Posts tagged "Brewers"

Haiku Mania: Catching Up With The Cubs

Haiku Mania: Catching Up With The Cubs
  Just a single haiku, highlighting one terrible fact, for each of the games the Cubs have played since they were rained out on April 10th. They played great baseball on April 18th for a victory to end their first home stand, but the Chicago weather was the story that day. Click on the score... Read more »

Unpredictable Haiku: Marmol Gets The Win

Unpredictable Haiku: Marmol Gets The Win
Quite unexpected Marmol pitches good inning Ends up with the win   He lost his job as closer after just five games. Then Dale Sveum said he’d be used ” in games where we are behind“. But on a cold Tuesday night, Carlos Marmol was brought in to pitch the eighth inning after the Cubs... Read more »

Haiku Answer: Blowing In, The Wind

Haiku Answer: Blowing In, The Wind
  Thanks to shifting winds Castro’s game winning grand slam Was just a long out   Of course, it’s just a cheap excuse to blame the wind. All afternoon on a relatively balmy Monday afternoon, the wind was blowing out – hard. It had all the makings of a high scoring affair with lots of... Read more »
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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 »

Errors In Haiku: Cubs vs. Barney vs. Ryan

Errors In Haiku: Cubs vs. Barney vs. Ryan
The Cubs, Wednesday night Three errors in one inning That was pretty bad But Darwin Barney Set league’s errorless record For second basemen Then there’s Paul Ryan Had more errors than the Cubs In a single speech The Cubs committed three errors in the seventh inning Wednesday night, contributing (along with an anemiac offense) to... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: 3 Pitches, 1 Swing, 38 Losses

Cubs In Haiku: 3 Pitches, 1 Swing, 38 Losses
Three pitches, one swing First loss for Casey Coleman For Cubs – 38th   The frustration continues. It was a pitcher’s duel when the Cubs finally took the lead on a Bryan LaHair 2-run homer in the 8th. But the Brewers tied it in the bottom of the 8th and won in a walk-off when... Read more »
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Haiku Pronunciation Guide: Cubs Choose Sveum

Haiku Pronunciation Guide: Cubs Choose Sveum
The manager’s name? Looks like it will be Dale Sveum “Closer’s in the game” In case you haven’t heard,  here’s the latest: [Brewers hitting coach Dale] Sveum … was offered the Cubs job Wednesday after early front-runner Mike Maddux indicated family concerns would keep him from accepting a move from Dallas, where he has been... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Back To Normal

Cubs In Haiku: Back To Normal
A sweep in Brewtown Keeps universe in balance After sweep at home I think most Cubs fans had the feeling, after the Cubs swept Houston at Wrigley Field, that things were going to return to normal. Even though the Astros are the only team still worse than the Cubs, I didn’t really expect our offense... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 12, Brewers 7

Kosuke Fukudome greeted at home plate after his three-run HR in the 6th with Geovany Soto and Tony Campana on base (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Cubs take the series Carlos, Kosuke, Alfonso Each with a home run Fukudome shines Single triple and home run Thinks it’s still April
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Cubs In Haiku: Brewers 9, Cubs 5

Reed Johnson’s three-run homer in the fifth brought the Cubs within one run, but they could never catch the Brewers on Wednesday night. (Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) Third win in a row Continues to elude Cubs The “streak” ends at two The opening sentence of Carrie Muskat’s report on the Cubs website says it... Read more »