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Mario SotoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1988 MLB Years: 1977-1988
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PositionsP-342Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMario Melvin Soto
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 12,1956 [62.154]PlaceBani,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1973 by the Cincinnati Reds.
MLB DebutJuly 21,1977 [21.009]
OrganizationsCIN [14] LAN [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-80
TBC Player ID18270Retrosheet IDsotom001MLBAM ID122547
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cincinnati Reds in 1982-1986,1988
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks40Hittable74SO/BB58vsPower74Hitting23Durability52Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullA---Rel18234.20505000030.0332114018110001.709.90--5.403.300.61.400-
1976nullA+--Rel191371.87260260000197.014254410801240001.136.49--3.655.661.55.650-
1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin16ST201153.07181804000123.0100514266110910101.317.320.444.467.981.79.688-
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36S/R20265.3412102211060.26038361226444001.428.901.783.866.531.69.2505.14
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ST219125.01262426000160.01291028927951215001.407.261.525.346.811.27.429-
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36Rel21102.50514001018.01355113130001.446.500.506.506.501.001.0004.03
1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-Rel22113.9615015000225.0201111318383101.527.201.086.4813.682.11.500-
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36Rel22325.3025025007037.0332522230320001.697.960.487.237.711.07.6004.12
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36S/R231083.0753124131104190.0126726511841826401.105.960.523.978.612.17.5562.91
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST241293.292525010300175.0142696413611514301.167.300.673.147.772.48.5712.89
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST2514132.793534113210257.2202888019712746101.067.060.662.489.573.86.5192.38
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST2617132.703434018300273.2207968228952422201.106.810.923.127.962.55.5673.36
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST271873.533333013000237.01811029326871853001.136.860.993.307.022.13.7203.73
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST2812153.58363609100256.2196109102301042148201.176.871.053.657.502.06.4443.75
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST295104.71191901100105.011361551546673001.519.691.293.945.741.46.3334.67
1987Gulf Coast RedsGCLRkcin-ST30012.38220000011.011830250001.158.74--1.593.972.50.000-
1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-ST300211.91220000011.01716153881002.2113.502.386.356.351.00.000-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0037.15440000022.2282418310131001.6811.121.193.975.161.30.000-
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST30325.12660000031.2341818712111001.459.661.993.413.130.92.6006.19
1988Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-ST31019.0011000003.07630222003.0021.00--6.006.001.00.000-
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36ST31374.6614140310087.0884945828340801.339.100.832.903.521.21.3004.15
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter100923.472972247372132041727.113957326671726571449372001.197.260.893.427.542.21.5210.76
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter36323.5095474810002560.24592692183928441821201.337.370.634.566.711.47.529-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter21204.4261441710002319.02661801573918227619201.407.501.105.137.781.52.512-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1381.98271260000200.014960440821262001.166.71--3.695.671.54.619-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234.20505000030.0332114018110001.709.90--5.403.300.61.400-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter012.38220000011.011830250001.158.74--1.593.972.50.000-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter100923.472972247372132041727.113957326671726571449372001.197.260.893.427.542.21.521-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.473828109231220.0177938522841845301.197.260.893.427.542.21.5200.76
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.503718194001220.018010686151111648101.337.370.634.566.711.47.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin162021461500020011704000.109.128.109.2375051.172.000.022.1111.9633.3317.000.000.000.00
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p201213010001001311100.077.188.077.2651017.091.000.077.1475.8817.653.000.000.000.00
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p2126331500030011215100.152.194.152.3465041.227.000.030.1672.4429.2712.000.000.000.00
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p2152000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p22151000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p22257240001000200000.571.571.5711.142407.800.000.000.5180.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p2354463200000001608000.043.043.043.0862054.067.000.000.0400.0029.630.000.000.000.00
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p2425594400000012406000.068.083.068.1514066.114.000.017.0731.5236.3624.000.000.000.00
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p253784514400500425111000.167.213.214.427184100.237.047.095.2004.0025.006.250.000.0028.57
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p263588611300200126011000.125.135.159.294143100.177.034.045.1331.0026.0026.000.000.0027.27
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p27338751850190002804100.207.205.299.50426692.288.092.092.2220.0030.430.001.0987.0033.33
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p28378331101040012406001.133.143.157.30013190.186.024.036.1351.1126.6724.000.000.009.09
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p292027231001000606000.111.111.148.2594133.143.037.037.1140.0018.180.000.000.0033.33
1987Gulf Coast RedsGCLRkcin-p3022000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-p3022000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         44000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p30612110000000300000.083.083.083.1661012.111.000.000.0740.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36p311422110001003704001.045.160.045.2051029.067.000.136.12010.3424.142.330.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter30353032701311240011166258202.132.152.166.3188815603.189.034.055.0001.8227.5315.090.17530.0021.43
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6684210000500230110100.119.148.119.26710098.182.000.024.0002.0430.6115.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6482210000500229110100.122.151.122.27310096.185.000.024.0002.0830.2114.500.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter30353032701311240011166258202.132.152.166.3188815603.189.034.055.0001.8227.5315.090.17530.0021.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games16228317377111300689131101.132.152.166.318478322.189.034.055.0001.8227.5315.090.17530.0021.43
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622065250001200574225200.119.148.119.267250241.182.000.024.0002.0430.6115.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20P12-6059-114141.0001.170.23-----12100.07.4
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin21P26--916122625.9620.96------26100.019.3
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21P5-18-1--111.0000.200.06-----5100.03.1
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin22P15---3--331.0000.20------15100.011.0
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22P25-3712--331.0000.120.08-----25100.015.5
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23P53-1901225324037.9250.700.19-----5498.132.7
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P25-1751019213129.9351.160.17-----25100.023.1
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P35-2571029314239.9291.110.15-----3794.621.6
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P34-2732228515550.9091.470.18-----3597.121.0
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P33-2371222313734.9191.030.14-----33100.020.4
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P36-25613342-4947.9591.310.18-----3797.322.4
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P19-1053161-2019.9501.000.18-----2095.011.7
1987Gulf Coast Reds GCLRkcin30P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.03.2
1987Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin30P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P6-3126--881.0001.330.26-----6100.03.7
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31P14-87512312017.8501.210.20-----14100.08.7
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P297-172695203228320298.9311.000.17-----2970.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P43--921123130.9680.70------430.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--12--331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2012----------
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2126----------
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin215----------
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2215----------
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2225----------
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2353----------
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2425----------
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2535----------
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2634----------
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2733----------
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2836----------
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2919----------
1987Gulf Coast Reds GCLRkcin302----------
1987Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin302----------
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin306----------
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3114----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1979Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB22000.001002.0000100.000.000.000.004.5000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100002.0000001000.000.000.000.004.5000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin53Special Assistant to the General Manager1629171.562--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Phillies)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-06-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1988-06-20Released by Reds. 
1973-12-03ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll281,071,429-34195++370,78060,0001,071,429
1986Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll291,150,000-35196++386,34760,0002,221,429
1987Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll301,200,000-36196++344,90660,0003,421,429
1988Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll311,200,000-45294++392,10762,5004,621,429
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red