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It's time to sit Soriano

Updated: July 3, 2009, 8:48 PM ET
By Nick Friedell

Lou Piniella gave Alfonso Soriano the past two days off in hopes that his $136 million man would clear his head and find his swing.

Obviously, the brief respite wasn't long enough.

The Cubs left fielder went 0-for-5 on Friday afternoon during the Cubs' 2-1 win and looks lost at the plate. While Piniella says that he hasn't lost faith in Soriano, it's clear that the veteran manager is frustrated with the way his slugger has been swinging, especially after the solid ...

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