"I feel great," Soto said. "Hopefuly it keeps going like this and keep the surgery in the past."
Soto was 1-for-3 against the Reds with a two-run single in the first inning and is 4-for-10 in four Cactus League games since his return. He has also been getting extra at-bats in Minor League games without having to catch.
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