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Tigers' Soto lands on suspended list

14th-ranked prospect to sit out first 20 games of '19 season
January 11, 2019

NEW YORK -- Gregory Soto finished 2018 by salvaging an inconsistent season with a strong showing in the Arizona Fall League. But he will begin the 2019 campaign on the baseball's suspended list. The Tigers' 14th-ranked prospect was suspended 20 games by the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball on Friday for

Nevin, Soto take AFL weekly awards

Rockies first baseman, Tigers lefty honored for Week 3 play
October 30, 2018

Tyler Nevin and Gregory Soto may not be the biggest names in this year's Arizona Fall League, but last week, they were the circuit's biggest performers.The Rockies' No. 11 prospect and the Tigers' No. 14 prospect were named the AFL Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the week

These Tigers aren't toothless anymore

Manning, Stewart, Cameron revving up on way to Motown
October 19, 2018

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Detroit Tigers have had one winning season in the past four years after

Lakeland's Soto rolls on hill in gem

Tigers No. 9 prospect posts zeros in longest start since May 21
July 24, 2018

Gregory Soto has made positive strides in July, but hadn't made a dent in the win column through his first four outings of the month. He changed that in a dominant fifth appearance. The ninth-ranked Detroit prospect tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings, allowing three hits and three walks while whiffing six

Stewart, Soto take Tigers honors

Outfielder, left-hander named Minor League Player, Pitcher of Year
September 27, 2017

For the second season in a row, Christin Stewart's powerful bat leads the Tigers farm system.Detroit on Wednesday named the club's seventh-ranked prospect its Minor League Player of the Year, while left-hander Gregory Soto earned Pitcher of the Year honors.

Soto dominates again for West Michigan

Detroit's No. 11 prospect allows two hits in six scoreless innings
August 3, 2017

To appreciate Gregory Soto's maturation this season, Class A West Michigan pitching coach Jorge Cordova doesn't have to look too far."The numbers don't lie," Cordova said. "If we look at the stats and see the way Soto has been pitching this season, we can see he learned how to pound

Whitecaps' Soto dominates with 11 strikeouts

Tigers No. 29 prospect helps club post Minors-best 18th shutout
July 14, 2017

When Gregory Soto is calm and confident, dominant outings are expected.Detroit's No. 29 prospect racked up 11 strikeouts over six innings as Class A West Michigan posted its Minor League-leading 18th shutout with a 3-0 victory over Cedar Rapids on Friday night at Fifth Third Ballpark. The left-hander scattered three hits

Soto maintains perfect ERA for Whitecaps

No 30 Tigers prospect fans eight over six more scoreless innings
May 7, 2017

Some day, Midwest League batters may figure out how to put something together against Greg Soto. But that day hasn't come.In his fifth start of the season, the Tigers' No. 30 prospect maintained a 0.00 ERA, working around three hits and five walks while striking out eight over six innings as Class

Whitecaps' Soto tosses up six more zeros

Tigers southpaw extends his scoreless streak to 17 innings
April 25, 2017

Class A West Michigan pitching coach Jorge Cordova believes Gregory Soto has all the tools to become a great pitcher, as soon as he learns to harness them better. Soto showed what that combination could look like again on Monday.The Tigers southpaw extended his scoreless streak to 17 innings with