Tag: Padres

Cubs In Haiku: Streaks Of Optimism

Cubs In Haiku: Streaks Of Optimism
  <optimism mode on>   Cubs beat Padres twice Losing streak comes to an end Winning streak begins   After losing 12 games in a row, the Cubs won two straight games at Wrigley Field against the San Diego Padres – including an 11-7 slugfest on Memorial Day. If the win streak continues through their... Read more »

First Place Cubs In Haiku: Padres 5, Cubs 4

Soriano’s 8th inning home run brought the Cubs to within one run (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) Cubs can’t manage sweep  And are back at .500  For ninth time this year  But since the Reds lost  They are still the FIRST PLACE CUBS  At least one more day   Ridiculous, ain’t it?  The Cubs have... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 2, Padres 1

Reed Johnson circles the bases after hitting a game-winning home run in the 11th inning on Wednesday. (Tribune photo by Phil Velasquez) Reed Johnson’s home run Puts the Cubs into first place For the time being  That’s two games in a row that the Cubs have won on walk offs. If they’re not careful those... 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: Padres Season Spoiled?

The Padres watch the closing moments of their 1-0 loss to the Cubs on Thursday, leaving them three games behind the Giants with three games left to play.   Cubs win three of four Might end Padres chances For post season play Small satisfaction To be playing the spoiler As season nears end  Cubs 1,... Read more »

Cubs in Haiku: Padres 5, Cubs 3

  Koyie Hill needs a subscription to this magazine     Cubs lose eighteenth game  Of last twenty-two they’ve played Just keeps getting worse They found a new way To give the Padres a run Time out that wasn’t

Cubs in Haiku: Padres 5, Cubs 1

Six rookie pitchers Plus Colvin, Castro, Barney Also, Castillo That’s ten Cubs rookies The most ever in one game But it gets “better” In all of baseball No team has used more rookies Before September

Cubs In Haiku: Padres 1, Cubs 0

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 on PDFescape.com There are apparently no pictures of Tuesday’s game, so here’s a picture from Monday when the Cubs actually scored some runs. (Chicago Tribune photo... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Padres 9, Cubs 5

On Monday night, Darwin Barney joined the list of Cubs rookies getting their first major league hit this year (Tribune photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo) Cashner and Russell Each give Padres two late runs Making comeback tough