Tag: Kosuke Fukudome

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat

Hendry In Haiku: The Convenient Scapegoat
I’m going to say That the lack of blog posts here Is Jim Hendry’s fault Of course that’s not true But I’m still gonna say it He’ll be my scapegoat   I haven’t posted anything since the “Santo statue game” on August 10th. I’ve been busy, distracted, bored, uninspired. Not even the surreal (or possibly... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 12, Brewers 7

Kosuke Fukudome greeted at home plate after his three-run HR in the 6th with Geovany Soto and Tony Campana on base (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Cubs take the series Carlos, Kosuke, Alfonso Each with a home run Fukudome shines Single triple and home run Thinks it’s still April

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Brewers 4

Starlin Castro and Tony Campana celebrate the Cubs’ extra-inning win over the Brewers on Tuesday night (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) The “kids” get it done Campana and Castro show How to win ball games The Cubs needed doubles by Fukudome and Castro followed by an Aramis Ramirez home run to tie Tuesday’s game in... 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: 3 Games, 1 Good Inning

The Cubs celebrate Kosuke Fukudome’s walk-off hit in the ninth inning on Saturday (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella) Did you catch the ninth On Saturday afternoon? Not much else to see Three games against the Reds resulted in two more losses for the Cubs.  The only highlight was a very exciting ninth inning comeback on... 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 1, Padres 0

The Cubs mob Tyler Colvin after his game-winning hit in the 10th inning on Monday. (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez)  It took ten innings But thanks to Colvin’s double Cubs win one-run game It was a cold Monday night at Wrigley, but Cubs fans went home happy after Geovanny Soto scored from first base on... Read more »

Cubs in Haiku: Rockies 9, Cubs 5

Marcos Mateo leaves the game after giving up four runs in the eighth A depressing 8th Rockies score 4 with 2 outs Losing road trip ends Marcos Mateo was one pitch away from getting out of a jam in the eight, but …  With the game tied at 5, Ryan Spilborghs led off with an... 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 »

Cubs In Haiku - Cubs 3, Reds 2

  The Cubs celebrate a rare one-run victory, this time over the Reds   A happy birthday As Randy Wells celebrates By beating the Reds Nady and Kosuke Contribute some special gifts Each hits a home run