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Joakim Soria
Birthdate: 5/18/1984 (30 y, 3 m, 15 d)     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: Soria (oblique) plans to throw Monday, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports. (8/31/2014)
Injury: Oblique, 15-Day DL



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
2014Steamer431165065.08.263.011.03.29075.1 %  3.613.82 0.5
2014Oliver22 41040.08.863.410.91.29074.3 %  3.413.68 0.4
2014ZiPS32 43040.79.733.101.11.30574.4 %  3.763.59 0.4
20142 Teams241741037.210.751.430.48.31462.2 %39.6 %4.9 %3.582.072.741.3
    2014Rangers131735033.111.341.080.00.29160.0 %38.8 %0.0 %2.701.062.221.7
    2014Tigers110604.16.234.154.15.42168.6 %42.9 %20.0 %10.389.826.71-0.4
2014ZiPS (R)10 707.09.782.350.82.31574.0 %  3.263.03 0.1
2014ZiPS (U)34 48044.010.611.570.53.34566.0 %  3.542.21 1.4
2014Steamer (R)000606.08.782.360.91.29077.6 %  2.983.38 0.1
2014Steamer (U)241747044.010.471.560.54.31162.6 %  3.502.25 1.3
Total- - -16191773650376.29.892.560.67.27479.5 %42.7 %7.4 %2.602.863.1810.1


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
2014Steamer433.61650  11  65.0276612826722 2  60
2014Oliver223.41410     40.016735171541512  39
2014ZiPS323.76430     40.7 361817514112044
20142 Teams243.5841000170237.216035181526221045
    2014Rangers132.7035000170233.113325121004110042
    2014Tigers1110.3860000004.12710652211103
2014ZiPS (R)103.2670     7.0 63212 0  7
2014ZiPS (U)343.54480     44.0 41191738 2  52
2014Steamer (R)002.9860  0  6.02552212 0  6
2014Steamer (U)243.50470  17  44.018540201738 2  51
Total- - -16192.603650001771522376.21539295117109281071016132414

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 %90873.68
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Steamer8.263.012.751.0321.6 %7.9 %13.7 %.2421.27.29075.1 %  3.82
2014Oliver8.863.412.600.9123.4 %9.0 %14.4 %.2331.26.29074.3 %  3.68
2014ZiPS9.733.103.141.11   .2391.23.30574.4 %  3.59
20142 Teams10.751.437.500.4828.1 %3.8 %24.4 %.2301.09.31462.2 %88522.07
    2014Rangers11.341.0810.500.0031.6 %3.0 %28.6 %.1950.87.29160.0 %66271.06
    2014Tigers6.234.151.504.1511.1 %7.4 %3.7 %.4172.77.42168.6 %2632509.82
2014Average7.712.932.630.8820.3 %7.7 %12.6 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.84
2014ZiPS (R)9.782.354.160.82   .2401.15.31574.0 %  3.03
2014ZiPS (U)10.611.576.760.53   .2471.10.34566.0 %  2.21
2014Steamer (R)8.782.363.730.91   .2341.14.29077.6 %  3.38
2014Steamer (U)10.471.566.700.54   .2311.10.31162.6 %  2.25
Total- - -9.892.563.870.6726.9 %7.0 %19.9 %.2081.07.27479.5 %61672.86

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 Teams1.0221.7 %39.6 %38.7 %19.5 %4.9 %7.1 %0.0 %2.24722.74
    2014Rangers1.0624.7 %38.8 %36.5 %19.4 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %1.81592.22
    2014Tigers0.909.5 %42.9 %47.6 %20.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %4.761756.71
Total- - -1.1018.5 %42.7 %38.7 %11.9 %7.4 %8.9 %15.4 %2.71763.18

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2007Royals6769355441113816981079
2008Royals746824763073516941045
2009Royals535624552010308597905
2010Royals8260296810273837161099
2011Royals7067361174073766641040
2013Rangers291710342110175267442
20142 Teams42412383103205403608
    2014Rangers33312163102165338503
    2014Tigers9102200014065105
Total- - -417378181453726455217940396218

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 Teams0.48-4.114.59-1.45-0.101.581.451.571.4280.030.27176
    2014Rangers0.40-3.433.833.310.371.581.471.511.5130.48-0.22154
    2014Tigers0.08-0.680.76-4.76-0.471.531.341.981.365-0.440.4922
Total- - -16.69-37.6554.3577.437.801.851.681.691.61846.672.3717936

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 Teams65.8% (90.2)12.5% (77.9) 11.0% (69.3)10.8% (84.5)  1.0%
    2014Rangers65.7% (90.1)11.8% (77.9) 11.6% (69.1)11.0% (84.5)  0.4%
    2014Tigers66.3% (90.4)15.8% (77.7) 7.9% (70.6)9.9% (84.2)  3.8%
Total- - -72.1% (91.3)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 Teams31.1 % 34.7 %   12.5 %11.2 %  9.5 %   
    2014Rangers28.4 % 37.8 %   12.3 %11.5 %  9.5 %   
    2014Tigers43.8 % 20.0 %   13.3 %9.5 %  9.5 %   
Total- - -45.6 %0.1 %25.8 %  0.0 %7.7 %10.6 %  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 Teams90.2 90.0   77.869.7  84.4  
    2014Rangers90.0 90.0   77.769.4  84.5  
    2014Tigers90.5 90.1   77.971.6  84.1  
Total- - -91.388.891.0  92.280.370.7  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 Teams3.11.7 0.4-2.6  0.792.22 0.65-4.01  
    2014Rangers4.62.3 1.5-1.3  1.393.94 2.64-2.38  
    2014Tigers-1.5-0.7 -1.1-1.3  -2.18-4.16 -13.80-12.97  
Total- - -54.17.6 11.1-2.9  1.231.37 1.94-0.50  

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 Teams3.6 -0.5   0.61.0  -1.7  
    2014Rangers4.2 0.4   1.51.4  -0.4  
    2014Tigers-0.5 -0.9   -0.9-0.4  -1.3  
Total- - -35.10.36.7  0.07.610.5  0.6  

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 Teams1.93 -0.23   0.791.51  -2.88  
    2014Rangers2.92 0.23   2.432.42  -0.74  
    2014Tigers-1.14 -4.45   -6.47-3.75  -13.14  
Total- - -1.376.490.46  -4.051.761.77  0.11  

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 Teams28.0 %64.9 %45.9 %62.8 %84.0 %77.3 %48.4 %61.3 %10.2 %
    2014Rangers29.3 %64.5 %46.5 %60.8 %83.3 %76.1 %48.9 %63.2 %10.9 %
    2014Tigers22.2 %67.4 %43.0 %75.0 %87.1 %83.7 %46.0 %51.9 %6.7 %
2014Average31.1 %65.5 %46.6 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %45.0 %60.7 %9.3 %
Total- - -28.5 %63.5 %46.2 %64.7 %81.8 %76.5 %50.4 %60.9 %10.6 %

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 %62.9 %45.5 %61.0 %83.3 %77.0 %52.0 %22.7
    2014Rangers28.2 %62.7 %46.1 %60.3 %82.2 %75.8 %51.9 %22.4
    2014Tigers18.8 %64.2 %42.6 %66.7 %88.2 %83.7 %52.5 %24.7
2014Average29.9 %63.0 %46.1 %63.1 %87.5 %79.4 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -28.4 %61.0 %45.8 %65.0 %81.5 %76.8 %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 TeamsP41037.2151100000 0   .857 
    2014RangersP35033.1151100000 0   .857 
    2014TigersP604.1000000000 0   .000 
Total- - -P3650376.224473124400 8   .959 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2007RoyalsP69.01  023              
2008RoyalsP67.11  102              
2009RoyalsP53.00  000              
2010RoyalsP65.20  011              
2011RoyalsP60.11  012              
2013RangersP23.2-1  00-2              
20142 TeamsP37.20  000              
    2014RangersP33.10  000              
    2014TigersP4.10  000              
Total- - -P376.22  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 TeamsP37.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)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)
Total- - -P376.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)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 Teams0.1-0.2-1.0-1.211.81.3$7.2 
    2014Rangers0.70.0-1.0-1.015.21.7$9.2 
    2014Tigers-0.6-0.20.0-0.2-3.4-0.4($1.9) 
Total- - -12.31.30.82.199.510.1$45.0$0.8

SeasonTeamAgeWLGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%ERAFIPRA9-WARWAR
2014Oliver302241040.08.863.410.91.29074.3 %3.413.680.40.4
2015Oliver312237035.08.693.321.02.28976.1 %3.583.790.40.3
2016Oliver322237035.08.723.081.03.28675.5 %3.593.700.40.3
2017Oliver332238036.08.483.241.00.28774.3 %3.493.770.30.3
2018Oliver342237036.08.603.031.01.29076.1 %3.543.690.40.4

  • $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