SORIANO HAS THE ANSWER
“We’re a very good team for  games, but we don’t do nothing after that,” he said. “That’s the difference. We’re not put together for [a short series].”- Alfonso Soriano
Soriano was 1-14 in the NLDS.
It’s an intersting statement because this is a guy who is seemingly as streaky as they come. I guess his streaks just don’t come in October. He looked absolutely clueless at the plate.
I’ll also go ahead and ring this bell again: there is no way this guy should be batting leadoff. He doesn’t work pitchers or draw many walks. He doesn’t run as well he used to. After stealing 30 or more bases in 5 of 6 seasons prior to joining the Cubs, Soriano has just 19 in each of his 2 years here. Plus he’s not a very smart baserunner; and that’s being kind.
I’m not sure Derrek Lee is a #3 hitter anymore. And it makes no sense to have your big power bat in Soriano batting behind the pitcher. DLee should move to 5th, batting after ARam and Soriano. Or maybe DLee goes to the 2 hole with Soto hitting 5th.
Whatever the case, Soriano’s statement is about as dumb a comment I’ve ever heard.