Chicago Cubs’ Alfonso Soriano Hitting Home Runs, But Not Much Else

May 5, 2011 by  


San Fransisco Giants RHP Tim Lincecum has been known as “The Freak.” We have been calling him that now for so long that the moniker belongs to him.

While Lincecum may be The Freak now, I always believed the original Freak was Alfonso Soriano.

When Soriano first came up with the New York Yankees, he was this skinny, 135-lb-soaking-wet toothpick that could hit a baseball 400 feet and do it with what appeared to be very little effort.

We all remember the home run he hit off of Curt Schilling in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series on a pitch that was at his shoetops. It was a “How did he do that?” moment.<...

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