Alfonso Soriano Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs Outfielder Believes Chances He's Dealt Are '50/50'

The trade deadline has long passed, but the Chicago Cubs are still looking to make some deals. Alfonso Soriano is one popular candidate to get moved, assuming the veteran outfielder clears waivers. With over $42 million still owed to Soriano, it seems like a safe bet no one will pick him up. Once Soriano clears waivers, he can be dealt if he gives his consent.

Soriano told the Chicago Sun-Times on Tuesday night he believes his chances of switching teams this season are "50/50". A potential trade will come down to how much of Soriano's contract the Cubs are willing to pick up. If the Cubs pay up to 90 percent of the remaining money owed to Soriano, as has been rumored, Chicago's front office would likely want more highly-touted prospects in return.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of this series, visit Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue and Padres blog Gaslamp Ball. For more news and notes from around baseball, visit Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish.

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