Chicago Cubs: Mike Remlinger

DePorter buys Sosa's bat after auction

November, 3, 2010
11/03/10
2:30
PM CT
By ESPNChicago.com
ESPNChicago.com
Sammy Sosa's corked bat found a home after all.

Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Mike Remlinger put the broken barrel of the bat used by Sosa during his infamous game against the Tampa Bay Rays in 2003 up for auction.

Remlinger had put a secret reserve on the bat that was not met by the Oct. 31 deadline, but Grant DePorter, the CEO of Harry Caray's Restaurant Group, said Wednesday he bought the bat after the auction.

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