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Designated Hitter Age: 36 Exp: 11.119 Years
Country: Korea, South Agent(s): Scott Boras (Boras Corporation)
  • Current Contract

    Shin-Soo Choo signed a 7 year / $130,000,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $130,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $18,571,429. In 2019, Choo will earn a base salary of $21,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $21,000,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $130,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $18,571,429
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2014 Contract details by year 31 $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($14,000,000)
    2015 Contract details by year 32 $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $14,000,000($28,000,000)
    2016 Contract details by year 33 $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($48,000,000)
    2017 Contract details by year 34 $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000($68,000,000)
    2018 Contract details by year 35 $20,000,000 $100,000 $20,100,000 $20,100,000 $20,100,000($88,100,000)
    2019 Contract details by year 36 $21,000,000 - $18,571,429 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($109,100,000)
    2020 Contract details by year 37 $21,000,000 - $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000($130,100,000)
    2021 Free Agent Year 38 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • limited no-trade clause (10 clubs per season)
    • MVP: $250,000
    • WS MVP: $150,000
    • All Star/Gold Glove/Silver Slugger/LCS MVP: $100,000
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2013-2013 Dead Money

    Year   Base Salary Dead Cap Hit
    2013 Contract details by year $-3,000,000 $-3,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2000 Player Cash Earnings - $1,300,000 - $1,300,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $383,100 - - $383,100
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $390,400 - - $390,400
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $420,300 - - $420,300
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $461,100 - - $461,100
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $3,975,000 - - $3,975,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,900,000 - - $4,900,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,375,000 - - $7,375,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - $100,000 $20,100,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (13 seasons)
    $130,404,900 $1,300,000 $100,000 $131,804,900
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000
    $151,404,900 $1,300,000 $100,000 $152,804,900
    * denotes deferred payment
  • 2019 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Shin-Soo Choo ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2019 TEX 42 38 157 29 46 12 2 7 18 23 2 44 .293 .397 .529 .926 0.69
    2018 TEX 146 144 560 83 148 31 1 21 62 92 6 156 .264 .377 .436 .813 2.75
    2017 TEX 149 140 544 96 143 20 1 22 78 77 12 134 .263 .359 .425 .784 1.07
    2016 TEX 48 46 178 27 43 7 0 7 17 25 6 46 .242 .357 .399 .756 0.29
    2015 TEX 149 145 555 94 153 33 3 22 83 76 4 147 .276 .374 .465 .839 3.39
    2014 TEX 123 119 455 58 110 19 1 13 40 58 3 131 .242 .340 .374 .714 0
    2013 CIN 154 153 569 107 162 34 2 21 54 112 20 133 .285 .423 .462 .885 4.41
    2012 CLE 155 151 598 88 169 43 2 16 67 73 21 150 .283 .373 .441 .814 3.58
    2011 CLE 85 84 313 37 81 11 3 8 36 36 12 78 .259 .344 .390 .734 1.61
    2010 CLE 144 144 550 81 165 31 2 22 90 83 22 118 .300 .401 .484 .885 5.89
    2009 CLE 156 153 583 87 175 38 6 20 86 78 21 151 .300 .394 .489 .883 5.51
    2008 CLE 94 81 317 68 98 28 3 14 66 44 4 78 .309 .397 .549 .946 3.56
    Totals 1,505 1,444 5,551 879 1,538 317 29 195 724 797 138 1,419 0.277 0.379 0.450 0.829 32.75
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