Giovanni Soto

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Giovanni Soto
Cleveland Indians
Born: (1991-05-18) May 18, 1991 (age 23)
Carolina, Puerto Rico
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Giovanni Luis Soto (born May 18, 1991) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. A pitcher, he plays in minor league baseball in the organization of the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball.

Medal record
Representing Puerto Rico
Men’s Baseball
World Baseball Classic
Silver 2013 San Francisco Team

In 2010, the Detroit Tigers traded Soto to the Cleveland Indians for Jhonny Peralta.[1]

On July 15, 2012, while playing for the Akron Aeros, Soto pitched a no-hitter against the Altoona Curve.[2][3]

The Indians invited Soto to spring training as a non-roster invitee in 2013. He also played for the Puerto Rican national baseball team in the 2013 World Baseball Classic where they lost to the Dominican Republic national baseball team in the championship game 3-0. [4][5]


  1. ^ Northeast Ohio. "How about Russell Branyan adding some muscle as Tribe DH? Hey, Hoynsie!". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  2. ^ Storm, Stephanie (July 15, 2012). "Aeros’ Giovanni Soto pitches a no-hitter against Altoona in 2-1 victory". 
  3. ^ Pentis, Andrew (July 15, 2012). "Akron lefty Soto no-hits Altoona". 
  4. ^ 01/24/2013 6:24 PM ET (2013-01-24). "Indians invite five from player development system | News". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  5. ^ Jeff Roberson, Associated Press. "Cleveland Indians invite 5 minor leaguers to big-league spring training". Retrieved 2013-01-30. 

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