Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:17:31 -0700
The Texas Rangers acquired OF Will Venable from the San Diego Padres Tuesday, Aug. 18. The Padres acquired OF Marcus Green and a played to be named. The Rangers designated OF Michael Choice on the roster to make room for Venable.
Fantasy Tip: Venable ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) provides depth for the Texas outfield. When he makes an occasional start, he is worth a look in FantasyScore, especially for his occasional extra-base hits and steals.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:16:37 -0700
The Texas Rangers might turn to OFs Michael Choice, Daniel Robertson, Ryan Rua or Jake Smolinski for the left field position in 2015, or they could look for a cheaper alternative on the free-agent market.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:38:15 -0700
Updating a previous item, Texas Rangers OF Michael Choice (hamstring) will be shut down for the rest of the season with a severely strained left hamstring. In a corresponding move, OF Jake Smolinski (foot) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:35:02 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Michael Choice (undisclosed) is out for the year.
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, 07 Jul 2014 13:06:23 -0700
The Texas Rangers are recalling RP Roman Mendez and SS Jake Smolinski from the minors Monday, July 7. OF Michael Choice has been optioned to Triple-A Round Rock, and 2B Donnie Murphy has been designated for assignment.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:55:30 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Michael Choice, who has only five hits in his last 58 at-bats and is 4-for-38 (.105) with three walks since the start of the team's road trip, is back in the lineup Wednesday, July 2. Manager Ron Washington said Choice has been working on making adjustments at the plate.
Fantasy Tip: Choice should only be owned and started in AL-only leagues at the moment.
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:07:12 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Michael Choice (shin) is in the lineup as the designated hitter Friday, June 6, despite fouling a ball off his left shin for the second time in 10 days Thursday, June 5.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:19:12 -0700
Texas Rangers OF Michael Choice (shin) was back in the starting lineup Tuesday, June 3, against the Baltimore Orioles. Choice spent the weekend getting treatment after fouling a ball off his left shin Wednesday, May 28, on the road against the Minnesota Twins.