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MICHAEL CHOICE RUMORS

Cleveland Has a Choice in Their Spring Training Outfield Mix

When Cleveland acquired outfielder Michael Choice from the Texas Rangers in a cash exchange on August 21st, the outfield picture for the future was unclear. With Michael Brantley expected to miss time at the beginning of the 2016 season and two other players being considered as prospective starters with minimal consistent experience in the outfield at the Major League level, the...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Indians get OF Michael Choice from Rangers for cash

NEW YORK (AP) The Cleveland Indians have acquired outfielder Michael Choice from the Texas Rangers for cash. The teams announced the deal Friday night. Choice was optioned by the Indians to Triple-A Columbus. The 25-year-old Choice had been designated for assignment by the Rangers on Tuesday after they acquired outfielder Will Venable in a trade with San Diego. Choice struck out...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres deal Will Venable to Rangers

By Joe Lucia THE SAN DIEGO PADRES ARE FINALLY SELLING! Well…kind of. On Tuesday night, they dealt outfielder Will Venable to the Texas Rangers. The Rangers have acquired OF Will Venable from San Diego for catcher-OF Marcus Greene and a player to be named later. Michael Choice DFA. — John Blake (@RangerBlake) August 19, 2015   Venable is a free agent after the season...
Via The Outside Corner
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Why 2015 is a Critical Year for Michael Choice

Michael Choice has gone from a prized prospect to a severely struggling MLB player. It’s too early to give up on him, but 2015 should be a critically telling year. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Michael Choice had a miserable 2014 season. There’s no dodging this blatant piece of truth. After being acquired from the Oakland A’s in exchange for versatile Craig Gentry...
Via The Sports Journal
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookie provide spark for Texas offense vs. Indians

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers need offense from everywhere in the batting order if they're going to have a chance to compete for a playoff spot this year. Rookies Michael Choice and Rougned Odor are doing their best to hold up bottom of the order. Choice and Odor each had key homers Friday and combined for four RBI as the Rangers edged Cleveland 6-4 on a night when right-hander...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Michael Choice literally crushed his home run ball (PHOTO)

In the fourth inning of the Rangers 14-3 jail-sexing of the Angels, Texas outfielder Michael Choice crushed a three-run jack to increase the Rangers’ lead from 6-3 to 9-3.  The picture evidence below actually shows that he crushed the baseball. Spare me the science lesson about how baseballs and golf balls and whatever balls react that way on contact.  These are still insane...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

First homer special for Rangers' Choice

ARLINGTON, Texas - Michael Choice got a lucky bounce Saturday night after hitting his first major-league homer run. The Texas outfielder, who lives in Arlington and played collegiately at UTA, was able to get the ball back after it bounced in the Texas bullpen and then into the stands. Choice gave a young boy an autographed bat and ball in exchange for the ball, which will now find...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UTA ex hoping Rangers make right Choice

One of the feel-good stories for the Texas Rangers this season would be if local star Michael Choice makes the team and only has to make a 15-minute commute from where he grew up to work. That story loses some of its luster if Choice is playing for Triple-A Round Rock. Choice, 24, is doing all he can this spring to make sure the feel-good story happens. The outfielder, who was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers rumors: Shin-Soo Choo edition

The Texas Rangers are definitely interested in outfielder Shin-Soo Choo. With one, maybe two, outfield positions open for grabs the Rangers are hoping to steal Choo without picking up a big contract. Texas has been in communication with Choo’s agent Scott Boras and it seems evident that there is interest on Choo’s part to play in Arlington. All that needs to be finalized now...
Via isportsweb.com
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Did The Mets Make A Mistake By Not Pursuing Michael Choice?

Yesterday, as reported by Steve Adams on MLBTR, the Athletics acquired Craig Gentry and Josh Lindblom from the Texas Rangers in exchange for Michael Choice and Chris Bostick. Gentry is one of the top defensive outfielders in the MLB, but struggles offensively against right-handed pitching. As Steve Adams notes, “Gentry has thrived against left-handed pitching throughout his career...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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