FACTS/ FLUKES: Soriano, Heyward, Vogelsong, Happ, Simmons
Soriano's bat awakens ... It appeared in mid-May that the wheels had finally fallen off for Alfonso Soriano (OF, CHC). The former All-Star was batting .230 with nary a home run. But something apparently clicked, and he has been among the NL's hottest bats since then with 12 HRs and a near-.300 average.
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