Juan Soto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Juan Soto’s NL MVP chase: What bringing the trophy back to Dominican Republic would mean to Nationals slugger

    The Athletic "Nationals star Juan Soto has imagined the glory of returning home to the Dominican Republic a champion again. Not as the winner of the National League batting title, which he was last year and could be this season. Nor as a World Series victor, which he was in 2019. September 27

  • Mets' Marcus Stroman: Juan Soto 'The Best Hitter I've Ever Faced,' Should Win NL MVP

    Bleacher Report "New York Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman weighed in on the National League MVP race Saturday and had high praise for a division rival. Stroman tweeted that Washington Nationals star Juan Soto is "the best hitter I've ever faced in my life for sure." September 25

  • Juan Soto Is The Dark-Horse NL MVP Candidate Who Looks Like Ted Williams 2.0

    Bleacher Report "If you haven't paid a single unit of attention to the Washington Nationals in the past several months, well, who could blame you? The 2019 World Series champions have the fifth-worst record in baseball, have already been eliminated from the postseason and traded away what felt like..." September 20

  • Is Juan Soto the best player in baseball?

    Clutch Points "This baseball season has been taken over by young talent, with players like Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Fernando Tatis Jr., and, most recently, Wander Franco and the 20-year-old rookie’s eye-popping on-base streak dominating much of the discussion. But there are, of course, so many..." September 15

  • What if … the San Diego Padres had signed Juan Soto?

    The Athletic "On July 31, 2019, Daniel Hudson became teammates with Juan Soto; a veteran reliever landing in the growing orbit of a 20-year-old outfielder. Soto finished that season with 34 home runs, 110 RBIs and a .949 OPS. He powered the Washington Nationals through an improbable run to their first World..." September 09

  • Juan Soto explains his kiss to Braves’ bullpen after huge home run

    Larry Brown Sports "Juan Soto explained his actions after crushing a huge home run in his Washington Nationals’ 4-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Soto was hit by a pitch from Braves closer Will Smith in the 9th inning of the Braves’ 8-5 win of Tuesday’s game. On Wednesday,..." September 09

  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Juan Soto had a delightful mic'd-up conversation about their speed at first base

    For The Win "It’s been said before — and I’ll say it again — but Major League Baseball needs to find a way to make mic’d-up player conversations be a part of every broadcast. It’s a great way to promote the personalities in today’s game, and honestly, it..." August 25

  • Potentially Meaningful Hashtags on Juan Soto's Instagram Post Are Noticed

    The Big Lead "Juan Soto is the modern day Ted Williams. Very smart baseball people have said this. The 22-year-old phenom is in the last year of a contract with the Washington Nationals. Considering the franchise's recent moves, which sent tens of millions of dollars elsewhere, it certainly..." August 11

  • Nationals listening on all but Juan Soto 'at right price'

    MLB.com "Having won just five games since July 1, the Nationals appear to officially be in sell mode at the Trade Deadline. A source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand that the Nationals are informing teams that anybody on the roster other than Juan Soto can be had at the right price. MLB..." July 27

  • Could the Washington Nationals trade Trea Turner or Juan Soto?

    Clutch Points "The Washington Nationals, eight games out of the NL East and 11 games behind in the NL Wild Card race, have officially let teams know they will be selling at the trade deadline this year. While all eyes are on impending free agent and future Hall of Famer Max Scherzer and where..." July 26

  • Juan Soto puts his name in the mix for Derby

    MLB.com "Nationals phenom Juan Soto will compete in the 2021 Home Run Derby, he announced on Instagram on Wednesday. Soto joins Shohei Ohtani, Pete Alonso, Trevor Story, Trey Mancini, Matt Olson and Salvador Perez in a star-studded Derby field. One more spot remains to be..." July 07

  • Dave Martinez made Juan Soto apologize to team for not running out pop fly

    The Score "Washington Nationals superstar Juan Soto appeared to show his frustration on Sunday with what's thus far been a tough season. During the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles, Soto popped one up around home plate. Rather than run to first, he stood near the..." May 24

  • 'Just a matter of time' for Juan Soto at plate

    MLB.com "For as many home runs as Juan Soto has pummeled in his young career, there still is a rhythm to be established at the plate after being sidelined. Soto was activated from the injured list on Tuesday after missing 10 games because of a left shoulder strain. Initially, the..." May 10

  • Nationals activate Juan Soto, Will Harris; designate Hernan Perez

    Yardbarker "The Nationals have activated outfielder Juan Soto and right-handed reliever Will Harris from the injured list, per Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com. In corresponding moves, the Nationals designated infielder/outfielder Hernan Perez for assignment and optioned..." May 04

  • Could Juan Soto be ready to return Tuesday vs. Braves?

    Masn "Juan Soto isn’t in the Nationals lineup for today’s series finale against the Marlins, but there’s a chance he could be back for Tuesday’s series opener against the Braves. Soto, on the 10-day injured list since April 20 with a strained left..." May 03

  • Mike Rizzo doesn't think Stephen Strasburg, Juan Soto injuries are long-term

    NBC Sports Washington "  The Washington Nationals will be without two of their best players for the foreseeable future, as both Juan Soto and Stephen Strasburg were recently placed on the Injured List with respective shoulder issues. The Nationals -- who won their first game without both..." April 23

  • Nationals Place Juan Soto On 10-Day IL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Nationals have placed star slugger Juan Soto on the 10-day injured list with a strained left shoulder, the team announced. They recalled outfielder Yadiel Hernandez to take Soto’s place on the roster. " April 20