Archive for August 2010

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 4, Indians 3

Jackson GREAT again And A.J. hits big home run To lead Sox in win 

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 10, Indians 6

Gordon Beckham goes down after taking a pitch to his right hand in the seventh inning. Thirty-one games left After Sox defeat Cleveland Now just four games out 

Bobbleheads In Haiku: Reds Celebrate Their Racist Past

  Great American Ball Park scoreboard – August 27, 2010   Remember Marge Schott The racist anti-Semite Who once owned the Reds?   Just in case you don’t Here’s a short refresher course Or click here for more She is perhaps most well known for her controversial behavior during her tenure as owner of the... Read more »

White Sox in Haiku: Manny goes to Cleveland.....

Manny to Cleveland….. Where he will join the White Sox As road trip begins!!

Cubs In Haiku: Reds 7, Cubs 5

Kosuke Fukudome’s 2-run homer tied the game in the top of the eighth, but his throwing error in the bottom of the inning gave the Reds the (unearned) run they needed to win the game and the series   Ten men left on base Two errors, two unearned runs What do you expect?  

White Sox in Haiku: Yankees 2, White Sox 1

No. 35 retired (José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / August 29, 2010) Frank Thomas waves after addressing the crowd following his ceremony. Floyd pitches great game But the offense disappearsOn the Big Hurt’s Day

Frank Thomas in Haiku: # 35 Retired

(José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / August 29, 2010) Former White Sox players Billy Pierce and Carlton Fisk unveil a likeness of Frank Thomas on the outfield wall. Frank’s number retired The greatest White Sox ever? His stats say could be!

White Sox in Haiku: Yankees 12, White Sox 9

(Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune / August 28, 2010) Starting pitcher John Danks reacts after giving up a two-run homer to Marcus Thames during the third inning. This loss “offensive” Teams combined for thirty hits Seven were home runs

Cubs In Haiku - Cubs 3, Reds 2

  The Cubs celebrate a rare one-run victory, this time over the Reds   A happy birthday As Randy Wells celebrates By beating the Reds Nady and Kosuke Contribute some special gifts Each hits a home run  

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 9, Yankees 4

Bears’ Richard Dent, Bulls’ Jerry Reinsdorf, White Sox’s Mark Buehrle and Blackhawks’ Joel Quenneville stand by their respective franchise’s championship trophies. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune / August 27, 2010) Sox pound the YankeesAs Championship Trophies Have us all dreaming!