2020 MLB Draft Guide Player Profile: Jorge Soler
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Jorge Soler and lets fantasy baseball owners know what to expect from the Royals DH during the 2020 MLB season.
Kansas City outfielder Jorge Soler was always viewed as a guy with great pop and could be a power producer for fantasy owners, but injuries always seemed to get in the way. Well, after dealing with injuries for the majority of the recent seasons, Soler avoided the training room in 2019, and played in ALL 162 games. Well, what do you know? He messed around and slashed .265/.354/.569 with 48 home runs, 117 RBI and 95 runs scored. He certainly benefits from having disruptors on the bases when he’s up to bat, notably Adalberto Mondesi and Whit Merrifield , but Soler’s powerful stroke at the dish has fantasy owners excited about what could be in 2020. Is the power real? Can he sustain it for another 45+ home run season in 2020? Could he push for 50? Wait, could he regress? All of that and more lies ahead.
Baseball is a game of repetition and rhythm, and Soler was able to find that for the first time in his career. At the big league level, injuries caused him to miss plenty of time...