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Cubs fan nearly causes Bartman-like incident for Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano (GIFs)

Despite a Chicago Cubs fan’s best — or worst — efforts, New York Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano somehow managed to snag a foul popup during the sixth inning in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader after chasing it down near where the left field line and the seats almost meet in Yankee Stadium. What makes […] The post Cubs fan nearly causes Bartman-like incident for Yankees...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano At First Base? Yankees Have Kicked Around The Idea

Alfonso Soriano as back-up first baseman? Hardball Talk posted a link yesterday to a story by ESPN NY's Andrew Marchand, which quotes manager Joe Girardi as saying the Yankees "have kicked [the idea] around a little bit." Really?That's as bad as thinking about moving him back to second base. Alfonso Soriano is 37 years old and hasn't played in the infield regularly since 2004. That...
Via Lady At The Bat
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The New York Yankees are still kicking

Isn’t it amazing what one win can do for a team? On Wednesday morning, the Yankees were losers of four straight and hanging by a tattered thread in the AL Wild Card race. 24 hours later, after a rousing come-from-behind win on Wednesday night, they have one hand back on the shelf of the cliff and are ready to thrust the second one up there as well. Alfonso Soriano delivered one of...
Via isportsweb.com
September 19, 2013  |  1 Comment

Alfonso Soriano's leaping catch robs Manny Machado of home run

Alfonso Soriano makes a spectacular leaping catch over the left-field wall to take a home run away from the Orioles' Manny Machado in the eighth inning Thursday night at Camden Yards. The Yankees leftfielder gives a little salute to a grateful Dave Robertson on the mound after making the dramatic catch. Soriano's grab became even more important after the Yankees blew a four-run...
Via The Other Paper
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

After Following From Afar, Soriano Helping To Keep Yankees In The Playoff Race

Last night, when the Yankees were trailing 4-1 against the Orioles. I thought all was lost for the game and maybe even for the season.  But then, enter Alfonso Soriano.To think about where this team would be had Soriano not been acquired earlier this season is to expose oneself to a nightmarish scenario. But why think about such things when you can focus on what the man has done...
Via Lady At The Bat
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano's Stolen Base A Throw Back to Older Yankee Ways

Top of the 11th inning, The Yankees' final game in Tropicana Field this season. They were trying to salvage the final game of a three game set. Alfonso Soriano was standing on second base, with one out and Curtis Granderson at the plate. As Tampa Bay Ray pitcher Jamey Wright delivered his pitch, Soriano took off for third base. He stumbled then slid head first. Safe! One sac...
Via Lady At The Bat
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Soriano and The Captain lift the New York Yankees

The once almighty Bronx Bombers are a team unknown. Once known as the Bronx Bombers, the New York Yankees are a completely different team this year as they rank among the bottom tier of teams in most offensive categories. Derek Jeter (photo credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images North America) Robinson Cano has been trying to do everything he can to keep the Yankees afloat but the Yankees...
Via isportsweb.com
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Alfonso Soriano edition

With “Garza Watch” coming to an end Monday, most of the trade rumors surrounding the Chicago Cubs will now be focused on Alfonso Soriano. Soriano has no trade rights, so he will have the opportunity to veto any trade, much like he did in 2012 when the Cubs tried to deal him to the San Francisco Giants. It seems however that 2013 may finally be the year Soriano is traded, given his...
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Trade Rumors: Why are the Cubs moving Alfonso Soriano?

It was only a matter of time.  On the ESPN ticker last night, I saw the following: the Yankees are close to acquiring Alfonso Soriano for the Cubs for a mid-level prospect.  Although talk on the Soriano to the Yankees front has cooled with GM Jed Hoyer calling talks on a deal being close being “very premature” on MLB Network Radio, the Cubs are again desperately pushing to move Soriano...
Via isportsweb.com
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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