Fairly significant cost savings and a decent pitching prospect. Nicely done, and farewell, Soriano.
Archive for July, 2013
The 18-year-old righty is a quality prospect who could see Stateside work almost immediately.
The Cubs carry on in San Francisco without Alfonso Soriano.
Josh Vitters is hurt again, and it’s looking like 2013 is just going to be a wash for him. Which is a shame.
Everyone was sad to see Soriano go, and he had some kind words for the fans.
The bats, they have nothing.
Theo Epstein reportedly told Dale Sveum to pull Soriano from tonight’s lineup, and a deal is “99 percent” done.
Garza is gone, and Soriano is maybe almost gone. But Lake is here to stay, right!?!
Alfonso Soriano is dominating the headlines, but the Cubs’ other two outfielders might dominate other teams’ requests.
Alfonso Soriano is Thinking Things Over, and Theo Epstein Suggests Now Might Be Right Time for Trade
A deal seems inevitable at this point, as the Cubs look toward the future, and Soriano looks for another playoff shot.
The political wrangling is now mostly over, but there is still some business wrangling to take care of.
Garza was fantastic yesterday for the Rangers, though he did pull a Garza.
The newest Cubs prospect had a mixed debut at Iowa. And Kris Bryant did not strike out last night, so you can relax.
That was very close to ugly. Well, I guess it was ugly for a while.
Alfonso Soriano Gave Cubs a List of Approved Trade Partners and the Yankees Are on It (UPDATES (8:18pm CT))
It sounds like, this time, Soriano really will be dealt. (UPDATE: Soriano will still get a couple days to think things over.)
Pre-Gamin': Cubs v. Diamondbacks (8:40 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (DeJesus Back, Soriano Not In Lineup)
For now, the Cubs are saying it’s simply a scheduled day off for Soriano.
Theo Epstein and the Cubs are ready to focus on the next moves. Did that Francisco Rodriguez trade move the market? What’s up with Jeff Samardzija?
The Braun and ARod stories are simply crazy. The Trade Deadline comes too soon. And baseball is full of funny.