My headline joke is, perhaps, a bit too harsh, given that Eric Sogard has had a few homer-laden outbursts in his career, but they certainly haven’t shown up yet this year with the Cubs. I fear that the apocalypse is nigh.
Because the Cubs’ utility infielder, who came into the game with an .058 ISO, just took SHANE BIEBER deep with a no-doubt shot down the line to right:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) May 11, 2021
To be sure, it would’ve been nicer to do this when he was up with the bases loaded, but beggars can’t be choosers. Sogard’s shot put the Cubs back up 2-1.