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Cubs Need A (Smokin') Hot Soto

Cubs catcher showing steady improvement

Originally Published: June 26, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

You know, I'm a sucker for a feel-good story.

How often do you see a minor league guy, a nice guy, win a big league job as a September call-up, and then two seasons later, practically lose it in April? And then, to top it off, get busted like a high schooler behind the gymnasium, in front of the whole country?

So when Geovany Soto smoked a three-run homer in the seventh Friday, I knew I had to write about it.

Oh man, did I say "smoke"? That's probably ...

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