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World Series Roundup: Everyone's a Yankees Fan!

USA Hooray: The Bronx is the best baseball town in America right nowKneel Before A-Rod: Yankees look like unstoppable October force Tanaka, Pineda, Severino: Yankees to become first in Series history to start 3 pitchers born outside U.S.The House that Truth Built: Alfonso Soriano pep talk still echoes through Yankee clubhouse during 2015 World SeriesWe Can See Clearly Now: After...
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

As the experts unveil plans for next season's Wild Card chase, Yankee fans should ask an essential question: Are we getting anywhere?

Over the last three years, no team in baseball has been more infatuated with the one-game Wild Card than the New York Yankees.In 2013, we lashed ourselves to Alfonso Soriano and company, desperately chasing the last open slot.. doing it for Mariano. The following season, we did the same damn thing with Jeter - grabbing the likes of Capuano and Drew. This year, we won that precious...
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano retires

Alfonso Soriano, one of the most productive players of his era, retired from baseball on Tuesday night. During a radio interview in his native Dominican Republic, the 38-year-old said he no longer felt the desire to continue his career. Soriano said, “I lost the love and passion to play the game. Right now, my family is the most important thing.”   The 16-year MLB veteran...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano mulling retirement

There comes a time in every man's journey through life when he must stop and ask himself, did I give 100% every chance I had? That time came for Alfonso Soriano on Sunday when he was designated for assignment by the New York Yankees.#451714668 / gettyimages.comAccording to Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes, Soriano has not decided what he is going to do and retirement is an option.Soriano...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Designate Alfonso Soriano For Assignment

The New York Yankees sent veteran power hitter Alfonso Soriano packing on Sunday afternoon. This move came on the heels of New York acquiring Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Yankees designated Alfonso Soriano for assignment. His -1.5 Wins Above Replacement ranked tied for 3rd-worst among position players in 2014 — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 6...
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July 06, 2014  |  1 Comment

New York Yankees: The Stunning Fall of Alfonso Soriano

Alfonso Soriano, who nearly carried the Yankees to the playoffs last season, has been designated for assignment, manager Joe Girardi said today. Soriano will now be put through waivers, and if he goes unclaimed, will be allowed to sign with any team in baseball. After being acquired by New York from the Chicago Cubs last July, Soriano hit 17 home-runs and had 50 RBIs in just 58 games...
Via Standing O Sports
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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