Juan Soto is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Soto signed with the Nationals as an international free agent in 2015.
In 2018, he made his debut in Major League Baseball and finished as the runner-up for the National League Rookie of the Year Award.
In 2019, he was an essential cog in the Nationals’ machine that ultimately won them their first World Series championship. In 2020, he had a batting average of.351, which earned him the title of National League Batting Champion.
Juan Soto, Sr. and Belkis Pacheco were Soto’s parents, and he was born in Santo Domingo, which is located in the Dominican Republic. He also has a younger brother who is his younger sibling.
Elian, his younger brother, is a third baseman and outfielder who has a verbal agreement to sign with the Nationals organization as an international free agent once he is eligible in January 2023. The signing will take place after Elian becomes eligible for the position.
His father, who worked as a salesman, participated in a men’s baseball league in the community and pushed his son to pursue baseball as a passion.
What is Juan Soto’s Current Salary?
Juan Soto takes home an annual average salary of $17,100,000 as a professional baseball outfielder for the St Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball.