Posts tagged "Cubs"

New Guy In Haiku: I Hope Kris Bryant Goes Hitless Today

New Guy In Haiku: I Hope Kris Bryant Goes Hitless Today
It’s Kris Bryant Day! Hope he waits ’til tomorrow For first big league hit The good news is that today’s the day Cubs fans have been anticipating since spring training – or before. Kris Bryant arrives from Iowa for his first game at Wrigley Field. The bad news (for me, anyway) is that I won’t... Read more »

Twitter In Haiku: The Ninth Inning

Twitter In Haiku: The Ninth Inning
A change of format today – the haiku will come later. I was busy last night and didn’t tune into the Cubs game until the 8th inning, with the Cubs losing 3-0. Just as Pat and Ron started wondering if the Cubs could come from behind  for a third time in as many games ,... Read more »

First Place Haiku: Cubs Beat Reds In Extras

First Place Haiku: Cubs Beat Reds In Extras
Soler: two home runs Mendy: first hit this season Cubs: take over first Did you think Sunday’s come from behind victory in Colorado was exciting? Incredibly, the Cubs managed to give fans an even better day at the ballpark on Monday, coming from behind to win once again. This time beating the Reds 7-6 in 10... Read more »
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Come from behind haiku: Dexter Fowler saves the day

Come from behind haiku: Dexter Fowler saves the day
There’s joy in Mudville Cubs had Fowler at the plate Not mighty Casey It felt like the game would end just like that day in Mudville, joyless because mighty Casey had struck out. Although the Cubs took an early lead in the second, Colorado came right back with 4 in the bottom of the frame... Read more »

Haiku relief: Cubs score 9 to hand Rockies their first loss

Haiku relief: Cubs score 9 to hand Rockies their first loss
Finally, some runs More in the first three innings Than the first three games The Cubs inability to get hits when it mattered during the first few games of the 2015 season has been frustrating. And because it’s the same problem the team had suffered for so long, fans could be excused for being irrationally... Read more »

My Daughter Is A Cubs Fan And It's All My Fault

My Daughter Is A Cubs Fan And It's All My Fault
  Does it count as help When you encourage your child To be a Cubs fan?   I’ve been a Cubs fan since the mid-60’s – although like many of the endlessly patient, I say I’m a “life long Cubs fan”. For a few seasons my dad had season tickets at Comisky Park (I remember... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Double Your Pleasure

Cubs In Haiku: Double Your Pleasure
Wood’s pitching? Stellar. Gets one of six Cubs doubles Eighth quality start   The Cubs returned home from a weekend road trip and completely dominated the Rockies, scoring 9 times to notch their third straight win. Travis Wood was virtually untouchable, giving up just 2 hits through 7 innings and helping himself with an RBI... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Streak!

Cubs In Haiku: Streak!
  The offense still sucks But Cubs get second straight win First streak of the year Old habits die hard. So even though the Cubs managed their first winning streak of the season (if you consider 2 in a row to be a streak) there’s still something negative to focus on. The Cubs managed 10... Read more »

The Cubs In Haiku: Desperately Seeking Third Base

The Cubs In Haiku: Desperately Seeking Third Base
  Luis Valbuena Hits the game winning home run But then, bottom ninth …  In a reversal of fortunes, it wasn’t the Cubs who blew a 2-run lead to lose on Thursday night . They fell behind 3-1 after 2 innings, but  scored on 2 doubles in the fourth. a Nate Schierholtz home run off the... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Samardzija Gives Cincinnati The Finger

Cubs In Haiku: Samardzija Gives Cincinnati The Finger
Good starting pitchers Need a bullpen and offense To win baseball games   Jeff Samardzija made just one mistake on Wednesday. He  pitched for one of the worst offenses in baseball  gave up a solo home run to Todd Frazier with 2 outs in the sixth inning. Despite cutting his finger trying to grab a... Read more »