Nov. 5 1:36 PM PT2:36 PM MT3:36 PM CT4:36 PM ET16:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 CST2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)3:36 PM CT-Soto and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a $3.05 million, one-year contract, a raise of $300,000. Texas acquired Soto in a trade from the Chicago Cubs in July 2012. He was the NL Rookie of the Year in 2008, when he hit .285 with 23 homers for the Cubs. Analysis: Soto hit .245 with nine home runs and 22 RBIs in 54 games this season, then became a free agent. While he was a backup to A.J. Pierzynski, Soto became the primary catcher for Rangers ace Yu Darvish the second half of the season.
Aug. 29 11:59 AM PT12:59 PM MT1:59 PM CT2:59 PM ET14:59 ET18:59 GMT2:59 CST11:59 AM MST1:59 PM EST2:29 PM VEN22:59 UAE1:59 PM CT-Soto had two hits and two RBIs Wednesday in a 12-4 win over the Mariners. Analysis: Soto doesn't play much with A.J. Pierzynski starting.
July 31 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 CST2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Soto had two hits, including a three-run homer, in Texas' 14-11 win in 10 innings over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Analysis: The homer was the second in as many games for the Rangers catcher. He's 8 for 19 (.421) in his last six games.
July 7 12:29 PM PT1:29 PM MT2:29 PM CT3:29 PM ET15:29 ET19:29 GMT3:29 CST12:29 PM MST2:29 PM EST2:59 PM VEN23:29 UAE2:29 PM CT-Soto hit a three-run homer in Saturday's 9-5 win over Houston. Analysis: Soto has just four homers and nine RBIs this season.
May 20 10:44 AM PT11:44 AM MT12:44 PM CT1:44 PM ET13:44 ET17:44 GMT1:44 CST10:44 AM MST12:44 PM EST1:14 PM VEN21:44 UAE12:44 PM CT-Soto went 3 for 5 with a run scored in Sunday's 11-8 win over Detroit. Analysis: Soto has gone 5 for 12 with two homers and four RBIs in the last three games.