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Portrait of Giovanni Soto

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 23)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
33.3 5.08 1.55 25 2 2 0 -0.2
Birth Date5-18-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age23 years, 5 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.22014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 TGR Rk 13 6 45.7 4.41 104 .228 .234 .318 .331 .246 .286 100 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2009 are Wnt 1 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 LKC A 6 6 31.0 6.51 60 .239 .257 .329 .394 .261 .242 102 -1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.2
2010 WMI A 16 16 82.7 4.68 99 .224 .258 .334 .381 .257 .316 102 8.3 0.8 8.3 0.8
2010 CAR Wnt 3 0 2.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 SJU Wnt 2 0 2.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 KIN A+ 15 11 64.0 4.05 110 .242 .246 .316 .376 .250 .297 96 5.2 0.5 5.2 0.5
2011 IND Rk 3 1 5.0 0.51 191 .219 .262 .336 .370 .265 .308 103 2.7 0.3 2.7 0.3
2012 AKR AA 22 22 121.3 4.98 87 .257 .264 .332 .394 .261 .292 99 3.8 0.4 3.8 0.4
2012 CAR Wnt 11 0 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .097 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 COH AAA 9 1 8.7 5.88 71 .282 .251 .329 .381 .256 .333 103 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2013 PUR int 2 0 3.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 AKR AA 37 0 53.0 3.60 121 .222 .259 .323 .387 .260 .291 102 9.2 1.0 9.2 1.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2009 are Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 3 1 2 0 0% .500 13.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 2.00 4.50 0.0 0.0
2009 TGR Rk 4 0 1 13 6 45.7 33 20 37 0 56% .286 6.5 3.9 0.0 7.3 1.16 1.18 0.4 0.0
2010 CAR Wnt 1 0 0 3 0 2.7 0 2 1 0 0% .000 0.0 6.7 0.0 3.3 0.74 0.00 0.0 0.0
2010 SJU Wnt 0 0 0 2 0 2.7 2 1 1 0 0% .286 6.7 3.3 0.0 3.3 1.11 0.00 0.0 0.0
2010 WMI A 6 6 0 16 16 82.7 75 25 76 2 61% .316 8.2 2.7 0.2 8.3 1.21 2.61 8.3 0.8
2010 LKC A 3 2 0 6 6 31.0 22 11 31 5 50% .242 6.4 3.2 1.5 9.0 1.06 3.77 -1.7 -0.2
2011 IND Rk 0 0 0 3 1 5.0 4 1 7 0 62% .308 7.2 1.8 0.0 12.6 1.00 1.80 2.7 0.3
2011 KIN A+ 4 4 0 15 11 64.0 56 21 64 5 53% .297 7.9 3.0 0.7 9.0 1.20 3.23 5.2 0.5
2012 AKR AA 6 9 0 22 22 121.3 111 49 100 10 55% .292 8.2 3.6 0.7 7.4 1.32 3.93 3.8 0.4
2012 CAR Wnt 1 0 1 11 0 15.3 4 8 19 1 0% .097 2.3 4.7 0.6 11.2 0.78 1.17 0.0 0.0
2013 COH AAA 0 1 0 9 1 8.7 8 9 8 0 58% .333 8.3 9.3 0.0 8.3 1.96 5.19 -0.6 -0.1
2013 PUR int 0 0 0 2 0 3.7 3 2 2 0 0% .250 7.4 4.9 0.0 4.9 1.36 2.45 0.0 0.0
2014 AKR AA 0 2 1 37 0 53.0 45 12 49 2 59% .291 7.6 2.0 0.3 8.3 1.08 3.23 9.2 1.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-25 2014-05-16 Minors 21 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2013-05-22 2013-09-05 Minors 106 0 - Back - -
2013-04-26 2013-05-15 Minors 19 0 - Back -
2011-06-06 2011-08-24 Minors 79 71 Left Elbow Inflammation Ulnar Nerve - -
2010-08-22 2010-09-05 Minors 14 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-07-01 2010-07-17 Minors 16 0 Left Elbow Sprain -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 3.2 2.9 0 10 10 50.0 43 20 38 5 .259 1.25 3.77 4.1 5.6 0.6
80o 2.7 2.7 0 9 9 44.0 41 19 33 5 .274 1.35 4.21 4.57 2.5 0.3
70o 2.4 2.6 0 8 8 39.9 39 18 30 5 .285 1.43 4.53 4.93 0.6 0.1
60o 2.1 2.5 0 7 7 36.4 37 17 28 5 .294 1.49 4.82 5.23 -0.6 -0.1
50o 1.9 2.4 0 6 6 33.2 35 16 25 4 .302 1.55 5.08 5.53 -1.6 -0.2
40o 1.6 2.2 0 6 6 30.1 33 16 23 4 .311 1.62 5.36 5.82 -2.4 -0.2
30o 1.4 2.1 0 5 5 26.9 31 14 20 4 .320 1.69 5.66 6.15 -3.0 -0.3
20o 1.2 1.9 0 5 5 23.3 28 13 18 3 .331 1.78 6.02 6.54 -3.4 -0.4
10o 0.9 1.6 0 4 4 18.4 24 11 14 3 .347 1.90 6.53 7.09 -3.6 -0.4
Weighted Mean1.82.306632.53416254.3001.545.045.48-1.4-0.1

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152471002626154166821142052.3031.615.345.809.74.86.61.2-1.4
20162581002828170177761322252.3011.494.795.219.44.07.01.2-0.5
20172681002626157164701212252.2981.494.865.299.44.06.91.3-0.6
201827570191911111355891552.2971.515.035.469.14.47.21.2-0.6
201928680212112613256981652.3031.494.805.229.44.07.01.1-0.4
2020297802222129133551001652.2991.454.645.049.33.87.01.1-0.1
2021307802222130133521011652.2971.434.504.899.23.67.01.10.1
202231670212112512851961652.2971.444.534.929.23.76.91.20.1
202332670202011711947901452.2961.424.474.869.23.66.91.10.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
26.79.97.612.911.849.2

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 91)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 97 Chuck Lofgren 2009 0.00 DNP
2 95 Anthony Ranaudo 2013 0.00 DNP
3 95 Aaron Miller 2011 0.00 DNP
4 95 Matt Magill 2013 8.13
5 95 Wily Peralta 2012 2.48
6 94 Alex Cobb 2011 3.59
7 94 Austin Wright 2013 0.00 DNP
8 94 Scott Barnes 2011 0.00 DNP
9 94 Donnie Veal 2008 0.00 DNP
10 94 Omar Poveda 2011 0.00 DNP
11 94 Brandon Workman 2012 0.00 DNP
12 93 Blake Wood 2009 0.00 DNP
13 93 Erik Johnson 2013 5.20
14 93 Andres Santiago 2013 0.00 DNP
15 93 Ricky Romero 2008 0.00 DNP
16 93 Michael Stutes 2010 0.00 DNP
17 93 Adam Conley 2013 0.00 DNP
18 93 Anthony Swarzak 2009 6.56
19 92 Ariel Pena 2012 0.00 DNP
20 92 Kelvin De La Cruz 2012 0.00 DNP
21 92 Juan Nicasio 2010 0.00 DNP
22 92 Rob Rasmussen 2012 0.00 DNP
23 92 Tyson Ross 2010 5.49
24 92 Sammy Solis 2012 0.00 DNP
25 92 Maikel Cleto 2012 7.00
26 92 Deryk Hooker 2012 0.00 DNP
27 92 Dimasther Delgado 2012 0.00 DNP
28 92 Simon Castro 2011 0.00 DNP
29 92 Tyler Pill 2013 0.00 DNP
30 92 D.J. Mitchell 2010 0.00 DNP
31 92 Deck McGuire 2012 0.00 DNP
32 91 Erik Goeddel 2012 0.00 DNP
33 91 Jorge Reyes 2011 0.00 DNP
34 91 Kasey Kiker 2011 0.00 DNP
35 91 Drew Gagnon 2013 0.00 DNP
36 91 Nik Turley 2013 0.00 DNP
37 91 Ross Detwiler 2009 5.11
38 91 Mike Rayl 2012 0.00 DNP
39 91 Antonio Bastardo 2009 6.85
40 91 Felix Doubront 2011 6.10
41 91 Jeremy Bleich 2010 0.00 DNP
42 91 Aaron Northcraft 2013 0.00 DNP
43 91 Jose Arredondo 2007 0.00 DNP
44 91 C.J. Riefenhauser 2013 0.00 DNP
45 91 Trey McNutt 2013 0.00 DNP
46 91 Jensen Lewis 2007 2.45
47 90 Steve Garrison 2010 0.00 DNP
48 90 Joshua Slaats 2012 0.00 DNP
49 90 Chris Reed 2013 0.00 DNP
50 90 Chris Withrow 2012 0.00 DNP
51 90 Dae-Eun Rhee 2012 0.00 DNP
52 90 P.J. Walters 2008 0.00 DNP
53 90 Bobby Parnell 2008 5.40
54 90 Lance Broadway 2007 1.74
55 90 Casey Crosby 2012 9.49
56 90 Alex Colome 2012 0.00 DNP
57 90 Garrett Richards 2011 7.07
58 90 Chris Dwyer 2011 0.00 DNP
59 90 Graham Stoneburner 2011 0.00 DNP
60 90 Sean Nolin 2013 40.50
61 90 David Rollins 2013 0.00 DNP
62 90 Alex Torres 2011 4.50
63 90 Dallas Buck 2008 0.00 DNP
64 90 Dan Cortes 2010 5.06
65 90 Tyler Herron 2010 0.00 DNP
66 90 Brandon Erbe 2011 0.00 DNP
67 90 Andrew Chafin 2013 0.00 DNP
68 90 Lance Lynn 2010 0.00 DNP
69 90 Brett Marshall 2013 4.50
70 90 David Bromberg 2011 0.00 DNP
71 90 Kevin Slowey 2007 5.26
72 90 Trevor Reckling 2012 0.00 DNP
73 90 Matt Loosen 2012 0.00 DNP
74 90 Jake Arrieta 2009 0.00 DNP
75 89 J.C. Ramirez 2012 0.00 DNP
76 89 Michael Kirkman 2010 1.65
77 89 Gregory Nappo 2012 0.00 DNP
78 89 Chris Mason 2008 0.00 DNP
79 89 Luis Marte 2010 0.00 DNP
80 89 Ben Snyder 2009 0.00 DNP
81 89 James Gillheeney 2011 0.00 DNP
82 89 Frank Garces 2013 0.00 DNP
83 89 Eric Jokisch 2013 0.00 DNP
84 89 Dan Straily 2012 4.35
85 89 Jordan Zimmermann 2009 5.03
86 89 Carlos Carrasco 2010 4.03
87 89 Justin Grimm 2012 9.00
88 89 Michael O'Brien 2013 0.00 DNP
89 89 Jake McGee 2010 1.80
90 89 Nick Tepesch 2012 0.00 DNP
91 89 Kyle Weiland 2010 0.00 DNP
92 89 Brett Wallach 2012 0.00 DNP
93 89 Jeurys Familia 2013 4.22
94 89 James Adkins 2009 0.00 DNP
95 89 Burch Smith 2013 6.44
96 89 Jonny Venters 2008 0.00 DNP
97 89 Zachary Nuding 2013 0.00 DNP
98 89 Tyler Jones 2013 0.00 DNP
99 89 Jose Cisnero 2012 0.00 DNP
100 89 Zach Cates 2013 0.00 DNP

Platoon

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2011 A southpaw who arrived from Detroit in the Jhonny Peralta trade, Giovanni Soto is a 6-foot-3, 155-pound stick figure with good control and a breaking ball who could become a prospect if he adds weight and the corresponding velocity.

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  Title Author Date
PECOTA Takes on Prospects: Introduction: I Now Pronounce You Scout and StatAndrew Koo2014-04-15
Playoff Prospectus: How the ALCS Squads Were BuiltR.J. Anderson2012-10-16
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 25Kevin Goldstein2010-05-26


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Giovanni Soto threw 16 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in The World Baseball Classic. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (74mph) and Change (74mph).