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Jorge Soler | Outfielder

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/25/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Cubs outfield prospect Jorge Soler went 2-for-3 with a double, home run, and two walks (including one intentional walk) for Triple-A Iowa on Friday.
After hitting .415/.494/.862 over 22 games with Double-A Tennessee, Soler has stayed hot, hitting .313/.431/.750 with six doubles and five home runs over 16 games with Triple-A Iowa. He has firmly entrenched himself as the Cubs right fielder of the future, and should make his major league debut in September. Soler is the prototypical right fielder, with well-above-average power and a strong arm. Aug 9 - 10:36 AM

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Cubs prospect OF Jorge Soler went 3-for-5 with a home run, double and three RBI on Tuesday for Triple-A Iowa.

Soler has continued to put up big numbers despite making the jump from Double-A to Triple-A, as Tuesday’s performance bumped his batting line to .286/.388/.690 through 14 games. He also has four home runs, five doubles, 12 RBI and a 10-7 strikeout-to-walk ratio during that span. This of course comes after the 22-year-old batted .415/.494/.862 with six home runs and nine doubles in 22 games at Double-A Tennessee. With both Javier Baez and Arismendy Alcantara now in the major leagues, it’s almost a foregone conclusion that Soler, who is already on the Cubs’ 40-man roster, will join them in September.
Aug 6 - 2:40 PM

The Cubs have promoted outfield prospect Jorge Soler to Triple-A Iowa.

Soler needed a new challenge after batting .415 with six homers over 65 at-bats at the Double-A level. The 22-year-old is expected to get a promotion in September and could be a key member of the Cubs in 2015.
Jul 22 - 11:32 PM

Cubs prospect OF Jorge Soler went 3-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI on Sunday for Double-A Tennessee.

He also scored two runs and struck out twice in the game. The 22-year-old has been red hot since returning from the disabled list (hamstring) earlier this month, batting .522/.577/1.261 with five home runs, two doubles and 10 RBI over his last seven contests. On the season, Soler is batting .426/.491/.936 with five homers, nine doubles, 17 RBI, six walks and 11 strikeouts through 14 games at Double-A Tennessee.
Jul 14 - 12:28 PM

Cubs outfield prospect Jorge Soler went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run for Double-A Tennessee.

Soler has gone 5-for-9 with a double and two home runs in his first two games back in the Southern League. For the season, he is hitting a seemingly impossible .394/.444/.818. Soler has three walks, three singles, eight doubles, and two home runs in 36 plate appearances in Double-A.
Jul 8 - 9:37 AM

Cubs prospect OF Jorge Soler (hamstring) was 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBI Thursday during his rehab assignment in the Rookie-level Arizona League.

Soler has looked good so far in his three rehab games, as he's now 5-for-10 with a homer, two doubles and four RBI while working back from a hamstring injury. The 22-year-old has been limited to only seven games at Double-A Tennessee this season, but he's put up solid numbers when healthy with a .382/.462/.735 batting line to go along with seven doubles and seven RBI. He's likely to return to the level once his rehab assignment is complete.
Jun 27 - 1:13 PM

Cubs outfield prospect Jorge Soler (hamstring) went 3-for-5 with two doubles in his return to competitive games on Saturday.

Soler went 1-for-2 with a double and a strikeout looking against top pitching prospect Archie Bradley, which is always a good sign. Soler should spend no more than a few days in his rehab stint before returning to Double-A Tennessee.
Jun 22 - 10:56 AM

Cubs prospect OF Jorge Soler went 2-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI on Sunday for Double-A Tennessee.

Soler has raked in four games since returning from the disabled list (hamstring), going 6-for-16 (.375) with five doubles and seven RBI. The 22-year-old enters the week with a .412 batting average through 20 plate appearances.
May 12 - 11:03 AM

Cubs prospect OF Jorge Soler went 2-for-2 with a doubles and two RBI on Thursday for Double-A Tennessee.

Soler also coaxed a pair of walks in the game to reach base in all four plate appearances. The 22-year-old had been on the disabled list since April 3 with a hamstring injury, so it was encouraging to see him make an immediate impact upon his return to Tennessee. In 2013, Soler batted ..281/.343/.467 with 22 extra-base hits (eight homers), 35 RBI and a 38/21 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 55 games for High-A Daytona before a fractured left tibia prematurely ended his season.
May 9 - 10:55 AM

Cubs outfield prospect Jorge Soler (hamstring) is close to returning to action at Double-A Tennessee.

Soler strained his right hamstring in Tennessee's first game of the season, but he's been playing in extended spring training games and is nearly ready for real games again. The Cuban defector was ranked before the season by Baseball America as the 41st-best prospect in baseball.
Source: MLBlogs.com
May 5 - 7:49 PM

Cubs outfield prospect Jorge Soler will undergo an MRI after aggravating a hamstring injury Thursday in a game at Double-A Tennessee.

The Cubs will surely play things safely with Soler even if the MRI comes back relatively clean. The Cuban defector still needs plenty of seasoning before being considered for a call-up.
Apr 4 - 12:59 PM

Cubs optioned OF Jorge Soler to Double-A Tennessee and OF Matt Szczur, 2B Arismendy Alcantara and 2B Logan Watkins to Triple-A Iowa; reassigned 3B Kris Bryant, OF Albert Almora, RHP Carlos Pimentel, 2B Jeudy Valdez and LHP Eric Jokisch to minor league camp.

The list includes some of the Cubs' top prospects, including Soler, Bryant and Almora. The 22-year-old Soler hit .281/.343/.467 at High-A Daytona last season and could see the majors in 2014. Bryant was the Cubs' first-round choice in the 2013 MLB Draft, and Almora was the club's first-rounder in 2012.
Mar 12 - 7:01 PM

Jorge Soler smashed an RBI triple in his lone at-bat in Friday's Cactus League victory over to the Angels.

His pinch-hit triple in the ninth inning broke a scoreless tie and provided the Cubs their margin of victory. The 22-year-old is in camp as a non-roster invitee, and has little-to-no chance of making the team out of spring training. He's slated to begin the year at Double-A Tennessee.
Mar 7 - 11:27 PM

Jorge Soler (leg) hit a three-run double Wednesday in his second Arizona Fall League game.

Soler was shut down in June with a fractured left tibia after batting .281/.343/.467 with eight homers, 35 RBI, and five stolen bases in 55 games at High-A Daytona. Now back to full health, the talented 21-year-old Cuban should continue to rake in the prospect-packed AFL. He could very well open the 2014 season at Double-A.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 08:49:00 AM

Cubs prospect outfielder Jorge Soler (leg) is preparing for the Arizona Fall League.

Soler batted .281/.343/.467 with eight homers, 35 RBI, and five stolen bases in 55 games with High-A Daytona this season prior to suffering a fractured left tibia in June, but he has resumed baseball activities. The 21-year-old was ranked as the No. 18 prospect in the game on Baseball America's midseason list.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 11:45:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Welington Castillo
2John Baker
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Javier Baez
2Chris Valaika
SS1Starlin Castro
2Logan Watkins
3B1Luis Valbuena
LF1Chris Coghlan
CF1Arismendy Alcantara
2Ryan Sweeney
3Matt Szczur
RF1Justin Ruggiano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jake Arrieta
2Travis Wood
3Edwin Jackson
4Kyle Hendricks
5Tsuyoshi Wada
6Felix Doubront
7James McDonald
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Hector Rondon
2Neil Ramirez
3Pedro Strop
4Justin Grimm
5Wesley Wright
6Carlos Villanueva
7Brian Schlitter
8Kyuji Fujikawa
9Jacob Turner
10Zach Rosscup
11Blake Parker