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  1. Drive Thru or FreewayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Baseball Musings

    A three-year deal between the Yankees and reliever Rafael Soriano, signed in January 2011, gave Soriano the right to opt out after the first or second year. Soriano had just earned 45 saves for Tampa Bay but did not have a long history as a closer.

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  2. How the opt-out clause became a fad in baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | New York Daily News

    ... stay a Yankee. Beyond A-Rod, the Yankees have a lot of experience dealing with the clause. They gave one to Rafael Soriano and to CC Sabathia. Masahiro Tanaka made getting one a must in his negotiations with teams before 2014, so he can choose to be ...

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  3. Drive Thru or FreewayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Baseball Musings

    A three-year deal between the Yankees and reliever Rafael Soriano, signed in January 2011, gave Soriano the right to opt out after the first or second year. Soriano had just earned 45 saves for Tampa Bay but did not have a long history as a closer.

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  4. Baseball seeks to avoid Spanish lost-in-translation momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... players stand out the most as examples of players that had checkered pasts in dealing with the media: Rafael Soriano and Escobar. They were labelled as hard to approach and reclusive but I found that to be somewhat wrong. Both were funnier, more ...

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  5. MLB is addressing a need with Spanish language interpretersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Washington Post

    ... players stand out the most as examples of players that had checkered pasts in dealing with the media: Rafael Soriano and Escobar. They were labeled as hard to approach and reclusive but I found that to be somewhat wrong. Both were funnier, more ...

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  6. Kenley Jansen multi-year contract thoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | True Blue LA

    ... on a three-year deal from 2008-10 , then did so again on a two-year deal that followed it , from 2011-12. Rafael Soriano got reasonably close in 2013 with his two-year, $28 million contract with the Nationals , but because half of the money was ...

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  7. MLB Hot Stove: Nationals' Jonathan Papelbon Open to Trade with...Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Sports Media 101

    ... end of their bullpen with Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances and have reportedly checked in with former closer Rafael Soriano on a possible reunion.

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  8. Should the Yankees target free agent (and old pal) Rafael Soriano?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | NJ.com

    The Yankees appear to be in need of some bullpen relief with the exits of Adam Warren and Justin Wilson last week via trades. Should New York entertain the idea further? Soriano, 35, is a free agent after tossing only 5.2 innings for the Chicago Cubs in 2015, beset by shoulder inflammation toward the end of the year.

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  9. December 11th in Rays History, Plus TankRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | DRays Bay

    On December 11th, 2009 the Rays traded the recently acquired Jesse Chavez to the Atlanta Braves for Rafael Soriano . A closer who'd make $7.25 million in 2010.

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  10. MLB Winter Meetings: Yankees 'Checked In' with Former Reliever Rafael SorianoRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Sports Media 101

    Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Yankees 101.

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  11. Washington Nationals Rumors: Nats try to rebuild the bullpen... againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Federal Baseball

    ... of their career and take more leverage innings." They didn't just lose Clippard last winter though, and with Rafael Soriano and Ross Detwiler departing via free agency and trade, respectively, there were significant holes to fill. Casey Janssen was ...

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  12. M's Trade for Joaquin Benoit; Angels Lock Up a SSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... them walk after big years. Hell, Benoit wasn't even the only example on the Rays in 2010 - they also had Rafael Soriano that year, who put up a career best BABIP and ERA and turned it into a huge payday with the Yankees the following year. Fernando ...

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  13. Learning from history: Revisiting the mirage of the "proven closer"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | AZ SnakePit

    ... 50 that season, and two the next. Others in the top ten who were barely visible this year: Grant Balfour , Rafael Soriano and Joe Nathan , and of course, Mr. Reed. We don't even need to look outside the team's own history to see the folly of trading ...

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  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees 'Willing to Listen' to Trade Offers on Closer Andrew MillerRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | Sports Media 101

    ... has been a bit of a carousel when it comes to who is the closer of the New York Yankees. In 2012, it was Rafael Soriano, but only because Marinao Rivera tore his ACL in early May and missed the season. In 2013, it was the returning Rivera for the ...

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  15. Yankees closers match MLB record FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2015 | YESNetwork

    ... The year before that, the "Sandman" himself Mariano Rivera recorded 44 in his final MLB season. And in 2012, Rafael Soriano converted 42 saves. Only one other team in Major League history has ever had four straight seasons with a different closer ...

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  16. Rodney rejoins Maddon with trade to CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... of the season, searching for middle relief help. They traded for Yoervis Medina earlier and signed free agent Rafael Soriano , another former Ray, in June. Medina has pitched mostly in the minors this season. Soriano made six appearances and posted ...

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  17. Tigers tee off on LesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Crescent-News.com

    ... and could return in a few weeks. Ausmus said tests did not show any fractures or ligament damage. Cubs: RHP Rafael Soriano (right shoulder inflammation) will likely remain with the team for the rest of this homestand and then go on a rehab ...

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  18. It's a thirty job: Hawkins has a save vs. every teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Toronto Blue Jays

    ... Aguilera, Armando Benitez, Brian Fuentes, Kevin Gregg, Jason Isringhausen, Jose Mesa, Jonathan Papelbon , Rafael Soriano , Huston Street , Ugueth Urbina, Jose Valverde and Bob Wickman. "I had never thought about it until yesterday," Hawkins ...

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  19. Hector Rondon's Ninth-Inning Performance May Return Him to the Closer Spot of Chicago CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... an encouraging sign for the Cubs as various pitchers used in the ninth such as Jason Motte , Pedro Strop and Rafael Soriano have been relatively ineffective in the closer role. Maddon doesn't like to have a set closer and instead insists that he ...

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  20. Chicago Cubs Rumors: Starlin Castro Out of Lineup Could Be Precursor to TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... day or two. Here are the five biggest rumors surrounding the team. Read More When the Cubs signed reliever Rafael Soriano, he was supposed to bolster the back end of their bullpen. After just a few outings, it's clear that he no longer belongs at ...

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