Posts tagged "Randy Wells"

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: Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 5

Tyler Colvin is greeted by Marlon Byrd and Alfonso Soriano after hitting a third-inning home run against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. (Tribune photo by William DeShazer) After Tuesday’s win Cubs are over .500 First time since ’09 Before Tuesday’s game, @Cubzfan032 alerted me to the fact that with a win the Cubs would be above... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1

Randy Wells pitched six innings on Monday to earn a win (Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez) Back to .500 Maybe we’ll win a series Against the D-Backs After losing their opening series to the Pirates, things started out a little better against the Diamondbacks on Monday.   Alfonso Soriano’s solo home run in the third... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates 5, Cubs 4

Chicago Tribune Photo by José M. Osorio Garza’s 12 strikeouts Most he’s had in his career That was a good thing But here’s the bad thing He also gave up 12 hits Most of his career The Cubs almost won Just one of many “almosts” In Sunday’s ballgame Carlos Peña almost hit a grand slam... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku - Cubs 3, Reds 2

  The Cubs celebrate a rare one-run victory, this time over the Reds   A happy birthday As Randy Wells celebrates By beating the Reds Nady and Kosuke Contribute some special gifts Each hits a home run  

Cubs In Haiku: Padres 1, Cubs 0

Open in Google Docs Viewer Open link in new tab Open link in new window Open link in new incognito window Download file Copy link address Edit PDF File on There are apparently no pictures of Tuesday’s game, so here’s a picture from Monday when the Cubs actually scored some runs. (Chicago Tribune photo... Read more »

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 3, Reds 1

Except for that ugly hat, Randy Wells looked great on Saturday (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella) It’s great to win games It’s better when you don’t leave Seventeen on base Again, great pitching Saves Cubs from lack of offense Little cause for hope

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates 2, Cubs 1

Here’s the “highlight” from Monday night. Aramis Ramirez scores the Cubs’ only run. (Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) This makes ten series Cubs have lost opening game Simply craptastic Goes without saying The offense again wasted A quality start This time Randy Wells Victim of AWOL offense Eighth loss to Pirates 

Cubs In Haiku: Astros 6, Cubs 3

Wells struggles in first For second time in three starts And – the offense stinks