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Joakim Soria
ERA S K
3.29 1 52
Team: Kansas CityHt / Wt: 6-3 / 200 NFBC ADP: 567.10
Position: RPBorn: 5/18/1984 Birthplace: Monclova, Mexico
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Dodgers (2005)


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July 23 9:37 AM PT10:37 AM MT11:37 AM CT12:37 PM ET12:37 ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST12:07 PM VEN20:37 UAE11:37 AM CT-Joakim Soria walked one and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 7-2 on Saturday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.29 ERA and 1.22 WHIP on the season.
July 22 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox 7-6 on Friday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 3.38 ERA and 1.23 WHIP on the season.
July 20 12:48 PM PT1:48 PM MT2:48 PM CT3:48 PM ET15:48 ET19:48 GMT3:48 12:48 PM MST2:48 PM EST3:18 PM VEN23:48 UAE2:48 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Wednesday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.46 ERA and 1.26 WHIP on the season.
July 17 8:12 AM PT9:12 AM MT10:12 AM CT11:12 AM ET11:12 ET15:12 GMT23:12 8:12 AM MST10:12 AM EST10:42 AM VEN19:12 UAE10:12 AM CT-Joakim Soria blew his sixth save, allowing one run on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Sunday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 3.55 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
July 9 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET12:00 ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST11:30 AM VEN20:00 UAE11:00 AM CT-Joakim Soria blew his fifth save, allowing one run on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Saturday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.41 ERA and 1.27 WHIP on the season.
July 6 7:55 AM PT8:55 AM MT9:55 AM CT10:55 AM ET10:55 ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST10:25 AM VEN18:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Seattle Mariners 9-6 on Wednesday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 3.25 ERA and 1.28 WHIP on the season.
July 4 10:22 AM PT11:22 AM MT12:22 PM CT1:22 PM ET13:22 ET17:22 GMT1:22 10:22 AM MST12:22 PM EST12:52 PM VEN21:22 UAE12:22 PM CT-Joakim Soria recorded his first save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Monday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 3.34 ERA and 1.31 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Soria being given the opportunity to shut the door will not become a regular thing anytime soon. Closer Kelvin Herrera had pitched the previous two days.
July 2 6:12 PM PT7:12 PM MT8:12 PM CT9:12 PM ET21:12 ET1:12 GMT9:12 6:12 PM MST8:12 PM EST8:42 PM VEN5:12 UAE (+1)8:12 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Sunday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.44 ERA and 1.35 WHIP on the season.
July 1 5:03 PM PT6:03 PM MT7:03 PM CT8:03 PM ET20:03 ET0:03 GMT8:03 5:03 PM MST7:03 PM EST7:33 PM VEN4:03 UAE (+1)7:03 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-6 on Saturday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.55 ERA and 1.39 WHIP on the season.
June 28 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET23:20 ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST10:50 PM VEN7:20 UAE (+1)10:20 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Wednesday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.66 ERA and 1.44 WHIP on the season.
June 24 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET17:21 ET21:21 GMT5:21 2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST4:51 PM VEN1:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.77 ERA and 1.45 WHIP on the season.
June 24 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET0:20 ET4:20 GMT12:20 9:20 PM MST11:20 PM EST11:50 PM VEN8:20 UAE11:20 PM CT-Joakim Soria improved to 4-2, allowing two runs on three hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.90 ERA and 1.50 WHIP on the season.
June 22 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET10:49 ET14:49 GMT22:49 7:49 AM MST9:49 AM EST10:19 AM VEN18:49 UAE9:49 AM CT-Joakim Soria improved to 3-2, allowing no hits over 1.0 scoreless inning, as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 3.41 ERA and 1.41 WHIP on the season.
June 17 10:59 AM PT11:59 AM MT12:59 PM CT1:59 PM ET13:59 ET17:59 GMT1:59 10:59 AM MST12:59 PM EST1:29 PM VEN21:59 UAE12:59 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Friday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.54 ERA and 1.46 WHIP on the season.
June 16 12:16 PM PT1:16 PM MT2:16 PM CT3:16 PM ET15:16 ET19:16 GMT3:16 12:16 PM MST2:16 PM EST2:46 PM VEN23:16 UAE2:16 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Thursday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.67 ERA and 1.48 WHIP on the season.
June 11 9:29 AM PT10:29 AM MT11:29 AM CT12:29 PM ET12:29 ET16:29 GMT0:29 9:29 AM MST11:29 AM EST11:59 AM VEN20:29 UAE11:29 AM CT-Joakim Soria allowed one run on two hits and one walk in 0.2 innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Diego Padres 12-6 on Saturday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.81 ERA and 1.50 WHIP on the season.
June 9 10:28 AM PT11:28 AM MT12:28 PM CT1:28 PM ET13:28 ET17:28 GMT1:28 10:28 AM MST12:28 PM EST12:58 PM VEN21:28 UAE12:28 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Houston Astros 6-1 on Thursday. Soria struck out three, ending the game with a 3.55 ERA and 1.42 WHIP on the season.
June 8 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Houston Astros 7-5 on Wednesday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.70 ERA and 1.48 WHIP on the season.
June 6 6:48 AM PT7:48 AM MT8:48 AM CT9:48 AM ET9:48 ET13:48 GMT21:48 6:48 AM MST8:48 AM EST9:18 AM VEN17:48 UAE8:48 AM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Houston Astros 7-3 on Monday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.75 ERA and 1.50 WHIP on the season.
June 3 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed two runs on three hits in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 12-5 on Saturday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 3.80 ERA and 1.52 WHIP on the season.
May 30 9:17 AM PT10:17 AM MT11:17 AM CT12:17 PM ET12:17 ET16:17 GMT0:17 9:17 AM MST11:17 AM EST11:47 AM VEN20:17 UAE11:17 AM CT-Joakim Soria fell to 2-2, allowing four runs on three hits and two walks without recording an out, as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Detroit Tigers 10-7 on Monday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 3.18 ERA and 1.46 WHIP on the season.
May 27 5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Saturday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 1.59 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season.
May 26 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET23:09 ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST10:39 PM VEN7:09 UAE (+1)10:09 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed one hit and one walk without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Friday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 1.66 ERA and 1.29 WHIP on the season.
May 23 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET22:20 ET2:20 GMT10:20 7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST9:50 PM VEN6:20 UAE (+1)9:20 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed two hits without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Yankees 6-2 on Tuesday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 1.74 ERA and 1.26 WHIP on the season.
May 21 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Sunday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 1.83 ERA and 1.22 WHIP on the season.
May 20 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET0:25 ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST11:55 PM VEN8:25 UAE11:25 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed two hits without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Friday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 1.93 ERA and 1.23 WHIP on the season.
May 12 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Joakim Soria improved to 2-1, allowing no hits over 1.0 scoreless inning, as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Friday. Soria did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 2.16 ERA and 1.14 WHIP on the season.
May 10 12:54 PM PT1:54 PM MT2:54 PM CT3:54 PM ET15:54 ET19:54 GMT3:54 12:54 PM MST2:54 PM EST3:24 PM VEN23:54 UAE2:54 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 on Tuesday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 2.30 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
May 8 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET23:37 ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST11:07 PM VEN7:37 UAE (+1)10:37 PM CT-Joakim Soria allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Monday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 2.45 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
May 6 5:34 PM PT6:34 PM MT7:34 PM CT8:34 PM ET20:34 ET0:34 GMT8:34 5:34 PM MST7:34 PM EST8:04 PM VEN4:34 UAE (+1)7:34 PM CT-Joakim Soria blew his third save, allowing one run on three hits in 1.0 inning, as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Saturday. Soria struck out two, ending the game with a 2.63 ERA and 1.32 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Soria failed to hold a 1-0 lead in the eighth when he allowed Jason Kipnis' two-out RBI single. He's allowed five runs in his last 3 2/3 innings after opening the season with 10 scoreless innings.
May 6 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET0:06 ET4:06 GMT12:06 9:06 PM MST11:06 PM EST11:36 PM VEN8:06 UAE11:06 PM CT-Joakim Soria did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday. Soria struck out three, ending the game with a 2.13 ERA and 1.18 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 29 2:12 PM PT3:12 PM MT4:12 PM CT5:12 PM ET17:12 ET21:12 GMT5:12 2:12 PM MST4:12 PM EST4:42 PM VEN1:12 UAE (+1)4:12 PM CT-Joakim Soria fell to 1-1, allowing four runs - three earned - on three hits and one walk in 0.2 innings, as the Kansas City Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 6-4 on Friday. Soria struck out one, ending the game with a 2.53 ERA and 1.41 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2007 KC 2 3 17 - 21 62 0 0 69.0 46 20 19 3 19 3 75 0.94 2.48
2008 KC 2 3 42 - 45 63 0 0 67.1 39 13 12 5 19 1 66 0.86 1.60
2009 KC 3 2 30 - 33 47 0 0 53.0 44 14 13 5 16 1 69 1.13 2.21
2010 KC 1 2 43 - 46 66 0 0 65.2 53 13 13 4 16 1 71 1.05 1.78
2011 KC 5 5 28 - 35 60 0 0 60.1 60 29 27 7 17 0 60 1.28 4.03
2013 Tex 1 0 0 - 0 26 0 0 23.2 18 10 10 2 14 2 28 1.35 3.80
2014 Tex 1 3 17 - 19 35 0 0 33.1 25 12 10 0 4 1 42 0.87 2.70
2014 Det 1 1 1 - 1 13 0 0 11.0 13 7 6 2 2 1 6 1.36 4.91
2014 Tot 2 4 18 - 20 48 0 0 44.1 38 19 16 2 6 2 48 0.99 3.25
2015 Det 3 1 23 - 26 43 0 0 41.0 32 13 13 8 11 1 36 1.05 2.85
2015 Pit 0 0 1 - 4 29 0 0 26.2 23 7 6 0 8 0 28 1.16 2.03
2015 Tot 3 1 24 - 30 72 0 0 67.2 55 20 19 8 19 1 64 1.09 2.53
2016 KC 5 8 1 - 8 70 0 0 66.2 70 31 30 10 27 0 68 1.46 4.05
2017 KC 4 2 1 - 7 43 0 0 41.0 36 16 15 1 14 1 52 1.22 3.29
Career 28 30 204 - 245 557 0 0 558.2 459 185 174 47 167 12 601 1.12 2.80


Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2014 Det Total 0 1 0 - 1 2 0 0 1.0 4 5 5 0 2 1 0 45.00
    LDS 0 1 0 - 1 2 0 0 1.0 4 5 5 0 2 1 0 45.00
2015 Pit Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.00
    WC 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.00
Career 0 1 0 - 1 3 0 0 2.0 4 5 5 0 3 1 3 22.50


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 376 96 90 93.2 50.67
Curveball 83 74 68 71 11.19
Slider 48 86 77 81.1 6.47
Split-Finger 235 92 85 88.3 31.67

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