PHOENIX – After all the trade talk about the New York Yankees, Alfonso Soriano smiled when he heard Junior Lake’s name.
PHOENIX – Wearing pinstripes, Alfonso Soriano once made the cover of Sports Illustrated. The August 26, 2002 issue featured his image next to this headline: “The Latest Greatest Yankee.”
PHOENIX – David DeJesus returned just in time to showcase his leadoff skills and solid defense to any contending team that might need outfield help.
PHOENIX – As a young player, Alfonso Soriano learned from the great Yankees like Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter, seeing how they faced the relentless New York media, win or lose.