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Joakim Soria Wants A 3 Year Contract Worth $27 Million

Joakim Soria, who is one of the best relief pitchers on the market, is looking for a contract worth approximately $27 million over three years according to Jayson Stark of ESPN. The Mets are in need of another shutdown pitcher to pair with Jeurys Familia, and Soria looks like a perfect fit. Over the course of his career, Soria has been one of the best relief pitchers in baseball...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers open up negotiations with Joakim Soria

After trading him prior to the non-waiver deadline, it would appear the Tigers are interested in bringing back their former closer Joakim Soria. According’s Jason Beck, the Tigers have reportedly contacted Soria’s agent regarding a possible return to the Tigers but haven’t yet offered a contract. The Tigers have picked up negotiations with Joakim Soria‘s agent...
Via The Majors Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Free Agent Profile: Joakim Soria, RHP

Joakim Soria Position: Relief Pitcher Bats: Right — Throws: Right Born: May 18, 1984 (Age 31) The Mets have a big gap in the bullpen, right between their starting pitcher and closer Jeurys Familia. The free agent market for relievers is fairly strong this offseason, with the most sought-after reliever probably being submariner Darren O’Day. However, Joakim Soria comes in a very...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Interested In RHP Joakim Soria

The Mets are showing interest in free agent reliever Joakim Soria, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Soria, 31, was one of the most dominant closers in the American League when he was with the Kansas City Royals. From 2007 to 2011 he saved 160 games and posted a 2.40 ERA and 1.043 WHIP with a 9.7 K9 for the Royals. After missing the 2012 season with elbow surgery he worked...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Joakim Soria, Red Sox show mutual interest

Joakim Soria must have left an impression on Dave Dombrowski. The Red Sox met with Soria’s agent Tuesday night at the MLB General Managers Meetings in Boca Raton, Fla., a major league source told the Boston Herald’s Michael Silverman on Wednesday. Nothing appears imminent, but the sides have mutual interest, according to Silverman. This supports a previous report from FOX Sports’...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Showing Interest In RP Joakim Soria

Multiple reports indicate that the Red Sox are pursuing free-agent Pirates relief pitcher Joakim Soria. Boston is in serious need of a bullpen upgrade—and Dave Dombrowski acquired Soria during his Tiger tenure. Of course, there will be competition for Soria's services (Detroit and Texas in particular)—who complied a 2.53 ERA in 2015. Stay tuned!
Via FenwayNation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Joakim Soria return to the Detroit Tigers?

Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Tony Paul from the Detroit News says that the Detroit Tigers are interested in acquiring the services of right handed pitcher Joakim Soria again. #Tigers will explore a Joakim Soria reunion shortly after free-agency begins midnight Friday night. Given his options, could take time. — Tony Paul (@TonyPaul1984) November 3, 2015...
Via The Majors Detroit
22 days ago  |  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...
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...
July 30, 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...
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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