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Elliot Soto | Shortstop

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 155
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Cubs signed INF Elliot Soto to a minor league contract.
Soto was selected by the Cubs in the 15th round of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft, so this is a homecoming of sorts. He batted just .241/.358/.297 with one home run and three stolen bases in 62 games last season for the Triple-A affiliate of the Marlins and will turn 28 years old next August. Tue, Dec 20, 2016 08:45:00 PM

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Marlins acquired INF Elliot Soto and RHP Ivan Pineyro from the Cubs for RHP Dan Haren and cash considerations.

The 25-year-old infielder was hitting .275/.388/.314 with no homers and 18 RBI in 88 games at Double-A Tennessee. He'll provide organizational infield depth for the Marlins.
Sat, Aug 1, 2015 02:11:00 AM

Cubs minor leaguer Elliott Soto was handed a 50-game suspension for violating Minor League Baseball's drug program.

No word on what the substance was that Soto tested positive for, but it was his second violation of drug abuse. The 24-year-old shortstop had a rough season between High-A Tennessee and Double-A Daytona, slashing .219/.303/.281 with two homers, 24 RBI and three stolen bases. He'll begin serving his suspension at the beginning of the 2014 season.
Source: MILB.com
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 07:19:00 PM

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