Reports On Alfonso Soriano Are Reportedly Reporting That He May or May Not Be Traded to the Tigers

Alfonso Soriano is owed $18MM each of the next two years as well as the rest of the money he’s owed this season, which comes to roughly $6MM. The Tigers want a middle of the order bat. The Cubs want to get rid of money. Okay, let’s talk:

This sent Twitter into a fluster. Then this:

Which sent Twitter into an even deeper fluster.

Look, I think most people will agree that Soriano would be a vast improvement to the Tigers corner outfielder/DH conundrum. However, it doesn’t make sense for either team to do this deal now. Soriano can pass through waivers quite easily and, much like the Delmon Young addition last year, the Tigers could probably get him a bit cheaper (prospect wise) at the later date.

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