With Piniella on board, Hendry will quickly try to furnish his superstar manager with a star-studded team. Sources said the Cubs have identified potential free agent Alfonso Soriano -- whom they view as a center fielder and leadoff hitter -- as their primary target in rebuilding a team for Piniella
The Cubs have also put power-hitting left fielder Carlos Lee, who has expressed a strong desire to make Wrigley his home, and right-handed pitcher Jason Schmidt on their winter wish list of free agents.
Good stuff. They seem determined on getting Soriano, at least. Though if the Cubs sign Carlos Lee I'll...I'll...well, I wont do anything. But I'll be pissed.