|Ht./Wt.:||6-4, 215 lbs.|
Jorge Soler has appeared in 125 major league contests over the last two seasons after signing a nine-year major league deal with Chicago, June 30, 2012 ... he has batted .268 (122-for-455) with 15 homers in the regular season with Chicago and batted .474 (9-for-19) with three homers in last year's postseason. Owns a .303 batting average (169-for-557) with 43 doubles, three triples, 28 home runs and 118 RBI in 155 minor league contests ... owns a .381 minor league on-base percentage and a .542 slugging percentage. Rated as the organization's third-best prospect heading into the 2015 season by Baseball America ... the publication ranked him as the organization's fifth-best prospect entering 2014 and the third-best prospect entering the 2013 campaign. Ranked 22nd on MLB.com's top-100 prospect list heading into the 2015 season ... was 49th heading into the 2014 season. Missed a majority of the 2013 season due to a left shin fracture suffered in June ... played 20 games in the 2013 Arizona Fall League, hitting .271 (23- for-85) with six doubles, one home run and 35 RBI for the Mesa Solar Sox. Named to the World Team in the 15th annual MLB All-Star Futures Game, July 14, 2013 at Citi Field in New York ... did not play due to injury. Played for Cuba in several international tournaments, including the 16-under COPABE Pan American Championships in Lagos de Morelos, Mexico in 2008, and in the World Junior Championships in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada in 2010. Batted .304 with a .500 on-base percentage and a .522 slugging percentage in seven games in the 2010 World Junior Championships, helping Cuba to the bronze medal … drew nine walks while only striking out once during the tournament. Participated in the second-annual Cubs Rookie Development Program in January of 2014.
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