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Soria’s Elbow in Bad Shape, Opening Day In Jeopardy

Soria’s Elbow in Bad Shape, Opening Day In Jeopardy

Joakim Soria, one of the top closers fantasy baseball, left Sunday’s game with pain in his throwing elbow.  Soria was reported as saying “I worry because I’ve had Tommy John surgery (in 2003),” Soria said. “I never had that before. I don’t feel like it’s that bad. When I felt the Tommy John surgery all my strength went away. This time it doesn’t. Obviously, I was not finishing my pitches or having command.” Soria said he … Read entire article »

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2012 Player Profile: Joakim Soria, Kansas City Royals

2012 Player Profile: Joakim Soria, Kansas City Royals

Joakim Soria had a 2011 season ripe with inconsistency, injury and just bad luck.  At 28 (May), Soria is in the prime of his career and he’s ready to dominate American Leagues hitters and place himself back atop the best closers in the American League.  Soria anchors a solid KC bullpent that now includes Jonathan Broxton.  The Royals will be a young and exciting team in 2012 and will provide Soria with plenty of save opportunities.  You … Read entire article »

Filed under: 2012 Player Profiles, Joakim Soria