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2016 Angels Preview: Geovany Soto

MLB career trajectories come in all shapes and sizes, but an especially volatile one can still shock the system. Geovany Soto‘s first decade in the big leagues is one of those trajectories. The now 33-year-old began his career as a potential franchise cornerstone for a storied organization, only to be traded for spare parts just four years later and spend the next several years...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

FREE AGENT ALERT: Angels sign Geovany Soto

The Angels decided to get one final piece of business done Tuesday afternoon before breaking for the holiday weekend, signing veteran backstop Geovany Soto to a one-year, $2.8 million contract. The 32-year-old can’t be a platoon partner with Carlos Perez—they both hit from the right side—so he’ll likely fill the more traditional role of back-up catcher, stepping in when/if...
Via Monkey with a Halo
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers among teams in talks with catcher Geovany Soto

The Texas Rangers are among five to six other teams “in talks” with catcher Geovany Soto, according to Chris Cotillo of  MLBDailyDish.com. A “reunion” between the Texas Rangers and Geovany Soto, who played for the Rangers in 2013 and 2014 seems possible, according to Cotillo. In 2014, Soto appeared in only 10 games with the Rangers, mostly due to a meniscus tear in his left...
Via Baseball Essential
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Atheltics Acquire Geovany Soto From Rangers

The Oakland Athletics have acquired veteran catcher Geovany Soto from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations, first reported by Chris Cotillo. Soto has managed to appear in just 10 games this season, due to a plethora of injury problems. Since his rookie season in 2008, in which he slashed .285/.364/.504 and won NL […]
Via Baseball Essential
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Catcher Geovany Soto Arrested For Marijuana Possession

ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday night on a charge of marijuana possession in the town of Grapevine in northeast Tarrant County. Soto, 31, was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana under two ounces according to Sgt. Robert Eberling of the Grapevine Police Department. He was released on $500 bail. Soto has not played this season...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers catcher busted for pot possession

Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession. According to The Dallas Morning News, the 2008 National League Rookie of the Year was pulled over for speeding in the Dallas suburb of Grapevine. Friday, the injured Ranger, who is out of jail after posting $500 bond, issued a written statement. “I was stopped by Grapevine...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 11, 2014  |  2 Comments

Rangers' Soto to miss 10-12 weeks due to knee surgery

Texas manager Ron Washington's No. 1 message to his team when they began spring training last month was to remain healthy. The message has not been received well. Starting catcher Geovany Soto will miss 10-12 weeks after the team announced Monday that he will have surgery to repair torn meniscus in his right knee. The Soto news comes a day after the team lost starting second baseman...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Lose Geovany Soto For 12 Weeks

It's been a rough few days for the Texas Rangers as they found out they will be without their phenom second baseman Jurickson Profar for 10-12 weeks and now they will be without their starting catcher Geovany Soto for 12 weeks due to a torn lateral meniscus.Rangers' Geovany Soto out 10-12 weeks with torn meniscus http://t.co/GFMexIq9JZ via @cbssports— Eye on Baseball (@EyeOnBaseball...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down catchers in the AL West

If Geovany Soto returns to the Soto of 2008 the Texas Rangers are set at catcher this season. The problem with that is that it's 2014 and Soto hasn't been an everyday catcher since 2011, when he batted just .228 and played his way out of a starting role with the Cubs. The Rangers are hoping that Soto can carry the bulk of the load this season after making just 49 starts in 2013....
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers C Geovany Soto has surgery on left foot

Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto has had arthroscopic surgery to remove a small bone from his left foot. Soto had the surgery Saturday, a day after returning to Texas to be examined by a specialist for what the team had initially called an Achilles issue. What doctors determined instead was there was a bone putting pressure on a flexor tendon. Rangers assistant general manager...
Via Associated Press
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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