GEOVANY SOTO RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Texas Rangers re-signed catcher Geovany Soto on Tuesday and announced that they play to use him as their primary catcher for the 2014 season.
“We signed him with the expectation that he will be our regular, our primary catcher in 2014,” general manager Jon Daniels said. “I think we’ve got a lot of Rangers pitchers who are going to be very happy about that...
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...
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
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Last night Geovany Soto was traded to the Texas Rangers for Jake Brigham. Brigham is a 24 year old right handed pitcher who has spent each of 2011 and 2012 for AA Frisco. His ERA over 2 seasons has basically been 4.5 and his FIP not much better. His FIP sits at 4.58 this year, his second time through the league.
Brigham was drafted in the 6th round by the Rangers and thanks to...