Posts tagged "Nationals"

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1
Winds saved us early Cost us a run in the eighth Cold slap in the face The Trib’s caption for the photo accompanying this post was “It’s quiet around Wrigley Field early Thursday.” Sadly, it was quiet in and around Wrigley Field late Thursday, too. Dempster was impressive with 10 Ks, but the Nats might... 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: 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 »
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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 »

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 »
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White Sox Lose Series in Haiku: Nationals 2, White Sox 1

Adam Dunn strikes out looking with two men on base in the first inning. (Jose M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / June 26, 2011)   Sox lose home series Nationals take two of three Here is what I say Done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn Done Dunn done Dunn done... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 4, Nationals 0

    Dempster goes seven Two hits, no runs, eight strike outs For win number twelve   First sweep in six weeks Not the toughest opponent But it still feels nice   Next up, Dusty’s Reds Might be a little tougher Can the Cubs win two?  

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Nationals 4

    Big Z dominates Eight strike outs, one walk, one run Seven and a third  
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 9, Nationals 1

Whatever Mike Quade was thinking on Sunday, when this picture was taken, it sure worked on Monday when he took over as manager. Cubs cruise to a win Coleman’s first in the big leagues Mike Quade’s first, too.   Sure it was the Nats But start of “Quade Era”  A positive one