Alfonso Soriano

Alfonso Soriano

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/195 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
College: None
Draft: Undrafted 1998 signed by the
  • Sports Illustrated NY Yankees News, Analysis and More

    New York Yankees RP Aroldis Chapman Returns From Injured List in New Role

    The Yankees’ longtime closer – who is third among active relievers with 315 saves – will now pitch in a variety of situations after Clay Holmes established himself as a dominant finisher in Chapman’s absence. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said he expects Chapman to pitch in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings. Sometimes Chapman will throw in high-leverage situations.

  • Pinstripe Alley

    Yankees potential trade partner: Cincinnati Reds

    The NL Central is far from the strongest division in baseball, but for a team in contention for a World Series ring it’s a good place to look for deadline acquisitions. Yesterday, Sam covered the Chicago Cubs as a possible trade partner, and today we’ll look at the Cincinnati Reds — a team firmly entrenched in a long-term rebuild — and what they could provide the Yankees with. It wasn’t too long ago when the Reds were in the middle of possibly opening a window of contention.

  • New York Daily News

    Bill Madden: As Yankees-Astros appear headed toward inevitable October clash, MLB's competitive balance again in the spotlight

    We have arrived at the traditional July 4 juncture of the baseball season and besides the Yankees being off to their best start in history and the potential for 4-5 epically bad teams, one other thing has become patently clear: Houston, you’re creating a problem. As the Yankees were running roughshod through one of softest schedules in baseball, including series against two teams, the A’s and Royals on target to lose 100 games, and two others, the Tigers and Cubs, not far behind them, it evoked ...