Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 1/6/12
The Cubs have discussed trading Alfonso Soriano with at least 8 teams. Theo Epstein is looking to clean out the closets at Wrigley field. A day after the Chicago Cubs traded Carlos Zambrano, reports have surfaced that they have spoken with eight teams about Alfonso Soriano. One of those teams is the Baltimore Orioles. Both MASNsports.com and Ken Rosenthal have linked the Orioles to the Cubs in Soriano discussions.Soriano has a full no trade clause and is owed $54 million over the next three seasons. It is hard to believe that the Orioles would be willing to pay much of that salary and one has to question if Soriano would waive his no trade clause to go to a team with little if any chance of winning in those three years. But as we have seen this week, Epstein is committed to cleaning house and perhaps a deal could be made. Even at 36, Soriano would get some fans in the seats at Camden Yard.Get all of your MLB news, rumors, and discussion at MTRbaseball.com. Follow MTR Baseball on Fac...
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