Cubs | Not close to trading Alfonso Soriano
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:47:19 -0700
Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said no trade of OF Alfonso Soriano is imminent at the moment, with the New York Yankees being rumored to be close to acquiring the veteran outfielder. "If you're referring to that Soriano rumor, that's very premature," Hoyer said on MLB Network Radio. "We've had some discussions with some different teams about Sori, nothing close at all. … That's not nearly as advanced as those reports make it seem." Soriano has 10-5 trade veto rights, meaning he can block a trade to any club if he so chooses.