Soto Set for Latest Rehab

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When Geovany Soto made his season debut a couple of weeks ago, it seemed like the first of a couple (including Derek Holland) of Rangers finally showing up after a long absence to start the season.

It didn't last long.

Soto made his season debut on July 18 when the Rangers began the second half of the season in Toronto and played in three games before suffering a groin strain and landing back on the disabled list. In those three games, he was 4-for-11 at the plate and had seemingly reclaimed his role as the Rangers' No. 1 catcher despite the incredible year behind the plate from Robinson Chirinos.

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Now, Soto is set to begin another rehab assignment on Friday for Triple-A Round Rock with hopes of returning to the lineup soon. He's eligible to return from the DL on Aug. 6.

“I think I needed it,” Soto told ESPN Dallas of the DL stint. “When I was hitting, I was getting better every day.”

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