Without a doubt one of the best Latino relievers in MLB history is leaving baseball, his name is Joakim Soria, who can go through the front door.
According to Ken Rosenthal, Oscar Suárez Joakim Soria’s business agent confirmed that the veteran will not play in the MLB again.
After a multi-injury season with the Arizona Diamonndbacks, Joakim Soria decided it was time to go home and say goodbye to a brilliant MLB career.
Lifetime numbers in the majors
26 wins, 45 losses, 3.11 ERA, 229 saves, 773 games, 763 innings and 831 strikeouts. It is no secret to anyone that if he had a little more health in the last years of his career, then 1,000 strikeouts would not be that far out of reach.
Joakim Soria will be remembered by many, due to the number of teams he played for.
Toronto Blue Jays
Kansas City Royals
Chicago White Sox
Throughout 14 seasons in the MLB, the Mexican was a two-time all-star and was durable as far as he could, he remained in the best baseball in the world at 37 years of age and did not retire due to lack of offers, but because of own will.(Fielding)
Reliever Joakim Soria is retiring, according to his agent, Oscar Suarez. Fourteen-year career, nine teams, two-time All-Star, 3.11 career ERA in 763 innings.
– Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 11, 2021