Posts tagged "James Russell"

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 7, Mets 6

Two three-run homers Marmol walks just one in ninth  Russell gets first win Fonzie and DeWitt Belt long balls for two comebacks Nice to beat the Mets

Cubs in Haiku: Padres 5, Cubs 1

Six rookie pitchers Plus Colvin, Castro, Barney Also, Castillo That’s ten Cubs rookies The most ever in one game But it gets “better” In all of baseball No team has used more rookies Before September

Cubs In Haiku: Padres 9, Cubs 5

On Monday night, Darwin Barney joined the list of Cubs rookies getting their first major league hit this year (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) Cashner and Russell Each give Padres two late runs Making comeback tough

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 9, Brewers 5

A fine homecoming Nady, Baker and A-Ram All hit the long ball It would be nice if the Cubs weren’t relying so much on home runs, but it’s exciting when you see three of ‘em in person on Opening Day.  There was even some nifty baserunning by Ryan Theriot, who stole two bases and (according... Read more »