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Geovany Soto

Geovany (Ponce) Soto

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: January 20, 1983 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
High Schools: American Military Academy (Guaynabo, PR), Rio Piedras (Rio Piedras, PR)

Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 11th round of the 2001 MLB June Amateur Draft from American Military Academy (Guaynabo, PR).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2008: Rated #47 Prospect
Prospect Ratings by BaseballProspectus.com:
Pre-2008: Rated #37 Prospect

Major League Stats


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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2001 18 -1.2 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 41 169 150 18 39 16 0 1 20 1 0 15 33 .260 .339 .387 .726 58 3 3 1 0 1
2002 19 -0.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- CHC 45 180 161 25 44 10 2 3 24 0 2 13 36 .273 .335 .416 .751 67 2 3 1 2 1
2002 19 -0.5 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 44 175 156 24 42 10 2 3 24 0 2 13 35 .269 .333 .417 .750 65 2 3 1 2 1
2002 19 -2.1 Boise NORW A- CHC 1 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 2 0 0 0 0 0
2003 20 -2.7 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 89 340 297 26 72 12 2 2 38 0 0 31 58 .242 .313 .316 .629 94 10 2 4 6 0
2004 21 -3.2 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 104 381 332 47 90 16 0 9 48 1 2 40 71 .271 .355 .401 .756 133 10 5 1 3 1
2004 21 Mesa AZFL Fal
2004 21 Santurce PRWL FgW
2005 22 -5.3 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 91 345 292 30 74 14 0 4 39 0 1 48 77 .253 .357 .342 .699 100 15 0 3 2 0
2005 22 Arecibo PRWL FgW
2005 22 -7.4 CHC NL MLB CHC 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 23 -3.8 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 108 391 342 34 93 21 0 6 38 0 1 41 74 .272 .353 .386 .739 132 10 3 3 2 2
2006 23 -6.2 CHC NL MLB CHC 11 26 25 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 .200 .231 .240 .471 6 0 1 0 0 0
2007 24 -3.0 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 110 449 385 75 136 31 3 26 109 0 0 53 94 .353 .424 .652 1.076 251 12 1 1 9 0
2007 24 -5.0 CHC NL MLB CHC 18 60 54 12 21 6 0 3 8 0 0 5 14 .389 .433 .667 1.100 36 1 0 0 1 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 25 -3.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 141 563 494 66 141 35 2 23 86 0 1 62 121 .285 .364 .504 .868 249 11 2 0 5 6
2009 26 2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-Rk CHC 4 14 12 2 4 1 0 2 6 0 0 2 5 .333 .429 .917 1.345 11 0 0 0 0 0
2009 26 5.8 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 1 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 2 0 0 0 0 0
2009 26 1.4 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 3 11 9 2 3 0 0 2 4 0 0 2 4 .333 .455 1.000 1.455 9 0 0 0 0 0
2009 26 -2.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 102 389 331 27 72 19 1 11 47 1 0 50 77 .218 .321 .381 .702 126 19 3 0 5 3
2010 27 -1.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 105 387 322 47 90 19 0 17 53 0 1 62 83 .280 .393 .497 .890 160 5 0 0 3 4
2011 28 3.6 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC 2 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 28 -0.8 CHC NL MLB CHC 125 474 421 46 96 26 0 17 54 0 0 45 124 .228 .310 .411 .721 173 12 6 0 2 3
2012 29 0.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-TEX 99 361 324 45 64 12 1 11 39 1 0 30 76 .198 .270 .343 .613 111 12 3 2 2 1
2012 29 2.2 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 5 17 16 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .188 .235 .313 .548 5 1 1 0 0 0
2012 29 0.6 CHC NL MLB CHC 52 197 176 26 35 6 1 6 14 0 0 19 35 .199 .284 .347 .631 61 6 2 0 0 1
2012 29 0.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 47 164 148 19 29 6 0 5 25 1 0 11 41 .196 .253 .338 .591 50 6 1 2 2 0
2013 30 1.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 54 184 163 20 40 9 0 9 22 1 2 20 60 .245 .328 .466 .794 76 2 0 1 0 0
2014 31 5.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TEX 16 55 51 6 13 4 0 1 3 0 0 4 16 .255 .309 .392 .701 20 1 0 0 0 0
2014 31 2.3 2 Teams AL MLB OAK-TEX 24 87 80 8 20 6 0 1 11 0 0 6 19 .250 .302 .363 .665 29 6 0 1 0 0
2014 31 6.9 Frisco TL AA TEX 6 22 19 4 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 .368 .455 .474 .928 9 0 0 0 0 0
2014 31 4.4 Round Rock PCL AAA TEX 10 33 32 2 6 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 10 .188 .212 .344 .556 11 1 0 0 0 0
2014 31 2.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 10 38 38 5 9 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 11 .237 .237 .368 .605 14 3 0 0 0 0
2014 31 2.3 OAK AL MLB OAK 14 49 42 3 11 4 0 0 8 0 0 6 8 .262 .354 .357 .711 15 3 0 1 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2015 32 3.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 78 210 187 20 41 8 0 9 21 0 1 21 63 .219 .301 .406 .708 76 2 1 1 0 0
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 758 2742 2402 292 590 141 4 101 343 3 5 301 642 .246 .331 .434 .765 1042 70 16 5 18 17
Minors (11 seasons) Minors 615 2348 2045 264 568 127 7 54 325 2 6 247 470 .278 .357 .426 .783 871 64 18 14 24 5
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1373 5090 4447 556 1158 268 11 155 668 5 11 548 1112 1913 134 34 19 42 22
Rk (3 seasons) Minors 86 347 309 42 82 27 2 4 46 1 2 28 69 .265 .336 .405 .741 125 5 6 2 2 2
AA (4 seasons) Minors 115 421 367 53 100 18 0 11 53 1 2 45 82 .272 .357 .411 .769 151 10 5 1 3 1
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 324 1235 1067 142 312 70 3 37 188 0 2 143 260 .292 .375 .468 .842 499 39 5 7 13 2
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2001 18 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 1B 12 113 106 5 2 12 .982 9.25
2001 18 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 3B 2 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.50
2001 18 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC C 18 160 139 18 3 1 .981 8.72 4 24 10 29%
2001 18 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC LF 2
2001 18 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC OF 2 3 2 0 1 0 .667 1.00
2002 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A- CHC C 11 88 84 3 1 0 .989 7.91 1 6 3 33%
2002 19 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 1B 7 44 43 1 0 7 1.000 6.29
2002 19 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC C 10 82 78 3 1 0 .988 8.10 1 6 3 33%
2002 19 Boise NORW A- CHC C 1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 0 0 0
2003 20 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 3B 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
2003 20 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC C 79 687 617 61 9 5 .987 8.58 7 60 21 26%
2004 21 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 1B 1 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
2004 21 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC C 102 932 837 89 6 11 .994 9.08 14
2005 22 Iowa PCL AAA CHC C 87 86 747.1 738 672 62 4 8 .995 8.84 8.44 11 70 30 30%
2006 23 Iowa PCL AAA CHC C 102 96 853.2 789 712 69 8 9 .990 8.23 7.66 3 93 37 28%
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2006 23 CHC NL MLB CHC C 7 55.0 71 66 4 1 0 .986 11.45 10.00 0 5 0 0%
2007 24 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 1B 22 20 176.1 175 159 15 1 23 .994 8.88 7.91
2007 24 Iowa PCL AAA CHC C 74 71 615.2 512 471 38 3 6 .994 7.44 6.88 7 42 19 31%
2007 24 CHC NL MLB CHC C 16 122.0 119 109 10 0 0 1.000 8.78 7.44 0 10 4 29%
2008 25 CHC NL MLB CHC C 136 1150.0 1071 1011 55 5 9 .995 8.34 7.84 5 69 25 27%
2009 26 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC C 3 3 18.0 19 19 0 0 0 1.000 9.50 6.33 0 0 1 100%
2009 26 CHC NL MLB CHC C 96 811.0 775 720 50 5 9 .994 8.55 8.02 3 59 23 28%
2010 27 CHC NL MLB CHC C 104 847.0 811 762 45 4 7 .995 8.57 7.76 2 74 21 22%
2011 28 Tennessee SOUL AA CHC C 2 2 14.0 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 3.50 0 0 1 100%
2011 28 CHC NL MLB CHC C 122 1042.0 994 899 82 13 7 .987 8.47 8.04 5 85 36 30%
2012 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CHC-TEX C 96 807.0 759 714 37 8 3 .989 8.38 7.82 2 65 21 24%
2012 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC C 4 4 26.0 27 25 2 0 0 1.000 9.35 6.75 0 3 3 50%
2012 29 CHC NL MLB CHC C 52 445.0 388 356 25 7 2 .982 7.71 7.33 1 37 14 27%
2012 29 TEX AL MLB TEX C 44 362.0 371 358 12 1 1 .997 9.20 8.41 1 28 7 20%
2013 30 TEX AL MLB TEX 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2013 30 TEX AL MLB TEX C 53 431.0 424 395 27 2 3 .995 8.81 7.96 1 24 10 29%
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2014 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA TEX C 11 11 74.0 60 55 5 0 1 1.000 7.30 5.45 0 7 4 36%
2014 31 2 Teams AL MLB OAK-TEX C 24 205.0 213 194 16 3 3 .986 9.22 8.75 0 13 10 43%
2014 31 Frisco TL AA TEX C 4 4 27.0 27 26 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 6.75 0 4 0 0%
2014 31 Round Rock PCL AAA TEX C 7 7 47.0 33 29 4 0 1 1.000 6.32 4.71 0 3 4 57%
2014 31 TEX AL MLB TEX C 10 88.0 93 91 2 0 0 1.000 9.51 9.30 0 5 1 17%
2014 31 OAK AL MLB OAK C 14 117.0 120 103 14 3 3 .975 9.00 8.36 0 8 9 53%
2015 32 CHW AL MLB CHW C 73 53 487.1 427 398 24 5 1 .988 7.79 5.78 5 21 9 30%
MLB (10 seasons) MLB C 727 53 5957.1 5664 5268 350 46 42 .992 8.49 7.73 23 425 159 27%
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 1B 42 20 176.1 335 311 21 3 42 .991 8.88 7.90
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 3 4 1 2 1 0 .750 1.00
Minors (11 seasons) Minors C 493 273 2348.2 4019 3637 348 34 41 .992 8.19 8.08 47 305 129 30%
All Levels (4 Seasons) 1B 42 20 176.1 335 311 21 3 42 .991 8.88 7.90
All Levels (3 Seasons) 3B 4 1.0 4 1 2 1 0 .750 0.00 0.75
All Levels (15 Seasons) C 1220 326 8306.0 9683 8905 698 80 83 .992 8.40 7.87 70 730 288 28%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
2001 18 AZL Cubs Arizona League Rk
2002 19 AZL Cubs Arizona League Rk
2002 19 Boise Hawks Northwest League A-
2003 20 Daytona Cubs Florida State League A+
2004 21 Mesa Solar Sox Arizona Fall League Fal
2004 21 Santurce Puerto Rican Winter League FgW
2004 21 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Southern League AA 2004-04-08 2004-09-06
2005 22 Arecibo Puerto Rican Winter League FgW
2005 22 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2005-04-07 2005-09-05
2005 22 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2005-09-23 2005-09-23
2006 23 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2006-04-06 2006-08-31
2006 23 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2006-09-03 2006-09-30
2007 24 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2007-04-05 2007-08-31
2007 24 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2007-07-13 2007-09-30
2008 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2008-03-31 2008-09-26
2009 26 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2009-04-06 2009-10-04
2009 26 AZL Cubs Arizona League Rk 2009-08-01 2009-08-01
2009 26 Tennessee Smokies Southern League AA 2009-08-03 2009-08-05
2010 27 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2010-04-05 2010-09-18
2011 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2011-04-01 2011-09-27
2011 28 Tennessee Smokies Southern League AA 2011-05-27 2011-05-28
2012 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 2012-04-05 2012-07-30
2012 29 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA 2012-06-11 2012-06-17
2012 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB 2 2012-08-02 2012-10-03
2013 30 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 2013-04-07 2013-09-29
2014 31 Round Rock Express Pacific Coast League AAA 2014-07-04 2014-08-05
2014 31 Frisco RoughRiders Texas League AA 2014-07-10 2014-07-15
2014 31 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 2014-07-18 2014-08-20
2014 31 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 2 2014-08-26 2014-09-28
2015 32 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 2015-04-03 2015-09-29
2015 32 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 2015-04-06 2015-09-29
2015 32 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 2 2015-04-06 2015-09-29
2015 32 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 3 2015-04-06 2015-09-29

Sabr ID: 211d6962

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