Before the 2016 season, Juan Soto, a 17-year-old outfielder, signed with the Washington Nationals. He rose quickly through the minor league systems, hitting .361 in 45 games for the GCL Nationals in his rookie season.
After that, he was promoted to the Auburn Doubledays, where he batted .429 in 6 games.
In 2017, he was limited to 32 games due to injuries, but he made the most of it, hitting .351/.415/.505 between the Gulf Coast League and Class A Hagerstown Suns.
In 2018, he returned to Hagerstown to begin the season, but he proved to be far too powerful for the South Atlantic League, hitting .373 in 16 games.
He was promoted to the Carolina League’s Potomac Nationals on April 24th, but it was too easy for the teenage phenom, who hit .371 in 15 games.
As a result, he was assigned to the Eastern League’s AA Harrisburg Senators.
When Howie Kendrick went down with an Achilles’ tendon injury on May 19th, the Nats decided there was no point in letting him terrorize that league’s pitchers as well, and they called him up to the nation’s capital, where he was set to become the youngest player in the majors and the first teenager to play for the team since Bryce Harper made his debut before his 20th birthday in 2012.
How Old Is Juan Soto?
Juan Soto is 23 years old. He was born on October 25, 1998.