Archive for September 2009

Cubs In Haiku: Giants 5, Cubs 1

Cubs get just five hitsWhile the Giants get fourteenYou don’t win that way I was watching the Bears and only checking in on the Cubs game.  But I did manage to see their one offensive push.  With two out in the ninth inning, a Jeff Baker double and Bobby Scales triple managed to prevent a... Read more »

White Sox in Haiku: Tigers 12, White Sox 5

Bye Bye early lead White Sox give up TWENTY hits  So, where is the pride?

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 6, Giants 2

Where was this Cubs teamIn August when it mattered?Still, I like winning It was a fun Saturday in the (AT&T) park, as the Cubs won their third straight game against the Giants – delaying the inevitable and breaking the hearts of Giants fans as their team continued to fall in the Wild Card standings.  In... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 3, Giants 0

Big Z beats GiantsWith a complete game shut outQuite a performance The Cubs played like a contender again Friday, with Carlos Zambrano pitching a complete game 2-hit shut out.  He also tallied 2 RBIs in a great performance both on the mound and at the plate. As Len and Bob said as the game ended,... Read more »

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 2, Tigers 0

First Dye makes great catch Then Peavy pitches a gem Sox play the spoiler?

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 3, Giants 2

Baker’s the heroNinth inning, two-run homerGives the Cubs a win The “elimination number” is one – just one Cubs loss or Cardinal win means the Central Division race is over.  With the Cardinals idle Thrusday night, the Cubs did not want to hand them the title by losing to the Giants.  But down one run... Read more »
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Olympics In Haiku: Choose Rio

The Chicago Games?A terrible ideaWe can’t afford it Mayor Daley tells us not to worry, he’s getting insurance to protect the taxpayers. Do you trust him?  Crain’s Chicago Business suggests you shouldn’t: For example, there’s no insurance against the risk that private lenders won’t shell out $1 billion to finance construction of the Olympic Village,... Read more »

White Sox in Haiku: Twins 8, White Sox 6

Score no runs?…..can’t win Score a few runs?…..still can’t win Play ball?…..just can’t win!

Cubs In Haiku: Brewers 3, Cubs 2

No Cubs sweep tonightBut Samardzjia gets first hitAnd it’s a home run!Wednesday’s game was a little tighter than the first two in Milwaukee, and the Cubs came up short.  But the long haired pitcher from Notre Dame became the first Cubs rookie since Hee Sop Choi  (9-2-2002) to get a home run for his first... Read more »
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Apologies In Haiku: Here's How To Do It, Milt

Brenda Lee knows how to say she’s sorry, Milton Bradley does not. Milt says, “I’m sorry”He thinks that makes it ok?It’s just not enoughSo, Milton Bradley has apologized – sort of.  A day after his mother defended him by finding some new people to blame, Bradley issued a statement expressing his regret and claiming that... Read more »