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Biography Data
Positions: RF-603, OF-539, CF-160, LF-125, DH-69
Proper Name: Shin-Soo Choo
Born: July 30, 1982 (33.066)
Place Pusan, Korea
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 178 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School:
Drafted: 2000 -- Signed as free agent by Seattle Mariners
MLB Debut:April 21,2005 (22.265)
TBC Player ID:4887
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-11-04 - 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-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    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 ($7.375m) Avoiding arbitration40man
    2012-12-11Cincinnati RedsRFActive-MLBCincinnati RedsMLBTraded from Indians with Jason Donald and cash to Reds for Drew Stubbs40man
    2012-05-05Cleveland IndiansrfActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Indians (1-year)
    Signed by Indians (1-year)
    Traded by Mariners to Indians for Ben Broussard
    Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mariners
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Seattle Mariners in 2000.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Texas Rangers$ 14,000,00059595$ 0$ 3,797,278
    2014Texas Rangers$ 14,000,00059394$ 500,000$ 3,259,096
    2013Cincinnati Reds$ 7,375,000136686$ 490,000$ 3,019,5052013-12-30 - 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$ 2,954,8872012-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($4.9m) Avoided arbitration
    2011Cleveland Indians$ 3,975,000224576$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($3.975m) Avoided arbitration
    2010Cleveland Indians$ 461,1005251342$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-03-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.4611m)
    2009Cleveland Indians$ 420,3005882127$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.4203m)
    2008Cleveland Indians$ 390,4007522817$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-03-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.3904m)
    2007Cleveland Indians$ 380,000737330$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m)
    2006Seattle Mariners$ 327,000742310$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m)
    2006Cleveland Indians$ 327,000742300$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m)
    2005Seattle Mariners$ 300,000794360$ 300,000$ 2,189,055

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