Posts tagged "Tyler Colvin"

Cubs In Haiku: Swept Away

This logo is located in the tunnel connecting the Cubs dugout to the clubhouse.  (Photo by Paul Sullivan / Chicago Tribune) Swept by the Astros Cubs fans are starting to ask Can things get much worse? Two more injuries Soriano on Monday A-Ram on Wednesday In Tuesday night’s game Marmol had worst appearance In almost five... 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: Cubs 10, Dodgers 8

Ted Lilly returned to Wrigley Field on Saturday, but left the game in the fifth after giving up five runs to his former team. (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella)  The Cubs continue Perfect mediocrity Major league record The Cubs set a Major League record on Saturday, surpassing the mark previously set by the Yankess and... 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: 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: 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: Colvin Hurt As Cubs Sweep

Eight-and-one road trip The best in Cubs history Ends with second sweep But a broken bat Ends Tyler Colvin’s season Time to ban maple?   Cubs 2, Marlins 0   Cubs 5, Marlins 3   Cubs 13, Marlins 3 Open in Google Docs Viewer Open link in new tab Open link in new window Open link in new incognito... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Who's On First?

The Braves get Lee Cubs get three more young pitchers But who will play first? Almost as confusing as an Abbott and Costello routine, there’s no shortage of suggestions for who should play first for the Cubs now that Derrek Lee is moving to Atlanta.   Paul Sullivan wonders about Tyler Colvin, who last played... Read more »

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