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ALFONSO SORIANO RUMORS

Farewell, Alfonso Soriano

When you think about Alfonso Soriano, what immediately comes to mind? I’d bet that for the majority of you, it is the monster contract that the Chicago Cubs signed him to in 2006. You know the one: an eight-year deal for $136 million. It was ridiculous then, and it is still a bit ridiculous to think about it now. However, Soriano’s career should not be judged solely on that contract...
Via The Sports Post
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano has officially retired

It seemed to be in the cards after the Yankees released him in July, but seven-time All-Star Alfonso Soriano has retired after a 16-year career in the majors. BREAKING: Alfonso Soriano Announces Retirement after 16-Years MLB Career. @z101digital @ZDeportes @AdamRubinESPN @Enrique_Rojas1 — Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) November 4, 2014 Soriano finishes his career with 412 home runs...
Via The Outside Corner
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Rumors and Rants
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former All-Star Alfonso Soriano says he is retiring

  Seven-time All-Star Alfonso Soriano says he is retiring from the major leagues after a season in which he was released by the New York Yankees on July. ''I've lost the love and passion to play the game,'' said Soriano in a radio interview Tuesday in his native Dominican Republic. ''Right now, my family is the most important thing.'' Soriano...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano Announces His Retirement From MLB

Alfonso Soriano has called it a career after 16 years. Soriano had last played with the Yankees, after being traded there from the Cubs BREAKING: Alfonso Soriano Announces Retirement after 16-Years MLB Career. @z101digital@ZDeportes@AdamRubinESPN@Enrique_Rojas1 — Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) November 4, 2014   The post Alfonso Soriano Announces His Retirement From MLB appeared...
Via Geeks and Cleats
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent Spotlight: Alfonso Soriano

Despite being 38 years old, Alfonso Soriano still has his power and still uses that ginormous Paul Bunyan size bat. He reminded Yankees fans why we loved him in the first place when he came back to the team in July. He came back with a bang collecting his 2000th career hit, which was a homer off of Justin Verlander on August 11th. On August 13th he hit two home runs and had a career...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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