Archive for April 2013

Cubs In Haiku: Opening Day At Wrigley

Cubs In Haiku: Opening Day At Wrigley
  Let’s forget Sunday Monday is a special day Cubs Home Opener   Thirteen was not Jeff Samardzija’s lucky number on Sunday. Although he struck out the first six Braves he faced and threw a career record 13 K’s in just 5-2/3 innings, the Cubs best starting pitcher (!) had given up 4 runs by... Read more »

Closing Haiku: This Might Not Be Helpful

Closing Haiku: This Might Not Be Helpful
  At last, Marmol’s out Fujikawa is our closer Is that a good thing?   On Saturday night, the Cubs took a 5-1 lead into the eight inning. But they ended up on the losing end of a 6-5 game after Carlos Marmol faced three Braves and gave up two home runs, one to each... Read more »

Clueless In Haiku: Just Be Quiet

Clueless In Haiku: Just Be Quiet
  On Friday I learned: If you’re not in the majors Then you can’t complain   I didn’t see the Cubs lose to the Braves 4-1 on Friday night. We got to dinner just in time to see the score as the 8th inning started, so we paid more attention to our meal than to... Read more »
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Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter

Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter
  To read what Cubs fans Think about Carlos Marmol Just search on Twitter The Cubs beat the Pirates 3-2 on Thursday to take 2-out-of-3 and win the first series of the 2013 season.  And Carlos Marmol added a save to the hold he “earned” on Monday. But that makes it sound like Marmol is... Read more »

Cold Haiku: Cubs Fall To .500

Cold Haiku: Cubs Fall To .500
  Cold night in Pittsburgh Cold bats in the Cubs lineup Cold slap in the face   Dale Sveum was wearing a heated vest, and the Cubs wore extra layers and face masks to deal with the near freezing temperatures on a bitter night in Pittsburgh.   But the Cubs’ bats were the coldest of... Read more »

First Place Cubs In Haiku: An Opening Day Win

First Place Cubs In Haiku: An Opening Day Win
It wasn’t pretty But an Opening Day win? A beautiful thing   On Monday, the Cubs started what promises to be another mediocre-at-best season by beating the Pirates 3-1, allowing the north siders to spend at least one day atop the National League Central Division. Yes, the Cubs are in first place. But it wasn’t pretty.... Read more »
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