Posts tagged "Giants"

Haiku Mania: Catching Up With The Cubs

Haiku Mania: Catching Up With The Cubs
  Just a single haiku, highlighting one terrible fact, for each of the games the Cubs have played since they were rained out on April 10th. They played great baseball on April 18th for a victory to end their first home stand, but the Chicago weather was the story that day. Click on the score... Read more »

The Cubs In Haiku: It Gets Better

I have to admit When I first saw the headline I got it all wrong Sadly, when I saw the headline – “Cubs To Record ‘It Gets Better’ Video” – I thought this was just part of a marketing campaign.  In the wake of Tom Ricketts’s suggestion that the team’s problems are just the result... 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: Cubs 3, Giants 2

Aramis Ramirez leads the team in a line dance before Monday’s game. (Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez) Dempster has good start Cubs manage first win of spring Despite three errors Remember when the Cubs led baseball in unearned runs?  It could happen again if the errors don’t stop.  Miscues by Castro, DeWitt and Scales on... Read more »

Blackhawks in Haiku: Rangers 3, Blackhawks 2

Texas and New YorkOnly one Rangers would winThe ones playing Hawks The San Fransisco Giants beat the Texas Rangers to win the World Series.

Bears In Haiku: Giants 17, Bears 3

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is dazed after a second-quarter sack Sunday. (Brian Cassella/Tribune) The Bears luck runs out It was nice while it lasted Now we know they suck Bears play three QBs For a total of ten sacks Offense just offends Like salt in the wound Cutler done after first half  With a concussion... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Season's Final Homestand

Goodbye to Wrigley Until Cubs return next spring First game – April 1st  Cubs score just two runs In three games versus Giants Both in their lone win And then they couldn’t End the Cards playoff chances Losing two of three Just seven games left  Until the season’s over It’s time for hockey  Giants 1,... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Giants 8, Cubs 7

Cubs fight back to tie After fifth inning grand slam  But it’s all for naught Torres walk off hit Another Cubs one run loss Too often this year

Cubs In Haiku: Giants 5, Cubs 4

Cubs trade Fontenot Who just has to change dugouts Before Wednesday’s game Eighth inning home run Not quite a Giants’ walk off But hurts just as bad

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 8, Giants 6

      Micah Hoffpauir commits one of four Cubs errors The Cubs tried, they did But gave up just two in ninth And beat the Giants Open in Google Docs Viewer Open link in new tab Open link in new window Open link in new incognito window Download file Copy link address Edit PDF File... Read more »