LISTHER SOSA, RIGHT HANDED PITCHER
Born: September 6, 2001
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 208
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2018, Pittsburgh Pirates
How Acquired: International Free Agent
Country: Dominican Republic
Agent: N/A

WTM’s PLAYER PROFILE
Sosa has good size, with a chance to add a good deal of velocity to the upper-80s to 91 mph that he was throwing when he signed.  He also throws a change that he’s shown some feel for, and a curve.

2019
DSL:  3-2-0, 2.72 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 53.0 IP, 2.5 BB/9, 8.7 K/9

Sosa pitched well, especially considering that he was still just 17, in 11 starts.

2020
DNP

Sosa missed the pandemic season.

The Pirates sent Sosa to the Florida Complex League in 2021.

CONTRACT INFORMATION
2021: Minor League Contract
PLAYER INFORMATION
Signing Bonus: $150,000
MiLB Debut: 2019
MLB Debut: N/A
MiLB FA Eligible: 2024
MLB FA Eligible: N/A
Rule 5 Eligible: 2022
Added to 40-Man: N/A
Options Remaining: 3
MLB Service Time: 0.000
TRANSACTIONS
July 2, 2018: Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent.

 

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