Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, March 24, 2014

Rangers’ Geovany Soto out 10-12 weeks with torn meniscus

0-162 is one step closer to reality.

More bad injury news for the Rangers: starting catcher Geovany Soto will miss 10-12 weeks with a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. He missed time with a foot problem earlier in camp.

Geovany Soto, 31, hit .245/.328/.466 (114 OPS+) with nine doubles and nine home runs in 54 games as A.J. Pierznyski’s backup last season. Texas re-signed him to a one-year, $3.05 million contract over the winter and intended to use him as their starter behind the plate.

With Soto out, catching duties figure to fall on J.P. Arencibia and Robinson Chirinos.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 24, 2014 at 09:38 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: geovany soto, injuries, rangers

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Dale Sams Posted: March 24, 2014 at 10:56 PM (#4676594)
I had no idea that Kinsler was Roma.
   2. Greg K Posted: March 24, 2014 at 11:02 PM (#4676596)
I wonder how many HRs Arencibia can hit while still being a bad player, 25?

What is the record for most HRs by a 0 WAR catcher?
   3. ptodd Posted: March 25, 2014 at 12:32 AM (#4676619)
20. Benjie Molina in 2009. According to B-Ref it was -0.5 WAR John Bateman was next with 10 HR in 1971 @-0.1 WAR

Adam Dunn holds the record for any position with 38 in 2009 and -0.4 WAR.

Just goes to show how undervalued HR have become, The new market inefficiency which is why Bill Beane values HR's now.
   4. Greg K Posted: March 25, 2014 at 09:32 AM (#4676672)
I was going to suggest Arencibia hit 21 in 2013. But he actually had 0.1 WAR. Lame.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.



<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF


Thanks to
for his generous support.


You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: NBA 2016-17 Preseason Thread
(284 - 6:20am, Oct 26)
Last: Alex meets the threshold for granular review

NewsblogOTP 2016 October 24: Breitbart Radio Exclusive: Curt Schilling Joins Breitbart News Rotation Weekdays 9AM to 11AM ET
(435 - 5:28am, Oct 26)
Last: greenback changed his travels

NewsblogArizona Diamondbacks land Red Sox exec Amiel Sawdaye
(27 - 3:49am, Oct 26)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogThe Big League Prospect Who Became a Mob Hit Man - The New York Times
(19 - 1:30am, Oct 26)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 10-25-2016
(18 - 12:49am, Oct 26)
Last: Perry

(804 - 12:43am, Oct 26)
Last: shoewizard

NewsblogEven The Data Thinks The Cubs May Have Been Cursed | FiveThirtyEight
(31 - 12:33am, Oct 26)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogAre statheads responsible for the most exciting postseason in years
(29 - 12:14am, Oct 26)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogA 'Major League' interview with director David S. Ward
(2 - 12:11am, Oct 26)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogHeyman - Kyle Schwarber Expected To Be Activated For World Series
(33 - 10:45pm, Oct 25)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogYankee Stadium being updated with new areas for fans
(12 - 10:17pm, Oct 25)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogChief Wahoo, Cleveland Indians' logo, heads to the World Series. Prepare for outrage. - Chicago Tribune
(51 - 6:37pm, Oct 25)
Last: Greg K

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1998 Ballot
(3 - 6:11pm, Oct 25)
Last: MrC.

Gonfalon CubsBring on the outsourced 5 minute Indians preview
(90 - 4:34pm, Oct 25)
Last: zonk

NewsblogCubs clinching pennant changed mindset that has been around far too long - Chicago Tribune
(29 - 3:28pm, Oct 25)
Last: Moses Taylor, Unwavering Optimist

Page rendered in 0.1281 seconds
47 querie(s) executed