Posts tagged "Jim Hendry"

First Dates In Haiku: Meeting Theo

First Dates In Haiku: Meeting Theo
  A lovely first date Theo says all the right things He’s a nice young man   While shaking his hand Cubs fans have one big request: Put a ring on it   I laughed when when Theo was asked what he had learned about Chicago so far, and said that he needs to be... Read more »

23 In Haiku: The Return of Ryno?

23 In Haiku: The Return of Ryno?
Now that Hendry’s gone Will Ricketts open the door For Sandberg’s return?   Rumor has it that the Cubs and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg are expected to kiss and make up during the off season, with Ryno possibly returning as manager of the team. If true, this would make lots of Cubs fans very... Read more »

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat
I’m going to say That the lack of blog posts here Is Jim Hendry’s fault Of course that’s not true But I’m still gonna say it He’ll be my scapegoat   I haven’t posted anything since the “Santo statue game” on August 10th. I’ve been busy, distracted, bored, uninspired. Not even the surreal (or possibly... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Quade - F**k Yeah!

  Quade: I did it Carlos Silva shouldn’t blame Hendry or Riggins I can’t add much to Mike Quade’s reaction to Silva’s infantile rant after being told that the Cubs didn’t want him on the team: On Sunday morning, Cubs manager Mike Quade said it was his decision, and his decision alone to drop Silva... Read more »

Good News In Haiku: Cubs Shed 280 Pounds

Adios, Carlos. Great news for Cubs fans 5th starter will be Cashner Not Carlos Silva My daughter woke me from an afternoon nap (it’s been a long week) to show me the headline – “Carlos Silva fails to make Cubs’ roster.” Like some bloggers who are much smarter than I am, the news was not... Read more »

Uprisings In Haiku: Mubarak Gone, Kenney Next?

Can angry Cubs fans Accomplish what Egyptians Managed to get done? Mubarak is gone Cheering crowds hope it’s better With new President The Cubs have problems You’ll find two of the biggest In the front office How ’bout it Cubs fans? Demand a new President And new GM, too! I honestly don’t mean to make... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1

It’s finally done Reds win eliminates Cubs But we beat the Cards! It’s been over for months. But with the Reds win over the Diamondbacks last night, the Cubs are now officially eliminated from the postseason.  Still, it’s always great to beat the Cardinals.  And although the odds are long, the Cardinals  have an outside chance... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Reds 4, Cubs 3

Starlin Castro lies on the ground after being hit by a pitch in the 9th inning. He hurt his shoulder, which he used to prevent the ball from hitting him in the head. (Chicago Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) Sweet Lou Piniella Says, “It’s hard, it’s frustrating“ Yes … but he’s leaving! Cubs fans share... Read more »

Haiku History: 20 Things That Happened Since May 25th

It's a way of life
At last … Cubs fans can give thanks that for the first time in almost six weeks, our team began a series without falling behind immediately. Not a season changer, but at least for one day, “the skies above are blue” and “life is like a song.” Monday in Phoenix Cubs won series opener  First time... Read more »
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Treatments In Haiku: Anger Mangement

Carlos Zambrano Will be spending some time in  Anger management Paul Sullivan reports …  Carlos Zambrano will be placed on the restricted list, undergo a treatment program and will not return to the team until after the All-Star break, the Cubs said Monday.   In the aftermath of Zambrano’s dugout tirade Friday, Cubs general manager... Read more »