|Sep. 1 4:17 PM PT5:17 PM MT6:17 PM CT7:17 PM ET19:17 ET23:17 GMT7:17 4:17 PM MST6:17 PM EST6:47 PM VEN3:17 UAE (+1)6:17 PM CT-The Cubs designated Soriano for assignment.
Analysis: Soriano went 2-0 with a 6.35 ERA in six games for Chicago.
|Aug. 5 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-The Cubs placed Soriano on the 15-disabled list because of inflammation in his right shoulder.
Analysis: Soriano, who has 207 career saves, is 2-0 with a 6.35 ERA in six games for the Cubs after signing as a free agent June 9.
|July 20 10:09 AM PT11:09 AM MT12:09 PM CT1:09 PM ET13:09 ET17:09 GMT1:09 10:09 AM MST12:09 PM EST12:39 PM VEN21:09 UAE12:09 PM CT-Soriano can earn an additional $1 million based on games pitched as part of his contract with the Chicago Cubs.
Analysis: The reliever's contract was selected from Triple-A Iowa on Monday, and he will earn $1,725,137 for the remaining 77 days of the season, the prorated share of his $4.1 million contract. His deal includes performance bonuses of $250,000 each for 20, 25, 30 and 35 games pitched, and $750,000 apiece for 20, 25, 30 and 35 games finished. The 35-year-old righty agreed to a minor league contract with the Cubs on June 12 and pitched seven games.
|July 19 6:46 PM PT7:46 PM MT8:46 PM CT9:46 PM ET21:46 ET1:46 GMT9:46 6:46 PM MST8:46 PM EST9:16 PM VEN5:46 UAE (+1)8:46 PM CT-Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says Soriano will join the team Monday in Cincinnati, and Edwin Jackson will be designated for assignment.
Analysis: Following Sunday's 4-1 victory over Atlanta, Maddon said that Soriano will return to the majors after pitching a combined seven games at Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa. Chicago signed the 35-year-old Soriano to a pro-rated contract on June 12. Soriano, a former closer with the Braves, Yankees, Rays and Nationals, is 22-28 with a 2.85 ERA and 207 saves in 585 career games. He saved 32 games in 39 chances last year for Washington.
|June 9 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET12:40 ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST12:10 PM VEN20:40 UAE11:40 AM CT-The Chicago Cubs and Soriano have agreed to a minor league deal. Soriano, 35, has 207 saves and a 2.85 ERA in 585 major league appearances. The move was announced on Tuesday.
Analysis: The contract could lead to a reunion for Soriano and Joe Maddon, who was the manager in Tampa Bay when the right-hander had 45 saves for the Rays in 2010. Soriano has three seasons with at least 40 saves. Soriano played for Washington last season and went 4-1 with 32 saves and a 3.19 ERA.
|June 5 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-The Blue Jays are in the market for pitching help, particularly for their bullpen, with free agent Soriano among their targets.
Analysis: General manager Alex Anthopoulos said Friday he is "going to look to add if we can" as the Blue Jays opened up a six-game homestand against AL-best Houston. Soriano, who spent the past two years with Washington, has yet to play this season. He recently fired agent Scott Boras and is reportedly scheduled to hold a workout in the Dominican Republic on Thursday.
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|2003||Sea||3||0||1 - 2||40||0||0||53.0||30||9||9||2||12||1||68||0.79||1.53|
|2004||Sea||0||3||0 - 1||6||0||0||3.1||9||6||5||0||3||0||3||3.60||13.50|
|2005||Sea||0||0||0 - 0||7||0||0||7.1||6||2||2||0||1||0||9||0.95||2.45|
|2006||Sea||1||2||2 - 6||53||0||0||60.0||44||15||15||6||21||0||65||1.08||2.25|
|2007||Atl||3||3||9 - 12||71||0||0||72.0||47||26||24||12||15||2||70||0.86||3.00|
|2008||Atl||0||1||3 - 4||14||0||0||14.0||7||5||4||1||9||2||16||1.14||2.57|
|2009||Atl||1||6||27 - 31||77||0||0||75.2||53||25||25||6||27||4||102||1.06||2.97|
|2010||TB||3||2||45 - 48||64||0||0||62.1||36||14||12||4||14||2||57||0.80||1.73|
|2011||NYY||2||3||2 - 5||42||0||0||39.1||33||18||18||4||18||2||36||1.30||4.12|
|2012||NYY||2||1||42 - 46||69||0||0||67.2||55||17||17||6||24||4||69||1.17||2.26|
|2013||Was||3||3||43 - 49||68||0||0||66.2||65||24||23||7||17||2||51||1.23||3.11|
|2014||Was||4||1||32 - 39||64||0||0||62.0||51||23||22||4||19||0||59||1.13||3.19|
|2015||ChC||2||0||0 - 1||6||0||0||5.2||8||4||4||2||1||0||4||1.59||6.35|
|Career||24||28||207 - 245||591||8||0||636.1||489||213||204||62||197||20||641||1.08||2.89|
|2010||TB||Total||0||0||1 - 1||3||0||0||3.0||4||3||3||2||0||0||1||9.00|
|LDS||0||0||1 - 1||3||0||0||3.0||4||3||3||2||0||0||1||9.00|
|2011||NYY||Total||0||1||0 - 0||3||0||0||4.2||1||1||1||1||0||0||4||1.93|
|LDS||0||1||0 - 0||3||0||0||4.2||1||1||1||1||0||0||4||1.93|
|2012||NYY||Total||0||0||0 - 0||3||0||0||4.1||2||0||0||0||0||0||2||0.00|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||3.1||2||0||0||0||0||0||2||0.00|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|2014||Was||Total||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.1||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0.00|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||2.1||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0.00|
|Career||0||1||1 - 1||11||0||0||14.1||8||4||4||3||0||0||8||2.51|