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Current Status
Free Agent since 2020-10-28 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Shin-Soo Choo
Stat Years
2001-2020  [mlb] 2005-2020
Height/Weight
5-11 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
RF (956) ... OF (710) ... DH (300) ... LF (207) ... CF (160)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1982-07-30 in Pusan, Korea   [38.122]
High School
Pusan (Korea)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 2000
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jae Lee,Jim Colborn
MLB Debut
2005-04-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.265)
Service Time
12.119 (2019)
Organizations
CLE [7] TEX [7] SEA [6] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4887 ... retro id: choos001 ... mlbam id: 425783
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2001Arizona Mariners ArizRksea-18of---15119951601010435124344990321.302.420.513.93324510224.422.211.37613.8820.001.4449.81.6340.0
    2001Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea-18of---1313160003201310000.462.533.462.9951560.231.000.6006.6720.003.000.00.000.0
    2002Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea1719of---21194206912724864834217098133152.302.417.440.85750718538.336.138.38213.8119.331.4070.01.1829.9
    2002San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+sea-19of---2113914125119309921010.308.460.5641.02451227.564.256.37917.6517.651.0039.01.9658.3
    2003Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+sea5120of---31104126211818139551810448492418.286.365.459.82447118940.299.173.3379.3417.831.9145.81.9133.9
    2004San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea-21of---4132517891631771584408569721348.315.382.462.84457923939.317.147.3639.6716.751.7334.52.5923.9
    2005Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-22of---51154297312121511542010699712108.282.382.431.81350218537.333.149.34213.7519.321.4139.02.1930.6
    2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2222cfL-S-E-P51018110001003400000.056.190.056.2462110.167.000.07114.2919.051.330.00.000.0
    2006Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea1723of---694375711212131348264457321431.323.394.499.89342718737.355.176.36910.5417.101.6228.93.0430.6
    2006Seattle MarinersALMLBsea1723cfL-S-E-P6411011000000410001.091.167.182.3491221.091.091.1430.0033.330.000.00.00100.0
    2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1623rfL-S-E-P645146234311332253184611122.295.373.473.8461676917.315.178.40810.7827.542.5648.71.8039.5
    2007Gulf Coast Indians GCLRkcle-24of---725011002000110000.200.333.400.733621.200.200.2500.0016.670.000.00.00100.0
    2007Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle1724of---7592083454112326103214030606.260.328.375.7032387816.250.115.2988.8216.811.9069.31.2629.6
    2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1724lf-rfL-S-E-P7617550005012500110.294.350.294.6442050.059.000.38510.0025.002.500.00.000.0
    2008Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-25of---8124211120131351420000.262.367.381.74849163.190.119.37010.2028.572.8042.02.0427.3
    2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1725rf-lfL-S-E-P8943176898283146643447850445.309.397.549.94637017445.382.240.36711.8921.081.7722.63.7845.9
    2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1726rfL-S-E-P915658387175386208621278151170759.300.394.489.88368528564.355.189.37011.3922.041.9429.12.9236.6
    2010Akron AerosEastAAcle2327rf---10311110000100300001.091.091.091.1821110.091.000.1250.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1727rfL-S-E-P101445508116531222902278311811021111.300.401.484.88564626655.362.184.34712.8518.271.4225.03.4133.3
    2011Lake County CaptainsSALAcle-28rf---1138000001000200000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1728rfL-S-E-P11853133781113836125367860337.259.344.390.73435812222.268.131.31710.0621.792.1739.12.2327.2
    2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1729rfL-S-E-P12155598881694321667217731501401010.283.373.441.81468626461.304.158.35310.6421.872.0537.42.3336.1
    2013Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin1730cfL-S-E-P1315456910716234221542011112133263253.285.423.462.88571226357.390.177.33815.7318.681.1927.12.9535.2
    2014Texas RangersALMLBtex1731lf-dhL-S-E-P141234555811019113403458131120439.242.340.374.71452917033.257.132.30810.9624.762.2635.02.4630.0
    2015Texas RangersALMLBtex1732rfL-S-E-P151495559415332322824276147152517.276.375.463.83865325757.328.187.33511.6422.511.9325.23.3737.2
    2016Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex1833rf---16620061000013710000.300.417.350.7672471.150.050.46212.5029.172.330.00.0016.7
    2016Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex1833rf---16311261015111000000.545.583.9091.49212102.455.364.5008.330.000.0011.08.3333.3
    2016Texas RangersALMLBtex1733rfL-S-E-P164817827437071763254670011.242.357.399.7562107114.315.157.28811.9021.901.8425.43.3332.6
    2017Texas RangersALMLBtex1734rf-dhL-S-E-P1714954496142201227812377134735118.261.357.423.78063623043.320.162.30512.1121.071.7424.73.4630.3
    2018Texas RangersALMLBtex1735dhL-S-E-P1814656083148301216261921561012211.264.377.434.81166524352.343.170.33013.8323.461.7026.73.1635.1
    2019Texas RangersALMLBtex1736dh-rfL-S-E-P1915156393149312246115178165180136.265.371.455.82666025657.353.190.33311.8225.002.1223.53.6438.3
    2020Texas RangersALMLBtex1737lf-dhL-S-E-P203311013263051562133320211.236.323.400.723127448.318.164.28410.2425.982.5422.03.9430.8
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)16526087961167133929218782157558681579152104043101.275.377.447.82471572722586.332.172.33612.1322.061.8227.93.0535.1
    American League Totals (16 yrs)149855188541509305271977281374475614461267383898.273.371.446.81764452459529.326.173.33511.7322.441.9128.03.0635.1
    National League Totals (1 yrs)15456910716234221542011112133263253.285.423.462.88571226357.390.177.33815.7318.681.1927.12.9535.2
    Minor League Totals72327094688071324964373168653585774610221635.298.386.454.84031451229245.326.156.35611.3818.351.6142.32.0330.4
    Minor: Rk Totals53204516111104371243450100321.299.418.510.92825110425.417.211.37313.5519.921.4751.01.5941.0
    Minor: A Totals12544170133248652362171103143152.302.414.433.84753019138.327.131.38113.4019.431.4573.51.1328.6
    Minor: A+ Totals121451761302314106421105393113428.288.374.468.84252221147.322.180.34110.1517.821.7545.11.9236.2
    Minor: AA Totals1415489017018715844195910731349.310.378.451.82961424740.307.141.3619.6117.431.8136.52.4423.5
    Minor: AAA Totals283106518131356102913658211412248311315.294.377.447.824122847695.320.153.34511.4818.241.5936.72.3630.4
    Texas Rangers Totals (7 yrs)799296546477114281143555216419812716191253.260.363.429.79234801271264.322.169.31912.0423.331.9426.03.2834.2
    Cleveland Indians Totals (7 yrs)685252438973616219833728528334626541192644.292.383.469.85229321185264.333.177.35611.3921.351.8730.42.8335.9
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)15456910716234221542011112133263253.285.423.462.88571226357.390.177.33815.7318.681.1927.12.9535.2
    Seattle Mariners Totals (2 yrs)1429121001003810001.069.182.103.2853331.138.034.0959.0924.242.670.00.0050.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2001Arizona Mariners ArizRk18OF5100.0721107473.9861.400.0091.1100.01
    2001Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwA18OF300.0311054.8001.300.002.2100.010
    2002Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwA19OF10900.0204741215211.9811.900.0078.491.61
    2002San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+19OF600.08000881.0001.300.004.354.57
    2003Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+20OF10400.0183941196192.9801.800.0074.394.51
    2004San Antonio MissionsTexAA21OF12300.02061876231224.9701.800.0089.193.21
    2005Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA22OF11200.02002423226224.9912.000.0077.897.42
    2005Seattle MarinersALMLB22CF5539.01600016161.0003.200.413.150.05
    2006Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA23OF9300.0130240136132.9711.400.0064.698.93
    2006Cleveland IndiansALMLB23LF9977.2140101514.9331.600.185.620.04
    2006Seattle MarinersALMLB23CF4436.0161101817.9444.300.472.5100.06
    2006Cleveland IndiansALMLB23RF3029256.2672117069.9862.300.2718.566.72
    2006Cleveland IndiansALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.28
    2007Gulf Coast Indians GCLRk24OF100.02000221.0002.000.001.750.08
    2007Buffalo BisonsILAAA24OF4100.05820060601.0001.500.0028.969.55
    2007Cleveland IndiansALMLB24LF3332.01010111111.0003.700.341.950.06
    2007Cleveland IndiansALMLB24RF2111.0000000.0000.000.001.233.36
    2008Buffalo BisonsILAAA25OF800.01310014141.0001.800.005.666.79
    2008Cleveland IndiansALMLB25LF2625223.0403104443.9771.700.1916.027.73
    2008Cleveland IndiansALMLB25RF5145398.0881109089.9891.700.2231.554.32
    2008Cleveland IndiansALMLB25DH1100.0000000.0000.000.006.811.74
    2009Cleveland IndiansALMLB26LF2020164.03700037371.0001.900.2312.312.84
    2009Cleveland IndiansALMLB26CF118.01000111.0001.000.130.60.65
    2009Cleveland IndiansALMLB26RF1241211,084.22791172297290.9762.300.2776.579.51
    2009Cleveland IndiansALMLB26DH1100.0000000.0000.000.006.87.13
    2010Akron AerosEastAA27RF100.04000441.0004.000.000.733.36
    2010ClevelandALMLB27RF1421421,249.22671443285281.9862.000.2287.798.61
    2010ClevelandALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.47
    2011Lake County CaptainsMidwA28RF200.04000441.0002.000.001.466.77
    2011ClevelandALMLB28rf8584735.1172942185181.9782.100.2552.5100.01
    2012ClevelandALMLB29RF1541511,331.2293721302300.9931.900.2395.199.41
    2013CincinnatiNLMLB30LF3328.04100551.0001.700.181.91.96
    2013CincinnatiNLMLB30CF1501501,333.0349840361357.9892.400.2792.697.41
    2014TexasALMLB31LF6463520.1100330106103.9721.600.2039.552.01
    2014TexasALMLB31RF1212107.0291103130.9682.500.287.49.84
    2014TexasALMLB31DH4400.0000000.0000.000.0027.235.81
    2015TexasALMLB32RF1481441,262.0315552325320.9852.200.2591.499.31
    2015TexasALMLB32DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.710
    2016Frisco RoughRidersTexAA33RF300.05000551.0001.700.002.250.09
    2016Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA33RF300.03000331.0001.000.002.1100.09
    2016TexasALMLB33RF4342357.2854309289.9672.100.2526.589.62
    2016TexasALMLB33DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.58.39
    2017TexasALMLB34RF7775647.2151740162158.9752.100.2447.551.72
    2017TexasALMLB34DH6500.0000000.0000.000.0040.143.61
    2018TexasALMLB35LF2626218.1411204442.9551.600.1916.017.84
    2018TexasALMLB35RF3433289.0641206765.9701.900.2221.023.32
    2018TexasALMLB35OF5959507.1105240111107.9641.800.2136.440.45
    2018TexasALMLB35DH8500.0000000.0000.000.0052.558.21
    2019TexasALMLB36LF4039327.2800208280.9762.000.2424.726.52
    2019TexasALMLB36RF4241361.0730207573.9731.700.2025.927.82
    2019TexasALMLB36DH62610.0000000.0000.000.0038.341.11
    2020Texas RangersALMLB37lf1615131.0310103231.9691.900.240.048.52
    2020Texas RangersALMLB37rf3218.01000010101.0003.300.560.09.12
    2020Texas RangersALMLB37dh14130.0000000.0000.000.000.042.42
    MLB Totals - (LF)2072031,721357910112.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (CF)1601601,41638295012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (RF)9479228,106189362361112.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)595950710524012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)300740000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (RF)300300011.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)25400401296312.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (RF)400900012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (OF)12300206187612.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)1100019194112.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (RF)200400012.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (OF)1120020785112.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (OF)52007411011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2001Minor---------54-
    2002Minor---------115-
    2003Minor---------104-
    2004Minor---------123-
    2005MLB-------5---
    2005Minor---------112-
    2006MLB------9430-1
    2006Minor---------93-
    2007MLB------3-2--
    2007Minor---------42-
    2008MLB------26-51-11
    2008Minor---------8-
    2009MLB------201124-11
    2010MLB--------142-2
    2010Minor--------1--
    2011MLB--------85--
    2011Minor--------2--
    2012MLB--------154--
    2013MLB------3150---
    2014MLB------64-12-44
    2015MLB--------148-1
    2016MLB--------43-4
    2016Minor--------6--
    2017MLB--------77-65
    2018MLB------26-345985
    2019MLB------40-42-62
    2020MLB------16-3-14
    Totals------207160956710300