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Biography Data
Positions: P-695, 1B-44, OF-25
Proper Name: Rafael Soriano
Born: December 19, 1979 (36.048)
Place San Jose, Dominican Republic
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 175 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
College:
Drafted: 1996 -- Signed as free agent by Seattle Mariners
MLB Debut:May 10,2002 (22.143)
Service Time:12.105 (2015)
TBC Player ID:7618
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-09-06 - Released by Cubs More
Prospect Ranks:[2003]MLB #27 SEA #1 [2002]MLB #30 SEA #2 [2001]SEA #9 [2000]SEA #7
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs (2015-06-09)
Organizations:SEA, ATL, TBA, NYA, WAS, CHN
Signed by:Ramon De los Santos
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (48.96%) -- Slider (27.02%) -- Cutter (12.94%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (10.53%) -- Curveball (0.47%) -- Changeup (0.08%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 90.83 - [2014] - 91.24 - [2013] - 91.37 - [2012] - 92.28 - [2011] - 92.19 - [2010] - 92.65


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-09-06RPFAMLBReleased by Cubs---
    2015-09-02Chicago CubsRPDFAChicago CubsMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2015-09-02Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-08-06Chicago CubsRPDL-15Chicago CubsMLBDL-15 Right shoulder inflammation40man
    2015-07-20Chicago CubsRPActive-MLBChicago CubsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2015-07-16Chicago CubsRPMinorsIowaAAAAssigned to Iowa (AAA)---
    2015-07-06Chicago CubsRPMinorsTennesseeAAAssigned to Tennessee (AA)---
    2015-06-09Chicago CubsRPMinorsChicago CubsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014
    2014-11-01RPFAMLBTeam option declined, declared free agent---
    2013
    2013-01-15Washington NationalsRPActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2013-2014 ($28m) 40man
    2012
    2012-11-01-PFA-MLBOpted out of contract, elected free agency---
    2012-05-07New York YankeesCLActive-MLBNew York YankeesMLB40man
    2011
    2011-01-14New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    2009
    2009-12-11Tampa Bay RaysTampa Bay RaysMLB---
    2008
    2008-01-24Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2007
    2007-01-16Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2006
    2006-01-04Seattle MarinersSeattle MarinersMLB---
    2005
    2005-01-01Seattle MarinersSeattle MarinersMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Yankees
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Braves to Rays for Jesse Chavez
    Signed by Braves (2-years)
    Signed by Braves to avoid arbitration
    Traded by Mariners to Braves for Horacio Ramirez
    Signed by Mariners
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 1996.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Chicago Cubs$ 507,500784350$ 507,500$ 3,574,087
    2014Washington Nationals$ 12,072,65877392$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Washington Nationals$ 11,742,09174492$ 490,000$ 3,017,2752013-01-15 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2013-2014 ($28m)
    2012New York Yankees$ 11,000,00069993$ 480,000$ 2,952,482
    2011New York Yankees$ 10,000,00077992$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-01-14 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2011-2013 ($35m)
    2010Tampa Bay Rays$ 7,250,000122587$ 400,000$ 2,812,594
    2009Atlanta Braves$ 6,350,000141783$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-12-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($7.25m)
    2008Atlanta Braves$ 2,650,000284969$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-24 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2008-2009 ($9m) Avoided arbitration
    2007Atlanta Braves$ 1,200,0003881252$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($1.2m)
    2006Seattle Mariners$ 450,0005141736$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-01-04 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.45m) Avoided arbitration
    2005Seattle Mariners$ 340,0006142332$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.34m)
    2004Seattle Mariners$ 335,0005872534$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Seattle Mariners$ 300,000703340$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Seattle Mariners$ 200,000757370$ 200,000$ 2,011,045

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