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Jorge Soler

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Kansas City Royals

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Soler often found himself the odd man out in a crowded Cubs outfield, registering just 227 at-bats, down from 366 in 2015. He started to flash some more of the power that scouts fell in love with, rai...

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Oblique     EST. RETURN:  4/26/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 215   DOB: 2/25/1992
BORN: Havana, Cuba   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CHC In 2012   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jorge Soler Contract Information:

Signed by the Cubs in June of 2012, to a nine-year, $30 million deal.

April 21, 2017  –  Jorge Soler News

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Soler (oblique) will start a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha on Friday.

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Jorge Soler Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 20 R MES 14 61 54 14 13 4 2 0 2 10 8 0 6 13 0 0 1 .241 .328 .389 .717
2012 20 A PEO 20 88 80 14 27 8 5 0 3 15 4 1 6 6 0 0 2 .338 .398 .513 .911
2013 21 A+ DAY 55 236 210 38 59 22 13 1 8 35 5 1 21 38 0 4 1 .281 .343 .467 .810
2014 22 R MES 8 30 25 7 10 4 3 0 1 6 0 0 4 7 0 0 1 .400 .500 .640 1.140
2014 22 AA TEN 22 79 65 13 27 16 9 1 6 22 0 0 12 15 0 2 0 .415 .494 .862 1.356
2014 22 AAA IOW 32 127 110 22 31 20 11 1 8 29 0 1 17 26 0 0 0 .282 .378 .618 .996
2014 22 MAJ CHC 24 97 89 11 26 14 8 1 5 20 1 0 6 24 0 2 0 .292 .330 .573 .903
2015 23 AAA IOW 4 16 13 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 .154 .313 .154 .467
2015 23 MAJ CHC 101 404 366 39 96 29 18 1 10 47 3 1 32 121 0 3 3 .262 .324 .399 .723
2016 24 AA TEN 9 42 30 4 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 11 11 0 1 0 .167 .381 .167 .548
2016 24 AAA IOW 2 7 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
2016 24 MAJ CHC 86 264 227 37 54 21 9 0 12 31 0 0 31 66 0 3 3 .238 .333 .436 .769
2017 25 AAA OMA 4 14 13 1 3 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .231 .286 .462 .748
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3-Year Averages     70 254 227 29 58 20 11 0 9 32 1 0 23 70 0 2 2 .256 .327 .423 .750
Career  (View All)     211 765 682 87 176 64 35 2 27 98 4 1 69 211 0 8 6 .258 .328 .434 .762

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Jorge Soler Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 24 @CWS Did not play.
Apr. 23 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 22 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 21 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 20 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 19 SF Did not play.
Apr. 18 SF Did not play.
Apr. 16 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 15 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 14 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 13 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 12 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 10 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 9 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 8 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 7 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 6 @Min Did not play.
Apr. 5 @Min Did not play.
Apr. 3 @Min Did not play.
Last 7 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jorge Soler Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 23 New Orleans 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Apr. 22 New Orleans 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 21 Round Rock 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 2.333
Last 7 Days 10 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .600 .900
Last 14 Days 10 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .600 .900
Last 30 Days 10 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .600 .900

Jorge Soler: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 60 53 7 7
2015 95 95 1
2014 24 24

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Jorge Soler Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201675124100.267.467.812
20157582131.240.360.730

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016152258210.224.421.749
2015291318342.268.409.720

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016103196140.262.476.855
2015215237281.260.405.730

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016124186170.218.403.696
2015151163192.265.391.714
Jorge Soler Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 20 R MES 61 54 9.8% 21.3% 0.46 76% .282 .148
2012 20 A PEO 88 80 6.8% 6.8% 1.00 93% .338 .175
2013 21 A+ DAY 236 210 8.9% 16.1% 0.55 82% .311 .186
2014 22 R MES 30 25 13.3% 23.3% 0.57 72% .529 .240
2014 22 AA TEN 79 65 15.2% 19% 0.80 77% .477 .447
2014 22 AAA IOW 127 110 13.4% 20.5% 0.65 76% .303 .336
2014 22 MAJ CHC 97 89 6.2% 24.7% 0.25 73% .350 .281
2015 23 AAA IOW 16 13 18.8% 25% 0.75 69% .222 .000
2015 23 MAJ CHC 404 366 7.9% 30% 0.26 67% .366 .137
2016 24 AA TEN 42 30 26.2% 26.2% 1.00 63% .263 .000
2016 24 AAA IOW 7 7 0% 71.4% 0.00 29% .500 .000
2016 24 MAJ CHC 264 227 11.7% 25% 0.47 71% .282 .198
2017 25 AAA OMA 14 13 7.1% 21.4% 0.33 77% .222 .231
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3-Year Averages     254 227 9.1% 27.6% 0.33 69% .331 .167
Career     765 682 9% 27.6% 0.33 69% .336 .176

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Jorge Soler Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 RF 825.7 -13 154 -10 -13 500 -5 252 -3
2016 LF 371 0 65 0 0 215 0 70 -1
2016 RF 41 0 4 0 0 17 0 9 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 RF -5 2 -7 0 0 0 0 -8 0 -8
2016 LF 0 -1 1 0 0 -3 -2 0 0 -5
2016 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Jorge Soler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Royals general manager Dayton Moore said Soler (oblique) could begin a rehab assignment later this week, Josh Vernier of 610 AM Sports Radio reports.

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Soler (oblique) is expected to take batting practice this weekend, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Soler (oblique) took some swings Sunday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Soler (oblique) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports Radio reports.

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Soler's MRI on Monday revealed he has a Grade 1 oblique strain, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Soler is dealing with a strained oblique and could open the season on the 10-day DL, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.

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Soler went 0-for-2 against the Cubs on Wednesday and is now 0-for-8 with two walks through four spring games. "They're just getting their timing down," manager Ned Yost told the Kansas City Star. "I don't really think too much about it until about the halfway point."

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Soler was traded to the Royals on Wednesday in exchange for Wade Davis, MLB.com's Jeffrey Flanagan reports.

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2017

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2016

Soler didn't quite bring the power in his first full season in Chicago - with just 10 home runs in 366 at-bats, his slugging percentage was a disappointing .399 - but part of that can be attributed to two stints on the DL. He hit three home runs in his first five games back in September after missing nearly a month with an oblique injury, so it looked like his power was finally returning when he got healthy. Still, there are the usual warning signs associated with an aggressive young hitter, namely a lack of consistent contact and modest walk rates. If he can't get his contact rate up, he may struggle to hit .240. Any talk of a breakout campaign can be put on hold for now, as the Cubs brought in Jason Heyward and re-signed Dexter Fowler, so Soler will be the odd man out more often than not. His upside makes him worth a bench spot in deeper leagues, but in shallower formats he simply won't get enough at-bats to justify a roster spot early on.

2015

Of all the big-time prospects the Cubs called up in 2014, Soler took to the majors the best. He was called up on a Wednesday in August and hit three home runs and drove in seven before the weekend was out. He slowed down a bit down the stretch, but still finished with a .903 OPS in 97 plate appearances with the Cubs. His 6:24 BB:K ratio and .350 BABIP suggest he was a little lucky, but he'll be just 23 on Opening Day and has a lot of room to grow. He looks like a solid bet to be the starter in right for the Cubs in 2015 and beyond.

2014

Soler missed the last three months of the season with a stress fracture in his leg, but he still remains one of the top prospects in a good system. Don't be fooled by his poor numbers in the AFL after the long layoff, as he was well on his way to a strong season with High-A Daytona before the injury. Still, he has just 344 at-bats in the minors, and none of them were at upper levels, so expect the 21-year-old outfielder to get a bit more seasoning this year. When he makes the majors, he could be a perennial 20-20 threat.

2013

Signed to a nine-year, $30 million deal, the toolsy Cuban defector tore up Low-A in 80 at-bats with a .338/.398/.513 line with three homers, six walks and only six strikeouts. At 6-foot-3 and 205 pounds, the 21-year-old has the frame to generate big power as he fills out, but he's still raw and likely at least another year away from making his major league debut. As a result, the Cubs held him out of the Arizona Fall League to work with the team's instructors at their complex in Mesa, a sign that 2013 will probably see him at High-A and Double-A.

2012

Soler is a Cuban defector who some scouts say has five-tool potential. At age 19 with a 6-foot-3, 205-pound body, he's seen having significant power potential and speed. However, not much is known about him outside of him playing in some international compeitions and he'll likley be several seasons away from the majors wherever he signs.