Post Tagged with: "Alfonso Soriano"


Alfonso Soriano Looking Good Defensively

Alfonso Soriano Looking Good Defensively

When Alfonso Soriano shifted to the outfield a few years ago, he struck most as a surprisingly good left fielder. He took some questionable routes, but he had decent range,[Read More…]

by March 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Grumble: Aramis Ramirez and Starlin Castro Still Not in Camp

Although yesterday was the official Spring Training report date for positional players, all but a handful of Chicago Cubs were already in camp long before Friday. Included in that handful[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Did the Rangers and Cubs Discuss a Michael Young Trade?

This week, the Texas Rangers went from we-aren’t-trading-Michael-Young to we-have-to-trade-Michael-Young back to we-aren’t-trading-Michael-Young, all in the span of a few days. It is safe to assume that the book-ends of[Read More…]

by February 12, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Are the Chicago Cubs the Most Likely Destination for Albert Pujols if He Becomes a Free Agent?

Are the Chicago Cubs the Most Likely Destination for Albert Pujols if He Becomes a Free Agent?

The St. Louis Cardinals and star first baseman Albert Pujols are running out of time to negotiate an extension beyond the 2011 season, if Pujols’ stated negotiating deadline is to[Read More…]

Happy and Sad Personal News for Chicago Cubs

You take the good with the bad, I suppose, and yesterday, the Chicago Cubs family got a bit of each. On the sad end, Alfonso Soriano’s mother passed away suddenly[Read More…]

by January 20, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Alfonso Soriano’s Contract is the Worst $100 Million Contract of All Time

Alfonso Soriano’s Contract is the Worst $100 Million Contract of All Time

You won’t find a Chicago Cubs fan who doesn’t hate Alfonso Soriano’s current deal. Sure, it was exciting to – for once – land the preeminent free agent on the[Read More…]

by December 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Clearly the Chicago Cubs Are Discussing Derek Jeter

Lukewarm Stove: Clearly the Chicago Cubs Are Discussing Derek Jeter

The longer Derek Jeter went unsigned by the Yankees, you knew there would be some bizarre rumors/speculation about him leaving New York – even though everyone in the world recognizes[Read More…]

by November 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Kent Sterling Says the 2011 Cubs Are Doomed – And It’s Hard to Argue

Kent Sterling Says the 2011 Cubs Are Doomed – And It’s Hard to Argue

A couple years ago, Kent Sterling of ESPN Radio wrote a piece on why the 2009 Chicago Cubs would not win. Recall, the 2008 iteration of the Cubs had won[Read More…]

Chicago Cubs Organizational Meetings Begin Today – And So, Too, Does the Offseason

Chicago Cubs Organizational Meetings Begin Today – And So, Too, Does the Offseason

With the World Series at its close (thank GOD those poor, long-suffering Giants fans got their championship, no?), the offseason is officially upon us. Nearly 200 players filed for free[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Should the Chicago Cubs Trade Marlon Byrd?

Should the Chicago Cubs Trade Marlon Byrd?

With most of the club’s payroll tied up in but a hand full of players in 2011, the Chicago Cubs are going to have a difficult time improving the team[Read More…]

Tyler Colvin is Going to Be Fine

Tyler Colvin is Going to Be Fine

Raise a collective thanks, as Chicago Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin, impaled by the flying bat of a teammate, is going to be fine. “I talked to him, he will be[Read More…]

by September 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

The Problem with an Interim Manager Like Mike Quade: Tyler Colvin to Remain in the Outfield

The Problem with an Interim Manager Like Mike Quade: Tyler Colvin to Remain in the Outfield

Being the manager of the Chicago Cubs – even in a mere interim capacity – brings with it certain indelicacies. Most notably? The microscope. Every move you make is scrutinized[Read More…]

Alfonso Soriano is Struggling, and is Kind of Blaming the Team

Alfonso Soriano is Struggling, and is Kind of Blaming the Team

Alfonso Soriano is a wealthy man. The Chicago Cubs gave him an eight-year contract four years ago, which pays him $18 million per season. Without commenting on the wisdom of[Read More…]

by August 16, 2010 Chicago Cubs News