Tag: Aaron Miles

Cubs In Haiku: Dodgers 7, Cubs 3

Yes, that’s Alfonso Soriano leaving his feet to catch a deep fly ball in the eighth inning. (Chicago Tribune photo by José M. Osorio) Cubs just can’t come back From a five run deficit Two games in a row Carlos Zambrano had a rough start and saw his 10-game win streak end …  The Dodgers... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Cardinals 0

“Albert Pujols” was left speechless after Aaron Miles struck out to end Friday’s game. I took the opportunity to help him out.  Cubs home run derby Tyler, Alfonso, Geo All went yard Friday We can’t beat Houston But the first place Cardinals? Them, the Cubs shut out.

Trades In Haiku: Here's The Good News

Good bye, Aaron … you won’t be missed (Tribune photo) Aaron Miles is goneTraded to the Oakland A’sThat is the good news The not so good news?Jake Fox is part of the dealI’m gonna miss him From the Tribune: The Cubs finally shed that albatross contract, trading a frequently booed and less-than-productive player to the... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Ricketts Makes His First Mistake

Meet The Rickettses (Chicago Tribune Photo) The Cubbies’ new bossHas confidence in HendryThat’s what worries me According to a story in the Chicago Tribune: General manager Jim Hendry, whose contract runs through 2012, has earned the chance to lead the team into next season, Ricketts said. How has he earned that?By trading Mark DeRosaAnd signing... Read more »

Olympics In Haiku: Placing The Blame

Chicago Tribune Photo No Olympics hereChicago out in first roundI blame Aaron Miles

Aaron Miles In Haiku: Why Do Cubs Fan Hate Him?

This is how Julie likes to see Aaron Miles Seems like most Cubs fanReally don’t like Aaron MilesTell us how you feel. Whenever Aaron Miles is playing, Twitter becomes an orgy of hate.  Here are a few of good examples from today’s game, which Miles started at shortstop for an ailing Ryan Theriot: @Aisle424: Aaron... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 17, Pirates 2

Finally, a winSure it’s against the PiratesBut it counts the same Ten run second frameEquals total runs scored inThree games v. Phillies Fontenot and MilesOnly position playersWith no hits today