Found February 21, 2013 on World Series Dreaming:
…in like 2014 or 2015.  But what a nice not-so-official Cubs “debut” for Jorge Soler in 2013.  In today’s intrasquad game, in which we may or may not have a catcher controversy, Soler was one of several stars for the Blue Squad.  Soler’s team ultimately lost to the White Squad, but not before he launched a baseball into low orbit (h/t Cubs Den).  According to The Cub Reporter’s unofficial box score, Soler had two plate appearances and got on base both times, once with the homer and the other with a walk.  The raw power he displayed was very impressive. Of course, we take everything with a grain of salt in spring training, especially in the Cactus League.  Arizona has relatively thin desert air, which allows the ball to carry more.  Despite that, the ball sounded like it would have cleared the expressway regardless of which atmosphere it was in.  Also, this was only two plate appearances in a meaningless game that is even more meaningless than actual Cactus League games, and Soler wa...
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