Posts tagged "Aramis Ramirez"

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 7, Rockies 3

Carlos Pena crosses home plate and high-fives Aramis Ramirez after his two-run home run in the fifth inning, his second homer of the game (Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez) A one game series I’m gonna call it a sweep Take what we can get Cubs got four home runs Two each, Pena and A-Ram Plus,... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 3, Yankees 1

Doug Davis acknowledges the fans ovation after getting lifted in the 8th (Tribune photo by Phil Velsquez) Davis has strong start Three Cubs run enough to win  Quite unexpected Doug Davis got his first win in a Cubs uniform after a performance that surprised Cubs fans as much as it surprised the Yankees.  We were... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Brewers 4

Starlin Castro and Tony Campana celebrate the Cubs’ extra-inning win over the Brewers on Tuesday night (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) The “kids” get it done Campana and Castro show How to win ball games The Cubs needed doubles by Fukudome and Castro followed by an Aramis Ramirez home run to tie Tuesday’s game in... Read more »

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 10, Dodgers 8

Ted Lilly returned to Wrigley Field on Saturday, but left the game in the fifth after giving up five runs to his former team. (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella)  The Cubs continue Perfect mediocrity Major league record The Cubs set a Major League record on Saturday, surpassing the mark previously set by the Yankess and... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Rockies 5, Cubs 0

Jhoulys Chacin was the only pitcher the Cubs faced on Friday night The one Cubs bright spot Ramirez goes 3-for-4 Nowhere near enough

Cubs in Haiku: Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 4

Alfonso Soriano tracks down Chris Young’s triple after overrunning the ball in the third inning. (Chicago Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Cubs can’t manage sweep But avoid losing homestand Next up, Milwaukee Ryan Dempster struggled in his second start, giving up 5 runs and 10 hits in 7 innings.  Home runs by Ramirez (his first... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates 6 Cubs 3

An early highlight – Starlin Castro scores in the first inning (Tribune photo by William DeShazer) So many new things But still the same old result Pirates beat the Cubs In 2010 the Cubs managed to beat the Pirates just 5 times (against 10 losses) and it looks like they’re picking up right where they... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Another Carlos Loses His Temper

Perhaps you have heard About today’s dugout fight Here’s my reaction Memo To Silva: It’s spring training you jackass Get your head on straight Perhaps you forgot That you served up two long balls In that first inning Sure it’s frustrating But you’ve got to remember These games do not count The Cubs defense continues... Read more »