Archive for April 2011

Bulls In Haiku: Bulls 88 Pacers 84

The game winner (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) Rose couldn’t shoot straight Except from the free throw line But hit game winner Rose proved on Thursday why he seems destined for MVP. Hitting less than 25% from the field he drew enough fouls to manage 23 points. One of his few field goals was the... Read more »

Blackhawks in Haiku: Blackhawks 5, Canucks 0

Duncan Keith celebrates his 1st period goal. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Back in VancouverCorey Crawford blanks CanucksBlackhawks’ dreams live on Stanley Cup Playoffs – Quarterfinals: Canucks 3, Blackhawks 2

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 9, Rays 2

Sox win finale Team has it’s first ten hit game Since April the eighth

White Sox in Haiku: Rays 4, White Sox 1

The streak continues Thirteen runs in seven games………That helps explain why

First Place Cubs In Haiku: Padres 5, Cubs 4

Soriano’s 8th inning home run brought the Cubs to within one run (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) Cubs can’t manage sweep  And are back at .500  For ninth time this year  But since the Reds lost  They are still the FIRST PLACE CUBS  At least one more day   Ridiculous, ain’t it?  The Cubs have... Read more »

Bulls in Haiku: Bulls 96, Pacers 90

Joakim Noah bounds down the court after a big 3-pointer by the Bulls’ Kyle Korver late in the fourth quarter of Game 2. (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) The Bulls keep winning But could be playing better Even Rose says so   Derrick is happy, but cautious …  [T]he Bulls outlasted the Pacers 96-90 in... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 2, Padres 1

Reed Johnson circles the bases after hitting a game-winning home run in the 11th inning on Wednesday. (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Reed Johnson’s home run Puts the Cubs into first place For the time being  That’s two games in a row that the Cubs have won on walk offs. If they’re not careful those... Read more »

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Wednedsday's For Ernie

Rain out on Tuesday Means double-header Wednesday Just what Ernie likes

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 1, Padres 0

The Cubs mob Tyler Colvin after his game-winning hit in the 10th inning on Monday. (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez)  It took ten innings But thanks to Colvin’s double Cubs win one-run game It was a cold Monday night at Wrigley, but Cubs fans went home happy after Geovanny Soto scored from first base on... Read more »