Tag: Diamondbacks

Farewell In Haiku: Len and Bob Split Up

Farewell In Haiku: Len and Bob Split Up
  Brenly and Kasper One of few bright spots this year And now, Bob is gone   An awful season But Len and Bob entertained Made some sad fans smile   Today it was made official – Bob Brenly is leaving Chicago and wlll almost certainly end up in the Diamondback’s broadcast booth, providing his... Read more »

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 8, D'Backs 2

HUMBER WINS AGAIN!! Konerko hits his nineteenth Now…..let’s beat the Cubs

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 6, D'backs 2

(Norm Hall, Getty Images / June 18, 2011) Matt Thornton gets a high-five from Paul Konerko after beating Arizona 6-2 at Chase Field. Danks wins third straight gameSox end three game losing streak Beating the D’backs

White Sox in Haiku: Diamondbacks 4, White Sox 1

Sox score just one run But Hudson finds way to win…..Oops….he’s not on Sox

Cubs In Haiku: The Lost Winning Road Trip

A winning roadtrip And I never posted once Haiku blogging fail But now that we’re home I’ll be better – I promise Here is what I missed: A loss on getaway day  Rockies 4, Cubs 3 Then the Cubs hit the road  Diamondbacks 11 Cubs 2  Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2  Cubs 5, Diamondback 3  Diamondbacks... Read more »

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: 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: Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 1

Randy Wells pitched six innings on Monday to earn a win (Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez) Back to .500 Maybe we’ll win a series Against the D-Backs After losing their opening series to the Pirates, things started out a little better against the Diamondbacks on Monday.   Alfonso Soriano’s solo home run in the third... 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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1

It’s finally done Reds win eliminates Cubs But we beat the Cards! It’s been over for months. But with the Reds win over the Diamondbacks last night, the Cubs are now officially eliminated from the postseason.  Still, it’s always great to beat the Cardinals.  And although the odds are long, the Cardinals  have an outside chance... Read more »