Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:09:37 -0700
New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano (thumb) returned to the lineup Sunday, Sept. 15, against the Boston Red Sox after being scratched Saturday, Sept. 14, due to a sprained left thumb. He did not have an injection for the thumb.
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 18:03:55 -0700
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he is not sure if OF Alfonso Soriano (thumb) will be able to play Sunday, Sept. 15. Soriano said the swelling in his thumb is going down and hopes to play Sunday.
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:05:57 -0700
New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano (thumb) was a last-minute scratch from the starting lineup Saturday, Sept. 14, against the Boston Red Sox, because of a sprained right thumb.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:25:20 -0700
New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano had a three-run homer and four RBI in the game Friday, Aug. 16, against the Boston Red Sox. He now has five homers and 18 RBI over his past four games to tie a major league record for a four-game span.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:54:35 -0700
New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano is the third player in Major League Baseball history to post six or more RBI in consecutive games, joining former Texas Rangers OF Rusty Greer and former Milwaukee Brewers OF Geoff Jenkins.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:03:21 -0700
New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano socked two more home runs and set a career-high for RBI for a second straight night Wednesday, Aug. 14, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Soriano drove in six runs for a new career high Tuesday, Aug. 15, and turned around and drove in seven runs Wednesday. He finished 3-for-3 with two runs scored and a walk.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 12:35:53 -0700
New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano homered against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Aug. 11, to collect his 2,000th career hit.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 09:25:12 -0700
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said owner Hal Steinbrenner ordered him to finalize the deal to acquire OF Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs last week when he wanted to be a little more patient in negotiations. "I didn't want to give up (Single-A pitcher) Corey Black, but I didn't nix the Soriano deal," Cashman said. "I did not want to do Corey Black. We had been negotiating with the Cubs for a long time. They wanted something more a week earlier and ownership, obviously, in our discussions (felt) we needed to do something." Soriano is 0-for-8 with an RBI in his first two games with the team.
Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:04:04 -0700
New York Yankees OF Alfonso Soriano was hitless in five at-bats with an RBI and a run scored Friday, July 26, against the Tampa Bay Rays in his debut. He served as the cleanup hitter while starting in left field to begin his second tour with the team.
Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:20:45 -0700
The New York Yankees optioned OF Thomas Neal to the minors Friday, July 26, to make room on the roster for OF Alfonso Soriano.