Posts tagged "Carlos Pena"

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 10, Nationals 9

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 10, Nationals 9
It’s hard to believe The Cubs were losing eight-zip But came back to win Matt Garza gave up six straight hits without retiring anyone in the bottom of the third, as the Nationals took what seemed to be an insurmountable 7-0 lead. They added another in the fourth before the Cubs began their comeback. But... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 3, Cubs 2

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 3, Cubs 2
A new Cubs pitcher But he’s 39 years old Meet Ramon Ortiz   Veteran Ramon Ortiz was called up from AAA Iowa to take Carlos Zambrano’s place in the rotation and become the 10th different starting pitcher the Cubs have used this season. After a rough first inning, which started with three straight hits and... Read more »

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: White Sox 4, Cubs 3

Carlos Pena is congratulated by Alfonso Soriano after Pena’s solo homer in the 6th inning (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) Pena hits home runs Three straight games against the Sox But Cubs can’t win two Carlos Pena hit his third home run in as many games against the White Sox, while Paul Konerko’s homer streak... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 6, White Sox 3

Carlos Pena makes his way through the Cubs dugout after hitting a three-run homer in the sixth inning that proved to be the game-winner (Tribune Photo by Scott Strazzante) Pena’s three run shot Gave Cubs the lead in the sixth Which made Cubs fans smile Ozzie ejected Arguing call in the sixth Which made Geo... 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: 3 Games, 1 Good Inning

The Cubs celebrate Kosuke Fukudome’s walk-off hit in the ninth inning on Saturday (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella) Did you catch the ninth On Saturday afternoon? Not much else to see Three games against the Reds resulted in two more losses for the Cubs.  The only highlight was a very exciting ninth inning comeback on... 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: Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 5

Tyler Colvin is greeted by Marlon Byrd and Alfonso Soriano after hitting a third-inning home run against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday. (Tribune photo by William DeShazer) After Tuesday’s win Cubs are over .500 First time since ’09 Before Tuesday’s game, @Cubzfan032 alerted me to the fact that with a win the Cubs would be above... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates 5, Cubs 4

Chicago Tribune Photo by José M. Osorio Garza’s 12 strikeouts Most he’s had in his career That was a good thing But here’s the bad thing He also gave up 12 hits Most of his career The Cubs almost won Just one of many “almosts” In Sunday’s ballgame Carlos Peña almost hit a grand slam... Read more »