Posts tagged "Geovany Soto"

Cubs In Haiku: Dempster Dealt At Deadline

 Cubs In Haiku: Dempster Dealt At Deadline
With just minutes left Dempster traded to Texas Back where he started   The time stamp on this story from MLB Trade Rumors is 2 minutes before the non-waiver trade deadline. Ryan Dempster is joining Geo Soto in Texas. The Cubs will get two Class A players in exchange, reportedly a pitcher and a position... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Meet The New Guys

Cubs In Haiku: Meet The New Guys
From Texas – Brigham Vizcaino and Chapman Come from Atlanta The rebuilding we were promised has begun in earnest. For a while last night it seemed like half the team might have ended up hugging their teammates goodbye. Strange things happen as the trade deadline approaches, but Dale Sveum was honest … “I can’t lie... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Who's Hugging You Now?

Cubs In Haiku: Who's Hugging You Now?
Soto and Johnson Hugged teammates in the dugout As they said goodbye Most nights a season high 14 run performance by the Cubs against the second-place Pirates would have been big news. Especially when the Cubs broke the game open with a 9-run fifth inning in which 12 Cubs (including 2 now-former Cubs) came to... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 9, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 9, Cubs 1
Tweets of the Cubs game As I posted in real time During Wednesday’s loss The final game of the Phillies series was a disaster, here is some of what I tweeted during the game. Dempster is pulled early: Dempster – 3 innings / 86 pitches, 3 runs / And a cold shower Soto gets the... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 5, Cubs 4

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 5, Cubs 4
Another Cubs game Means another one run loss Three games in a row    

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 3, Cubs 2

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 3, Cubs 2
A new Cubs pitcher But he’s 39 years old Meet Ramon Ortiz   Veteran Ramon Ortiz was called up from AAA Iowa to take Carlos Zambrano’s place in the rotation and become the 10th different starting pitcher the Cubs have used this season. After a rough first inning, which started with three straight hits and... Read more »
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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, 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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Yankees 4, Cubs 3

Geovany Soto reacts in the dugout after grounding into a double play in the 9th inning (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) It was a close game But Cubs came up one run short In typical style Although the Cubs lost on Saturday, it was another exciting game.  The Yankees managed to get an insurance run... Read more »
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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