GEOVANY SOTO RUMORS & GOSSIP
ARLINGTON, Texas Geovany Soto's three-run homer Thursday off Detroit ace Justin Verlander is one he will tell his grandkids about. Just ask him.
"Hell, yeah," Soto said. "No, but it felt good. Spending so much time in the National League, you only get to see these guys on TV. Once you get to face them, you're like, "Wow!" It felt good."
Geovany Soto ended Justin Verlander's night with a three-run homer that capped a seven-run third, and Yu Darvish lasted eight innings even though an anticipated pitching duel fizzled in the Texas Rangers' 10-4 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
Soto's drive just over the wall in left field came after Verlander walked in two runs - he had three previous...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that catcher Geovany Soto is staying with the Texas Rangers and has agreed to a $2.75 million, one-year contract.
Soto's agreement allows him to earn an additional $250,000 in performance bonuses. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal has not yet been announced.
Soto, who turns 30 next month...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2012
Getting Geovany Soto back in the fold isn't the big splash the Texas Rangers are hoping to make this offseason, but at least its a start.
Soto agreed to a one-year deal with the club Sunday night, according to a source. The deal is pending physical.
The club didnt offer Soto a contract at the non-tender deadline Friday but was still interested in bringing him back. Keeping...
The Texas Rangers have decided not to offer a contract to catcher Geovany Soto for the 2013 season.
The Rangers had until 11 p.m. to make a decision, and opted to non-tender Soto as well as infielder Brandon Snyder and right-hander Jake Brigham.
The club still has interest in Soto, just not at the price it would have cost them. Soto, who was eligible for arbitration, made 4.2...
ARLINGTON, Texas The other former Chicago Cubs player is just as excited to be a member of the Texas Rangers as Ryan Dempster.
Catcher Geovany Soto was in uniform Tuesday as the Rangers completed their trade for him earlier in the day.
Soto, who spent his entire career with the Cubs, is excited to get started with his new team.
"The opportunity to go play for what we come...
The Texas Rangers have acquired catcher Geovany Soto from the Chicago Cubs for right-hander Jake Brigham and a player to be named or cash.
Soto was expected to be in uniform Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels. To make room on the roster, the Rangers designated catcher Yorvit Torrealba (yohr-VEET' tohr-ee-AL'-bah) for assignment.
The 29-year-old Soto was the NL...
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2012
Amidst Monday night’s flurry of trades, the Texas Rangers picked up a new catcher: Geovany Soto, formerly of the Chicago Cubs. The Rangers plucked the 29-year-old out of the North Side for the low price of Double-A right-hander Jake Brigham, a name absent from organization top prospect lists this season. Soto will take the roster spot of Yorvit Torrealba, designated for assignment...
Cubs catcher Geovany Soto has been scratched from the lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies because of left knee inflammation.
Soto was set to bat seventh Thursday night but instead was replaced by backup Welington Castillo. The Cubs said Soto is day to day.
Soto is off to a slow start, batting .161 with three homers and six RBIs. The 29-year-old catcher hit .228 with 17 homers...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2012
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The Tampa Rays have pitching to deal, according to Marc Tompkin of the Tampa Bay Times, and they might use that pitching to bolster their offense. In particular, Tompkin suggests that the Rays might be willing to part with either Jeff Niemann or Wade Davis for Cubs' catcher Geovany Soto. Done. We'll send over the paperwork tomorrow. If the Cubs could land either of those...