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The Sports Bank:
Let the Cubs fans go back to hating the Cardinals. Let the White Sox fans go back to hating the Twins. Let’s end this manufactured charade that the media spins into a so-called “rivalry.”
In 2008, I attended a Chicago Cubs home game on a first date with a young woman who revealed during early in the game that she was “good friends” with Alfonso Soriano. I thought maybe she was just playing the “oh, look at what famous athletes are interested in me, doesn’t that really impress you?” card. For some odd reason, extremely insecure and very vapid women love to run this trick play against me; as if it would actually work?
Sadly, this group of women actually includes some female “journalists” I know.
Back to Soriano girl, she claimed to have his bank pin number and showed me some Facebook photos I could have lived without seeing. Coincidentally, this game happened to be the exact same one in which Sori got hit by a pitch, injured and placed on IR for 6 weeks. My “date” was right there at his
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Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano has more or less
been a permanent fixture on the trade market over the past few seasons. Still,
he’s remained on the Cubs, as he’s been hesitant to accept deals to other
teams. Armed with his 10-and-5 rights, Soriano told Gordon Wittenmyer of The
Chicago Sun-Times that he’s more open to the idea of approving a trade to a
When Alfonso Soriano signed his 8 year, $136 million deal with the Cubs, even the Cubs expected Soriano not to be at his best in the last couple seasons of the contract. Maybe the Cubs expected to be a little more competitive in the first couple years of the deal. Soriano still has another season at $18 million in his deal with the Cubs. With the Cubs not going anywhere, shouldn’t...
Adam Dunn, who plays the position of Designated Hitter is hitting .159 for the Chicago White Sox this season. Kind of Orwellian doublespeak, a “DH” hitting .159. To his credit, he is on pace to hit about 40 home runs, and drive in about 90 runs. But is that worth $15,000,000 a season? Especially when you consider that he doesn’t draw walks anymore. This is what Adam Dunn is...
Alfonso Soriano hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and Welington Castillo had a go-ahead double in the 10th, helping the Chicago Cubs rally from a four-run deficit in a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday that stopped a season-high, six-game losing streak.
Soriano singled in the seventh and scored Chicago's first run off Johnny Cueto on Luis Valbuena's...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and Welington Castillo had a go-ahead double in the 10th, helping the Chicago Cubs rally from a four-run deficit in a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday that stopped a season-high, six-game losing streak.
Soriano singled in the seventh and scored Chicago's first run off Johnny Cueto on Luis...
The White Sox went for their first sweep of the 2013 season on Sunday afternoon against the lowly Marlins. And thankfully, the recipe of great pitching and enough hitting worked yet again.
Things got started off quickly in this ball game, so let's jump right into it ...
Bats Starts Off Hot
In the bottom of the first inning, after White Sox' starter Dylan...