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Joakim SoriaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Free Agent since 2018 MLB Years: 2007-2018
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PositionsP-657Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoakim Agustin Soria
Height6-3Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 18,1984 [34.210]PlaceMonclova,Mexico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2001 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Signing ScoutsMike BritoService Time11.000 (2017)
MLB DebutApril 4,2007 [22.321]
OrganizationsKCA [7] DET [2] TEX [2] CHA [1] LAN [1] MIL [1] PIT [1] SDN [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-4
TBC Player ID22356Retrosheet IDsorij001MLBAM ID465657
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (52.43%) -- Cutter (15.29%) -- Changeup (12.97%) -- Slider (9.66%) -- Curveball (9.57%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.09%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 92.33 - [2017] - 92.87 - [2016] - 92.45 - [2015] - 92.06 - [2014] - 90.27 - [2013] - 90.64 - [2011] - 91.69 - [2010] - 92.25
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts79Walks61Hittable67SO/BB74vsPower67Hitting0Durability88Team.499Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002Gulf Coast DodgersGCLRklan-Rel18003.6040400205.06220060001.2010.80----10.800.00--
2005Mexico City Red Devils DiMexAAA--Rel21504.4830525004066.0753433731604001.6010.180.954.218.141.941.000-
2006Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAsdn14Rel22102.31707002011.253312110000.603.860.771.548.495.501.000-
2006Mexico City Red Devils DiMexAAA--R/CL22003.653903900331537.0371615211301001.309.000.492.687.302.73--
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--R/CL0103.334604600351548.2421918313411001.137.770.552.407.583.151.0003.06
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48R/CL23232.486206200371769.0462019319752000.946.000.392.489.783.95.4002.46
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48CL24231.606306300574267.0391312519661100.865.210.672.548.823.47.4002.98
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48CL25322.214704700413053.0441413516693001.137.470.852.7211.724.31.6002.63
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48CL26121.786606600564365.2531313416713101.057.260.552.199.734.44.3332.44
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48CL27554.036006000472860.0602927717601001.288.951.042.548.953.53.5003.39
2013Arizona RangersArizRktex-ST29000.0011000001.0000001000--------9.000.00--
2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-Rel29000.0040400004.0000004000--------9.000.00--
2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-Rel29000.0020200002.01000030000.504.50----13.500.00--
2013Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0000.0071600007.01000080000.141.29----10.290.00-0.76
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex28Rel29103.8026026009023.2181010214282001.356.850.765.3210.652.001.0003.56
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex28R/CL30132.703503500321733.025121004420000.876.75--1.0811.3410.50.2500.97
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet38Rel30114.9113013005111.013762261001.3610.641.641.644.913.00.5004.95
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet38R/CL31312.854304300352341.0321313811360001.057.021.762.417.903.27.7504.72
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38Rel31002.0229029005126.2237608285001.167.76--2.709.453.50-1.93
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48Rel32584.05700700018166.27031301027682301.459.451.353.649.182.52.3854.27
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca48Rel33433.70590590010156.0492423120644001.237.880.163.2110.293.20.5712.18
2018Chicago White SoxALMLBcha48R/CL34032.564004000291638.2351311210491001.168.150.472.3311.414.90.000-1.09
2018Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil48Rel34314.0926026000022.018111026261101.097.360.822.4510.644.33.750-0.36
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter31352.88639063900381220631.15252172035118968826601.137.450.722.689.763.64.470-0.23
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter603.7687681004115126.1124555310441155001.328.790.713.128.152.611.000-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter504.1071566003715105.01135048942935001.479.660.773.597.952.211.000-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0040400004.0000004000--------9.000.00--
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.31707002011.253312110000.603.860.771.548.495.501.000-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter003.0051400206.06220070001.009.00----10.500.00--
Kansas City Royals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter22262.82427042700266162436.03611441373513447316501.137.420.722.759.723.53.458-
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter233.166106100411756.1432220218702001.076.790.322.8411.053.89.400-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter423.295605600402452.04520191013421001.127.791.732.257.273.23.667-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter032.564004000291638.2351311210491001.168.150.472.3311.414.90.000-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.0229029005126.2237608285001.167.76--2.709.453.50--
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter314.0926026000022.018111026261101.097.360.822.4510.644.33.750-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11122.8822202220013276220.0182757018662399201.137.450.722.689.763.64.478-0.23
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1003.7615110141007126220.0215959217761999001.328.790.713.128.152.611.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan18P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.06.7
2006Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAsdn22P7--11--221.0000.29------7100.05.1
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23P62-69491-1413.9290.210.19-----62100.038.3
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P63-6766-112121.0000.190.18-----63100.038.9
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P47-53251187.8750.150.13-----47100.029.0
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26P66-65910-119191.0000.290.29-----66100.040.7
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P60-60111-112121.0000.200.20-----60100.037.0
2013Arizona Rangers ArizRktex29P1---------------1100.01.8
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex29P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex29P2---------------2100.01.4
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex29P26-2311--221.0000.080.095-100.0-26100.016.0
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex30P35-33151-76.8570.170.18-----35100.021.6
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P13-11-1--111.0000.080.09-10.0-13100.08.0
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P43-4119-110101.0000.230.241-100.0-43100.026.7
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P29-261---111.0000.030.042-100.0-29100.017.9
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32P70-66515--20201.0000.290.302250.0-70100.043.2
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33P59-56116-317171.0000.290.30-----59100.036.4
2018Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34P40-3832--551.0000.130.13-----40100.024.7
2018Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34P26-2224--661.0000.230.272-100.0-26100.016.0
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P639-630478438134131.9780.210.2112380.0-6390.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---1--111.0000.25------40.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7--11--221.0000.29------70.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P5--11--221.0000.40------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan184----------
2006Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAsdn227----------
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2362----------
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2463----------
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2547----------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2666----------
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2760----------
2013Arizona Rangers ArizRktex291----------
2013Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex294----------
2013Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex292----------
2013Texas RangersALMLBtex2926----------
2014Texas RangersALMLBtex3035----------
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet3013----------
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet3143----------
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3129----------
2016Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3270----------
2017Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3359----------
2018Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3440----------
2018Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil3426----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23003.12817001017.114661318100.997.270.521.569.356.003.12.000
2008Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24115.1110010003012.115771214201.4010.950.731.4610.227.005.11.500
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25000.0002-200208.0800100001.009.001.130.000.0000.00.000
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26027.7170700007.01166118101.7114.141.291.2910.298.007.71.000
2011Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27103.2480800208.110331112001.3610.801.081.0812.9612.003.241.000
2012Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB280018.9030300003.11077013013.5527.000.002.708.103.0018.90.000
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.931001000419.2711008010.766.520.000.007.4500.93.000
2014Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB300145.0020200101.04550200006.0036.000.0018.000.000.0045.00.000
2015Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0090900119.1200038000.551.930.002.897.712.670.00.000
2016Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32001.80909000010.09521111001.008.100.900.909.9011.004.50.000
2017Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33002.0890900008.2522116000.735.191.041.046.236.002.08.000
2018Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB34009.0050500004.0944101102.2520.252.250.002.2509.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs233.49783750013298.0100413881389521.159.180.731.198.176.853.77.400
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs0145.0020200101.0455020006.0036.000.0018.000.000.0045.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs92000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-10-30RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.165  
2018-08-24RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL34.098Team Roster on 2018-08-24
2018-08-10RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right quadriceps strain34.084Team Roster on 2018-08-10
2018-07-26RPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from White Sox to Brewers for Kodi Medeiros and Wilber Perez34.069Team Roster on 2018-07-26
2018-01-04RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Royals to White Sox in 3-team trade33.231Team Roster on 2018-01-04
2017-09-16RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.121Team Roster on 2017-09-16
2017-08-18RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained left oblique33.092Team Roster on 2017-08-18
2015-12-15RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 3-year contract for 2016-2018 ($24m) 7--8--9 Mutual Option for 2019 at $10m with $1m buyout31.211Team Roster on 2015-12-15
2015-11-03CLFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.169  
2015-07-31CLPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Tigers to Pirates for JaCoby Jones31.074Team Roster on 2015-07-31
2014-11-01CLDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractTigers exercised option for 2015 ($7m)30.167Team Roster on 2014-11-01
2014-09-10RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.115Team Roster on 2014-09-10
2014-08-11RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left oblique30.085Team Roster on 2014-08-11
2014-08-10RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left oblique30.084Team Roster on 2014-08-10
2014-07-23RPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rangers to Tigers for Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson30.066Team Roster on 2014-07-23
2013-07-08RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.051Team Roster on 2013-07-08
2013-07-03RPTexas RangersFrisco (AA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab29.046Team Roster on 2013-07-03
2013-06-28PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab29.041Team Roster on 2013-06-28
2013-06-26PTexas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Arizona Rangers (Rk) for rehab29.039Team Roster on 2013-06-26
2013-06-20PTexas RangersFrisco (AA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab29.033Team Roster on 2013-06-20
2013-06-09PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL29.022Team Roster on 2013-06-09
2013-03-31PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 right elbow surgery28.317Team Roster on 2013-03-31
2012-12-04PTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract ($8m) Option year for 201528.200Team Roster on 2012-12-04
2012-10-31PFree Agent -Free Agent--Option declined, declared a free agent28.166  
2012-05-03PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL27.350Team Roster on 2012-05-03
2012-04-04RPKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Elbow surgery27.321Team Roster on 2012-04-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-06-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-05-11InjuredDisabled -- Sore right shoulder 
2008-02-20ContractSigned by Royals (1-year) 
2007-06-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-05-26InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder 
2004-10-12Released by Dodgers 
2003-09-08On disabled list 
2001-10-31ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll23380,000-73737-2,459,737380,000380,000
2008Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24426,500-53218422,696,252390,000806,500
2009Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll251,000,000-41319482,746,792400,0001,806,500
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll263,000,000-268870++2,812,412400,0004,806,500
2011Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll274,000,000-216176++2,722,607414,0008,806,500
2013Texas RangersTeam Payroll292,000,000-34617613,023,990490,00010,806,5002012-12-04 - Signed to 2-year contract ($8m) Option year for 2015
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll305,500,000-1971379++3,256,497500,00016,306,500
2014Texas RangersTeam Payroll305,500,000-197879++3,256,497500,00016,306,500
2015Detroit TigersTeam Payroll317,000,0009178981++3,571,283507,50023,306,5002014-11-01 - Tigers exercised option for 2015 ($7m)
2015Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll317,000,0009178881++3,571,283507,50023,306,5002014-11-01 - Tigers exercised option for 2015 ($7m)
2016Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll327,000,00010171981++3,498,245507,50030,306,5002015-12-15 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2016-2018 ($24m) 7--8--9 Mutual Option for 2019 at $10m with $1m buyout
2017Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll338,000,00011146784++3,651,709535,00038,306,500
2018Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll349,000,000-118386++4,360,045545,00047,306,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red