Posts tagged "Carlos Zambrano"

Dinner In Haiku: Ozzie ♥s Carlos

Dinner In Haiku: Ozzie ♥s Carlos
Ozzie the Marlin Looking for a dinner guest Will Big Z accept?   In June 2010, Carlos Zambrano was suspended after getting into a dugout fight with Derrek Lee in a game at Comisky Park Cellular One Field. After the game Zambrano went to dinner with White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. Now, with Guillen managing... Read more »

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat
I’m going to say That the lack of blog posts here Is Jim Hendry’s fault Of course that’s not true But I’m still gonna say it He’ll be my scapegoat   I haven’t posted anything since the “Santo statue game” on August 10th. I’ve been busy, distracted, bored, uninspired. Not even the surreal (or possibly... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 11, Reds 4

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 11, Reds 4
Cubs get 13 hits Big Z  23rd homerun Win streak hits 7
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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: Brewers 9, Cubs 5

Reed Johnson’s three-run homer in the fifth brought the Cubs within one run, but they could never catch the Brewers on Wednesday night. (Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) Third win in a row Continues to elude Cubs The “streak” ends at two The opening sentence of Carrie Muskat’s report on the Cubs website says it... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 9, Mets 3

It was rainy and cold again at Wrigley Field when the Cubs beat the Mets on Thursday Big Z 3-for-3 And quality start to boot 2-of-3 from Mets!
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 11, Mets 1

Tony Campana and Lou Montanez score on Carlos Zambrano’s pinch-hit single in the seventh inning (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) The picture’s caption Tells you quite a bit about Cubs injury woes But on Tuesday night Blowout win over the Mets Thanks to new faces Montanez debuts With an RBI double In first Cubs at... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: We Were Winning, But ...

Wellington Castillo can’t catch the ball – one of the four errors committed by the Cubs on Tuesday – and Scott Rolen scores for the Reds. Cubs blow the lead – twice Leave Cincy without a win This way of life stinks Four run lead Monday But Reds scored seven in sixth Big Z stayed... 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 »
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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 »