MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs Smart to Deal Alfonso Soriano in August

August 1, 2012 by  

The July 31st MLB trade deadline passed with Alfonso Soriano staying put, but the Chicago Cubs need to move him in August.

Although Chicago had talks to move Soriano before Tuesday's deadline, they failed to find a suitor for him.  

The team is in a rebuilding stage and made that clear at the trade deadline. Ryan Dempster, Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson are all gone. The rest of the season will allow the Cubs to evaluate young talent.

When he is at his best, Soriano is a very good hitter. ...

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