White Sox interested in Rafael Soriano
Rosenthal @ FS:
The White Sox are checking into free-agent closer Rafael Soriano, yet another indication they may trade or non-tender Bobby Jenks. The Rays figure to lose Soriano and several of their other relievers as free agents and lack the flexibility to buy comparable replacements.
Soriano is a type-A free agent. The White Sox have the 23rd pick in the 2011 draft, which is unprocteted and will be given to the Rays if the Sox sign Soriano (provided the Rays offer him arbitration and he declines).
Soriano’s salary was $6.35 million in 2009 and $7.35 million in 2010.