Tag: Marlon Byrd

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates Of The Monongahela

Cubs In Haiku: Pirates Of The Monongahela
Four wins in Pittsburgh Six Cubs home runs on Tuesday Second sweep this year Cubs 5, Pirates 3 Cubs 11, Pirates 6 Cubs 1, Pirates 0 Cubs 7, Pirates 6

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: Cubs 7, Marlins 5

Did Koyie Hill really go 3-for-3 on Wednesday? Cubs blow lead … AGAIN! But then manage a comeback Thanks to two home runs Johnson, and then Byrd Hit the long balls that mattered Three game loss streak ends

Cubs In Haiku: Astros 11, Cubs 2

This was the site of the Cubs’ worst loss of the season James Russell’s first start Does not work out how he planned Two innings, five runs Mike Quade summed it up accurately … James Russell’s first Major League start didn’t produce the desired results he or the Chicago Cubs were looking for.  Russell, used... 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: 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 12, Phillies 6

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 12, Phillies 6
Everyone’s favorite Cub, Marlon Byrd, proves again that he’s full of hustle as he rounds third to score from first base on the first of two doubles by Aramis Ramirez. (Chicago Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) Cubs Thursday offense Enough to avoid a loss When Howry came in  A Castro triple Two doubles from Ramirez... Read more »

All-Star Haiku: NL 3, AL 1

At Tuesday night’s game The nation learned what we knew Byrd’s full of hustle A walk and a run Game saving defensive play Should be MVP Marlon Byrd was the only Cubs player on the National League All-Star team, but he certainly made a difference in the game.  He drew a walk and scored the... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 9, Brewers 4

Cubs home run derby Two by Byrd, Two by Soto And Lee’s 300th