Against Mets, Sosa a Smashing Success
Miles, Bruce, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer
Sammy Sosa is breaking out of his slump - literally. In fact, he's turned into a real pain in the glass for the New York Mets.
After ending last Friday's game with a home run, Sosa led off the ninth inning Sunday and put a pitch from the Mets' Jerry DiPoto through a window of a building on Waveland Ave.
Sosa's second game-winning blast in three days and third this season gave the Cubs a 5-4 victory and a 4-1 record on the just-concluded homestand. They also took over sole possession of first place in the NL Central at 16-15.
"I didn't look to hit it that hard. I just wanted to make contact," said …
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Publication information: Article title: Against Mets, Sosa a Smashing Success. Contributors: Miles, Bruce - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 6, 1996. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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