Articles tagged with: Alfonso Soriano
Alfonso Soriano came up big with a game winning hit that scored Reed Johnson as the Cubs came from behind to beat the White Sox by the score of 6-5. The Cubs scored four runs in the eighth inning to tie the game at 5-5 thanks to back-to-back home runs from Derrek Lee and Geovany Soto. Finally the bats came around!
The Cubs offense needs to turn things around quick before they find themselves down six or seven games in the division. They continued to suck it up on Wednesday as they lost 4-1 against their cross town rival in the White Sox. It was just another embarassing performance by the guys at the plate.
As the Chicago Cubs offense continues to struggle, general manager Jim Hendry decided to finally make a move. Hitting coach Gerald Perry was fired and Von Joshua, a hitting coach at Triple A Iowa was hired. Hopefully the players can react better to Joshua and get out of this nasty slump.
The Cubs got a great starting performance out of Ted Lilly as the threw 6 2/3 innings of shutout baseball and the Cubs beat the Astros 7-1. Finally the offense came around and had 16 hits in the game as five different players had rbi’s. Great game all around as the Cubs moved into a tie for second place.