak end to the weekend As Sox cannot score It’s a long season…..Go watch the Blackhawks and Bulls Then come back later

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 10, Dodgers 8

Ted Lilly returned to Wrigley Field on Saturday, but left the game in the fifth after giving up five runs to his former team. (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella)  The Cubs continue Perfect mediocrity Major league record The Cubs set a Major League record on Saturday, surpassing the mark previously set by the Yankess and... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Dodgers 12, Cubs 2

Seagulls might not have outnumbered fans during a cold day at Wrigley, but they certainly had a better time (Chicago Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Raindrops kept falling As did hits from Dodger bats Cubs bats cold as temps The Cubs never had a chance …  To be sure, the swarms of seagulls enjoyed the... Read more »