Posts in category "Baseball"

Silver Lining Haiku: These Games Don’t Count

Silver Lining Haiku: These Games Don’t Count
The game doesn’t count But it’s still a bit painful To lose 15-3 A silver lining? Kris Bryant’s first spring at-bat A massive home run Another silver lining? Haiku delivered directly to your inbox. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you... Read more »

Haiku Disappointment: Cubs Lose First Game At New Spring Training Facility

Haiku Disappointment: Cubs Lose First Game At New Spring Training Facility
Disappointed? Sure. Surprised? Most certainly not. Dejected? Not yet.   It started out nicely. Jeff Samardzija walked the first batter and gave up a hit to start the first inning but settled down and got two strike outs to hold the D-Backs scoreless. Then Emilio Bonifacio hit the first pitch in the bottom of the... Read more »

Everyone Needs A Little Spring Training

Everyone Needs A Little Spring Training
Even haiku writers Even haikuists Need to get into shape each spring Need a spring training tune up Just like baseball players Just like the players   First game tomorrow At Mesa’s brand new Cubs Park D-backs 2:05*   *Cubs vs. Arizona, 2:05 central time.  Watch on WGN-TV, listen at mlb.com   Get all the... Read more »
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Hall Of Famer In Haiku: Not Jewish

 Hall Of Famer In Haiku: Not Jewish
  Adam Sandler’s song Not as Jewish as we thought Carew’s a gentile   According to Heeb … In an interview (well, more like an accosting) with gossip site TMZ, legendary baseball star Rod Carew is prodded for his thoughts on Sandler’s ode to Jewish celebrity – in particular the verse: O.J. Simpson //not a... Read more »

Kippah In Haiku: A-Rod's Yarmukle?

Kippah In Haiku: A-Rod's Yarmukle?
For some Yankees fans A kippah signed by A-Rod Could be appealing   But they might prefer To bid on a yarmulke Signed by Ibañez     Was A-Rod autographing Jewish ritual garb in the dugout as he watched Raul Ibañez win Wednesday’s game for the Yankees? I just received email notification from my favorite... Read more »

Yunel Escobar In Haiku: Tu Ere Coño (UPDATED)

Yunel Escobar In Haiku: Tu Ere Coño (UPDATED)
I’m not sure what name To call Yunel Escobar Intolerante?    I’ve got just one thing To tell Yunel Escobar Tu ere coño   At least one “professional” baseball player has his intolerance, literally, written all over his face. The Center For American Progress reports:   The Toronto Blue Jays losing at home to the... Read more »
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White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 5, Tigers 2

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 5, Tigers 2
Friday the 13th Superstitious?? Not the Sox Opening Day Win!!

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 10, Indians 6

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 10, Indians 6
Sox have Tribe’s number Bo Derek to Jay Cutler The sweep is complete

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 4, Indians 2

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 4, Indians 2
Bats alive early Sox “Sale” to a victory In Chris’s first start
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Day After Opening Day in Haiku: White Sox 4, Rangers 3

Day After Opening Day in Haiku: White Sox 4, Rangers 3
Peavy’s engine runs Sox Ride “Ventura Highway” To first W