Posts tagged "Alfonso Soriano"

Cubs In Haiku: Sweepless In Wrigleyville

Cubs In Haiku: Sweepless In Wrigleyville
Come from behind win Fun afternoon at Wrigley Avoid Brewers’ sweep Whodathunkit? The Cubs came from behind twice on Thursday – scoring six runs in the sixth inning to tie up the game, then rallying for three in the ninth to win on Alfonso Soriano’s (yes, Alfonso Soriano’s) walk off RBI single. Fewer than 29,000... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates Of The Monongahela

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates Of The Monongahela
Four wins in Pittsburgh Six Cubs home runs on Tuesday Second sweep this year Cubs 5, Pirates 3 Cubs 11, Pirates 6 Cubs 1, Pirates 0 Cubs 7, Pirates 6

Cubs In Haiku: Yankees 10, Cubs 4

Alfonso Soriano and Reed Johnson looking for the RBI double hit by Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez during the ninth inning (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) The Cubs were winning Until suddenly they weren’t And then it got worse A three run Alfonso Soriano home run gave the Cubs a 4-1 lead in the third inning on... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Yankees 4, Cubs 3

Geovany Soto reacts in the dugout after grounding into a double play in the 9th inning (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) It was a close game But Cubs came up one run short In typical style Although the Cubs lost on Saturday, it was another exciting game.  The Yankees managed to get an insurance run... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 12, Brewers 7

Kosuke Fukudome greeted at home plate after his three-run HR in the 6th with Geovany Soto and Tony Campana on base (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Cubs take the series Carlos, Kosuke, Alfonso Each with a home run Fukudome shines Single triple and home run Thinks it’s still April

Cubs In Haiku: Swept Away

This logo is located in the tunnel connecting the Cubs dugout to the clubhouse.  (Photo by Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune) Swept by the Astros Cubs fans are starting to ask Can things get much worse? Two more injuries Soriano on Monday A-Ram on Wednesday In Tuesday night’s game Marmol had worst appearance In almost five... Read more »

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Marlins 1

Lazier than usual?  No … Alfonso didn’t play on Thursday. First time this season The Cubs have swept a series  Just two games, but still …

Cubs In Haiku: Rockies 5 Cubs 3

Darwin Barney got his first major league home run on Monday (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) Barney’s first home run Gave Cubs the lead in the first Then came the second Castro’s three errors Still one less in an inning Than Bob Brenly had The game started on a high note Monday night …  The... Read more »

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 »