Haiku-arrhea: Week 11 in Padres Baseball

In an effort to stay close to our roots, the staff at Padres Public, will offer-up a haiku each Monday to describe the previous week in Padres Baseball. Restricting our feelings to 3 lines and 17 syllables to describe a week of play is a massive undertaking, but (un) fortunately, we are more than up to the task.

What an amazing week. The Padres play six games at home against the leaders of the NL East and West and win all six. They move to .500 for the first time since April of 2011 and then for good measure defeat the D-backs yesterday to move over .500.

While we enjoyed the run of wins we were also treated to a touch of nostalgia as members of the ’98 NL Championship club returned for retro night on Friday. Well done by the Padres promotions team.

The Padres (35-34) head to San Francisco today (35-33) for a three game series (preview). Edinson Volquez will try to continue the run against San Francisco’s Barry Zito.

Let’s haiku!

Ghost of Ray Kroc

Padres win 6 straight.

SausageFest was a success.

Storm game was a blast.

The Sacrifice Bunt (Melvin)

Padres hitting great

Marquis, WTF?

Greg Vaughn is awesome

Vocal Minority (Nate)

Over .500

First time in over 2 years

I want to believe

Left Coast Bias

Sweep best team in East

And Sweep the best in the West

Black Magic working

RJ’s Fro (Rick)

’98 was cool

So was PP Sausagefest

But 2 back? Priceless!

Avenging Jack Murphy

Back to .500.

August at the earliest?

It is only June!

Padres Trail

Over .500

Baseball is relevant here

Cabrera hurt hurts


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I contribute to Padres Public on Thursday mornings and when I’m feeling particularly inspired. I can also be found on twitter at @AvengingJM where I ponder Jason Marquis’ legitimacy, 7 days a week.

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  • padresfansince1969

    I want to believe also … but should I? I do value my sanity 🙂

    It comes down to this, imo … if the Padres believe, they will trade for a starting pitcher …

  • If I may, here is my “pre-game haiku” from Sunday:
    Clayton on the hill / Waiting for his gem to shine / Series sweep today!