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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date5-19-1991
Height6' 1"
Weight230 lbs
Age27 years, 7 months, 30 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2014
2015
0.32016
-0.02017
0.82018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2016 ANA 25 54 129 19 4 0 5 16 27 0 2 4 .170 .271 .339 87 -1.4 -0.1 2.3 0.3
2017 NYA 26 6 18 4 1 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 .267 .333 .733 89 -0.2 -0.3 0.2 0.0
2018 MIL 27 12 32 7 2 0 2 2 14 0 0 0 .233 .281 .500 109 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.1
2018 TBA 27 49 189 43 12 1 8 24 41 3 2 0 .269 .370 .506 110 3.0 1.9 0.0 0.7
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Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2010 HDS A+ 11 50 .296 .363 .471 .364 117 2.7 1.5 -0.9 104 4 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.1
2010 MRN Rk 39 159 .257 .310 .366 .481 88 20.1 5.0 -1.2 176 4 6.7 0.6 12.1 2.3
2012 CLN A 66 294 .261 .332 .389 .358 98 19.2 8.7 -5.5 132 2 -3.7 -3.2 12.0 0.8
2012 ADE Wnt 40 172 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HDS A+ 48 211 .256 .327 .406 .380 111 17.7 6.2 -3.7 136 2 1.6 -0.2 8.4 1.2
2013 WTN AA 61 236 .244 .318 .362 .270 101 11.4 6.4 -4.1 144 2 -3.1 -0.7 13.4 1.3
2013 TAC AAA 13 52 .282 .339 .434 .250 93 0.2 1.5 -0.9 104 3 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.1
2014 WTN AA 4 15 .262 .313 .406 .250 104 1.1 0.4 -0.3 113 2 -0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1
2014 TAC AAA 70 281 .281 .349 .447 .323 92 5.3 8.3 -4 106 1 -2.7 0.2 3.3 0.5
2015 TAC AAA 18 67 .277 .342 .414 .381 113 1.3 1.9 -1.2 99 2 -1.7 -1.2 0.3 -0.2
2015 MRN Rk 5 13 .269 .341 .358 .300 92 0 0.4 -0.3 96 8 0.2 -1.2 -0.1 -0.1
2015 EST Wnt 28 114 .000 .000 .000 .243 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 ANA MLB 54 129 .258 .322 .432 .173 100 -5.6 3.6 -1.5 87 16 2.3 -0.1 -1.4 0.3
2016 SLC AAA 53 227 .270 .329 .415 .390 114 14.5 6.4 -3.4 133 2 0.8 -4.7 10.3 1.0
2017 NYA MLB 6 18 .239 .310 .397 .222 106 1.4 0.5 -0.3 89 25 0.2 -0.3 -0.2 0.0
2017 SWB AAA 87 338 .260 .328 .407 .351 100 17.4 10.0 -6.4 123 2 4.3 1.7 10.0 1.9
2018 MIL MLB 12 32 .246 .310 .400 .357 103 -0.2 0.9 -0.5 109 20 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.1
2018 TBA MLB 49 189 .256 .322 .436 .310 102 9 5.3 -3.3 110 16 0.0 1.9 3.0 0.7
2018 CSP AAA 40 163 .276 .338 .421 .358 109 10.4 4.8 -3 130 2 -1.9 0.2 7.0 0.7
2018 DUR AAA 22 86 .263 .333 .411 .327 97 2.8 2.5 -1.5 119 2 0.2 -0.9 2.2 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2010 HDS A+ 50 43 7 13 1 1 1 19 7 6 9 0 0 .302 .388 .442 .140 0 0
2010 MRN Rk 159 135 23 51 15 2 1 73 23 21 30 10 1 .378 .465 .541 .163 0 0
2012 ADE Wnt 172 139 26 43 6 1 8 75 31 26 27 1 1 .309 .419 .540 .230 4 0
2012 CLN A 294 242 43 72 14 1 8 112 43 39 55 0 2 .298 .420 .463 .165 0 1
2013 WTN AA 236 198 21 53 10 3 9 96 39 32 28 2 2 .268 .377 .485 .217 2 0
2013 HDS A+ 211 181 34 61 24 3 7 112 40 27 33 0 1 .337 .427 .619 .282 1 0
2013 TAC AAA 52 45 9 11 2 0 2 19 6 4 7 0 0 .244 .333 .422 .178 0 1
2014 TAC AAA 281 237 41 67 7 2 5 93 30 36 42 2 2 .283 .381 .392 .110 2
2014 WTN AA 15 11 3 3 1 0 1 7 5 4 2 0 0 .273 .467 .636 .364 0
2015 EST Wnt 114 96 13 21 4 1 3 36 17 17 20 0 1 .219 .333 .375 .156 1 0
2015 MRN Rk 13 12 1 3 1 0 0 4 2 1 2 0 0 .250 .308 .333 .083 0 0
2015 TAC AAA 67 57 8 17 4 0 1 24 16 10 14 0 1 .298 .403 .421 .123 0 0
2016 SLC AAA 227 188 31 65 17 1 5 99 31 31 34 4 3 .346 .434 .527 .181 5 1
2016 ANA MLB 129 112 9 19 4 0 5 38 12 16 27 2 4 .170 .271 .339 .170 1 0
2017 NYA MLB 18 15 2 4 1 0 2 11 5 2 5 0 0 .267 .333 .733 .467 1 0
2017 SWB AAA 338 288 42 83 25 1 15 155 69 39 86 3 1 .288 .373 .538 .250 7 0
2018 CSP AAA 163 129 17 39 9 0 5 63 23 32 31 1 0 .302 .436 .488 .186 2 0
2018 DUR AAA 86 74 9 20 4 0 2 30 14 11 18 0 0 .270 .360 .405 .135 1 0
2018 MIL MLB 32 30 4 7 2 0 2 15 5 2 14 0 0 .233 .281 .500 .267 0 0
2018 TBA MLB 189 160 21 43 12 1 8 81 27 24 41 2 0 .269 .370 .506 .238 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 524 0.4943 0.4065 0.8122 0.5907 0.2264 0.8758 0.6500 0.1878 0.0000
2017 80 0.3875 0.4125 0.6364 0.5161 0.3469 0.8125 0.4706 0.3636 0.0000
2018 917 0.4624 0.4089 0.7013 0.5896 0.2535 0.8360 0.4320 0.2987 0.0000
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-08-30 2010-09-09 Minors 10 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 MIL $850,000
2017 NYA $
2016 ANA $650,000
2015 SEA $
2014 SEA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,500,000
2 yrTotal$1,500,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 76 d1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/14/18 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.85M in majors. May earn additional $0.65M in performance bonuses. Contract selected by Milwaukee 3/29/18. Acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Milwaukee 6/10/18 with $511,828 remaining on contract.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.7M in majors. Contract selected by NY Yankees 7/5/17. DFA by NY Yankees 7/19/17. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $0.65M in majors, $0.35M in performance bonuses). Selected by LA Angels from Baltimore in Rule 5 draft 12/10/15. DFA by LA Angels 5/11/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/15/16. Contract selected by LA Angels 7/9/16. DFA by LA Angels 12/23/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 1/5/17.
  • 2015. DFA by Seattle 3/5/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 3/7/15.
  • 1 year (2014). Contract purchased by Seattle 11/20/13. Re-signed by Seattle 2/25/14.
  • Signed by Seattle 7/2/09 as an amateur free agent from South Korea.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .000 .250 .000 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .174 .272 .349 ?
18 Split (Multi) .174 .022 .349 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) .020 .029 .071 ?
30 vs L (2016) .000 .250 .000 ?
31 vs R (2016) .174 .272 .349 ?
38 Split (2016) .174 .022 .349 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) .020 .028 .073 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2015-12-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)Expectations for Angels' Rule 5 selections?
(Jeff from Manhattan Beach)
I would be very, very surprised if Ji-Man Choi was on the big league roster next year. Maybe a guy the Angels could work out a deal with to put him in the system, but there's just not enough positional value to think he belongs on a roster right now. (Christopher Crawford)


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