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  1. Soriano returns, still connected to ex-mates

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Barely a week since he was traded away from the Chicago Cubs, new New York Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano is finding it hard to sever ties. On his way to U.S. Cellular Field on Monday, Soriano said he was on the phone with Cubs catc...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  2. Rested Alfonso Soriano on a roll

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- If he played in the NBA, Alfonso Soriano would be a jump shooter, capable of getting on a hot streak at a moment's notice. And if Sunday's 1:20 p.m. start against the Pittsburgh Pirates was a basketball game, the rest of Soriano's team ...

    Blog | July 07, 2013
  3. Calls bring focus back to offense

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs can talk all they want about what was taken away from them in the eighth inning Saturday, the fact is that the discussion continues to revert back to an offense that is anything but opportunistic. Apparent blown calls b...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  4. Approach at plate has Sveum alarmed

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum altered the lineup a bit Friday, but what he really wants is an altered approach at the plate. With the Cubs mired in an offensive funk, Sveum was hoping that his lineup specific for left-handed opposing s...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Reds 6, Cubs 4

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Cubs' bullpen struggles continued Saturday in a 6-4 defeat to the Cincinnati Reds. HOW IT HAPPENED: Carlos Marmol had his fingerprints all over another bullpen meltdown. Trying to protect a two-run lead in the eighth inning, Marmol ...

    Blog | May 04, 2013
  6. Barney named Gold Glove finalist at 2B

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Darwin Barney will find out Tuesday if matching the record for errorless games in a single season will earn him some gold. Barney was named Monday as one of three finalists at second base for a National League Gold Glove Award. The offi...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  7. 2012 Cubs recap: Left field

    Doug Padilla

    Doug Padilla reviews the Cubs by position. Today he focuses on left field. Amid the rubble of a disastrous season, Alfonso Soriano managed to revive his stalled out career at age 36. He hit 32 home runs, tied for fifth best in the National Leag...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  8. Theo open to Soriano trade

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are willing to explore a trade of Alfonso Soriano this winter, although it won't be at the same bargain-basement deal they would have moved him for last offseason. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  9. Theo Epstein open to Alfonso Soriano trade from Chicago Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago Cubs are willing to explore a trade of Alfonso Soriano this winter, although it won't be at the same bargain-basement price they would have moved him for last offseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  10. Soriano open to offseason trade from Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- With the Chicago Cubs' new management going on Year 2 of a rebuilding project next season, Alfonso Soriano said before the final game of the season that his door is open to being traded. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  11. Alfonso Soriano open to trade from Chicago Cubs

    Doug Padilla

    With the Chicago Cubs' new management going on Year 2 of a rebuilding project next season, Alfonso Soriano said before the final game of the season that his door is open to being traded.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  12. Soriano is MVP of club that was B-A-D

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Is it a compliment to be considered the most valuable guy on a team sitting at the cusp of 100 losses? Perhaps it is when considering Alfonso Soriano's season. The veteran's early struggles might have contributed to the team's slow star...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. Latest miscue has Cubs manager seething

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- There was a defensive misplay from Alfonso Soriano in the first inning that led to a run and one from David DeJesus in the 11th inning that helped the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 victory Wednesday. Those mistakes were wind-aided, though. ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  14. Soriano sets example with 30/100 season

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - While it has been a Chicago Cubs season to forget, Alfonso Soriano has made sure to show the team's roster full of young players a thing or two to remember. Soriano's fountain-of-youth season hit another milestone Wednesday as the vetera...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  15. Late start at Wrigley provides odd scene

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO - Scenes don't come any stranger than they did Monday at Wrigley Field when the upper deck was mostly empty, the owner was shaking hands in the bleachers during the game and players could hear everyday conversations in the stands between pitc...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Cubs 4, Pirates 2

    Doug Padilla

    PITTSBURGH -- The Chicago Cubs' 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates Sunday gave them their first three-game sweep on the road since a four-game run in August of last season also at Pittsburgh. How it happened: Alfonso Soriano's two-run home ru...

    Blog | September 09, 2012