Chicago Cubs defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 8-5
The press-box announcer didn't even have a sporting chance to first give out the usual vital statistics - time of the first pitch, inside/outside temperature, that sort of thing - to mark the start of the game Sunday night.
The very first baseball out of Jeff Suppan's hand was crushed over the center-field wall, and just like that, two flashbacks came a-rushing.
One was relatively fresh, from when the same Alfonso Soriano from the same Chicago Cubs had beate...
PLAYER OF THE GAME
Chicago Cubs leftfielder Alfonso Soriano led off the game with a home run, walked twice - one of them forcing in a run - and stole the 250th base of his career.
Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder appeared to have hit a tying grand slam in the bottom of the fifth but Chicago's Reed Johnson leaped high against the wall to rob Fielder and hold him to a long sacrifice fly. Johnson entered the game in the fourth inning as a pinch runn...