Posts tagged "Darwin Barney"

Errors In Haiku: Cubs vs. Barney vs. Ryan

Errors In Haiku: Cubs vs. Barney vs. Ryan
The Cubs, Wednesday night Three errors in one inning That was pretty bad But Darwin Barney Set league’s errorless record For second basemen Then there’s Paul Ryan Had more errors than the Cubs In a single speech The Cubs committed three errors in the seventh inning Wednesday night, contributing (along with an anemiac offense) to... Read more »

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: Cubs 1, Brewers 0

Darwin Barney slides home with the Cubs only run Monday night. But it turned out to be the winning run (Tribune Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo)  Sometimes just one run Is enough to win a game If the pitching’s good

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: 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: Win, Lose, Draw

Kosuke Fukudome chases a ball during Saturday’s rainy game (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) Another rain out Makes it a two-game series Two diff’ent Cubs teams Hot bats on Friday Castro, Barney and Johnson Each go three-for-five But on Saturday Eight left on base, three errors Typical Cubs loss  Cubs 11, Giants 5  Giants 3,... Read more »

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: 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 5, Astros 4

Castro and Barney Lead the Cubs to victory Batting one-and-two The Cubs survived a seventh inning that saw the Astros smack two home runs against Ryan Dempster to climb within one run of the Cubs, who at one time led 5-0.  Carlos Marmol was in typical form, striking out the side in the ninth for... 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 »