Juan Soto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nationals' Juan Soto becomes youngest player to win National League batting title

    Federal Baseball "Davey Martinez was concerned about Juan Soto, when the Washington Nationals’ 21-year-old outfielder was stuck in quarantine after a positive test for COVID-19 on the morning of the season opener back in late July. That followed a separate period in which he was forced..." September 28

  • Nationals' Juan Soto scratched vs. Braves with left elbow soreness

    ESPN "Nationals left fielder Juan Soto was scratched from the lineup for Friday's Game 1 doubleheader loss to the Braves because of a sore left elbow and also did not start the second game. Soto's exit took away one of baseball's top hitters and came one..." September 05

  • 9 stars who might be better than ever

    MLB.com "Wait, you thought Gerrit Cole couldn’t get even better? This season is proving otherwise. As good as Cole’s 2019 season was -- 326 strikeouts and a 2.50 ERA in 212 1/3 innings -- he’s at least as good, and possibly better, in 2020. He’s far from alone. One of..." August 22

  • Fernando Tatis Jr. and Juan Soto are breaking baseball's unwritten rules. Isn't it great?

    ESPN "I thought we were over all this stuff. If Jose Bautista's home run and bat flip in the 2015 playoffs was the zenith of baseball's culture wars and "play the game the right way" zealots, it seemed we had come around on the issue. Starting in the 2018 postseason and..." August 18

  • Nationals reinstate Juan Soto after positive COVID-19 test on Opening Day

    Federal Baseball "After four days off from regular season games, the Washington Nationals return to action later tonight against National League East foes in the New York Mets. The break was anything but welcome. It came under troubling circumstances as a wave of..." August 04

  • Nationals' Juan Soto cleared to play after testing positive for COVID-19 on Opening Day

    Yardbarker "The Washington Nationals are getting a key member of their lineup back in the coming weeks.  According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, star outfielder Juan Soto has been cleared to play after testing positive for the coronavirus on Opening Day.  " July 29

  • Juan Soto Receives Consecutive Negative Tests

    NBC Washington "Nationals outfielder Juan Soto has received negative results on consecutive MLB-administered coronavirus tests, clearing one of the major hurdles standing in the way of him returning to the field. Despite previous reports, manager Davey Martinez announced in a Zoom press conference Tuesday that..." July 29

  • Juan Soto Reportedly Receiving Conflicting Test Results

    MLB Trade Rumors "Nationals star Juan Soto is currently out due to a positive COVID-19 test, meaning he needs consecutive negatives before he’ll be allowed to return to action. It seems he’s currently registering mixed results in testing, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports on..." July 28

  • Juan Soto could be cleared by MLB soon

    Larry Brown Sports "Juan Soto appears to be inching closer to a return after being sidelined due to a positive coronavirus test. According to Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post, Soto received a lab-confirmed negative test result on Saturday.  " July 26

  • All Nationals players test negative for COVID-19 following Juan Soto’s positive

    NBC Washington "None of the players on the Nationals’ roster tested positive for the coronavirus after leftfielder Juan Soto was scratched from Opening Night on Thursday due to a positive test, manager Davey Martinez announced in a Zoom press conference Saturday. The Nationals took the tests on..." July 26

  • Juan Soto has tested negative on instant coronavirus tests

    Larry Brown Sports "Juan Soto’s 2020 MLB season debut was spoiled on Thursday when he tested positive for the coronavirus, but there could be a reason for some optimism. Soto, who is said to be asymptomatic, reportedly had multiple negative coronavirus tests when he did instant tests.  " July 24

  • Nationals Star OF Juan Soto Tests Positive For COVID-19, Won’t Play Tonight

    The Spun "Juan Soto, one of baseball’s biggest young stars, will not play on Opening Night. The Washington Nationals star has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. He will be unable to play in the season opener against the New York Yankees. ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan broke..." July 23

  • Nationals’ Juan Soto was not able to swing bat during quarantine

    Larry Brown Sports "Many MLB players could be rusty to begin the shortened 2020 season, but it sounds like Washington Nationals slugger Juan Soto may have had more challenges than others with trying to stay in game shape this offseason. Soto, who had a breakout season in 2019, said this week that he was..." July 17

  • Nationals' Juan Soto isolating under coronavirus protocol

    Yardbarker "Star Nationals outfielder Juan Soto is not presently participating in summer camp, per Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post (via Twitter). He is isolating after having contact with a teammate that tested positive for COVID-19. There’s no indication to this point that..." July 07

  • Remembering Juan Soto's 'First' Career Moonshot 2 Years Ago Today to Crush the Yankees

    12 Up "Juan Soto was a star for the Washington Nationals the moment he arrived in town as a teenager. He also made a bit of history when it comes to the circumstances surrounding his first career home run. That "first" dinger came before his May 18, 2018 major..." May 15

  • A Battle Of NL East Superstars

    MLB Trade Rumors "We’ve seen two of the brightest young offensive stars in baseball emerge in the National League East over the past couple years. The Braves’ Ronald Acuna Jr. and the Nationals’ Juan Soto have been enormously successful since they made their debuts in 2018,..." April 30