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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...
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Recapping A Busy Sunday For The New York Yankees

Sunday was a busy day for the Yankees, both on and off the field. By the end of it, the Yankees were series winners against the Minnesota Twins, had parted ways with a home grown Yankee and had received word that another three homegrown players had earned trips to the 2014 All-Star Game.The most important development was the Yankees winning three of their last four games, thanks...
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Dejected Jeter: Soriano is like a brother to me

Like other Yankees players and members of the organization, Derek Jeter was saddened Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment Sunday and no longer part of the club. “Soriano is like family to me,” Jeter said. “I have played with him a long time, when he first came up and when he came back. Sori has had a tremendous career here in New York and it was difficult for him...
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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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Yankees Designate Slumping Alfonso Soriano For Minor League Assignment

Alfonso Soriano’s 2014 season reached a new low on Sunday. The New York Yankees announced that they had designated Soriano to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre for assignment. The Yankees called up right-handed pitcher Bruce Billings to take Soriano’s place. Soriano is hitting just .221 with six home runs and 23 RBIs this season. The 38-year-old hasn’t hit a home run since May...
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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...
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Yankees land Braandon McCarthy, designate Alfonso Soriano for assignment

The New York Yankees have acquired pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Vidal Nuno. McCarthy owns a 5.01 ERA this season but has a 93/20 K/BB ratio. That the Diamondbacks are picking up $2.05 million of the $4.8 million he is still owed helped facilitate a trade. The Yankees will have McCarthy made his debut on Wednesday. In order to make...
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Alfonso Soriano Designated for Assignment

Soriano laced a double in the 11th, stole third and scored the game-winning run. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)More moves to report. Yankees have decided to cut ties with the struggling Alfonso Soriano. The team has reportedly designated the 38-year-old outfielder for assignment. Soriano has been in a slump most the year and really never got a fair shake with his truncated...
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New York Yankees: Alfonso Soriano Designed for Assignment

New York Yankees’ outfield Alfonso Soriano just hasn’t been himself this year. In fact, he’s been so bad that manager Joe Girardi has designated the 38-year-old outfielder for assignment. Girardi said Soriano has been DFA’d — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 6, 2014 Soriano has struggled at the plate, hitting just .221 with 6 home runs and 23 RBIs in 67 games. Girardi...
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Yankees News: Alfonso Soriano DFA'd

The New York Yankees have made a second significant move today.  The Yankees officially cut ties with Alfonso Soriano according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News.  He tweeted:Girardi said Soriano has been DFA'd— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 6, 2014#451713938 / gettyimages.comA little bit surprising to hear since the Yankees have not given any indications that...
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