A name very recognizable to Yankees fans as Soriano was the key piece in the trade that brought Ales Rodriguez to the Bronx from Arlington, TX back in 2003.
And according to a tweet courtesy of ESPN’s Buster Onley, there is one thing keeping Soriano from being back in pinstripes once again.
As of this evening, there's a large gap between how CHC and NYY value Alfonso Soriano, and who should be responsible for how much of his $.
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) July 23, 2013
Once again it is all about the Benjamins for the Yankee brass, as once again inherited owner Hal Steinbrenner doesn’t seem to want to budge.
You would think, after this past off-season that Hal untighten his fists some considering the shaky state of the team’s offense.
The Yankee bats started the season by overachieving only to get a reality check, and now have landed in the utterly pathetic category.
Now at 37-years old, Soriano will not be saluted as some baseball messiah in the Bronx but his...