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JOAKIM SORIA RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
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Dombrowski sought out Nathan, Kinsler before getting Soria

DETROIT -- When the Detroit Tigers became serious about acquiring Joakim Soria this month, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said he had manager Brad Ausmus and pitching coach Jeff Jones discuss the possibility with closer Joe Nathan and All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler. They had been teammates with Soria the last two seasons as Texas Rangers. "They explained (Soria...
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4 days ago  |  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...
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Tigers pay big price for Joakim Soria, and may not be done yet

The Detroit Tigers were going to add a reliever to their bullpen. There wasn’t a question of whether or not they’d do, but rather who general manager Dave Dombrowski would pick up before the July 31 trade deadline. Dombrowski got his man on Wednesday, acquiring Joakim Soria from the Rangers. The price was a steep one, as the Tigers gave up two of their top prospects — Double...
Via Bloguin Best
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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
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Tigers Acquire Joakim Soria From Rangers For Pitching Prospects

The Detroit Tigers have acquired some much needed depth to their bullpen in the Texas Rangers’ closer Joakim Soria. Soria, a former Kansas City Royal, has 17 saves on the season for the Rangers. Texas in return is getting two of Detroit’s top prospects in Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Per a source, #Tigers set […] The post Tigers Acquire Joakim Soria From Rangers For Pitching...
Via Diehardsport
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Rangers Trade Closer Joakim Soria to the Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have acquired former All-Star closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. This is a move that Detroit needed to make if it was going to be considered serious contenders in the American League down the stretch. Detroit’s bullpen currently ranks 26th in the Majors with a 4.37 ERA.  Tigers agree to trade for Rangers...
Via Sportsnaut
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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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Trade Joakim Soria To The Detroit Tigers

The Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a trade that will send Joakim Soria to the Tigers and Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel to the Rangers.Soria has served as the Rangers closer this season, and has saved 17 games. He has a 2.70 ERA and a WHIP of 0.87. With Joe Nathan struggling as Detroit's closer this year, Soria could end up becoming the 9th inning man for...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Soria is heading to the Tigers

It looks like that a deal has been agreed to in principle that would send Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers. Tigers and Rangers have trade agreement in place: Joakim Soria for Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel, source confirms @KyleBogie report. — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 24, 2014 In 33 1/3 innings this season, Soria has a 2.70 ERA for the Rangers, striking...
Via The Outside Corner
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