Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:46 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (elbow) was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list with a bone spur in his left elbow. He'll undergo season-ending surgery on his arm sometime in the next two weeks. The procedure is set for Sept. 15 but could be moved up to Friday, Aug. 29, if his illness subsides by then. "By the end of October, he would be 100 percent and have a completely normal ... offseason," general manager Jon Daniels said, explaining why the last-place Rangers didn't want to wait until after the season. "We want everything, from a health standpoint, we want 100 percent for 2015." OF Michael Choice was recalled from Triple-A Round Rock in a corresponding move.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:41:44 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (elbow) is dealing with a bone spur in his left elbow, and he'll be out for the rest of the season. OF Michael Choice will take Choo's place on the active roster.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:18:18 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo is sitting out against a left-handed pitcher Monday, Aug. 25. C Tomas Telis is in the starting lineup, batting eighth and catching in his major league debut.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:42:38 -0700
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish, 3B Adrian Beltre, OF Shin-Soo Choo and SS Elvis Andrus have cleared waivers and are eligible to be traded. None of the players are expected to be traded.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:48:03 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo collected the 1,000th hit of his career Saturday, Aug. 9, against the Houston Astros.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:14:51 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo is frustrated with his recent slump. "This has been going on two months," Choo said after going hitless in four at-bats in the Rangers' 4-1 loss to Toronto on Saturday. "Two months. It feels almost like nine years. I'm not frustrated by the numbers. I'm frustrated because nothing is getting better. I feel great. I practice good. I feel great getting into the batters box, and then ..."
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:45:12 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo went 0-for-4 against the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday, July 19, and has gone hitless in his last 21 at-bats with 11 strikeouts. Manager Ron Washington said Choo will not be in the starting lineup Sunday, July 20.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:43:26 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo (ankle) will not play in the outfield on Toronto's artificial turf this weekend, manager Ron Washington said Friday, July 18. Choo has been bothered by a sore left ankle since late April. Choo was the designated hitter Friday, going hitless in four at-bats with two strikeouts.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 06:33:09 -0700
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington does not appear to be concerned with the recent struggles of OF Shin-Soo Choo. Washington said his competitive nature is probably contributing to him pressing. "But he's been around the game long enough to handle it," Washington said.
Fantasy Tip: Choo has struck out six times in the past two games. Keep an eye on this situation moving forward, but keep using Choo as you normally would for now.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:04:59 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo has moved back to the leadoff spot Friday, June 27.
Fantasy Tip: He had been hitting third for the last few weeks. He has hit better from the top spot (.269 BA, .813 OPS) than third (.193, .598) in 2014, and this could get him back in the groove as he works his ankle and bat back into health.