Alfonso Soriano


PHOENIX – It’s not quite now or never for Junior Lake and Mike Olt, because they’re both still young and talented. Experience might help fix some of their problems.


Theo Epstein had enough self-awareness and message-control savvy to make a prediction during a spring-training session with Cubs beat writers in 2012.


The Cubs are getting in position to make a huge splash.

That doesn’t mean everything has gone according to The Plan. It doesn’t guarantee a parade down Michigan Avenue.


Starlin Castro stands at his locker and takes the heat when things go wrong. He never asks for days off. He won’t let the money or the trade rumors change him.


Outfielder Alfonso Soriano has likely played his last game in pinstripes as the Yankees designated the veteran for assignment on Sunday.