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Michael Choice

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Texas Rangers

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Choice earned an Opening Day roster spot and was given a steady supply of playing time when injuries freed up at-bats in the Rangers' DH role, but he hit just .177/.247/.318 with eight home runs over ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 230   DOB: 11/10/1989   BORN: Fort Worth, TX   COLLEGE: Texas-Arlington   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Choice Contract Information:

Agreed to a $2 million dollar contract following his selection in the June draft.

March 17, 2015  –  Michael Choice News

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Choice was optioned to Triple-A on Tuesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Jeff Wilson reports.

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Michael Choice Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 20 R PHO 3 9 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .000 .222 .000 .222
2010 20 A VAN 27 121 102 20 29 19 10 2 7 26 6 1 15 43 0 1 3 .284 .388 .627 1.015
2011 21 A+ STO 118 542 467 79 133 59 28 1 30 82 9 5 61 134 0 4 10 .285 .376 .542 .918
2012 22 AA MID 91 402 359 59 103 27 15 2 10 58 5 1 33 88 0 3 7 .287 .356 .423 .779
2013 23 AAA SAC 132 600 510 90 154 44 29 1 14 89 1 2 69 115 0 10 11 .302 .390 .445 .835
2013 23 MAJ OAK 9 19 18 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 .278 .316 .333 .649
2014 24 AAA ROU 43 182 150 25 40 15 8 0 7 31 2 1 23 47 0 3 6 .267 .379 .460 .839
2014 24 MAJ TEX 86 280 253 20 46 16 6 1 9 36 1 0 21 69 0 3 3 .182 .250 .320 .570
2015 25 AAA ROU 37 145 132 25 28 13 8 0 5 16 0 0 11 42 0 0 2 .212 .283 .386 .669
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3-Year Averages     47 148 135 11 25 7 3 0 4 18 0 0 11 37 0 1 1 .185 .250 .296 .546

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Michael Choice Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 24 @NYY Did not play.
May. 23 @NYY Did not play.
May. 22 @NYY Did not play.
May. 21 @Bos Did not play.
May. 20 @Bos Did not play.
May. 19 @Bos Did not play.
May. 17 Cle Did not play.
May. 16 Cle Did not play.
May. 15 Cle Did not play.
May. 14 KC Did not play.
May. 13 KC Did not play.
May. 12 KC Did not play.
May. 11 KC Did not play.
May. 10 @TB Did not play.
May. 9 @TB Did not play.
May. 8 @TB Did not play.
May. 7 @TB Did not play.
May. 6 @Hou Did not play.
May. 5 @Hou Did not play.
May. 4 @Hou Did not play.
May. 3 Oak Did not play.
May. 2 Oak Did not play.
May. 1 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 29 Sea Did not play.
Apr. 28 Sea Did not play.
Apr. 27 Sea Did not play.
Apr. 26 @LAA Did not play.
Apr. 25 @LAA Did not play.
Apr. 24 @LAA Did not play.
Apr. 22 @Ari Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Michael Choice: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 65 41 7 17 16
2013 7 2 2 4 2

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Michael Choice Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201479104100.203.405.709
201382000.250.250.583

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014174105261.172.282.505
2013100000.300.400.700

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201413084140.185.308.547
2013142000.286.286.619

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014123125221.179.333.594
201340000.250.500.750
Michael Choice Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 20 R PHO 9 7 22.2% 22.2% 1.00 71% .000 .000
2010 20 A VAN 121 102 12.4% 35.5% 0.35 58% .423 .343
2011 21 A+ STO 542 467 11.3% 24.7% 0.46 71% .340 .257
2012 22 AA MID 402 359 8.2% 21.9% 0.38 75% .356 .136
2013 23 AAA SAC 600 510 11.5% 19.2% 0.60 77% .367 .143
2013 23 MAJ OAK 19 18 5.3% 31.6% 0.17 67% .417 .055
2014 24 AAA ROU 182 150 12.6% 25.8% 0.49 69% .344 .193
2014 24 MAJ TEX 280 253 7.5% 24.6% 0.30 73% .211 .138
2015 25 AAA ROU 145 132 7.6% 29% 0.26 68% .271 .174
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3-Year Averages     148 135 7.4% 25% 0.30 73% .223 .111

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Michael Choice: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Choice is on the long list of candidates competing for the Rangers' starting left field job this spring, the team's official site reports.

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Choice (hamstring) will miss the rest of the season, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Jeff Wilson reports.

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Choice left Sunday's game with a strained left hamstring and will undergo an MRI on Monday.

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Choice is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Royals.

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Choice is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Royals.

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Choice went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and two runs scored in Friday's 13-6 win over the Astros.

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Choice will be recalled by the Rangers for Monday's game, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Jeff Wilson reports.

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Choice was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Monday, John Blake of the Rangers' official site reports.

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Choice is not in the lineup Friday against the Mets, and could be forced to a bench role for the entirety of the weekend series between the two teams, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.`

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Choice was drafted 10th overall by the A's in 2010 and was thought to be their offensive prospect closest to contributing in the majors. Choice showed a ton of power (scouts cite his quick wrists and great bat speed) in High-A in 2011 with 30 homers in only 467 at-bats. The power has waned some as he has moved up levels (he did have a hand injury in 2012 that caused him to miss time) and he only hit 14 homers in 2013 over 510 at-bats for Triple-A Sacramento, but he has maintained a solid batting average. Choice was dealt to the Rangers (his hometown is Arlington, TX and he also went to college there) in early December and he could have a chance to make the Rangers' roster in spring training and he may quickly become an everyday player in Texas. Moving to the cozy confines of The Ballpark in Arlington and away from O.co Coliseum certainly boosts his power profile and increases his potential value going forward.

2013

Choice was the A's first-round pick in the 2010 draft (10th overall). After tearing up High-A in 2011, he took a bit of a step back in 2012 at Double-A as his power dropped significantly (he did, however, cut down on the strikeouts at the same time) which quieted some of the talk to fast track him to the majors as soon as possible. He is still a crown jewel in the A's farm system and projects as a starter in their outfield for many years, but it likely will be in 2014 instead of 2013 as some had hoped. The glut of outfielders on the roster in Oakland should enable Choice to spend most - if not all - of the season at Triple-A Sacramento.

2012

Choice continued to show legitimate power in his first full professional season, swatting 30 homers as a 21-year-old at High-A Stockton. While the .285/.476/.542 slash line was impressive, he did whiff 134 times in 118 games. As a cautionary tale, Chris Carter posted a .259/.361/.569 line at the same level, same park and the same age in 2008, showing a similar power/strikeout profile (39 homers and 156 strikeouts), and has seen his ascent stall out against advanced pitching. Choice's brief AFL campaign was solid (.318/.423/.667 in 66 at-bats, with just 12 strikeouts), but the true test will come as he faces Double-A pitching for the first time in 2012.

2011

Choice was the A's first-round pick in the June draft out of UT-Arlington and was considered the best pure hitter in college last season. His professional debut was mixed, showing plenty of power (21 of his 29 hits went for extra bases) but also problems making contact (43 strikeouts in 102 at-bats). That's a load of power in a professional debut with wood bats for the first time, and he projects well going forward.