Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/21/14
With the Cleveland Indians falling two games under .500, and five out of the wild card race, there has been rising interest into their star right fielder Shin-Soo Choo. Choo, who is making $4.9 million this year and is eligible for his final year of arbitration in 2013, would be more than a rental for any interested teams, and the 30-year old is a very attractive option for many teams on the market. After a lost 2011 season that saw Choo play in only 85 games and have his power completely disappear, he's rebounded to his former self this year. His walk and strikeout rates are right around his career averages (with a 10.6% walk rate that should make any team extremely happy), and his ISO is also right there as well. In 2009 and 2010, Choo was a 20/20 player for the Indians, and with 12 homers and 11 steals this year, he's on the road to that benchmark again.  Who are the teams that could have interest in Choo? The Reds, Pirates, Dodgers, and Rangers have been the thre...
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