MICHAEL CHOICE RUMORS

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Choice named Texas Rangers fourth outfielder

On Wednesday the Texas Rangers announced that rookie outfielder Michael Choice made the big club. Choice gives the Rangers a right-handed option in the outfield and at DH. Jim Adduci and Engel Beltre were also both possibilities to make the team, but Beltre has since been placed on the 60 day disabled list and ultimately the Rangers wanted a right hander to spell the left...
Via Players View
23 days ago  |  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

The Call-Up: Michael Choice by Jason Cole and Bret Sayre

The A`s bring up a power-hitting outfielder, though his window to contribute meaningfully may not open until next year.
Via Baseball Prospectus
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Choice – Learn To “Bernie Lean”

Start believing the hype on Oakland A’s top prospect center fielder, Michael Choice.  Currently batting .284, with 8 HRs, 34 RBIs, a .393 OBP, and a .872 OPS, he has the makings of being a really good Major League ballplayer.  He hits for power, as he is second in the Pacific Coast League in HRs, and possesses a good batters eye, having an almost 1:1 K/BB ratio this season at...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland A's MLN: Concern Over Choice?

In this edition of our Oakland A's Minor League Notebook, we examine the early season struggles of top A's prospect Michael Choice and review the action around the Oakland system on Saturday night.
Via athletics.scout.com
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Choice making adjustments in Double-A

FRISCO -- It's been a few years but Michael Choice is playing baseball in Texas once again. The Fort Worth native was a standout on the diamond at Texas-Arlington from 2008 through 2010 until Oakland took him 10th overall, the highest a UTA player had ever been drafted, in the June 2010 Amateur Draft. The six-foot, 220-pound center fielder began his professional career with...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 50 Prospects: #46 – Michael Choice

#46 Michael Choice Oakland Athletics DOB: 11/10/1989 ETA: 2013 Choice had a terrific first full season of professional baseball as a 21-year-old. He had an outstanding career at UT-Arlington and was deservedly selected with the tenth overall pick in 2010. With Stockton this year in the California League, Choice slashed .285/.376/.542 and went deep 30 times. He struck out 134 times...
Via The Golden Sombrero Baseball Blog
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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