Posts tagged "Astros"

Cubs In Haiku: Sweepless In Wrigleyville

Cubs In Haiku: Sweepless In Wrigleyville
Come from behind win Fun afternoon at Wrigley Avoid Brewers’ sweep Whodathunkit? The Cubs came from behind twice on Thursday – scoring six runs in the sixth inning to tie up the game, then rallying for three in the ninth to win on Alfonso Soriano’s (yes, Alfonso Soriano’s) walk off RBI single. Fewer than 29,000... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: A Pivotal Week

Cubs In Haiku: A Pivotal Week
A winning road trip Two Cubs will be called All-Stars The week it all changed?   We might look back on the past seven days as the week that the Cubs turned around their 2012 season. Sort of. By splitting four games against the Braves and winning two of three at Not Shea Stadium, the... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: We Have A Problem - Houston

Cubs In Haiku: We Have A Problem - Houston
Three nights in Houston Three more losses for the Cubs Nine game winless streak   The Cubs haven’t won a game since they beat the Cardinals last Monday. Obviously, despite my headline, the Cubs problems are much bigger than failing to win a game again the Astros. Not much else to say. But here are... Read more »
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Crosstown Haiku: Worst. Weekend. Ever.

Crosstown Haiku: Worst. Weekend. Ever.
Endless frustration Utter humiliation An embarrassment   If Kerry Wood hadn’t decided to retire on Friday, there would have been virtually nothing enjoyable for Cubs fans this entire weekend at Wrigley Field. For the first time since 1999, the Cubs were swept by the White Sox at Wrigley Field. And for the first time in... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Sweep !?!

Cubs In Haiku: Sweep !?!
Aren’t you excited? The Cubs just won three straight games And swept a series   It took more than 100 games, and a series against the only team in baseball with a worse record than the Cubs. But they did win three in a row. And they did sweep a series.   I know it’s... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Swept Away

This logo is located in the tunnel connecting the Cubs dugout to the clubhouse.  (Photo by Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune) Swept by the Astros Cubs fans are starting to ask Can things get much worse? Two more injuries Soriano on Monday A-Ram on Wednesday In Tuesday night’s game Marmol had worst appearance In almost five... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 9, Astros 5

Cubs take the series But don’t get too excited It’s just the Astros

Cubs In Haiku: Astros 11, Cubs 2

This was the site of the Cubs’ worst loss of the season James Russell’s first start Does not work out how he planned Two innings, five runs Mike Quade summed it up accurately … James Russell’s first Major League start didn’t produce the desired results he or the Chicago Cubs were looking for.  Russell, used... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Astros 4

Castro and Barney Lead the Cubs to victory Batting one-and-two The Cubs survived a seventh inning that saw the Astros smack two home runs against Ryan Dempster to climb within one run of the Cubs, who at one time led 5-0.  Carlos Marmol was in typical form, striking out the side in the ninth for... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Weekend In Milwaukee

With both Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner on the DL, Casey Coleman got the start on Sunday against the Brewers. A win on Friday No offense on Saturday Frustrating Sunday The series started on a high note, with a 5-run 2-homer fouth inning that was enough to give Carlos Zambrano his first win of the... Read more »