Sammy Sosa Feels He Was Wrongfully Punished By Chicago Cubs For Steroid Use
ESPN’s latest 30 for 30 Long Gone Summer, featured the Summer of 1998 where Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire were in a heated race to break the single season home run record. McGwire won the race, but it would later come out that both players used performance enhancing drugs as a means to boost their numbers. For Sosa specifically, the historic season made him the face of the Chicago Cubs franchise, but when it came out that Sosa used PEDs and a corked bat in 2003 although claiming still to this day that he never used steroids, the relationship between the Cubs and Sosa took a turn that has not cha...
Pete Alonso Ties Mark McGwire’s Rookie Home Run Record
Shinning through the dark storm clouds brought on by his surrounding teammates, Pete Alonso continues to club home runs in New York despite the Mets‘s current woes. After hitting two blasts during a contest against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday night, the rookie now ties Mark McGwire’s record for home runs prior to June first. Alonso’s 19 home runs not only tied the record, but moved him up to third place among National League hitters for home runs thus far during the young season. Alonso commented on his accomplishment as he stated, “It’s incredible, but ultimately, I’m just trying to hel...