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63 Edmundo Sosa 2B

St. Louis Cardinals

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
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Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2019STL8822001210.400.250.250

Player Updates

August 4, 2020 06:04 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Heads to injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa landed on the COVID-19 injured list Tuesday.

Sosa is one of a number of Cardinals who tested positive for the virus in recent days. He'll remain sidelined until he's symptom-free and tests negative twice. Whether or not that comes before or after the Cardinals are cleared to play their next game remains to be seen.

August 5, 2020 04:56 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Dealing with coronavirus
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa is one of the Cardinals who has tested positive for COVID-19.

The entire Cardinals team is in the middle of at least a week-long shutdown in an attempt to prevent a further spread of the virus. Sosa in theory could have been the next man up at shortstop when Paul DeJong tested positive, but he now won't be appearing in any capacity until he's symptom-free and tests negative twice. He appears to have that first part covered already, as Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports the infielder is asymptomatic.

July 24, 2020 02:52 AM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Makes Opening Day cut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was named to the Cardinals' Opening Day roster Thursday, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

Brad Miller's ankle and heel injuries have worked to Sosa's benefit, as it vaulted the latter onto the expanded Opening Day roster. However, Sosa earned the job on his own merits as well, as he made a strong impression throughout spring training and summer camp with respect to his defensive versatility and contact rate at the plate. Sosa has experience filling in at second base, third base and shortstop, with his most extensive experience coming at the latter position.

June 29, 2020 01:08 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Snags spot in player pool
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa has been included in the player pool that will report to Cardinals summer camp July 1, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

The versatile utility asset's inclusion was to be expected, especially considering he proved capable as a hitter at the Triple-A level last season (.291/.335/.466 over 496 plate appearances) and is already on the 40-man roster. Assuming he makes the cut for Opening Day, Sosa could be utilized in a variety of positions in the truncated 2020 regular season.

April 29, 2020 11:40 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Likely beneficiary of larger roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa would be highly likely to return to the big-league club if rosters are expanded to 30 players for the 2020 season, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Goold provides his assessment on the versatile utility asset in a response to a reader question about what players the Cardinals might opt to carry were they afforded four extra spots to work with. Sosa makes the cut in Goold's eyes due to the 24-year-old's ability to fill in at shortstop and the fact he's already on the 40-man roster. Sosa has just 13 regular-season big-league plate appearances to his name, but he swatted a pair of doubles and home runs apiece during Grapefruit League play and generated a solid .291/.335/.466 line with 40 extra-base hits (18 doubles, five triples, 17 home runs) across 496 plate appearances at Triple-A Memphis in 2019.

March 19, 2020 03:20 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Sent to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Thursday.

Sosa had a shot to win a bench role this spring, especially after Yairo Munoz was released, but he'll wind up starting in the minors. With just 13 big-league plate appearances under his belt and a below-average batting line at the Triple-A level, Sosa is unlikely to make a significant impact this season.

March 9, 2020 12:36 AM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Better chance at roster spot
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa, who hit his second home run of spring in a Grapefruit League win over the Astros on Saturday after entering the game as a pinch runner, has a better chance at an Opening Day roster spot now that Yairo Munoz (hamstring) has been placed on unconditional release waivers, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

Munoz abruptly left the Cardinals and headed back to his home in the Dominican Republic without informing team officials, leading to the move. Munoz's departure is certainly to Sosa's potential benefit, especially since the latter impressed in winter ball and has already made an impact this spring. Sosa is capable of playing both shortstop and third base, and he thrived at the highest levels of the minors last season by slashing .291/.335/.466 with 40 extra-base hits (18 doubles, five triples, 17 home runs) and 62 RBI across 118 games with Triple-A Memphis.

September 2, 2019 06:04 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Gets call to majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Monday.

Sosa gets the call-up from the Redbirds following a season during which he slashed .291/.335/.466 with 40 extra-base hits (18 doubles, five triples, 17 home runs) and 62 RBI across 496 plate appearances. It's Sosa's second major-league stint of 2019, as he was up for three games earlier in the season and notched a single over three plate appearances. The 23-year-old shortstop will serve as depth behind Paul DeJong for the balance of the regular season.

July 20, 2019 01:28 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Sent back to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Saturday.

Sosa was up for just four days. He made three appearances off the bench, going 1-for-3 at the plate. Reliever Ryan Helsley was recalled in a corresponding move.

July 16, 2019 05:20 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Called up by Cardinals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was recalled by the Cardinals on Tuesday.

Sosa will likely fill a bench role with Matt Carpenter (foot) heading to the injured list and Tommy Edman likely ticketed for Carpenter's spot at third base. Sosa received three big-league plate appearances last season but has spent all of this year with Triple-A Memphis, where he's recorded an unimpressive .252/.304/.424 slash line, good for just a 73 wRC+.

March 9, 2019 06:36 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Optioned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Saturday.

Sosa has three big-league games under his belt but was never likely to break camp with the team. He'll return to Memphis, where he hit a modest .262/.321/.408 last season, and will wait for an injury in the Cardinals' infield to open up an opportunity.

September 25, 2018 10:44 AM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Called up to big-league club
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Sunday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

Sosa was added to the active roster in a move that manager Mike Shildt labeled as "independent" of Kolten Wong's current hamstring issues that have kept him out of the lineup for the last two games. Sosa has played second base, third base and shortstop over his minor-league career, and he slashed a solid .262/.321/.408 with 18 extra-base hits (13 doubles, five home runs) and 27 RBI across 56 games with Triple-A Memphis. Shildt indicated Sosa is likely to be utilized as a pinch runner and defensive replacement over the final week of the regular season.

March 11, 2018 04:44 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Assigned to Triple-A Memphis
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Sunday.

Sosa played well for the Cardinals this spring, going 7-for-16 with three walks over 11 games. He'll head to Triple-A Memphis for the first time once the season begins. Sosa spent most of the 2017 season at High-A Palm Beach, hitting .285/.329/.347 over 51 games.

July 20, 2017 01:24 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Recovering from hamate bone surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa (wrist) had hamate bone surgery in June and has begun rehabbing, Kyle Glaser of Baseball America reports.

The average return time for an injury like Sosa's is 4-to-6 weeks, but it is unclear how well the shortstop is following that timetable as the Cardinals haven't announced a formal return date. Sosa has spent most of his time this season with High-A Palm Beach but appeared in one game with Double-A Springfield before suffering the injury.

March 14, 2017 03:48 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Optioned to High-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was optioned to High-A Palm Beach on Monday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

Sosa was another Cardinals prospect that needed to be added to the 40-man roster for Rule 5 protection, although he won't be an option for the big league team anytime soon. He'll start the season in High-A, where he slashed .294/.314/.412 in 34 at-bats to end 2016.

November 18, 2016 05:44 PM
Cardinals' Edmundo Sosa: Added to 40-man roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Sosa was added to the Cardinals' 40-man roster Friday.

The 20-year-old shortstop won't be an option for the major league team anytime soon -- he just advanced to the High-A level late in 2016 -- but he had to be added to the 40-man roster for Rule 5 protection. Sosa has hit at a nice clip in the minors but doesn't pack much power, and at 5-foot-11, he doesn't project to add a whole lot in time.

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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020STL0000000000------------
2019STL8822001210.250.400.2500.650
2018STL3210001100---.333---0.333
2017STL0000000000------------
Total111032002310.200.385.2000.585
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
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2019STL800200100
2018STL300000000
2017STL000000000
Total1100200100
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2013R-Dsl Cardinals47169335383327221575.314.396.450
2014R-Gcl Cardinals52207375785123182985.275.341.377
2014ASX-State College Spikes35010000--200.200.200.200
2015R-Johnson City Cardina49200306084716163862.300.369.485
2016AFX-Peoria883514294131330197154.268.307.336
2016AFA-Palm Beach93431002041800.294.314.412
2017R-GCL Cardinals6227810121200.364.391.545
2017AA-Springfield Cardinal140000001--00.000.200.000
2017AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals511932555101014123430.285.329.347
2018AAA-Memphis Redbirds561913150130527134252.262.321.408
2018AAX-Springfield Cardinal67261347217173295212.276.308.429
2019AAA-Memphis Redbirds118453701321851762179623.291.335.466
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/200
Birthdate:
3/6/1996
Age:
24
Hometown:
Panama City, Panama
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
St. Louis Cardinals
College:

MLB Experience:
2