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Birth Date5-19-1991
Height6' 1"
Weight250 lbs
Age27 years, 11 months, 4 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2015
0.32016
0.02017
0.82018
1.02019
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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 89 -1.4 -0.1 2.3 0.3
2017 NYA 26 6 18 4 1 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 .267 .333 .733 100 0.1 -0.3 0.2 0.0
2018 MIL 27 12 32 7 2 0 2 2 14 0 0 0 .233 .281 .500 103 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.1
2018 TBA 27 49 189 43 12 1 8 24 41 3 2 0 .269 .370 .506 110 2.9 1.9 0.0 0.7
2019 TBA 28 19 75 18 5 1 1 9 16 2 1 2 .286 .387 .444 115 1.0 -0.4 0.6 0.2
Career140443912421853103556.239.336.4551042.81.53.01.3

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2010 HDS A+ CLF 11 50 .296 .363 .471 .364 126 0.4 1.0 -0.7 97 0 0.5 0.0 -1.2 0.0
2010 MRN Rk AZL 39 159 .257 .310 .366 .481 87 20 4.9 -1.2 266 0 6.7 0.6 9.5 2.0
2012 CLN A MID 66 294 .261 .332 .389 .358 97 19.3 8.7 -5.5 147 0 -3.7 -3.2 10.8 0.7
2012 ADE Wnt ABL 40 172 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HDS A+ CAL 48 211 .256 .327 .406 .380 110 20.5 5.9 -3.6 181 0 1.6 -0.2 12.3 1.6
2013 WTN AA SOU 61 236 .244 .318 .362 .270 105 10.1 6.4 -4.1 132 0 -3.1 -0.7 4.5 0.3
2013 TAC AAA PCL 13 52 .282 .339 .434 .250 91 0.4 1.5 -0.9 90 0 0.2 0.1 -1.0 0.0
2014 WTN AA SOU 4 15 .262 .313 .406 .250 105 1.1 0.4 -0.3 142 0 -0.2 0.3 0.5 0.1
2014 TAC AAA PCL 70 281 .281 .349 .447 .323 91 5.8 8.3 -4 110 0 -2.7 0.2 1.6 0.3
2015 TAC AAA PCL 18 67 .277 .342 .414 .381 115 1.2 1.9 -1.2 109 0 -1.7 -1.2 -0.5 -0.3
2015 MRN Rk AZL 5 13 .269 .341 .358 .300 91 0 0.4 -0.3 99 0 0.2 -1.2 -0.5 -0.1
2015 EST Wnt DWL 28 114 .000 .000 .000 .243 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 ANA MLB AL 54 129 .258 .322 .432 .173 101 -5.7 3.6 -1.5 89 14 2.3 -0.1 -1.4 0.3
2016 SLC AAA PCL 53 227 .270 .329 .415 .390 108 16.7 6.4 -3.4 151 0 0.8 -4.7 8.4 0.8
2017 NYA MLB AL 6 18 .239 .310 .397 .222 109 1.3 0.5 -0.3 100 25 0.2 -0.3 0.1 0.0
2017 SWB AAA INT 87 338 .260 .328 .407 .351 100 17 10.0 -6.4 138 0 4.3 1.7 9.7 1.9
2018 MIL MLB NL 12 32 .246 .310 .400 .357 103 -0.2 0.9 -0.5 103 10 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1
2018 TBA MLB AL 49 189 .256 .322 .436 .310 103 8.8 5.3 -3.3 110 10 0.0 1.9 2.9 0.7
2018 CSP AAA PCL 40 163 .276 .338 .421 .358 109 10.4 4.8 -3 144 0 -1.9 0.2 6.1 0.6
2018 DUR AAA INT 22 86 .263 .333 .411 .327 97 2.8 2.5 -1.5 120 0 0.2 -0.9 0.7 0.1
2019 TBA MLB AL 19 75 .242 .319 .419 .362 100 5.6 2.1 -1.3 115 19 0.6 -0.4 1.0 0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2010 HDS A+ CLF 50 43 7 13 1 1 1 19 7 6 9 0 0 .302 .388 .442 .140 0 0
2010 MRN Rk AZL 159 135 23 51 15 2 1 73 23 21 30 10 1 .378 .465 .541 .163 0 0
2012 ADE Wnt ABL 172 139 26 43 6 1 8 75 31 26 27 1 1 .309 .419 .540 .230 4 0
2012 CLN A MID 294 242 43 72 14 1 8 112 43 39 55 0 2 .298 .420 .463 .165 0 1
2013 WTN AA SOU 236 198 21 53 10 3 9 96 39 32 28 2 2 .268 .377 .485 .217 2 0
2013 HDS A+ CAL 211 181 34 61 24 3 7 112 40 27 33 0 1 .337 .427 .619 .282 1 0
2013 TAC AAA PCL 52 45 9 11 2 0 2 19 6 4 7 0 0 .244 .333 .422 .178 0 1
2014 TAC AAA PCL 281 237 41 67 7 2 5 93 30 36 42 2 2 .283 .381 .392 .110 2
2014 WTN AA SOU 15 11 3 3 1 0 1 7 5 4 2 0 0 .273 .467 .636 .364 0
2015 EST Wnt DWL 114 96 13 21 4 1 3 36 17 17 20 0 1 .219 .333 .375 .156 1 0
2015 MRN Rk AZL 13 12 1 3 1 0 0 4 2 1 2 0 0 .250 .308 .333 .083 0 0
2015 TAC AAA PCL 67 57 8 17 4 0 1 24 16 10 14 0 1 .298 .403 .421 .123 0 0
2016 SLC AAA PCL 227 188 31 65 17 1 5 99 31 31 34 4 3 .346 .434 .527 .181 5 1
2016 ANA MLB AL 129 112 9 19 4 0 5 38 12 16 27 2 4 .170 .271 .339 .170 1 0
2017 NYA MLB AL 18 15 2 4 1 0 2 11 5 2 5 0 0 .267 .333 .733 .467 1 0
2017 SWB AAA INT 338 288 42 83 25 1 15 155 69 39 86 3 1 .288 .373 .538 .250 7 0
2018 CSP AAA PCL 163 129 17 39 9 0 5 63 23 32 31 1 0 .302 .436 .488 .186 2 0
2018 MIL MLB NL 32 30 4 7 2 0 2 15 5 2 14 0 0 .233 .281 .500 .267 0 0
2018 DUR AAA INT 86 74 9 20 4 0 2 30 14 11 18 0 0 .270 .360 .405 .135 1 0
2018 TBA MLB AL 189 160 21 43 12 1 8 81 27 24 41 2 0 .269 .370 .506 .238 2 0
2019 TBA MLB AL 75 63 9 18 5 1 1 28 6 9 16 1 2 .286 .387 .444 .159 1 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
2019 301 0.5116 0.4286 0.7674 0.6299 0.2177 0.8144 0.6250 0.2326 0.0000
Career18220.47640.41160.74130.59330.24390.84280.52830.25870.0000

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
2019 TBA $850,000
2018 MIL $850,000
2017 NYA $
2016 ANA $650,000
2015 SEA $
2014 SEA $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,500,000
2019Current$850,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$2,350,000
3 yrTotal$2,350,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 76 d1 year/$850,000 (2019)

Details
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2019). Re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19.
  • 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.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 423 54 100 24 2 16 58 51 100 3 2 .275 .369 .484 122 19.5 1B 3 2.5
80o 405 50 92 22 2 15 54 47 98 3 1 .263 .354 .466 115 14.9 1B 2 1.9
70o 391 47 87 21 2 14 51 44 96 3 1 .256 .345 .453 109 11.8 1B 2 1.6
60o 380 44 82 20 2 13 48 42 94 3 1 .248 .337 .438 105 9.3 1B 2 1.2
50o 369 42 77 18 2 12 45 40 93 2 1 .238 .327 .418 101 7.1 1B 2 1.0
40o 358 40 73 17 2 12 43 37 91 2 1 .232 .317 .414 96 5.0 1B 2 0.7
30o 347 38 69 16 2 11 41 35 90 2 1 .226 .309 .400 92 2.9 1B 2 0.5
20o 333 35 64 15 2 10 38 33 87 2 1 .217 .299 .383 87 0.5 1B 2 0.2
10o 315 31 57 14 1 9 34 29 84 2 1 .204 .283 .357 79 -2.4 1B 2 -0.1
Weighted Mean37143781921246409331.240.328.4221027.61B 21.1

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-04-19 18:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Charlie Blackmon's slow start? Could you give some starters and first basemen that you target to receive in a trade for him? Thanks!
(Matt from MSP)
Blackmon's decline began last season so it might be tough to get value in return from other perceptive fantasy owners. That makes it tricky in that you have to try to get a good player while not making it appear you're selling low. I think Josh Bell has some more upside so he might be a target. Ji-Man Choi is another option. On the pitching side, It is getting late to jump on the Luke Weaver train, but there should still be time. I like Pablo Lopez' upside as well. (Scott Delp)
2019-04-05 16:00:00 (link to chat)I'm currently rostering Ji-Man Choi as backup to Miguel Cabrera in my 16-team OBP dynasty, waiting for the inevitable Miggy injury (and, frankly, wondering if he'll ever hit again). Would I be better off with Rowdy Tellez instead, he looks quite lively so far, or stash Nate Lowe or just retreat to the boring old Moreland or Morales? Thanks!
(kalimantan from as above)
For 2019, I actually like Choi the best for now, followed by Moreland. But if you're talking dynasty, it'd make sense to stash Lowe now. If/when Miggy gets hurt, maybe there's another roster move you can make to fit in Choi, Moreland, or a different 1B replacement. (Kevin Jebens)
2019-02-25 16:00:00 (link to chat)Who are some fantasy sleepers this year?
(Buddy from Peoria)
See Simon's question above. Also, apropos of nothing other than their presence in my draft queue in Tout Wars right now (look away fellow drafters), I'm kind of into Adam Frazier and Ji-Man Choi. (Jon Hegglund)
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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