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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-18-1991
Height6' 2"
Weight210 lbs
Age25 years, 3 months, 6 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
2013
2014
0.02015
0.02016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2015 CLE MLB 6 0 3.3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .256 104 8.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 69% .231 .158 0.90 3.10 0.00 104 4.37 0.0
CareerMLB603.30003000.2561048.10.00.00.069%.231.1580.903.100.001044.370.0

Statistics for All Levels

'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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 TGR Rk 13 6 45.7 4 0 1 33 20 37 0 .246 100 6.5 3.9 0.0 7.3 56% .286 .228 1.16 3.02 1.18
2009 are Wnt 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 .000 13.5 4.5 0.0 9.0 0% .500 .000 2.00 4.41 4.50
2010 LKC A 6 6 31.0 3 2 0 22 11 31 5 .261 102 6.4 3.2 1.5 9.0 50% .242 .239 1.06 5.16 3.77
2010 WMI A 16 16 82.7 6 6 0 75 25 76 2 .257 102 8.2 2.7 0.2 8.3 61% .316 .224 1.21 3.21 2.61
2010 CAR Wnt 3 0 2.7 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .000 0.0 6.7 0.0 3.3 0% .000 .000 0.74 4.29 0.00
2010 SJU Wnt 2 0 2.7 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 .000 6.7 3.3 0.0 3.3 0% .286 .000 1.11 3.17 0.00
2011 KIN A+ 15 11 64.0 4 4 0 56 21 64 5 .250 96 7.9 3.0 0.7 9.0 53% .297 .242 1.20 3.56 3.23
2011 IND Rk 3 1 5.0 0 0 0 4 1 7 0 .265 103 7.2 1.8 0.0 12.6 62% .308 .219 1.00 2.17 1.80
2012 AKR AA 22 22 121.3 6 9 0 111 49 100 10 .261 99 8.2 3.6 0.7 7.4 55% .292 .257 1.32 4.03 3.93
2012 CAR Wnt 11 0 15.3 1 0 1 4 8 19 1 .000 2.3 4.7 0.6 11.2 0% .097 .000 0.78 3.26 1.17
2013 COH AAA 9 1 8.7 0 1 0 8 9 8 0 .256 103 8.3 9.3 0.0 8.3 58% .333 .282 1.96 4.47 5.19
2013 PUR int 2 0 3.7 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 .000 7.4 4.9 0.0 4.9 0% .250 .000 1.36 3.95 2.45
2014 AKR AA 37 0 53.0 0 2 1 45 12 49 2 .258 103 7.6 2.0 0.3 8.3 59% .291 .221 1.08 2.73 3.23
2015 CLE MLB 6 0 3.3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .256 104 8.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 69% .231 .158 0.90 3.10 0.00
2015 COH AAA 46 1 53.7 2 1 2 35 29 51 1 .250 109 5.9 4.9 0.2 8.6 58% .248 .201 1.19 3.18 2.68
2015 CAR Wnt 5 2 15.0 0 2 0 14 7 8 0 .000 8.4 4.2 0.0 4.8 0% .298 .000 1.40 3.18 2.40
2016 IOW AAA 30 0 43.3 1 3 0 44 28 49 3 .270 9.1 5.8 0.6 10.2 57% .350 .293 1.66 4.60 4.78

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
2015 44 0.6364 0.5227 0.8696 0.6786 0.2500 1.0000 0.2500 0.1304
Career440.63640.52270.86960.67860.2510.250.1304

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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

Year Team Salary
2016 CLE $
2015 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 31 d1 year (2016)

Details
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/16. Acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 4/11/16 after being DFA by Cleveland 4/3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Cleveland 9/4/15.
  • Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Detroit 7/28/10.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2009 (21-630) (Advanced Central College HS, Carolina, P.R.).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .222 .222 .222 .153
11 vs R (Multi) .250 .250 .250 .169
18 Split (Multi) -.028 -.028 -.028 -.016
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .222 .222 .222 .153
31 vs R (2015) .250 .250 .250 .169
38 Split (2015) -.028 -.028 -.028 -.016
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

Giovanni Soto is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastChristopher Crawford2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastNicolas Stellini2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastMatthew Trueblood2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastJames Fegan2016-04-13
Transaction Analysis: The Ghosts of Bros PastRian Watt2016-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of December 18-20Mark Anderson2015-12-21
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: The September Crash CourseBP Prospect Staff2015-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: The September Crash CourseBP Fantasy Staff2015-09-09
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Exes and OltsR.J. Anderson2015-09-08
Every Team's Moneyball: Detroit Tigers: Dealing DombrowskiNick Shlain2015-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Puerto Rican Winter League PitchersJeff Moore2014-12-31
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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Giovanni Soto has thrown 90 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Curve (81mph) and Change (76mph).