Today, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that Soler has been deemed a free agent by the MLB, so he may now begin fielding official offers and may agree to play for a ball club.
Jim Callis of Baseball America said Soler has "explosive bat speed" and could be a "classic right fielder." The 20-year-old prospect has an extremely high ceiling, but is still incredibly raw.
Callis also compared Soler to the Kansas City Royals' hyped prospect Bubba Starling. This comparison is exciting, however, it may be premature.
Many fans may remember the courting of fellow Cuban free agent Yoenis Cespedes and jump for joy that the Cubs may be close to signing a similar free agent. While earlier this season Cespedes did impress many MLB critics and silence some of his doubters, as of late he ...
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