Sun, 02 Mar 2014 12:33:34 -0800
Texas Rangers OF Engel Beltre could have an advantage over OF Michael Choice for a spot on the team's 25-man roster because he is out of options.
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:14:31 -0800
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is looking or a right-handed hitter who can serve as the designated hitter against left-handed pitching. OF Michael Choice is believed to be a possibility, but Washington is reluctant to use a young player in that position. 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff, a non-roster invitee, also could get a look.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:54:03 -0800
The Texas Rangers signed Ps Lisalverto Bonilla, Cory Burns, Wilmer Font, Roman Mendez and Tanner Scheppers, INF Luis Sardinas and OFs Jim Adduci, Engel Beltre and Michael Choice to pre-arbitration deals Monday, Feb. 17. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:00:48 -0800
While the Texas Rangers have been looking for a right-handed bat, general manager Jon Daniels said "We're not talking to anybody" on the free agent market. The GM hinted that Texas would turn to internal options like Michael Choice as candidates to provide a right-handed hitting balance to DH Mitch Moreland.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:16:29 -0800
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said the plan is for the team to use a platoon at the designated hitter spot. 1B Mitch Moreland would face right-handed pitching, with OF Michael Choice or another right-handed hitter against left-handed pitchers.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:58:31 -0800
The Texas Rangers acquired OF Michael Choice and INF Chris Bostick from the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, Dec. 3, in exchange for OF Craig Gentry and SP Josh Lindblom. Choice will be on the major league roster while Bostick has been assigned to Single-A Myrtle Beach. Choice was selected 10th overall in the 2010 draft by the Athletics and made his major league debut in September by going 5-for-18 (.278) in nine games. "Michael is a guy we followed in his amateur days literally down the block," general manager Jon Daniels said. "He has a chance to hit and hit for power, is athletic and can play all three outfield spots."
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 10:56:15 -0800
The Oakland Athletics acquired OF Craig Gentry from the Texas Rangers Tuesday, Dec. 2, in exchange for OF Michael Choice.
Fantasy Tip: Both players become outfield depth for their new teams. Choice has more upside, but Gentry probably has a clearer path to playing time. Both are merely AL-only options unless they find consistent playing time due to an injury.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 12:02:58 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have called up OF Michael Choice, 2B Jemile Weeks, INF Andy Parrino and RP Pedro Figueroa from Triple-A Sacramento.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:02:00 -0700
The Oakland Athletics reassigned OF Michael Choice, C David Freitas, SP Brian Gordon, 3B Scott Moore and INF Darwin Perez to their minor-league camp Sunday, March 17.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 11:47:34 -0800
Oakland Athletics OF Michael Choice (hand) will not have any limitations in spring training after fracturing his hand last year.