Posts tagged "Red Sox"

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, ┬áhere’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 »

Curse-breaking Haiku: Theo To Chicago

 Curse-breaking Haiku: Theo To Chicago
He broke Boston’s curse Cubs fans hope Theo’s the man To get us a ring   The internet is atwitter with reports that the Cubs have a new GM: After intense negotiations over the weekend, Epstein is close to accepting a high-level job in the Cubs’ organization, major league sources said. The Cubs had no... Read more »

Sox Haiku Battle - Game 3

Sox Haiku Battle - Game 3
Plenty of base hits But too few when it mattered Sox strand eleven Jon tried to raise White Sox fans’ spirits by prefacing his haiku with the suggestion that, “Maybe we’ll see you again in October.” Alhough. of course, he added, “If so, I predict a sweep by us.” ah, Chicago once again we paint... Read more »
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Sox Haiku Battle - Game 2

Sox Haiku Battle - Game 2
Haiku battle More fun for this White Sox fan Than the game itself For four innings Pitchers battled, bats quiet Nice while it lasted Jon provided some nice commentary before his entry … “I must say I was surprised by the lackadaisical play of your center fielder. Is he a friend of B.J. Upton? And... Read more »

Sox Haiku Battle - Game 1

Sox Haiku Battle - Game 1
The battle begins Sox haiku in Red and White Feel free to join in Here’s our first attempt at “dueling haikus” for the White Sox-Red Sox series. Starting with my haiku celebrating the White Sox 3-1 victory over the Red Sox. Pierzynski home run Gavin Floyd mound mastery The Red Sox? They gone. After the... Read more »

Sox In Haiku: White vs. Red

Sox In Haiku: White vs. Red
Some fans from Boston Have just laid down the gauntlet A haiku battle Each game this weekend We’ll post haiku – White and Red And you’ll choose the best Yesterday we were contacted by a couple of Red Sox fans, challenging us to “dueling haikus” during the series against Boston this weekend. Here’s who we’re... Read more »
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The Cubs In Haiku: It Gets Better

I have to admit When I first saw the headline I got it all wrong Sadly, when I saw the headline – “Cubs To Record ‘It Gets Better’ Video” – I thought this was just part of a marketing campaign.  In the wake of Tom Ricketts’s suggestion that the team’s problems are just the result... Read more »

Sox in Haiku: Sweep Series: White 3, Red 0

Paul Konerko heads back to the dugout after hitting a two-run homer in the ninth inning on Wednesday. (David Butler II-US PRESSWIRE, US PRESSWIRE / June 1, 2011) Exclamation point!!!Konerko hits big home run White Sox sweep series First win seven three Second win ten to seven Third win seven four

Cubs In Haiku: Red Sox 5, Cubs 1

All four branches of the military participated in a pre-game ceremony on Sunday Pregame – inspiring Cubs offense – disappointing Fenway Park – classic
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Cubs In Haiku: Ubs 9, Another Team 3

The Cubs and Red Sox wore the same uniforms the teams used in the 1918 World Series.  It looked pretty nice. Throwback uniforms Made Saturday’s game look strange Was it Ubs v. Blanks? But one good inning With some big Red Sox errors Evens the series A scary moment Marlon Byrd hit in the face... Read more »