Veteran reliever Joakim Soria has agreed to a two-year deal with the Oakland Athletics price $15 million, in accordance to a number of reviews on Thursday evening.
The 2-time All-Star reliever was Three-1 with a four.09 ERA in 26 video games with the Milwaukee Brewers final season after they acquired him from the Chicago White Sox on the commerce deadline in July.
Soria, 34, had an 18.00 ERA with no choice in two innings over 4 appearances within the Nationwide League Championship Collection in opposition to the Dodgers. He was 1-Zero and allowed only one hit and no runs in 2 2/Three innings within the division sequence sweep over the Rockies, showing in all three video games.
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Earlier than his transfer to Milwaukee, Soria had emerged as Chicago’s nearer, compiling 16 saves final season. He had a Zero.74 ERA with 32 strikeouts over his final 23 video games relationship to Might 21. The White Sox had acquired the veteran reliever from the Kansas Metropolis Royals as a part of a three-team commerce in January.
Soria had 42 saves for the Royals in 2008 and 43 extra in 2010. He compiled 160 over a five-year stretch earlier than needing a second Tommy John surgical procedure in 2012. He left the Royals and picked up 44 further saves in 4 years with Texas, Detroit and Pittsburgh earlier than returning to Kansas Metropolis within the 2016 season.
Soria, an All-Star in two of his first 4 seasons with the Royals, has 220 profession saves and 688 strikeouts in 639 video games since getting into the majors in 2007.