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AL Central notes: Travis Wood sprains knee; Logan Morrison's impact on Twins

The Tigers announced that lefty Travis Wood, who is in camp as a non-roster invitee, left his debut with a sprained left knee today. Wood suffered the injury in a rundown and, per MLive.com’s Evan Woodbery, was “writhing on the ground” before eventually managing to limp off the field (Twitter link). Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press tweets that Wood was on crutches in the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Former All-Star Joakim Soria goes to White Sox in three-team trade

In the midst of a fairly tame Hot Stove season, the Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals, and Los Angeles Dodgers have worked up a three-way trade. Jon Morosi of the MLB Network and Fox Sports broke the deal, which includes two-time All-Star reliever Joakim Soria heading to Chicago. Soria appeared in 59 games for the Royals in 2017. In 56 innings, he posted a 3.70 ERA, 1.23 WHIP...
Via Sportsnaut
January 04, 2018  |  Discuss

White Sox acquire Joakim Soria

Well how about that? Major League Baseball’s offseason finally produced something. A three-team trade, in fact! In short, reliever Joakim Soria is moving on. The reliever will join his fifth team ahead of his 11th MLB season. And for the most part, his career has been pretty successful. Over his 10-year career, Soria has compiled 204 saves while totaling a 2.86 ERA, 3.07 FIP and...
Via The Sports Post
January 04, 2018  |  Discuss

Soria uses 'different weapons' from rest of Royals bullpen

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Joakim Soria is back with the Kansas City Royals, a relative soft tosser in the bullpen of the World Series champions.The 31-year-old right-hander was the Royals' closer from 2007-11 and averaged 93 mph with his fastball last year for Detroit and Pittsburgh. But Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera and Luke Hochevar all reach 95-101 mph."They have different weapons," Soria...
Via Associated Press
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals finalize 3-year, $25 million deal with Joakim Soria

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals finalized a $25 million, three-year deal with Joakim Soria on Thursday, reuniting the former All-Star reliever with the club where he spent his first five seasons.Soria will make $7 million next season, $8 million the following and $9 million in 2018, and can earn $1 million annually in performance bonuses as a closer and $3 million as a starting pitcher...
Via Associated Press
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals, reliever Soria finalize three-year, $25 million deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals finalized a three-year, $25 million deal with Joakim Soria on Thursday, reuniting the former All-Star reliever with the club where he spent his first five seasons.Soria will make $7 million next season, $8 million the following and $9 million in 2018, with up to $4 million in incentives each year. A $10 million option for 2019 has a $1 million buyout...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2015  |  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 toMLB.com’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, but they...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Detroit Tigers have a closer dilemma?

With Joakim Soria being four for four on save opportunities, it looks like there will be a closer competition in Detroit. Popular vote would say keep Joakim Soria there because he has had two easy saves against Pittsburgh this past week, compared to Nathan who makes the game more interesting when he comes in. I also say keep in Soria because he has closer experience too (most saves...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Soria inked in as setup man to start

The Detroit Tigers have begun spring training as pitchers and catchers have all arrived in Lakeland, Florida to being another season towards winning the World Series in 2015. The past few seasons, the biggest downfall for the Tigers has been the play of their bullpen, which has been one of the worst in all of baseball. Last year, the team tried to address this issue by bringing in...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: is the bullpen complete?

The Detroit Tigers are knee deep in another fairly eventful offseason. GM Dave Dombrowski has sent away a potential rising star in Rick Porcello for a guarantee of no more than one year of outfielder Yoenis Cespedes’ services. Star DH Victor Martinez was re-signed in an absolutely crucial move. Anthony Gose was traded for to bring a true defensive presence to Comerica Park’s vast...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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