Soto is expected to miss three weeks. Soto is expected to be the starting catcher this season. The Rangers are expecting Soto to be ready for Opening Day, but this may affect his workload. Offseason acquisition J.P. The bone, known as os trigonum, was putting pressure on a tendon in Soto's ankle and causing the discomfort he has been experiencing lately. What doctors determined instead was there was a bone putting pressure on a flexor tendon.