Posts tagged "Phillies"

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 9, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 9, Cubs 1
Tweets of the Cubs game As I posted in real time During Wednesday’s loss The final game of the Phillies series was a disaster, here is some of what I tweeted during the game. Dempster is pulled early: Dempster – 3 innings / 86 pitches, 3 runs / And a cold shower Soto gets the... 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 »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 6, Phillies 1

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 6, Phillies 1
Cubs beat the Phillies With Roy Halladay pitching It’s almost surreal

Cubs Road Trip In Haiku: Home Teams 52, Cubs 26

Possibly the most depressing image of the road trip, Ryan Theriot gets a game-tying hit in the Cubs’ June 5th loss to the Cardinals Terrible road trip Our expectations were low Still disappointed Cubs lose 8 of 10 Would you want to write haiku About all those games? Cardinals 6, Cubs 1 Cardinals 5, Cubs... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 11, Phillies 6

Cubs beat Halladay Utterly unexpected Completely welcome
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Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 4, Cubs 1

With two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Cubs holding a 1-0 lead, catcher Geovany Soto leaves the ball behind as he tries to make the tag and the Phillies’ Brian Schnieder scores to tie the game. (Tribune Photo by Brian Cassella) Marmol yields five walks Soto can’t catch throw from... Read more »

Cubs in Haiku: Cubs 4, Phillies 3

Chicago Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez Ramirez home run Marmol three K’s in the ninth Cubs win second straight

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 12, Phillies 6

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 12, Phillies 6
Everyone’s favorite Cub, Marlon Byrd, proves again that he’s full of hustle as he rounds third to score from first base on the first of two doubles by Aramis Ramirez. (Chicago Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) Cubs Thursday offense Enough to avoid a loss When Howry came in  A Castro triple Two doubles from Ramirez... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 5, Cubs 4

Open in Google Docs Viewer Open link in new tab Open link in new window Download file Copy link address Cubs rally falls short But this loss seems to hurt less After four straight wins