Triple-A battery? Giovanni Soto to Geovany Soto for Chisox

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox could have quite a Triple-A battery next season: Giovanni Soto pitching to Geovany Soto. Geovany Soto, the NL Rookie of the Year with the Chicago Cubs in 2008, has reached a minor league deal with the White Sox, according to several media reports Friday. The catcher could have a shot at the big league roster, with the team lacking experience...
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January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Athletics claim pitcher Giovanni Soto off waivers from Cubs

CLEVELAND (AP) Left-hander Giovanni Soto has been claimed by the Oakland Athletics off waivers from the Chicago Cubs. Soto was designated for assignment Saturday to open a spot on the 40-man roster for outfielder Kris Bryant, who was activated from the 60-day disabled list following knee surgery in April. Bryant was put on the World Series roster Tuesday and went 1 for 3 with...
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October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Week in MLB Transactions: Giovanni Soto traded, Josh Martin returned

Also this week: Two former Tribe outfielders get minor-league deals. Tribe Transactions April 11 Traded LHP Giovanni Soto to the Chicago Cubs for cash And so the three players who were DFAed at the end of spring training (Ramsey, Walters, Soto) have been traded to other organizations. Soto made a brief appearance with the Indians in September and did well, not allowing an earned...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs acquire Giovanni Soto from Cleveland Indians

Cash considerations has been a popular trade target for the Tribe front office this week... The Indians have sent left-handed pitcher Giovanni Soto to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for cash considerations. Soto, a 24-year-old who made his MLB debut last season and appeared in six games for the Tribe, was set to begin this season in Triple-A with the Columbus Clippers. He'll now report...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Transaction Analysis: Cubs Acquire Soto

This transaction analysis will run as part of the main site’s TA roundup of minor transactions tomorrow. Here at BP Wrigleyville, you get a sneak preview. Chicago Cubs Acquired LHP Giovanni Soto from the Cleveland Indians  in exchange for cash considerations. No, not that Geovany Soto. The pitcher. The lefty who made his debut for […]
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Countdown to Indians’ Opening Day – 65

As Did The Tribe Win Last Night helps fans count down the days until the Indians retake the field in an official Major League game, we look back at some of the players who wore the Cleveland jersey with pride. Countdown to Opening Day – 65 days The world might be built predominantly for right-handers, but being left-handed will certainly benefit Cleveland pitcher Giovanni Soto when...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Soto a Name to Know in Tribe Bullpen Mix

Generally, a good bullpen has strength in its left-handed options. Last season, the Cleveland Indians dealt their most experienced southpaw, Marc Rzepczynski, to the San Diego Padres in a move at the deadline that helped the club in the outfield over the final two months of the season. The void in the ‘pen was noticeable, however, especially when the other primary lefty reliever...
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November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Soto's one-pitch debut is only highlight of Indians' loss

DETROIT (AP) It says a lot about Cleveland's night that their star of the game threw one pitch. Rookie Giovanni Soto came in for his major-league debut with two out in the fifth inning, and got Tyler Collins to ground out to first on a fastball. That turned out to be the end of his night, as Indians manager Terry Francona went with Shawn Armstrong to start the sixth. ''He looked...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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