Richmond, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014
Vinci, makers of high quality baseball gloves and equipment, acknowledges the move of Joakim Soria to the Detriot Tigers.
The Detroit Tigers have agreed to acquire reliever Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers. Soria is the top Mexican closer in MLB history. It is not yet decided if he will be used in set up or as a closer for the Tigers. He saved 17 of 19 chance and has a 2.70 ERA this season with with the Rangers. The two-time All-Star also owns a 10.50 strikeout-to-walk ratio, which ranks second among all American League relievers.
The 30-year-old right-hander is 16-for-17 in save chances this year and carries a 2.67 ERA, 0.79 WHIP and 40 strikeouts in 301⁄3 innings.
Soria pitched for the Kansas City Royals from 2007-11, recording 160 saves in that span.
"He's a great pitcher," said Pete Vinci, owner of Vinci. "We wish Joakim the best of luck with the Detriot Tigers. We have followed him throughout his career and consider him a personal friend of the family."
Soria made his Major League debut on April 4, 2007 and has worn a Vinci glove since 2010. He wears the Vinci Baseball Glove Model JSJS. These gloves are handcrafted with Vinci's exclusive Comfort-Feel genuine Kip leather, for the best feel and comfort in the industry.
Joakim Soria joins several other top athletes in both the American and National League who wear the Vinci brand.
Vinci is a family-owned and operated sports equipment company dedicated to quality. A number of minor and major-league baseball players use Vinci equipment. For additional information, visit http://www.vincipro.com.