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Biography Data
Positions: RF-800, OF-539, CF-160, LF-125, DH-74
Proper Name: Shin-Soo Choo
Born: July 30, 1982 (35.135)
Place Pusan, Korea
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 178 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School:
Drafted: 2000 -- Signed as free agent by Cleveland Indians
MLB Debut:April 21,2005 (22.265)
Service Time:9.119 (2016)
TBC Player ID:4887
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-09-29 - Texas Rangers - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2006]SEA #7 [2005]MLB #51 SEA #3 [2004]SEA #5 [2003]MLB #61 SEA #4 [2002]SEA #7
Recent Contract:Signed to 7-year contract for 2014-2020 ($130m) by Texas Rangers (2013-12-30)
Organizations:SEA, CLE, CIN, TEX
Signed by:Jae Lee, Jim Colborn

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-09-29Texas RangersDHActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-08-16Texas RangersRF-DHDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Fractured left forearm40man
    2016-08-04Texas RangersRF-DHActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-07-21Texas RangersRFDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Lower back inflammation40man
    2016-06-14Texas RangersRFActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-05-24Texas RangersRFDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    2016-05-21Texas RangersRFActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2016-04-10Texas RangersRFDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Strained right calf 40man
    2014-11-04Texas RangersRFActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-09-04Texas RangerscfDL-60Texas RangersMLBTransferred to 60-day DL---
    2014-08-25Texas RangerscfDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Bone spur, left elbow40man
    2013-12-30Texas RangerscfActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBSigned to 7-year contract for 2014-2020 ($130m)40man
    2013-10-31cfFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-02-12Cincinnati RedscfActive-MLBCincinnati RedsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($7.375m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012-12-11Cincinnati RedsRFActive-MLBCincinnati RedsMLBTraded from Indians with Jason Donald and cash to Reds for Drew Stubbs40man
    2012-05-05Cleveland IndiansrfActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Indians (1-year)
    Signed by Indians (1-year)
    Traded by Mariners to Indians for Ben Broussard
    Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mariners
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 2000.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Texas Rangers$ 20,000,00027298$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016Texas Rangers$ 20,000,00024398$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Texas Rangers$ 14,000,00058794$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Texas Rangers$ 14,000,00059394$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Cincinnati Reds$ 7,375,000136686$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-30 - Signed to 7-year contract for 2014-2020 ($130m)
    2013-02-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($7.375m) Avoiding arbitration
    2012Cleveland Indians$ 4,900,000192379$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Cleveland Indians$ 3,975,000224576$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Cleveland Indians$ 461,1005251342$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Cleveland Indians$ 420,3005882127$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Cleveland Indians$ 390,4007522817$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Cleveland Indians$ 380,000737330$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Seattle Mariners$ 327,000742310$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2006Cleveland Indians$ 327,000742300$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Seattle Mariners$ 300,000794360$ 300,000$ 2,189,055

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