It’s a rumor I heard last week that, at first, seemed a little off the wall. If not for the individual I heard it from, I would have laughed. The Orioles plan on being major players in the pursuit of pending free agent Alfonso Soriano.
(Phil Wood, via Baltimore Examiner, 8/30/2006)
How much would it take to convince this guy to play left field at Camden Yards? (Peter Schmuck, via Baltimore Sun, 9/3/2006)
And wouldn't that just be the perfect "F#%$ You" from Angelos to Nats' ownership and fans? And wouldn't it be just like the Birds to drive up Soriano's price and eventually overpay for him?
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