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Choo FreemanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2007 MLB Years: 2004-2006
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-938, CF-91, LF-5, RF-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRaphael Deseption Freeman
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 20,1979 [38.365]PlacePine Bluff,Arkansas
High SchoolDallas Christian School (Mesquite,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Colorado Rockies [Team Picks] in the 1st round (36th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,400,000Signing ScoutsDar Cox
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1999-MLB-#75 ... 1999-COL-#1 ... 2000-MLB-#42 ... 2000-COL-#1 ... 2001-COL-#3 ... 2003-COL-#5
MLB DebutJune 4,2004 [24.228]
OrganizationsCOL [9] LAN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID5351Retrosheet IDfreec001MLBAM ID425551
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of University of Dallas in 1998
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power50Contact40XBH43RBIs54Runs73Hitting60Durability68Team.481Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1998Arizona RockiesArizRkcol-of1840147354736124141152540302.320.391.442.8336510169.371.122.313.3688.8814.791.670.59147.0021.28
1999Asheville TouristsSALAcol11of191314858213322414661643913271213.274.336.423.75920540534.349.149.254.3347.3024.723.382.6234.6430.08
2000Salem AvalancheCaroA+col11of20127429731141875541683710441507.266.326.375.70116130476.335.109.214.3127.7721.852.811.0585.8026.32
2001Salem AvalancheCaroA+col-of21132517631241658421973110898518.240.292.337.62917429570.286.097.180.2775.4418.953.481.4064.6323.39
2002Carolina MudcatsSouAAcol26of221244308112518612641513641011541115.291.400.444.84419136514.355.153.307.37512.4519.651.582.3335.8328.80
2003Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-of2310332744839473628237174217.254.315.370.68512120363.303.116.168.3036.3419.563.091.9346.7124.10
2004Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-of24103360581072171050732684635211.297.350.478.82817238400.358.181.264.3546.5021.003.232.5036.0035.51
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol21cf24459015173211111142101015.189.298.300.598276105.235.111.267.27013.3320.001.500.9590.0035.29
2005Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-of259735446991061059432978214213.280.334.427.76115126390.330.147.232.3307.4420.002.692.5635.4026.26
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol21cf251822661100000500000.273.273.409.6829222.353.136.136.2900.0022.730.000.000.0033.33
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol21cf268817324416321856144213021.237.298.341.6395911191.302.104.179.2807.3321.993.001.0586.5026.83
2007Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan21of2712140052108154948415192332519.270.355.395.75015828459.329.125.260.33211.1120.041.801.9644.4425.93
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter151285456410632967286814036.225.296.333.6299519318.285.108.204.0008.8121.382.430.9495.0029.69
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9783449534940132497644397483157955725291385.273.341.405.74613982573875.331.132.238.0008.1320.522.521.9645.3827.34
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter424144120039755213619317151293251811131050.276.340.418.7586021121612.330.142.233.0008.0020.162.522.2340.0328.21
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1244308112518612641513641011541115.291.400.444.84419136514.355.153.307.00012.4519.651.582.3335.8328.80
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2599461362383412139635156821213910115.252.308.354.662335591046.308.102.196.0006.5020.273.121.2472.7724.79
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1314858213322414661643913271213.274.336.423.75920540534.349.149.254.0007.3024.723.382.6234.6430.08
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter40147354736124141152540302.320.391.442.8336510169.371.122.313.0008.8814.791.670.59147.0021.28
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter151285456410632967286814036.225.296.333.6299519318.285.108.204.0008.8121.382.430.9495.0029.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games162306486911633168307314036.225.296.333.62910220341.285.108.204.0008.8121.382.430.9495.0029.69
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257188156228137316852132945214.273.341.405.74623243642.331.132.238.0008.1320.522.521.9645.3827.34

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Arizona Rockies ArizRkcol18OF38--4226-5044.8801.16------4095.067.9
1999Asheville Tourists SALAcol19OF130--229862243237.9751.82------13199.292.2
2000Salem Avalanche CaroA+col20OF127--213983230222.9651.75------127100.090.7
2001Salem Avalanche CaroA+col21OF123--228952242237.9791.93------13293.289.1
2002Carolina Mudcats SouAAcol22OF117--244963259253.9772.16------12494.475.0
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol23OF92--1741121187175.9361.90------10389.364.3
2004Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol24OF102--223742234230.9832.25------10399.071.3
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol24CF41242456911-7170.9861.710.29-----4591.125.3
2005Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25OF95--18132-186184.9891.94------9797.966.4
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25CF6541122-114141.0002.330.34-----1833.33.7
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26CF4435321101-1-102101.9902.300.31-----8850.027.2
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26LF51186---661.0001.200.33-----885.73.1
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26RF2-2-------------882.31.2
2007Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan27OF114--248552258253.9812.22------12194.279.2
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF9164607182321187185.9892.030.30-----910.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF51186---661.0001.200.33-----50.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2-2-------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF403--82616235865842.9732.09------4030.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF117--244963259253.9772.16------1170.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF250--44118135472459.9721.84------2500.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF130--229862243237.9751.82------1300.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF38--4226-5044.8801.16------380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Arizona Rockies ArizRkcol18---------38-
1999Asheville Tourists SALAcol19---------130-
2000Salem Avalanche CaroA+col20---------127-
2001Salem Avalanche CaroA+col21---------123-
2002Carolina Mudcats SouAAcol22---------117-
2003Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol23---------92-
2004Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol24---------102-
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol24-------41---
2005Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol25---------95-
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol25-------6---
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol26------5442--
2007Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan27---------114-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2231899182101233122810305.202.295.247.542223105.281.045.18011.4326.672.330.000.0016.67
2006Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2621561418141102551310001.321.387.536.92330662.405.215.2508.0620.972.601.6156.0033.33
2007Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB271730251003102500101.167.212.200.4126133.192.033.1336.0615.152.500.000.0020.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs31899182101233122810305.202.295.247.542223105.281.045.18011.4326.672.330.000.0016.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs38861623241133571810102.267.326.419.74536795.324.152.2097.3718.952.571.0586.0030.43

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998High School All-American - 2nd Team (OF)1
2002Southern League All-Star (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-02-14ContractSigned by Dodgers to minor league contract 
2007-02-02Released by Rockies 
1998-07-13Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Colorado Rockies-181,400,000-------1,400,000Signing Bonus out of 1998 Draft (1st round - 36th overall)
2004Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll24300,000-75534-2,070,100300,0001,700,000
2005Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll25300,000-79443-2,189,055300,0002,000,000
2006Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll26329,000-71932112,365,072327,0002,329,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red