Alfonso Soriano: Fixing a Hole in Left Field

April 15, 2010 by  

This is how bad it’s gotten for Alfonso Soriano.

A day after Lou Piniella defended the left fielder, Soriano went out and had two more defensive gaffes prompting Piniella to make a defensive switch in the seventh inning against the Brewers on Wednesday.

Soriano lollygagged and bobbled a ball hit down the third base line in the fifth and misplayed a ball hit off the ivy-bare wall in the seventh.

Still, after the game, Lou Piniella continued to support Soriano, telling reporters he had confidence in the left fielder and that Soriano would “get better.”

Get better?

Sure—maybe because things cannot get much worse for Soriano. But to expect things to get noti...

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