Archive for June 2011

Cubs In Haiku: A Gigantic Split

Cubs In Haiku: A Gigantic Split
Double loss Tuesday But on Wednesday and Thursday Cubs turned things around Bottom of the ninth Ramirez pinch hit single Walk off win Wednesday Thursday miracle First Cubs tie it in the ninth Then win in extras Giants 13, Cubs 7 Giants 6, Cubs 3 Cubs 2, Giants 1 Cubs 5, Giants 2

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 7, Rockies 3

Carlos Pena crosses home plate and high-fives Aramis Ramirez after his two-run home run in the fifth inning, his second homer of the game (Tribune Photo by Phil Velasquez) A one game series I’m gonna call it a sweep Take what we can get Cubs got four home runs Two each, Pena and A-Ram Plus,... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Another Loss Weekend

Third time in a row Cubs win first game of series And then lose two straight Royals 3, Cubs 2 Royals 6, Cubs 3

White Sox Lose Series in Haiku: Nationals 2, White Sox 1

Adam Dunn strikes out looking with two men on base in the first inning. (Jose M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / June 26, 2011)   Sox lose home series Nationals take two of three Here is what I say Done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn done Dunn Done Dunn done Dunn done... Read more »

Trades in Haiku: Brouwer, Campbell, and Kopecky Traded

Time to say goodbyeto some more Champs of the pastAs the trades roll in Tomas joins SoupyThey reunite with Tallonas Florida Panthers Troy Brouwer’s gone, tooHe is now a CapitalAll three will be missed

Justice In Haiku: Blago Guilty

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich greets his lawyer Sheldon Sorosky as he arrives at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago for the verdict in his corruption trial (Tribune photo by Michael Tercha) Bad day for Blago Guilty on seventeen counts Justice has been done Serious charges Extortion and corruption Wire fraud, bribery It seems quite... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 6, Royals 4

Cubs fans in Kansas City react to an exciting win on Friday night Cubs get some big breaks And for once, take advantage Win one in K.C. In a crazy ninth inning, Tony Campana reached first base on a pop bunt that was called a trap but looked close on the replay. After a D.J.... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: White Sox 4, Cubs 3

Carlos Pena is congratulated by Alfonso Soriano after Pena’s solo homer in the 6th inning (Tribune photo by Chris Sweda) Pena hits home runs Three straight games against the Sox But Cubs can’t win two Carlos Pena hit his third home run in as many games against the White Sox, while Paul Konerko’s homer streak... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: White Sox 3, Cubs 2

The grounds crew had problems putting down the tarp when the storms rolled in on Tuesday night. Storms caused big delay Ground crew couldn’t get tarp down Oh … and the Cubs lost

White Sox in Haiku: White Sox 4, Cubs 3

White Sox win game three Now Sox…..take that momentum And win World Series   Jake, A.J. “have words” Now Sox…..take all that desire And win World Series