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Winners and Losers of Cubs-Yankees Trade Sending Alfonso Soriano to New York
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Alfonso Soriano is going back to where it all began. After the outfielder waived his no-trade rights, the Chicago Cubs dealt Soriano to the New York Yankees, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN

It is a shrewd move for the Yankees, who are desperate to find anyone who can hit a home run. It is a savvy move for the Cubs, who have been trying to get out from under Soriano's contract for a long time. 

Of course, given the amount of money he was making and current level of production, the Cubs didn't exactly rid themselves completely of Soriano's deal. They are going to be paying a lot to the Yankees, which we will get into shortly. 

Certainly, it is a move that appears to benefit both sides, but who are the biggest winners and losers in the Soriano-to-New York trade?

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