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How Can Cubs Get Through Five More Years of Soriano?

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It's a question the Cubs don't like being asked, mostly because they can't provide an answer.

What are they going to do with Alfonso Soriano(notes) for the next five seasons?

The Cubs have tolerated his poor defense in left field because Soriano is supposed to produce at the plate.

But now his offensive production has dropped to the defensive levels that saw him drop this key fly ball in Cincinnati on Sunday and misplay another two against Milwaukee on Wednesday.

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