Posts tagged "Pirates"

Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter

Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter
  To read what Cubs fans Think about Carlos Marmol Just search on Twitter The Cubs beat the Pirates 3-2 on Thursday to take 2-out-of-3 and win the first series of the 2013 season.  And Carlos Marmol added a save to the hold he “earned” on Monday. But that makes it sound like Marmol is... Read more »

Cold Haiku: Cubs Fall To .500

Cold Haiku: Cubs Fall To .500
  Cold night in Pittsburgh Cold bats in the Cubs lineup Cold slap in the face   Dale Sveum was wearing a heated vest, and the Cubs wore extra layers and face masks to deal with the near freezing temperatures on a bitter night in Pittsburgh.   But the Cubs’ bats were the coldest of... Read more »

First Place Cubs In Haiku: An Opening Day Win

First Place Cubs In Haiku: An Opening Day Win
It wasn’t pretty But an Opening Day win? A beautiful thing   On Monday, the Cubs started what promises to be another mediocre-at-best season by beating the Pirates 3-1, allowing the north siders to spend at least one day atop the National League Central Division. Yes, the Cubs are in first place. But it wasn’t pretty.... Read more »
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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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Turning It To Eleven

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Now it’s eleven With a great new way to lose Hit-By-Pitch walk off   Most people figured the Cubs had no new tricks up their sleeves. But Rafael Dolis delivered on Saturday night, hitting the Pirates’ Matt Hague with a pitch while the bases were loaded in the bottom of the ninth. And just like... Read more »

Crosstown Haiku: Worst. Weekend. Ever.

Crosstown Haiku: Worst. Weekend. Ever.
Endless frustration Utter humiliation An embarrassment   If Kerry Wood hadn’t decided to retire on Friday, there would have been virtually nothing enjoyable for Cubs fans this entire weekend at Wrigley Field. For the first time since 1999, the Cubs were swept by the White Sox at Wrigley Field. And for the first time in... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Pirates Of The Monongahela

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates Of The Monongahela
Four wins in Pittsburgh Six Cubs home runs on Tuesday Second sweep this year Cubs 5, Pirates 3 Cubs 11, Pirates 6 Cubs 1, Pirates 0 Cubs 7, Pirates 6

Cubs In Haiku: Time For A Break

Cubs In Haiku: Time For A Break
Once again the Cubs Just can’t get by the Pirates Lose two out of three The All-Star Game break Can’t come soon enough for fans Back home on Thursday Pirates 7, Cubs 4 Cubs 6, Pirates 3 Pirates 9, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Aaaarrrrgggghhhh!

The way the Cubs played against the Pirates was not inspiring (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Pirates come to town Cubs awful in two losses  And win just one game  Pirates 4, Cubs 2  Pirates 10, Cubs 0  Cubs 3, Pirates 2
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Cubs In Haiku: Best Buy Pack? Not So Much

Think it’s a good deal? Cubs fans should not be surprised StubHub is cheaper By now you’ve heard about the “Best Buy Pack” that the Cubs are pushing for all April and May games.  4 tickets for “as little as $40″ including a hot dog and a drink. The $40 price is for “Upper Deck... Read more »