Will Cubs take hit on Alfonso Soriano?

Updated: July 21, 2011, 6:50 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Cubs would be willing to absorb a high percentage of left fielder Alfonso Soriano's contract if the right trade offer came along, a source familiar with the situation told ESPNChicago.com.

Soriano has more than $60 million remaining on an eight-year, $136 million deal he signed in November 2006.

There is a full no-trade clause in his contract, but Soriano told ESPNChicago.com two months ago that if the Cubs approached him about a trade, he most likely would agree ...

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