Outfielder Alfonso Soriano is heading back to the New York Yankees. Multiple reports have Soriano on a redeye flight out of Phoenix, where the Chicago Cubs were playing the Diamondbacks. He was not in the lineup in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the D'backs. The 37-year-old Dominican is hitting .254 with 17 home runs and 51 RBI this season. Reports had Soriano handing Chicago president Theo Epstein a list of teams he would ok a trade to and the Yankees were on the list. Soriano played the first five seasons of his career in New York from 1999-2003.