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 July of 2015, Soto became a member of the Washington Nationals organization after signing with them as an international free agent.
In 2016, he made his debut with the Nationals of the Gulf Coast League, which is the rookie level of the Gulf Coast League. He went on to be voted the Most Valuable Player of the Gulf Coast League after hitting.368 with five home runs and 32 runs batted in (RBIs).
In September of 2016, he received a promotion to play for the Auburn Doubledays of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League for the remainder of the 2016 season, which comprised a few games.
He played in six games for the Doubledays and had a.429 batting average with nine hits, three doubles, and one run batted in. At the end of the 2016 campaign, he ended with a batting average of.368, five home runs, and 32 RBIs.
Soto was placed on the disabled list after suffering an ankle injury while sliding into home during a game on May 2, 2017, with the Hagerstown Suns of the Class A South Atlantic League. In 2017, Soto was promoted to play with the Hagerstown Suns after getting off to a strong start with the team.
What Teams are Interested in Juan Soto?
The Major League Baseball (MLB) teams interested in Juan Soto are the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Miami Marlins, and Tampa Bay Rays.