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JOAKIM SORIA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tigers Injury Update: Joakim Soria expected to return when eligible

The Detroit Tigers entered Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners with a record of 66-55, second in the American League Central. At fourth in the league in runs scored, the offense is carrying the load, while the pitching staff is in the lower third in the league in ERA at 3.97. The bullpen has struggled, particularly closer Joe Nathan, who has an ERA of 5.20. Joakim ...
Via MLB Injury News
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Evaluating the deadline moves

The Detroit Tigers made two moves at the trade deadline that made them potential locks for a return to the World Series. They added some help to a bullpen that is one of the worst in the American League and brought in a former Cy Young award winner to make the starting rotation scarier when it comes to the playoffs. Let’s evaluate each move the Tigers made. Relief pitcher Joakim...
Via isportsweb.com
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Is bullpen set for World Series run

With the trade deadline ending in less than 24 hours, the Detroit Tigers have already made their big move that they hope will potentially help their bullpen. The question is though, is it enough to win the World Series? Late last week, the Tigers traded for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria in order to bring help to a bullpen that is in desperate need of stability. In return, the...
Via isportsweb.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Re-evaluating Peavy and Soria

With just a few days remaining until the trade deadline, teams are desperately trying to fill holes in their lineups and pitching rotations to boost their chances of making the postseason. We’ve already seen a decent amount of trades, but the number is sure to increase as we inch closer to the July 31 deadline. The biggest names to be traded recently have to be Jake Peavy and Joakim...
Via isportsweb.com
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Soria deal mean the Detroit Tigers are done?

We waited, and Dave Dombrowski delivered. We questioned, and Double D answered. We wanted, he got. Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski pulled the trigger on yet another trade deadline deal on Thursday, dealing two pitching prospects for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria. The move comes as a result of a bullpen that has struggled mightily, boasting a scary 4.37 ERA. Throw...
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Soria trade nets Rangers two solid pitching prospects

Joakim Soria became a luxury item for a team with 40 wins and going nowhere in 2014. That, plus a solid season, made him both expendable to the Texas Rangers and attractive to suitors. The Rangers dealt Soria to Detroit for right-handed pitching prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Soria found out about the trade during the lengthy rain delay during the Texas game against New...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Joakim Soria traded to Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have reached an agreement with the Texas Rangers that will send Joakim Soria to the Tigers in exchange for prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Kyle Bogenschutz was first to report the news on Twitter. The trade is pending physicals of all players involved. Thompson and Knebel were rated among Detroit’s ten best prospects coming into the year per Baseball...
Via Baseball News Source
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas wants a lot for Joakim Soria

The expectation is that the Texas Rangers will trade closer Joakim Soria some time this month. Major League sources told T.R. Sullivan and Grace Raynor of MLB.com that the Rangers are willing to deal Soria, but they won't just give him away for nothing, as you'd expect.Word is that the Rangers are looking for a "substantial package" in return, per Sullivan and Raynor...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals may find silver lining in losing Soria

SURPRISE, Ariz. Once the initial shock wears off and the Kansas City Royals look forward, they might see the loss of closer Joakim Soria actually turn into a positive. Even, though, in the short term, it's a downer. Soria has been among the most consistent closers in baseball since the Royals spent 50,000 to select him from San Diego in the draft at the 2006 winter meetings...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals P Soria to have sore elbow checked

Kansas City Royals closer Joakim Soria will have his sore right elbow checked by Dr. Lewis Yokum in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Soria left Sunday's game after retiring only one of five batters he faced and said after the outing that his elbow felt "really bad." Royals spokesman Mike Swanson said Monday the team believes Soria has some damage in his area of his ulnar collateral...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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