Jorge Soler Family and Parents – Jorge Soler is a Cuban-born professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves know all about him in this article.
Jorge Soler Wiki Bio
|Name||Jorge Carlos Soler Castillo|
|Birthdate ( Age)||25 February 1992|
|Place of Birth||Havana, Cuba|
|Parents||Jorge Soler Sr.|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
Jorge Carlos Soler Castillo is a Cuban-born professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). Soler played for the Cuban national baseball team in international competition.
He defected from Cuba in 2011, seeking a career in MLB. After establishing residency in Haiti, Soler signed a nine-year contract with the Chicago Cubs. He made his MLB debut in 2014. The Cubs traded Soler to the Kansas City Royals after the 2016 season.
Jorge Soler Family, Parents
Jorge Carlos Soler Castillo was born on February 25, 1992 in Havana, Cuba . Jorge Soler Sr. is his father’s name while the name of his mother isn’t revealed. In 2016, Soler received his Ph.D. from the University Of Michigan School Of Public Health’s Department of Health Behavior and Health Education.
Jorge Soler Wife, Is Jorge Soler Married
Jorge Soler is married to Leydis Serrano, his longtime girlfriend, and they married in a secret ceremony in Cuba in the 2000s. Jorge has two children, a boy, and a daughter, with his wife Leydis Serrano.
Jorge Soler Net Worth
Jorge Carlos Soler Castillo is a Cuban-born professional baseball outfielder for the Atlanta Braves has an estimated Net Worth around $6 Million in 2021.
Jorge Soler Contract and Salary
Jorge Soler signed a 1 year / $8,050,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $8,050,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,050,000.
Jorge Soler Professional Career
Soler played for the Cuban national baseball team in the 2010 World Junior Baseball Championship, where he had a .304 batting average, .500 on-base percentage, and .522 slugging percentage. His nine walks were the second most in the tournament.Cuba won the bronze medal. Soler also played briefly with the Industriales in the Cuban National Series.
On June 11, 2012, Soler reportedly agreed to a nine-year $30 million contract with the Chicago Cubs.The Cubs had reportedly agreed to a deal with Soler before he was declared a free agent, though Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer denied this.He made his professional debut that same season with the AZL Cubs and was promoted to the Peoria Chiefs in August. In 34 games between the two teams he batted .299 with five home runs and 25 RBIs.
Soler’s playing time with Chicago dipped in 2016, playing in 86 games compared to 101 the previous year. The Cubs were the most dominant team for the entirety of the regular season, entering the postseason as the favorites. Through 13 at-bats in the playoffs, Soler totaled 4 strikeouts, 3 walks, and two hits. Both of his hits came in the World Series. The more notable of the two was a triple in Game 3 off of Bryan Shaw. The Cubs went on to win the 2016 World Series over the Cleveland Indians in seven games.
On December 7, 2016, the Cubs traded Soler to the Kansas City Royals for Wade Davis. After a string of injuries and inconsistency at the plate, Soler was demoted to the Omaha Storm Chasers on June 2. In 74 games for Omaha he batted .267 with 24 home runs and 59 RBIs, and in 35 games for Kansas City, he compiled a .144 batting average with two home runs and six RBIs.
On July 30, 2021, Soler was traded to the Atlanta Braves in exchange for Kasey Kalich. In 2021, he batted .223/.316/.432 with 27 home runs and 70 RBIs between the Royals and the Braves. With the Braves, he hit .269/.358/.524.He hit a leadoff home run in Game 1 of the 2021 World Series off of Framber Valdez, becoming the first player ever to hit a home run in the first plate appearance of a World Series.