GEOVANY SOTO NEWS

The Ex-Cubs Factor Is Alive and Well

In the aftermath of last night’s marathon Wild Card game between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics, many have been trying to pinpoint where the Athletics went wrong. . Some have cited the Yoenis Cespedes- Jon Lester as where it all went wrong, a few others have cited a lack of chemistry on a club that was deeply altered over the month of July, and lastly, some see the...
Via Sports Mockery
19 days ago  |  Discuss

A's catcher Geovany Soto leaves AL Wild Card Game because of injury

  Oakland Athletics catcher Geovany Soto left Tuesday night's American League Wild Card Game against the Kansas City Royals after hurting his left thumb in the first inning on a play at the plate. Soto got the start for Oakland over Derek Norris, even though he had never caught Jon Lester, because he had been swinging a hot bat and is better at dealing with base runners. The...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Soto leaves AL wild-card game with injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Athletics catcher Geovany Soto has left Tuesday night's AL wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals with an apparent injury that he sustained in the second inning. Soto could be seen on television checking his left thumb in the dugout during the top of the third inning. Soto got the start for Oakland over Derek Norris, even though he had never caught...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

A's put Geovany Soto behind plate for AL Wild Card Game vs. Royals

  Oakland Athletics ace Jon Lester will have Geovany Soto behind the plate for the first time when he takes the mound in Tuesday night's American League Wild Card Game against the Kansas City Royals. A's manager Bob Melvin opted for Soto at catcher over Derek Norris, who has worked well with Lester down the stretch. The reason was simple: Soto is better at managing runners...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Soto to catch A's Lester to combat Royals' speed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Athletics ace Jon Lester will have Geovany Soto behind the plate for the first time when he takes the mound in Tuesday night's AL Wild Card Game against the Kansas City Royals. A's manager Bob Melvin opted for Soto at catcher over Derek Norris, who has worked well with Lester down the stretch. The reason was simple: Soto is better at managing runners,...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Soto to catch Lester for Athletics vs Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Athletics ace Jon Lester will have Geovany Soto behind the plate for the first time when he takes the mound in Tuesday night's AL wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals. A's manager Bob Melvin opted for Soto at catcher over Derek Norris, who has worked well with Lester down the stretch. The reason was simple: Soto is better at managing runners...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Geovany Soto exits with back spasms

Oakland Athletics catcher Geovany Soto exited the A's Friday 4-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners in the third inning with back spasms, reports Jane Lee of MLB.com. Derek Norris moved from DH to catcher, meaning that A's pitcher Jason Hammel batted for himself in the 4th inning, reaching base on an error. The loss left the A's only ½ game ahead of Seattle and Kansas...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Atheltics Acquire Geovany Soto From Rangers

The Oakland Athletics have acquired veteran catcher Geovany Soto from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations, first reported by Chris Cotillo. Soto has managed to appear in just 10 games this season, due to a plethora of injury problems. Since his rookie season in 2008, in which he slashed .285/.364/.504 and won NL […]
Via On-Base Talk
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics acquire Geovany Soto from the Rangers

The Texas Rangers just traded catcher Chris Gimenez to the Cleveland Indians and apparently they aren't finished trading catchers, as they have now traded catcher Geovany Soto to the Oakland Athletics. The move was first reported by Mark Madson and later confirmed by Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish.#453626210 / gettyimages.comSoto has been injured most of the 2014 season and...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers activate Soto from DL, releases Williams

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have activated catcher Geovany Soto from the disabled list and designated reliever Jerome Williams for assignment. Soto has been out since straining his right groin on July 21. Soto was in the lineup for Friday night's game against Houston. He's played just three games this year after missing the first part of the season following surgery...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas activates Soto from DL, releases Williams

HOUSTON (AP) The Texas Rangers have activated catcher Geovany Soto from the disabled list and designated reliever Jerome Williams for assignment. Soto has been out since straining his right groin on July 21. Soto was in the lineup for Friday night's game against Houston. He's played just three games this year after missing the first part of the season following surgery to...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Geovany Soto activated

The Texas Rangers are 48 games away from ending a nightmarish season. At 45-69, they are 25 games behind the Oakland A's in the American League West. The Rangers are a respectable 14th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, but 29th in ERA. Injuries have taken their toll, as 10 players are currently on the 60-day DL. There is a bit of good news, as catcher Geovany Soto has been...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios, Jake Smolinski, Derek Holland, Geovany Soto

Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios left Wednesday night's game in the third inning after being hit by a pitch on his left quad, according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram tweeted that fellow outfielder Jake Smolinski was also diagnosed with a small fracture in his foot, not just a bone bruise as initially thought:#Rangers rookie OF...
Via MLB Injury News
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Geovany Soto, Jake Smolinski, Jim Adduci

The Texas Rangers won Monday night against the New York Yankees, however they lost a little bit as well. According to T.R. Sullivan from MLB.com the Rangers lost Geovany Soto and Jake Smolinski. Both players are hoping their injuries are not serious. Also, Jim Adduci was activated from the disabled list on Monday.#180171863 / gettyimages.comGeovany SotoSoto left the game with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Geovany Soto will be activated this weekend

The Texas Rangers will get back one of their many injured starters when play resumes on Friday. Fox Sports Southwest.com's Anthony Andro reports that the Rangers will activate catcher Geovany Soto from the disabled list Friday in time for the Rangers' game at the Toronto Blue Jays. Soto's activation fills in the roster spot of reliever Jason Frasor, traded to Kansas...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Geovany Soto to be activated on Friday?

One of the few bright spots for the Texas Rangers this season has been their catching duo of Robinson Chirinos and most recently, Chris Gimenez. The latter especially has been instrumental in catching mercurial ace Yu Darvish. However, at the beginning of the season, Geovany Soto was supposed to be that starter after becoming Darvish's primary catcher at the end of last season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Geovany Soto plays sixth consecutive rehab game

The Texas Rangers look to improve upon a dreadful 38-57 record as they enter the second half of the season on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays. With a pitching staff that has struggled to a dismal 4.93 ERA, the offense appears to have to carry the load the rest of the way. One player who may help in the second half is veteran catcher Geovany Soto, who has been out all season...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Catcher Geovany Soto Arrested For Marijuana Possession

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...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers catcher busted for pot possession

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...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 11, 2014  |  2 Comments

Rangers Injury Update: Geovany Soto hopeful for return

The Texas Rangers defeated the Cleveland Indians on Friday by the score of 6-4. The win moved the Rangers to a game over .500 at 31-30. Yu Darvish got his sixth win, while Joakim Soira notched his 13th save of the season. The Rangers have played all season with a barrage of injuries, one of which is to catcher Geovany Soto, who has been out all season with a knee injury. Although...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Updates Part 1: Jurickson Profar, Geovany Soto, Derek Holland, Pedro Figueroa

The Texas Rangers may be the most injured team in all of baseball.  It seems like we're hearing about another injury or update on an hourly basis.  We have updates today on nine different Texas Rangers.  I have broken the updates in to two separate articles.  You have to hand it to the Rangers though, they have managed to compile a 15-12 record, which is good for the first...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers lose Geovany Soto for 10-12 weeks to knee injury

Geovany Soto out 10-12 weeks with torn lateral meniscus. Surgery likely Wednesday. #Rangers — Jeff Wilson (@JeffWilson_FWST) March 24, 2014
Via The Outside Corner
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Rangers' Geovany Soto out 10 weeks minimum

Geovany Soto left Sunday's Cactus League game in the second inning when his right leg locked up on him.  He was taken out of the game at that point and replaced by J.P. Arencibia.  From T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com:"He was able to walk off the field and to the clubhouse but was taken for an MRI."Rangers manager Ron Washington told media he was fine after the game but...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Soto to miss 10-12 weeks due to knee surgery

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.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Soto to miss 10-12 weeks due to knee surgery

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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