Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 10/19/13
There are rumors that All-Star outfield Shin-Soo Choo‘s agent Scott Boros is seeking a $100 million deal for Choo.  D.J. Short of NBCSports.com reported that Jon Heyman of CBS Sports passed along that the Houston Astros could be a potential surprise suitor for Choo. “The Houston Astros, whose lowest-in-baseball payroll of $25 million or thereabouts was a mere fraction of most teams, may consider making a run at star outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who is believed to be seeking five times that figure on a multiyear deal on the free-agent market, according to sources.” Bud Norris was the highest paid Astro last year at $3 million and was traded mid season.  The Astros payroll may have been as low as $13 million by the end of the season, so it would appear to be shocking if the Astros made a serious play for Choo, who is demanding a large sum of money. Although it doesn’t seem like the kind of move the Astros would make, Heyman added that Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow values on-base per...
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