Shin Soo Choo
Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
Shin-Soo Choo has officially joined the Texas Rangers, a team that went into this offseason looking to remake its offense. Choo has collected 20 homers and 20 stolen bases three times in his career.
Free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has agreed to a $130 million, seven-year contract with the Rangers.
Choo, a career .288 hitter with 104 home runs, and his agent, Scott Boras, asked instead for Ellsbury money. The Yankees immediately pulled their offer and signed Carlos Beltran.
According to a report, the Yankees have Carlos Beltran tunnel vision right now. With catcher Brian McCann in the fold, the Bombers have put the full-court press on the veteran outfielder.
The warnings of a possible spending free-for-all started coming last week and now the Yankees are fully engaged with the agents for several of the top free agents on the market, WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman reported Wednesday.
With New York unlikely to re-sign Granderson, general manager Brian Cashman has set his sights on star-studded outfielders Shin-Soo Choo and Carlos Beltran, according to Heyman.
Robinson Cano, Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo and Brian McCann are among the players seeking to cash in from a free-agent class lacking any ace starting pitchers.
According to WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Yankees are lining up meetings with the agents of several of the biggest names on the free agent market for next week’s General Managers’ meetings.
Wilpon alluded to sweeping changes this week. But if he thinks Poppa Fred is ever going to spring for a wholesale roster rebuild, he’d better shake himself back into reality.
According to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Yankees are developing the type of shopping list this offseason that conjures memories of their onslaught on the market four years ago.
For what feels like a lifetime, Mets fans have been hearing that THIS is the offseason. THIS is when it will all change. 2014 will be the year that the Mets FINALLY field a team that can contend. You’re up, Mr. Alderson.
Reds outfielder Shin-Soo Choo will be a free agent after the season, and he will be a very attractive option for Alderson. The 30-year-old plays all three outfield positions. He has speed and power and is a premier top-of-the-order catalyst.
Devin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.