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Chicago Cubs Showing Desperation: Alfonso Soriano Back To Second Base?

Published by on May 23, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Callers have almost jokingly proposed it on sports talk radio in Chicago the last couple weeks.

Apparently, Lou Piniella can't come up with anything better.

Rumors are swirling that, for the first time in years, the Cubs will put Alfonso Soriano at second base.

This move would open left field for Micah Hoffpaiur, getting his potent bat into the lineup on a more regular basis since first baseman Derrek Lee isn't going anywhere. Minor league bomber Jake Fox might see a promotion soon as well.

Putting Soriano back at second base, where he averaged 21 errors per season in his career, is a bold and desperate move. The trio of Mike Fontenot, Aaron Miles, and Bobby Scales hasn't been overwhelming at ...

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