Baseball or journalism?

According to published reports, the Chicago Cubs -- owned by Tribune Co. -- have reached agreement with prized free agent Alfonso Soriano on an eight-year contract worth approximately $136 million. The proposed deal comes on the heels of the Cubs' re-signing of third baseman Aramis Ramirez for $73 million over five years. Or, a total outlay of $210 million for two ballplayers.

Let's see: baseball or journalism? Well, at least we know the answer to that question.

November 19, 2006 8:50 PM • Native Intelligence • Email the editor

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