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Alfonso Soriano

Now Playing First Base for the Yankees

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is a game where teams are currently trying to innovate to gain a slight advantage over other teams. The Yankees failure to do this has become almost their franchise identity, but missing another opportunity this year is nonetheless unfortunate.

Soriano Strikes Again

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 11.10.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE — The injuries keep mounting for the New York Yankees, who keep finding ways to win in spite of a roster shuffle that will likely cont...

Soriano Reaches Milestone

AP | Posted 08.28.2013 | Sports

TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano needed just two pitches Tuesday night to hit his 399th and 400th home runs. ...

7 More RBI For Soriano

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Something has certainly clicked for Alfonso Soriano during his second stint in pinstripes. Soriano homered twice for the second straigh...

If A-Rod Plays Well What Will the Yankees Do?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

As Alex Rodriguez's return to the Yankees continues to be delayed the question of whether the aging superstar will ever play again has begun to loom. There are other questions surrounding Rodriguez as well.

Soriano Back To The Bronx

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Alfonso Soriano took one look around Yankee Stadium and broke into a big, familiar smile. "This is my house, this is my home," he sa...

Cubs Rally Past Nationals 2-1

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 05.13.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Alfonso Soriano scored the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning on a throwing error by catcher Kurt Suzuki, and the Chicago Cubs rallied ...

Have Baseball GMs Wasted $1 Billion in Bad Contracts?

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports
Larry Schwimmer

Don't let the fear of losing a great player to another team cause you to sign an expensive, long-term contract at a disadvantageous time. Let the competition waste millions.

Soriano's 2-Run Homer Helps Cubs Power Past Giants

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 11.01.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer that landed on Waveland Avenue and Anthony Rizzo added a solo shot, helping Chris Volstad and the ...

Soriano's Homer Lifts Cubs Out Of 8-Game Slump

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rookie Todd Frazier doubled twice and drove in four runs, Aroldis Chapman came out of the bullpen to stop an eighth-inning rally attem...

Cubs Win Rain-Shortened Matchup With Marlins

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 09.18.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Paul Maholm pitched eight innings, Alfonso Soriano homered and the Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Thursday, ruining Mark Buehrle's re...

Soriano Hits 2 Homers In Cubs' Rain-Delayed Win Over Diamondbacks

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 09.13.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Alfonso Soriano homered twice, doubled twice and had five RBIs Friday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 in a game ...

WATCH: 'Curbed' Comedian Wants Cubs' Star Traded

Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing At today's Cubs-Tigers game, comedian Jeff Garlin was the guest brought in to sing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" and...

Soriano's Homers Not Enough For Cubs Against Twins

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 06.09.2012 | Chicago

MINNEAPOLIS -- No matter how many home runs Alfonso Soriano hits, or how far he hits them, the losses keep piling up for the Chicago Cubs. Soriano we...

Cubs Topple Padres 5-3, Soriano Homers Again

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Alfonso Soriano homered, Jeff Samardzija struck out eight in seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 Tuesday....

Cubs End 12-Game Losing Streak, Beat Padres 11-7

AP | Posted 07.29.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — On a windy day at Wrigley Field, the fortunes finally blew in the Chicago Cubs' favor. The Cubs stopped their 12-game losing streak, ...

Cubs Finally Have Fun: 6 HRs, 21 Hits In Win Over Pirates

AP | Posted 10.03.2011 | Chicago

PITTSBURGH — The Chicago Cubs haven't had much to celebrate during what has been a miserable season. They sure had a lot of fun Tuesday night....

Cubs Banged Up: Soriano Out With Pinkie Injury, Lilly Hurting

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano says he dislocated a finger and isn't sure when he'll return to the lineup. Soriano was ...

This Was Our Year

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brett Ashley McKenzie

You can lose Game One and still come back. You can lose Game Two and still come back. But not if you play to lose. Not if those "Not again" fears drown out the optimism.

A Pirates' Fan's Lament: I Feel Your Pain (Kind Of)

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

The economy's in the toilet, your 401(k) is worth as much as Neifi Perez's autograph, and the White Sox are still playing while the Cubs are scheduling tee times in Scottsdale.

Anatomy of a Trip to Wrigley

Sam Panayotovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sam Panayotovich

I can't stand the Cubs and most of their fans, but the way they support their team really is something.

Cubs Win 11-7, Sweep Braves

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ATLANTA — A brief benches-clearing skirmish and only the second cycle in Atlanta history couldn't stop the Chicago Cubs from completing their fi...