Posts tagged "Kerry Wood"

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: 3 Pitches, 1 Swing, 38 Losses

Cubs In Haiku: 3 Pitches, 1 Swing, 38 Losses
Three pitches, one swing First loss for Casey Coleman For Cubs – 38th   The frustration continues. It was a pitcher’s duel when the Cubs finally took the lead on a Bryan LaHair 2-run homer in the 8th. But the Brewers tied it in the bottom of the 8th and won in a walk-off when... Read more »

Crosstown Haiku: Worst. Weekend. Ever.

Crosstown Haiku: Worst. Weekend. Ever.
Endless frustration Utter humiliation An embarrassment   If Kerry Wood hadn’t decided to retire on Friday, there would have been virtually nothing enjoyable for Cubs fans this entire weekend at Wrigley Field. For the first time since 1999, the Cubs were swept by the White Sox at Wrigley Field. And for the first time in... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: So Long, Woody

 Cubs In Haiku: So Long, Woody
I’ll miss Kerry Wood He’s not what he used to be But I’ll still miss him   The most exciting moment of the opening ceremony of the Cubs Convention in January was the announcement that the Cubs had re-signed Kerry Wood. In anticipation of a year (or two) or rebuilding under a new management team,... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Nationals 2, Cubs 1
Winds saved us early Cost us a run in the eighth Cold slap in the face The Trib’s caption for the photo accompanying this post was “It’s quiet around Wrigley Field early Thursday.” Sadly, it was quiet in and around Wrigley Field late Thursday, too. Dempster was impressive with 10 Ks, but the Nats might... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Convention "Shocker"

Cubs In Haiku: Convention "Shocker"
A surprise? Hardly Even I tweeted the “news” Before it happened   Cubs fans got just what they wanted as the Opening Ceremonies came to a close at Cubs Convention on Friday. After introducing legends, coaches, executives and much of the 2012 roster, Pat Hughes said he had some breaking news. That was all it... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 4, Cubs 2

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 4, Cubs 2
Garza gem wasted This time Marshall blows the save You thought they would win? Paul Sullivan wonders if Quade will be back next year … Now in his first full season at the helm, Quade is seemingly on the endangered species list himself, while Piniella is home relaxing in Tampa. After the Cubs 4-2 loss... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Pirates 3

Blake DeWitt celebrates after giving the Cubs the lead in the eighth inning. (Chicago Tribune photo by Brian Cassella) Five runs in the eighth And Marmol’s nasty ninth frame Get the fans singing Did anyone think That the Cubs hero today Would be Blake DeWitt? Things were looking bleak until the eigth inning.  Pirates pitcher... Read more »

Opening Day Haiku: What's New At Wrigley Field

Because On Opening Day, The Cubs Are In First Place
On Opening Day  There’s some new stuff at Wrigley For you to enjoy Yes, Cubs fans, next year is finally here once again. Tomorrow – Friday, April 1st –  the Chicago National League Baseball Club will begin another season of baseball at Wrigley Field.   From food, to rooftop advertisements, to the broadcast booth and... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Brewers 5, Cubs 3

Chicago Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez Once again the Cubs Lose a meaningless ball game At least it was close While summing it up Manager Mike Quade says “We’ve got work to do“