Posts tagged "Matt Garza"

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs Win! Cubs Lose!

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs Win!  Cubs Lose!
  A split squad Sunday Cubs “maybes” beat the Angels “Stars” lose to Brewers A line up that included Johermyn Chavez, Brian Bougesevic, Brad Nelson, Edwin Maysonet and Christian Villneuva, with the mighty Nick Struck on the mound to start the game, managed to defeat the Angels 4-2 on Sunday.  Meanwhile, a team that included Luis Valbuena,... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 3, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 3, Cubs 1
Tony Campana Infield hit to lead off sixth Spoils Wang’s no hitter The Cubs have now lost 2 straight after a 7-game winning streak, struggling on Tuesday night to get hits against Chien-Ming Wang: Nationals starter Chien-Ming Wang shut down the Cubs on one hit over six innings, holding them hitless until Tony Campana led... 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 »

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: Cubs 7, Rockies 3

Carlos Pena crosses home plate and high-fives Aramis Ramirez after his two-run home run in the fifth inning, his second homer of the game (Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez) A one game series I’m gonna call it a sweep Take what we can get Cubs got four home runs Two each, Pena and A-Ram Plus,... Read more »

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Rockies 5 Cubs 3

Darwin Barney got his first major league home run on Monday (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) Barney’s first home run Gave Cubs the lead in the first Then came the second Castro’s three errors Still one less in an inning Than Bob Brenly had The game started on a high note Monday night …  The... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Dodgers 7, Cubs 3

Yes, that’s Alfonso Soriano leaving his feet to catch a deep fly ball in the eighth inning. (Chicago Tribune photo by José M. Osorio) Cubs just can’t come back From a five run deficit Two games in a row Carlos Zambrano had a rough start and saw his 10-game win streak end …  The Dodgers... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates 5, Cubs 4

Chicago Tribune Photo by José M. Osorio Garza’s 12 strikeouts Most he’s had in his career That was a good thing But here’s the bad thing He also gave up 12 hits Most of his career The Cubs almost won Just one of many “almosts” In Sunday’s ballgame Carlos Peña almost hit a grand slam... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Pirates 3

Blake DeWitt celebrates after giving the Cubs the lead in the eighth inning. (Chicago Tribune photo by Brian Cassella) Five runs in the eighth And Marmol’s nasty ninth frame Get the fans singing Did anyone think That the Cubs hero today Would be Blake DeWitt? Things were looking bleak until the eigth inning.  Pirates pitcher... Read more »
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