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Yankees Close to Acquiring Soriano


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An expensive 37 year old player.....really expensive.

When will they learn?

Cashman's not a fool - except when it comes to signing A-Rod contracts.

King reports that the Cubs would pick up the majority of the remaining tab in exchange for a mid-level prospect.
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Cashman's not a fool - except when it comes to signing A-Rod contracts.

Exactly. The Cubs know they can't get anything for Soriano if they don't pick up a big chunk of that deal. The Yankees are just hoping he can get hot for a little while.

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I see the jokes, but Soriano has been on fire lately and has 17 HRs and more stolen bases than any Oriole not named McLouth.

He pretty much costs the Yankees nothing while we have Danny Valencia getting regular at bats. I'm not laughing.

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I see the jokes, but Soriano has been on fire lately and has 17 HRs and more stolen bases than any Oriole not named McLouth.

He pretty much costs the Yankees nothing while we have Danny Valencia getting regular at bats. I'm not laughing.

And the Cubs are taking the salary to boot.

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I see the jokes, but Soriano has been on fire lately and has 17 HRs and more stolen bases than any Oriole not named McLouth.

He pretty much costs the Yankees nothing while we have Danny Valencia getting regular at bats. I'm not laughing.

I saw the thread and thought, eh, nothing to worry about......but he has been hitting very well. .948 OPS for July. I like the Yankee's being down, I want them to stay down.

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I see the jokes, but Soriano has been on fire lately and has 17 HRs and more stolen bases than any Oriole not named McLouth.

He pretty much costs the Yankees nothing while we have Danny Valencia getting regular at bats. I'm not laughing.

This.

Valencia is not helping us. Soriano could have. In any event, I don't like seeing him going to NY, though I think the Yanks may have too much ground to make up and too many teams in front of them to make a run this year. That said, there is still a lot of season left. We need to just keep winning.

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This actually seems like a pretty good deal for New York. Consider that the Yankees desperately need offense, Alfonso still hits decently, the Cubs are paying most of the $$$, and he's only on contract for one more year.

Not much to worry about though. It slightly improves the Yankees' roster but it is very unlikely to improve their final slot in the standings. They still look much weaker than Baltimore, Boston, or TB.

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