Posts tagged "Mike Quade"

Haiku Pronunciation Guide: Cubs Choose Sveum

Haiku Pronunciation Guide: Cubs Choose Sveum
The manager’s name? Looks like it will be Dale Sveum “Closer’s in the game” In case you haven’t heard,  here’s the latest: [Brewers hitting coach Dale] Sveum … was offered the Cubs job Wednesday after early front-runner Mike Maddux indicated family concerns would keep him from accepting a move from Dallas, where he has been... Read more »

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Back To Normal

Cubs In Haiku: Back To Normal
A sweep in Brewtown Keeps universe in balance After sweep at home I think most Cubs fans had the feeling, after the Cubs swept Houston at Wrigley Field, that things were going to return to normal. Even though the Astros are the only team still worse than the Cubs, I didn’t really expect our offense... Read more »
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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: White Sox 6, Cubs 4

Cubs In Haiku: White Sox 6, Cubs 4
Quade takes the blame For leaving Wells in too long I guess that’s progress Cubs fans have been complaining about Quade being slow to remove struggling pitchers. After Friday’s game, it sounded like the Cubs manager might have seen the light … “This one’s on me as far as I’m concerned,” Quade said. “[Wells] was... 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 »
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Cubs In Haiku: Mets 7, Cubs 4

Mike Quade wasn’t happy when a rain delay was called during the 7th inning on Wednesday. (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda)  Delayed and shortened A rainy day at Wrigley Offense MIA Cubs get just four hits With three of them in the first Not how you win games A quick four run lead Disappeared when... 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: Cubs 10, Dodgers 8

Ted Lilly returned to Wrigley Field on Saturday, but left the game in the fifth after giving up five runs to his former team. (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella)  The Cubs continue Perfect mediocrity Major league record The Cubs set a Major League record on Saturday, surpassing the mark previously set by the Yankess and... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Dodgers 12, Cubs 2

Seagulls might not have outnumbered fans during a cold day at Wrigley, but they certainly had a better time (Chicago Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Raindrops kept falling As did hits from Dodger bats Cubs bats cold as temps The Cubs never had a chance …  To be sure, the swarms of seagulls enjoyed the... Read more »