Why The Red Sox Should Get Alfonso Soriano

Nathan RollinsContributor INovember 21, 2009

CHICAGO - AUGUST 28: Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs attempts to throw the ball after a drop against the New York Mets on August 28, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Mets 5-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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The upside of getting Soriano:                                                        

()=Career

Hitting:

Last Season: .303(.326) on base percentage, .241(.278) average, 20(290) homeruns, 55(760) runs batted, in with 25(334) doulbles, 1(24) triple, and 115(1,506) hits.

Speed:

Last Season: 1(24) triple, 9(257) stolen bases, and was caought steeling 2(71) times.

Eye:

Last Season: 40(338) walks.

Also Soriano is a 3 time Silver Slugger award winner and a 1 time All-Star Game MVP. Sorino would also fit perfictaly in the outfield because the Red Sox could get ride of J.D. Drew and get a player for the bench and Soriano could fit firght in in right field.

Down side of getting Soriano:

Swining:

Last Season: 118(1,187) strikeouts.

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