Archive for June 2010

Trades in Haiku: Here We Go Again

Chicago Tribune Photo Goodbye, Kris VersteegHe’s headed to TorontoWill it ever end?

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 4, Royals 3

  Ozzie ejected As bullpen holds on to lead So….are the Sox Dunn??  

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 3, Pirates 1

Lilly: “Thanks, Fonzie Without your two solo shots I don’t get the win” Offensive offense Barely beats lowly Pirates Just three lousy runs But Carlos Marmol Pitched a drama-less top ninth And the win is saved Open in Google Docs Viewer Open link in new tab Open link in new window Open link in new... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates 2, Cubs 1

Here’s the “highlight” from Monday night. Aramis Ramirez scores the Cubs’ only run. (Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) This makes ten series Cubs have lost opening game Simply craptastic Goes without saying The offense again wasted A quality start This time Randy Wells Victim of AWOL offense Eighth loss to Pirates 

White Sox in Haiku: Royals 3, White Sox 1

  White Sox get four hits And lose in A.L. again Just coincidence?  

Treatments In Haiku: Anger Mangement

Carlos Zambrano Will be spending some time in  Anger management Paul Sullivan reports …  Carlos Zambrano will be placed on the restricted list, undergo a treatment program and will not return to the team until after the All-Star break, the Cubs said Monday.   In the aftermath of Zambrano’s dugout tirade Friday, Cubs general manager... Read more »

White Sox in Haiku: Cubs 8, White Sox 6

  Last time Cubs beat Sox It began a long win streak Let the games begin!!  

Rumors In Haiku: Bulls Hit or Bullshit?

A LeBron James billboard at the intersection of LaSalle and Grand (Chicago Tribune photo by Antonio Perez LeBron James a Bull? There a rumor going ’round But it might be bull. Just one unnamed source Says, “I think it’s a done deal” Should we be so sure? The same guy says Bosh Is coming to... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 8, White Sox 6

Didn’t start out well Dempster rocked in first, but then …  Tylermania! He goes three-for-five Including three-run home run To give Cubs the lead Marmol’s “home made jam” Threatened a loss in the ninth Finally … strike three!

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 3, Cubs 2

Omar Vizquel lifts up the Crosstown Cup after the Sox beat the Cubs 3-2 and took a 4-1 series lead heading into Sunday’s finale. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / June 26, 2010) Eleventh straight win Longest streak since since ’61 (feel proud here)Plus….the BP Cup (assume sarcasm here)