Tag: Sean Marshall

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 »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 9, Mets 3

Finally … Losing streak endsCubs bats come alive tonightFonzie learns to run Alfonso Soriano, after a talk with Lou Piniella and some on-air criticism from Bob Brenly, managed to go 3-for-4 with a walk. After turning a possible triple into a marginal double earlier this week, Fonzie turned a double into a triple with a... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Braves 3, Cubs 2

This pitcher (see the pitcher?) is more useful than most of those in the Cubs bullpen Great start by DempsterMarshall strong middle reliefAnd then came Grabow Once again, the bullpen (except for Sean Marshall) failed the Cubs. On Monday, Samardjiza’s poor performance merely put out of reach a game in which the Cubs had only... Read more »

Cubs Tweets In Haiku: The Marshall Plan

Well, it’s obvious  Lou is no Harry Truman  The Marshall Plan fails  I was just going to include this in my game post.  Then I decided it deserved its own place on the blog.  Created by @gschneeberger, it was perhaps the most clever haiku I saw on Twitter tonight.  It (literally) made me LOL.  I... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Rockies 6, Cubs 2

Zambrano injuredJust before the game startedDemoralizing Marshall starts the gameGives up three runs in the firstAll downhill from there

Cubs In Haiku: Cardinals 4, Cubs 2

Strange top of the ninth Sean Marshall moved to left field Then back to the mound  Piniella’s slick move Stopped the Cards’ threat, but could not Get the Cubs to score It was one of strangest things we’ve seen in a long time. After replacing Angel Guzman and giving up a walk to load the... Read more »