Posts tagged "Paul Maholm"

Cubs In Haiku: Meet The New Guys

Cubs In Haiku: Meet The New Guys
From Texas – Brigham Vizcaino and Chapman Come from Atlanta The rebuilding we were promised has begun in earnest. For a while last night it seemed like half the team might have ended up hugging their teammates goodbye. Strange things happen as the trade deadline approaches, but Dale Sveum was honest … “I can’t lie... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Who's Hugging You Now?

Cubs In Haiku: Who's Hugging You Now?
Soto and Johnson Hugged teammates in the dugout As they said goodbye Most nights a season high 14 run performance by the Cubs against the second-place Pirates would have been big news. Especially when the Cubs broke the game open with a 9-run fifth inning in which 12 Cubs (including 2 now-former Cubs) came to... Read more »

Opening Day In Haiku: Chilly

 Opening Day In Haiku: Chilly
Temps in the forties New faces in the lineup Chilly opener I thought Theo was supposed to fix all of this! Remember when we had a week in March with high temperatures in the 80s? Well, today is Opening Day at Wrigley Field and the tradition of near winter-like weather will be repeated with the... Read more »
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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 »