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Joakim Soria
Birthdate: 5/18/1984 (30 y, 7 m)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 2, Overall: 2, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $8M / 2 Years (2013 - 2014) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: The Tigers have exercised Soria's team option for 2015, SB Nation's Chris Cotillo reports. (10/31/2014)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Padres (A)1007011.28.491.540.77.15471.4 %  2.313.05  
2007Royals231762069.09.782.480.39.25074.4 %39.2 %4.3 %2.482.503.192.3
2008Royals234263067.18.822.540.67.20789.5 %44.6 %7.4 %1.603.253.621.6
2009Royals323047053.011.722.720.85.30087.3 %39.8 %8.9 %2.212.742.901.7
2010Royals124366065.29.732.190.55.27788.7 %48.0 %6.7 %1.782.532.851.9
2011Royals552860060.18.952.541.04.31272.3 %40.5 %10.4 %4.033.493.381.0
2013Rangers (R)000111.09.000.000.00.000100.0 %  0.002.01  
2013Rangers (AA)000404.09.000.000.00.000100.0 %  0.001.06  
2013Rangers (AAA)000202.013.500.000.00.250100.0 %  0.000.57  
2013Rangers10026023.210.655.320.76.28676.2 %51.8 %11.8 %3.803.683.560.2
20142 Teams241848044.19.741.220.41.29062.5 %43.2 %4.5 %3.252.092.731.5
    2014Rangers131735033.111.341.080.00.29160.0 %38.8 %0.0 %2.701.062.211.7
    2014Tigers11113011.04.911.641.64.28968.2 %52.5 %15.4 %4.915.224.32-0.1
2014Tigers010201.00.0018.000.00.57116.7 %14.3 %0.0 %45.009.1311.60 
2015Steamer43665065.08.202.250.90.28875.4 %  3.223.47 0.6
Total- - -16191783720383.19.792.510.66.27279.4 %43.1 %7.3 %2.582.853.1710.3
Postseason- - -010201.00.0018.000.00.57116.7 %14.3 %0.0 %45.009.1311.60 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Padres (A)102.3170000  11.24053312000011
2007Royals232.4862000179469.0270462019319312075
2008Royals231.6063000420367.1260391312519161166
2009Royals322.2147000300353.0222441413516123069
2010Royals121.7866000430365.2270531313416123171
2011Royals554.0360000280760.1256602927717021060
2013Rangers (R)000.0011000  1.030000000001
2013Rangers (AA)000.0040000  4.0120000000004
2013Rangers (AAA)000.0020000  2.071000000003
2013Rangers103.802600006023.2101181010214212028
20142 Teams243.2548000181244.118238191626221048
    2014Rangers132.7035000170233.113325121004110042
    2014Tigers114.911300011011.04913762211106
2014Tigers0145.0020000011.094550210000
2015Steamer433.22650  6  65.0269602623616 2  59
Total- - -16192.583720001781622383.11561298118110281071016132417
Postseason- - -0145.0020000011.094550210000

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Padres (A)8.491.545.500.7727.5 %5.0 %22.5 %.1320.60.15471.4 %  3.05
2007Royals9.782.483.950.3927.8 %7.0 %20.7 %.1840.94.25074.4 %54562.50
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008Royals8.822.543.470.6725.4 %7.3 %18.1 %.1660.86.20789.5 %36743.25
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009Royals11.722.724.310.8531.1 %7.2 %23.9 %.2161.13.30087.3 %49622.74
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010Royals9.732.194.440.5526.3 %5.9 %20.4 %.2101.05.27788.7 %43602.53
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011Royals8.952.543.531.0423.4 %6.6 %16.8 %.2531.28.31272.3 %97853.49
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2013Rangers (R)9.000.001.000.0033.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.0000.00.000100.0 %  2.01
2013Rangers (AA)9.000.004.000.0033.3 %0.0 %33.3 %.0000.00.000100.0 %  1.06
2013Rangers (AAA)13.500.003.000.0042.9 %0.0 %42.9 %.1430.50.250100.0 %  0.57
2013Rangers10.655.322.000.7627.7 %13.9 %13.9 %.2091.35.28676.2 %90883.68
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
20142 Teams9.741.228.000.4126.4 %3.3 %23.1 %.2180.99.29062.5 %81542.09
    2014Rangers11.341.0810.500.0031.6 %3.0 %28.6 %.1950.87.29160.0 %67271.06
    2014Tigers4.911.643.001.6412.2 %4.1 %8.2 %.2831.36.28968.2 %1261355.22
2014Tigers0.0018.000.000.000.0 %22.2 %-22.2 %.5716.00.57116.7 %9992359.13
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Steamer8.202.253.640.9022.0 %6.0 %16.0 %.2381.17.28875.4 %  3.47
Total- - -9.792.513.900.6626.7 %6.9 %19.9 %.2071.06.27279.4 %60672.85
Postseason- - -0.0018.000.000.000.0 %22.2 %-22.2 %.5716.00.57116.7 %9992359.13

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2007Royals0.9720.5 %39.2 %40.4 %7.2 %4.3 %6.0 %25.0 %2.78723.19
2008Royals1.0914.5 %44.6 %41.0 %10.3 %7.4 %8.1 %0.0 %2.97843.62
2009Royals0.9518.0 %39.8 %42.1 %8.9 %8.9 %9.4 %0.0 %2.37662.90
2010Royals1.3717.0 %48.0 %35.1 %10.0 %6.7 %9.8 %20.0 %2.52682.85
2011Royals1.0420.8 %40.5 %38.7 %16.4 %10.4 %10.0 %0.0 %2.94843.38
2013Rangers1.7117.9 %51.8 %30.4 %17.6 %11.8 %13.8 %50.0 %3.42903.56
20142 Teams1.2321.6 %43.2 %35.2 %18.2 %4.5 %7.4 %0.0 %2.32722.73
    2014Rangers1.0624.7 %38.8 %36.5 %19.4 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %1.80592.21
    2014Tigers1.6215.0 %52.5 %32.5 %15.4 %15.4 %4.8 %0.0 %3.801144.32
2014Tigers0.5057.1 %14.3 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %8.9330511.60
Total- - -1.1318.6 %43.1 %38.3 %11.8 %7.3 %8.9 %15.4 %2.71763.17
Postseason- - -0.5057.1 %14.3 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %8.9330511.60

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2007Royals6769355441113816981079
2008Royals746824763073516941045
2009Royals535624552010308597905
2010Royals8260296810273837161099
2011Royals7067361174073766641040
2013Rangers291710342110175267442
20142 Teams54442784104230462692
    2014Rangers33312163102165338503
    2014Tigers211362100265124189
2014Tigers12400000101626
Total- - -429381185453826456220440986302
Postseason- - -12400000101626

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2007Royals3.71-5.589.2821.062.071.761.761.641.74242.100.01267
2008Royals4.08-5.139.2119.631.991.781.781.781.6462.190.10344
2009Royals3.57-5.479.0413.271.292.051.961.921.4260.910.83265
2010Royals4.65-6.6011.2520.112.072.121.761.771.88100.691.51395
2011Royals-0.48-9.669.171.180.122.081.671.771.90130.36-0.60318
2013Rangers0.69-1.111.803.630.370.910.751.001.19170.390.3761
20142 Teams0.72-4.305.021.210.181.481.351.461.23110.260.23196
    2014Rangers0.39-3.423.813.330.391.581.461.501.5030.47-0.23154
    2014Tigers0.32-0.881.20-2.12-0.211.221.051.351.138-0.220.4842
2014Tigers-0.65-0.690.04-6.00-0.681.36 2.070.011-0.30-0.1801
Total- - -16.93-37.8454.7780.088.081.831.661.681.58876.892.3518136
Postseason- - --0.65-0.690.04-6.00-0.681.36 2.070.011-0.30-0.1801

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Royals77.2% (91.1)5.6% (79.2) 9.8% (71.4)7.4% (81.9)  1.7%
2008Royals72.4% (90.9)8.8% (79.0) 9.9% (69.0)8.9% (83.9)  1.7%
2009Royals66.7% (91.7)5.4% (80.5) 11.8% (70.1)16.1% (85.3)  4.1%
2010Royals73.9% (91.9)8.1% (82.0) 7.1% (69.4)10.9% (85.5)  1.5%
2011Royals74.6% (91.4)11.1% (81.3) 6.9% (69.5)7.4% (84.7)  0.1%
2013Rangers67.7% (90.8)18.7% (79.5) 10.6% (69.6)3.0% (83.8)  2.0%
20142 Teams66.0% (90.2)12.7% (77.8) 10.9% (69.3)10.3% (84.4)  0.9%
    2014Rangers65.7% (90.1)11.8% (77.9) 11.6% (69.1)11.0% (84.5)  0.4%
    2014Tigers67.0% (90.6)15.1% (77.3) 9.2% (70.0)8.6% (84.0)  2.1%
Total- - -72.0% (91.2)9.1% (80.0) 9.3% (69.8)9.5% (84.5)  1.7%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Royals73.6 %     2.3 %14.1 %  9.2 %   
2008Royals71.1 %    0.1 %5.0 %14.2 %  9.2 %   
2009Royals66.0 %0.6 %0.4 %   4.2 %13.0 %  15.4 %   
2010Royals  74.6 %   7.7 %6.8 %  10.6 %   
2011Royals45.1 % 32.5 %   8.4 %7.1 %  6.8 %   
2013Rangers49.1 % 17.0 %   18.6 %10.4 %  3.2 %   
20142 Teams34.0 % 32.1 %   12.4 %11.4 %  9.3 %   
    2014Rangers28.4 % 37.8 %   12.3 %11.5 %  9.5 %   
    2014Tigers48.7 % 16.9 %   12.7 %11.1 %  8.5 %   
Total- - -45.8 %0.1 %25.7 %  0.0 %7.7 %10.7 %  9.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Royals91.5     80.571.3  82.7  
2008Royals91.0    92.281.472.2  84.0  
2009Royals91.788.890.8   82.271.1  85.1  
2010Royals  91.7   81.769.1  85.1  
2011Royals91.7 89.8   80.469.8  84.7  
2013Rangers90.7 90.9   79.369.9  84.3  
20142 Teams90.3 90.0   77.669.9  84.3  
    2014Rangers90.0 90.0   77.769.4  84.5  
    2014Tigers90.6 90.2   77.271.3  83.9  
Total- - -91.388.891.0  92.280.270.7  84.6  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Royals19.3-0.7 6.2-1.4  2.36-1.14 6.01-1.79  
2008Royals14.41.3 1.93.6  1.931.43 1.853.91  
2009Royals1.80.3 4.6-0.2  0.320.54 4.49-0.16  
2010Royals8.52.5 -3.31.9  1.072.80 -4.331.59  
2011Royals4.20.8 1.2-3.8  0.540.71 1.63-4.88  
2013Rangers2.71.8 0.1-0.4  0.912.24 0.17-2.76  
20142 Teams4.11.8 0.6-2.1  0.902.05 0.79-2.93  
    2014Rangers4.42.3 1.5-1.3  1.353.91 2.64-2.38  
    2014Tigers-0.4-0.5 -0.9-0.8  -0.30-1.87 -5.54-4.82  
Total- - -55.07.7 11.2-2.4  1.231.36 1.94-0.41  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Royals5.7     -0.34.6  0.8  
2008Royals15.1    0.01.71.9  3.5  
2009Royals2.10.30.2   0.34.8  -0.7  
2010Royals  9.0   2.9-3.6  2.6  
2011Royals6.2 -2.5   0.61.6  -3.6  
2013Rangers2.3 0.5   1.70.1  -0.3  
20142 Teams4.9 -0.7   0.71.2  -1.1  
    2014Rangers4.1 0.4   1.51.4  -0.3  
    2014Tigers0.8 -1.0   -0.8-0.2  -0.8  
Total- - -36.30.36.5  0.07.710.7  1.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Royals1.58     -2.696.73  1.75  
2008Royals2.09    -4.053.391.32  3.74  
2009Royals0.356.494.81   0.724.12  -0.54  
2010Royals  1.10   3.41-4.83  2.21  
2011Royals1.33 -0.74   0.752.20  -5.10  
2013Rangers1.05 0.65   2.110.20  -1.87  
20142 Teams2.09 -0.30   0.821.53  -1.78  
    2014Rangers2.90 0.19   2.402.44  -0.72  
    2014Tigers0.84 -3.24   -3.29-0.97  -4.93  
Total- - -1.406.490.45  -4.051.741.77  0.20  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Royals26.3 %62.9 %45.6 %60.3 %80.9 %75.3 %52.8 %60.0 %11.0 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Royals27.4 %61.7 %46.1 %55.0 %82.5 %75.1 %54.5 %59.2 %11.4 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Royals30.9 %65.7 %48.2 %60.9 %77.4 %72.1 %49.7 %65.8 %13.2 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Royals30.3 %65.2 %47.4 %71.3 %83.8 %79.7 %49.0 %63.7 %9.5 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Royals26.0 %61.7 %43.6 %70.9 %82.0 %78.7 %49.4 %57.8 %9.1 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2013Rangers32.8 %64.4 %46.7 %71.8 %82.6 %78.4 %44.1 %56.4 %9.3 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
20142 Teams27.8 %65.0 %45.7 %66.3 %84.0 %78.4 %48.0 %63.2 %9.7 %
    2014Rangers29.3 %64.5 %46.5 %60.8 %83.3 %76.1 %48.9 %63.2 %10.9 %
    2014Tigers24.0 %66.7 %43.5 %83.3 %85.7 %85.0 %45.7 %63.3 %6.4 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -28.5 %63.6 %46.1 %65.1 %81.8 %76.7 %50.3 %61.1 %10.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals28.9 %59.7 %46.9 %67.2 %81.1 %77.5 %58.5 %22.8
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Royals29.9 %60.0 %46.1 %60.3 %81.4 %75.0 %53.6 %22.4
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Royals32.6 %60.4 %47.2 %61.2 %77.2 %71.9 %52.6 %23.1
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Royals29.5 %62.3 %46.6 %68.2 %84.8 %79.8 %52.2 %23.0
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Royals22.8 %60.1 %42.9 %69.7 %81.3 %78.5 %54.0 %22.3
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2013Rangers28.2 %62.9 %45.9 %71.7 %81.3 %78.4 %50.9 %24.1
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams26.6 %62.4 %45.3 %64.4 %83.5 %78.1 %52.3 %22.8
    2014Rangers28.2 %62.7 %46.1 %60.3 %82.2 %75.8 %51.9 %22.4
    2014Tigers22.1 %61.6 %43.2 %79.0 %86.9 %85.0 %53.5 %24.2
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -28.3 %61.0 %45.7 %65.4 %81.6 %76.9 %53.3 %22.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2007RoyalsP62069.0491010000 0   .929 
2008RoyalsP63067.1660001100 2   1.000 
2009RoyalsP47053.0251011100 0   .875 
2010RoyalsP66065.29100001100 1   1.000 
2011RoyalsP60060.11110001100 0   1.000 
2013RangersP26023.2110000000 5   1.000 
20142 TeamsP48044.1161100000 0   .875 
    2014RangersP35033.1151100000 0   .857 
    2014TigersP13011.0010000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P3720383.124483124400 8   .960 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2007RoyalsP69.01  023              
2008RoyalsP67.11  102              
2009RoyalsP53.00  000              
2010RoyalsP65.20  011              
2011RoyalsP60.11  012              
2013RangersP23.2-1  00-2              
20142 TeamsP44.10  000              
    2014RangersP33.10  000              
    2014TigersP11.00  000              
Total- - -P383.12  146              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013RangersP23.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
20142 TeamsP44.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)83.3%      (6)
    2014RangersP33.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)83.3%      (6)
    2014TigersP11.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -P383.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)83.3%      (6)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Royals2.60.6-0.30.323.52.3$9.4$0.4
2008Royals3.51.10.81.915.91.6$7.0$0.4
2009Royals2.3-0.10.70.617.61.7$7.8 
2010Royals3.10.21.01.218.61.9$7.7 
2011Royals0.4-0.3-0.3-0.610.01.0$4.6 
2013Rangers0.30.00.00.02.20.2$1.2 
20142 Teams0.50.0-1.1-1.113.71.5$8.3 
    2014Rangers0.70.0-1.0-1.015.01.7$9.1 
    2014Tigers-0.20.0-0.1-0.1-1.3-0.1($0.7) 
Total- - -12.61.60.72.3101.310.3$46.1$0.8

  • $8m / 2 Years (2013 - 2014) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 12/4/2012 (Free Agent)
    • 2013: $2M, 2014: $5.5M
    • 2015 Team Option: $7M ($0.5M buyout)
      • Salary goes up to $8M and the buyout increase to $750K if he finishes 55 in 2014 or 100 games total from 2013 to 2014
    • Incentives: 2013: $500K bonus if on roster one day. 2013: $100K for 30 games, $50K for 35 games, $75K for each 40, 45, 50, and 55 games., $100K for 60 and 65 games in 2013. 2013: $100K for each 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 games finished. 2014: 100K for 1010, 15, 20, 25, $150K for 30,35,40, $200K for 45 and 50, and $250K for 60 games finished. 2015: $250K for 45, 50, 55, and 60 games finished.
    • Other Notes: 2014: $100K increase in 2014 salary for each 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 60, 65, 70 games finished.
    • Agent / Agency: Oscar Suarez
    • Source: texas.rangers.mlb.com
    • Submitted by willl
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  • 2006 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 2, Overall: 2
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: N/A