Haiku Mania: Catching Up With The Cubs

Haiku Mania: Catching Up With The Cubs
On April 18th the paid attendance was 26,000+ but fewer than 2000 fans were in the stands


Just a single haiku, highlighting one terrible fact, for each of the games the Cubs have played since they were rained out on April 10th. They played great baseball on April 18th for a victory to end their first home stand, but the Chicago weather was the story that day. Click on the score if you dare to check out the details.

Thursday April 11th
Giants 7, Cubs 6

Unearned runs in fourth
Got Giants back in the game
Post Castro error


Friday April 12th
Cubs 4, Giants 3

A Castro double
Rare walk-off win for the Cubs
After blowing lead


Saturday April 13th
Giants 3, Cubs 2

Clevenger strikes out
Ends up on disabled list
With a strained oblique


Sunday April 14th
Giants 10, Cubs 7

A Travis Wood balk
Lets Giants score winning run
In the tenth inning


Tuesday April 16th
Rangers 4, Cubs 2

It’s Barney’s return
But Darwin can’t get on base
Robbed on final play


Wednesday April 17th

Thanks to bad weather
The odds were greatly reduced
That the Cubs would lose


Thursday April 18th
Cubs 6, Rangers 2

The city’s flooded
But the Cubs play good baseball
End home stand with win


Friday April 19th
Brewers 5, Cubs 4

Ryan Braun homer
Give Brewers big lead in first
Cubs get close but lose


Saturday April 20th
Brewers 5, Cubs 1

Four unearned runs
Result from three Cubs errors
Hopeless, just hopeless


Sunday April 21st
Brewers 4, Cubs 2

Two more Cubs errors
Lead to three more unearned runs
Brewers sweep series


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Tags: Brewers, Cubs, Giants, Haiku, Rangers

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