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Joakim Soria
Birthdate: 5/18/1984 (32 y, 10 m, 4 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/170     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 Rule 5 Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 2, Overall: 2, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $25M / 3 Years (2016 - 2018) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Royals manager Ned Yost said he'll monitor Soria's usage more carefully, giving the reliever more rest between appearances, Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star reports. (9/10/2016)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Soria had a horrible season with the Royals last year, especially near the end when they needed him the most with several pitchers on the DL. Over the last month, he posted a 5.79 ERA with three blown saves. Even with the bad end to 2016, Soria needs to reverse his recent trend of an increasing walk rate (1.2 to 2.5 to 3.7 free passes per nine innings) and home run rate (0.4 to 1.1 to 1.4 home runs per nine). Soria could get some saves if Kelvin Herrera gets hurt or struggles. He is a serviceable setup man, but his only fantasy value is in deep leagues where every setup man is rostered by owners hunting for potential saves. (Jeff Zimmerman)

The Quick Opinion: The last month of last season put a damper on Soria's campaign. With the Royals bullpen depleted, he could be in line for saves if Kelvin Herrera can't keep the closer's role.

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Padres (A)7000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Royals62000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2008Royals63000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2009Royals47000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2010Royals66000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011Royals60000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Rangers (R)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Rangers (AA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Rangers (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Rangers26000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
20142 Teams48000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2014Rangers35000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2014Tigers13000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2014Tigers2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
20152 Teams72000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2015Tigers43000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2015Pirates29000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2015Pirates1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2016Royals70000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -514000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Postseason- - -3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Padres (A)7000000000000000000.000
2007Royals62000000000000000000.000
2008Royals63000000000000000000.000
2009Royals47000000000000000000.000
2010Royals66000000000000000000.000
2011Royals60000000000000000000.000
2013Rangers (R)1000000000000000000.000
2013Rangers (AA)4000000000000000000.000
2013Rangers (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2013Rangers26000000000000000000.000
20142 Teams48000000000000000000.000
    2014Rangers35000000000000000000.000
    2014Tigers13000000000000000000.000
2014Tigers2000000000000000000.000
20152 Teams72000000000000000000.000
    2015Tigers43000000000000000000.000
    2015Pirates29000000000000000000.000
2015Pirates1000000000000000000.000
2016Royals70000000000000000000.000
Total- - -514000000000000000000.000
Postseason- - -3000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Padres (A)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303     .331 
2008Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300     .328 
2009Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2013Rangers (R)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Rangers (AA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Rangers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
20142 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2014Rangers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2014Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
20152 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2015Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
    2015Pirates0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Pirates0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
Total- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2007Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2008Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2009Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2010Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2011Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
20142 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2014Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2014Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
20152 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2015Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
    2015Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2015Pirates0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Royals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2007Royals0000000000
2008Royals0000000000
2009Royals0000000000
2010Royals0000000000
2011Royals0000000000
2013Rangers0000000000
20142 Teams0000000000
    2014Rangers0000000000
    2014Tigers0000000000
2014Tigers0000000000
20152 Teams0000000000
    2015Tigers0000000000
    2015Pirates0000000000
2015Pirates0000000000
2016Royals0000000000
Total- - -0000000000
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2007Royals       0  
2008Royals       0  
2009Royals       0  
2010Royals       0  
2011Royals       0  
2013Rangers       0  
20142 Teams       0  
    2014Rangers       0  
    2014Tigers       0  
2014Tigers          
20152 Teams       0  
    2015Tigers       0  
    2015Pirates       0  
2015Pirates          
2016Royals          
Total- - -       0  
Postseason- - -          

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007Royals        
2008Royals        
2009Royals        
2010Royals        
2011Royals        
2013Rangers        
20142 Teams        
    2014Rangers        
    2014Tigers        
20152 Teams        
    2015Tigers        
    2015Pirates        
2016Royals        
Total- - -        

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Royals              
2008Royals              
2009Royals              
2010Royals              
2011Royals              
2013Rangers              
20142 Teams              
    2014Rangers              
    2014Tigers              
20152 Teams              
    2015Tigers              
    2015Pirates              
2016Royals              
Total- - -              

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Royals             
2008Royals             
2009Royals             
2010Royals             
2011Royals             
2013Rangers             
20142 Teams             
    2014Rangers             
    2014Tigers             
20152 Teams             
    2015Tigers             
    2015Pirates             
2016Royals             
Total- - -             

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007Royals              
2008Royals              
2009Royals              
2010Royals              
2011Royals              
2013Rangers              
20142 Teams              
    2014Rangers              
    2014Tigers              
20152 Teams              
    2015Tigers              
    2015Pirates              
2016Royals              
Total- - -              

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Royals             
2008Royals             
2009Royals             
2010Royals             
2011Royals             
2013Rangers             
20142 Teams             
    2014Rangers             
    2014Tigers             
20152 Teams             
    2015Tigers             
    2015Pirates             
2016Royals             
Total- - -             

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Royals             
2008Royals             
2009Royals             
2010Royals             
2011Royals             
2013Rangers             
20142 Teams             
    2014Rangers             
    2014Tigers             
20152 Teams             
    2015Tigers             
    2015Pirates             
2016Royals             
Total- - -             

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007Royals         
2007Average23.7 %66.0 %45.5 %58.8 %88.2 %80.7 %51.5 %58.7 %8.7 %
2008Royals         
2008Average24.9 %65.4 %45.4 %61.6 %87.9 %80.7 %50.5 %58.6 %8.7 %
2009Royals         
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Royals         
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Royals         
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2013Rangers         
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
20142 Teams         
    2014Rangers         
    2014Tigers         
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
20152 Teams         
    2015Tigers         
    2015Pirates         
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Royals         
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -         

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Royals        
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Royals        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Royals        
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Royals        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Royals        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2013Rangers        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams        
    2014Rangers        
    2014Tigers        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
20152 Teams        
    2015Tigers        
    2015Pirates        
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Royals        
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -        

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 
20152 TeamsP72067.2290001100 3   1.000 
    2015TigersP43041.0190001100 1   1.000 
    2015PiratesP29026.2100000000 2   1.000 
2016RoyalsP70066.25150000000 2   1.000 
Total- - -P5140517.231723125500 13   .972 

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              
20152 TeamsP67.20  011              
    2015TigersP41.00  011              
    2015PiratesP26.20  000              
2016RoyalsP66.21  002              
Total- - -P517.23  159              

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)
20152 TeamsP67.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (7)
    2015TigersP41.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (7)
    2015PiratesP26.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
2016RoyalsP66.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (2)80.0%      (5)100.0%    (10)
Total- - -P517.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)33.3%     (3)87.5%      (8)95.7%    (23)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2007Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0
2008Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0
2009Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2010Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
20142 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2014Rangers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2014Tigers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
20152 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2015Tigers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2015Pirates0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2016Royals0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - -0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$1

  • $25m / 3 Years (2016 - 2018) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 12/7/2015 (Free Agent)
    • 2016: $7M, 2017: $8M, 2018: $9M
    • 2019 Mutual Option: $10M ($1M buyout)
    • Incentives: $4,000,000 incentives package each year; achieved based on games started and/or games finished
    • Agent / Agency: Oscar Suarez
    • Originally Reported By: Jerry Crasnick
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $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