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Well… We Tried: The Saga Of Soriano

July 3, 2009 by Johnny D 

It seemed like a great idea.  Everyone in the Cub Kingdom was excited.  Alfonso Soriano would be the missing piece to the puzzle. 

He came at just the right time.  No one was quite sure what Chicago could be like without their once beloved outfielder turned villain, Slammin' Sammy Sosa.  Alfonso was powerful.  He had speed.  He was fun to watch.  All the things we enjoyed during Sammy's tenure (prior to corked bats and steroid "revelations").

But as Mr. Harvey would say, "Now we know the rest of the story."

Everyone had seen how Soriano had a tendency to disappear during the postseason.  Somehow, he always managed to hypnotize teams with that combination of spee...

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