The left field bleacher bums gave Alfonso Soriano the Andre Dawson "salaam" treatment Tuesday after booing him for most of April.

"They know I'm working hard and trying to do my best for the team," Soriano said. "I appreciate that … Nothing bothers me. I believe in myself and I love what I do. I understand sometimes this game is up and down. Sometimes you have a bad week, but it's a long season."