Posts tagged "Carlos Marmol"

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 »

Closing Haiku: This Might Not Be Helpful

Closing Haiku: This Might Not Be Helpful
  At last, Marmol’s out Fujikawa is our closer Is that a good thing?   On Saturday night, the Cubs took a 5-1 lead into the eight inning. But they ended up on the losing end of a 6-5 game after Carlos Marmol faced three Braves and gave up two home runs, one to each... Read more »

Clueless In Haiku: Just Be Quiet

Clueless In Haiku: Just Be Quiet
  On Friday I learned: If you’re not in the majors Then you can’t complain   I didn’t see the Cubs lose to the Braves 4-1 on Friday night. We got to dinner just in time to see the score as the 8th inning started, so we paid more attention to our meal than to... Read more »
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Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter

Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter
  To read what Cubs fans Think about Carlos Marmol Just search on Twitter The Cubs beat the Pirates 3-2 on Thursday to take 2-out-of-3 and win the first series of the 2013 season. ¬†And Carlos Marmol added a save to the hold he “earned” on Monday. But that makes it sound like Marmol is... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1
Winds saved us early Cost us a run in the eighth Cold slap in the face The Trib’s caption for the photo accompanying this post was “It’s quiet around Wrigley Field early Thursday.” Sadly, it was quiet in and around Wrigley Field late Thursday, too. Dempster was impressive with 10 Ks, but the Nats might... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 4, Cubs 2

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 4, Cubs 2
Garza gem wasted This time Marshall blows the save You thought they would win? Paul Sullivan wonders if Quade will be back next year … Now in his first full season at the helm, Quade is seemingly on the endangered species list himself, while Piniella is home relaxing in Tampa. After the Cubs 4-2 loss... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 10, Nationals 9

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 10, Nationals 9
It’s hard to believe The Cubs were losing eight-zip But came back to win Matt Garza gave up six straight hits without retiring anyone in the bottom of the third, as the Nationals took what seemed to be an insurmountable 7-0 lead. They added another in the fourth before the Cubs began their comeback. But... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 5, Cubs 4

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 5, Cubs 4
A new way to lose Walk, bunt, stolen base, wild pitch One run on no hits Here’s all you need to know: Carlos Marmol’s wild pitch allowed the winning run to score. With the score tied at 4, Marcos Mateo walked Jayson Werth. After a sacrifice by Livan Hernandez, Mateo left with an injury, and... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 6, Royals 4

Cubs fans in Kansas City react to an exciting win on Friday night Cubs get some big breaks And for once, take advantage Win one in K.C. In a crazy ninth inning, Tony Campana reached first base on a pop bunt that was called a trap but looked close on the replay. After a D.J.... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 6, White Sox 3

Carlos Pena makes his way through the Cubs dugout after hitting a three-run homer in the sixth inning that proved to be the game-winner (Tribune Photo by Scott Strazzante) Pena’s three run shot Gave Cubs the lead in the sixth Which made Cubs fans smile Ozzie ejected Arguing call in the sixth Which made Geo... Read more »