Message Boards  

 WSI Photo Gallery  

Post of the Week  




  2013 White Sox  

 Season Schedule  


2005 Championship


WSI Extras  

 WSI Interviews

  Audio Memories

  2002 Disaster!

2001 Season Fun!

2000 Champions!

Fun & Games

History & Glory

Sox Greats
Sox Quotables
Sox Fight Songs
Old Comiskey Park


WSI News - Totally Biased Game Recaps

A Midsummer Night's Nightmare

August 3rd vs. the Detroit Tigers

Today's Game Rating:
It doesn't matter how good the pitchers look. Losing nine in a row is bad box-office.

Short Take:The usual. John Danks got a quality start, the offense scored no runs, and the Sox lost 3-0 to Detroit.

They lost. Again. Nine in a row. This time a shutout, 3-0 to the Tigers. Where do we turn to give voice to tragedy? Shakespeare, of course. Had he been watching the White Sox this year he might have had some things to say:

Come hither, ye happy few, ye band of brothers.
For he today that spills his beer with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile
So as to countenance this team, this flock of pigeons,
These mewling, clay-brained clotpoles.

Aye, though the elder Danks may launch the fastball
Through the zone of strikes, there are homers anon,
Fie on Hunter! Fie on Peralta! Fie on Iglesias!
Alas, it is their home run passion that drives men mad!

But soft, as we cast our gaze across the emerald sward
Of dank Detroit, we see but naught: our Sox cannot score.
Shutout, oh shutout, how our gizzards churn! Our hands clench
In angry resignation: it is all for naught. All for naught.

To score, or not to score -- that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous shutouts
Or to take bats against a league of hurlers
And by opposing beat them. To end, this season--
No more--and by an end to say we end
The heartache and the thousand natural shocks
That fans are heir to. 'Tis a consummation
Devoutly to be wished. To end, this season--
This season--perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub,
For in months of hot-stove what dreams may come
When we have shuffled off this morbid club,
Must give us pause. There's the respect
That makes calamity of losing streaks.

We'll rely on Puck, who spoke Shakespeare's words at the end of A Midsummer Night's Dream. He can wrap it up:

So, good night unto you all.
Give me your hands, if we be friends,
And Robin shall restore amends.

As if.

Hawk and Stoney's Thumb Guide:
Two Thumbs Down! "Well Hawk, that's nine in a row the Sox have lost." "Stoney, I saw a player reading Shakespeare to get his mind off a losing streak. And you know who liked Shakespeare? Yaz!, because he had Old English TWTW!"

submitted by tebman.

Sox Clubhouse "Pick to Click" Winner


Back to ol' Will Shakespeare: unlike the Sox,"His nature is too noble for the world."

Play WSI's Pick to Click Contest!


2005 Championship Sox Fans

Click Here!
WSI's Glorious Championship coverage with Totally Biased attitude!

Want More
Totally Biased Game Recaps?

2003 Sox Schedule
Click sock!


1 to 1 of 1

Search For:
Search in:
And in:
Any Words All Words

News Categories

Totally biased Sox news from White Sox Interactive!

EXCLUSIVE Sox features from WSI.

Full Sox coverage featuring the unique WSI slant!

The Totally Biased Game Recap, another WSI EXCLUSIVE!

YOUR chance to be featured at White Sox Interactive!

The funniest and most-noteworthy posts from the Sox Clubhouse message board.

The internet's largest FREE Sox news database, sorted by month.

The internet's largest FREE Sox news database, sorted by day.

Totally Biased Game Recaps

September 29... The Last (And Lost) Weekend

September 24... Covey Captivates, but Kluber Cruises

September 22... At Least They Won't Clinch Here

September 18...Klubered, but Not Clobbered

September 16... Baltimore Blanked

September 10... Thrown Away

September 8... Anaheim Annihilation

September 3... Power Special

September 1... 18 Strikeouts Later, the White Sox Lose

August 30...Leaky Bullpen Bombed by Boston

WSI News System Page Views: 30,608,574