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Ji-Man Choi

27-Year-Old First Baseman – Tampa Bay Rays

2018 Stats

AVG

.205

HR

2

RBI

5

R

4

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 230   DOB: 5/19/1991   BORN: Incheon, South Korea   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By SEA In 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ji-Man Choi Contract Information:

Signed a minor-league contract with the Brewers in January of 2018. Traded to the Rays in June of 2018.

July 12, 2018  –  Ji-Man Choi News

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Choi went 2-for-4 with a ground-rule double in a win over the Tigers on Wednesday.

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Ji-Man Choi Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 19 R PEO 39 159 135 23 51 18 15 2 1 23 10 1 21 30 0 2 1 .378 .459 .541 1.000
2010 19 A+ HIG 11 50 43 7 13 3 1 1 1 7 0 0 6 9 0 1 0 .302 .380 .442 .822
2012 21 A CLI 66 294 242 43 72 23 14 1 8 43 0 2 39 55 1 0 12 .298 .420 .463 .883
2013 22 A+ HIG 48 211 181 34 61 34 24 3 7 40 0 1 27 33 0 1 2 .337 .427 .619 1.046
2013 22 AA JAC 61 236 198 21 53 22 10 3 9 39 2 2 32 28 0 2 4 .268 .377 .485 .862
2013 22 AAA TAC 13 52 45 9 11 4 2 0 2 6 0 0 4 7 1 0 2 .244 .333 .422 .755
2014 23 AA JAC 4 15 11 3 3 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 .273 .467 .636 1.103
2014 23 AAA TAC 70 281 237 41 67 14 7 2 5 30 2 2 36 42 3 2 3 .283 .381 .392 .773
2015 24 R PEO 5 13 12 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .250 .308 .333 .641
2015 24 AAA TAC 18 67 57 8 17 5 4 0 1 16 0 1 10 14 0 0 0 .298 .403 .421 .824
2016 25 AAA SAL 53 227 188 31 65 23 17 1 5 31 4 3 31 34 1 5 2 .346 .434 .527 .961
2016 25 MAJ LAA 54 129 112 9 19 9 4 0 5 12 2 4 16 27 0 1 0 .170 .271 .339 .610
2017 26 AAA SCR 87 338 288 42 83 41 25 1 15 69 3 1 39 86 0 7 4 .288 .373 .538 .911
2017 26 MAJ NYY 6 18 15 2 4 3 1 0 2 5 0 0 2 5 0 1 0 .267 .333 .733 1.066
2018 27 AAA DUR 22 86 74 9 20 6 4 0 2 14 0 0 11 18 0 1 0 .270 .360 .405 .765
2018 27 AAA COL 39 159 126 17 38 13 8 0 5 22 1 0 31 31 0 2 0 .302 .434 .484 .918
2018 27 MAJ MIL 12 32 30 4 7 4 2 0 2 5 0 0 2 14 0 0 0 .233 .281 .500 .781
2018 27 MAJ TB 4 15 14 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .143 .200 .214 .414
2018  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ MIL/TB 16 47 44 4 9 5 3 0 2 5 0 0 3 19 0 0 0 .205 .255 .409 .664
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3-Year Averages     30 73 63 5 11 5 2 0 3 8 1 2 9 16 0 1 0 .175 .274 .349 .623
Career  (View All)     76 194 171 15 32 17 8 0 9 22 2 4 21 51 0 2 0 .187 .273 .392 .665

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Ji-Man Choi Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 20 Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .200 .214 .414
Jul. 15 @Min Did not play.
Jul. 14 @Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .273 .455
Jul. 13 @Min Did not play.
Jul. 12 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .375 .625
Jul. 11 Det 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Jul. 10 Det Did not play.
Jul. 9 Det Did not play.
Jun. 9 @Phi 1 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .281 .500 .781
Jun. 8 @Phi 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .258 .379 .637
Jun. 6 @Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .233 .357 .590
Jun. 5 @Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .259 .400 .659
Jun. 3 @CWS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .261 .429 .690
Jun. 2 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .286 .474 .760
Jun. 1 @CWS Did not play.
May. 22 Ari 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .643 1.018
May. 21 Ari Did not play.
May. 20 @Min 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .417 .700 1.117
May. 19 @Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .400 .778 1.178
May. 18 @Min 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 1.200 1.700
Mar. 29 @SD 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
Last 7 Games 14 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .200 .214 .414
Last 14 Games 29 1 5 1 0 1 4 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .200 .310 .510
Last 30 Games 43 4 9 3 0 2 5 3 18 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .261 .419 .680
Ji-Man Choi Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 8 Norfolk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 6 Norfolk 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 5 Charlotte 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Jul. 4 Charlotte 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 3 Gwinnett 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 2 Gwinnett 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jul. 1 Norfolk 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .750 .800 .750 1.550
Jun. 30 Norfolk 5 2 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .600 1.100
Jun. 29 Norfolk 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167
Jun. 27 Charlotte 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Jun. 27 Charlotte 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jun. 26 Charlotte 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 24 Indianapols 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 23 Indianapols 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
Jun. 22 Indianapols 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
Jun. 21 Louisville 5 2 3 0 0 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 1.800 2.400
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 54 8 14 2 0 2 13 8 12 0 0 0 1 .259 .349 .407 .756

Ji-Man Choi: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 2 1 1 10
2017 6
2016 27 20 20 4

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Ji-Man Choi: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 56
2018 55 3

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Ji-Man Choi Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201841000.250.250.500
201720000.000.000.000
201630000.000.000.250

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018403250.200.425.681
2017132250.308.8461.221
201610995122.174.349.621

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018121000.250.417.724
2017112240.182.7271.035
2016586372.190.362.656

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018323250.188.406.642
201740010.500.7501.150
2016543250.148.315.561
Ji-Man Choi vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Ji-Man Choi Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 19 R PEO 159 135 13.2% 18.9% 0.70 78% .472 .163
2010 19 A+ HIG 50 43 12% 18% 0.67 79% .353 .140
2012 21 A CLI 294 242 13.3% 18.7% 0.71 77% .358 .165
2013 22 A+ HIG 211 181 12.8% 15.6% 0.82 82% .380 .282
2013 22 AA JAC 236 198 13.6% 11.9% 1.14 86% .270 .217
2013 22 AAA TAC 52 45 7.7% 13.5% 0.57 84% .250 .178
2014 23 AA JAC 15 11 26.7% 13.3% 2.00 82% .250 .363
2014 23 AAA TAC 281 237 12.8% 14.9% 0.86 82% .323 .109
2015 24 R PEO 13 12 7.7% 15.4% 0.50 83% .300 .083
2015 24 AAA TAC 67 57 14.9% 20.9% 0.71 75% .381 .123
2016 25 AAA SAL 227 188 13.7% 15% 0.91 82% .390 .181
2016 25 MAJ LAA 129 112 12.4% 20.9% 0.59 76% .173 .169
2017 26 AAA SCR 338 288 11.5% 25.4% 0.45 70% .351 .250
2017 26 MAJ NYY 18 15 11.1% 27.8% 0.40 67% .222 .466
2018 27 AAA DUR 86 74 12.8% 20.9% 0.61 76% .327 .135
2018 27 AAA COL 159 126 19.5% 19.5% 1.00 75% .359 .182
2018 27 MAJ MIL 32 30 6.3% 43.8% 0.14 53% .357 .267
2018 27 MAJ TB 15 14 6.7% 33.3% 0.20 64% .222 .071
2018  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ MIL/TB 47 44 6.4% 40.4% 0.16 57% .304 .204
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3-Year Averages     73 63 12.3% 21.9% 0.56 75% .178 .174
Career     194 171 10.8% 26.3% 0.41 70% .204 .205

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Ji-Man Choi Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2017 40 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 18 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2018 1 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Ji-Man Choi    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.16 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.4% BB Rate
WEAK
40.4% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.664 OPS
TERRIBLE
.255 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.205 AVG
TERRIBLE
.304 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.409 SLG
WEAK
.204 ISO
GOOD

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Ji-Man Choi: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Choi was recalled from Triple-A Durham on Tuesday.

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Choi was traded from the Brewers to the Rays on Sunday in exchange for Brad Miller and cash considerations.

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Choi was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Sunday.

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Choi hit a grand slam in his lone plate appearance against the Phillies on Saturday.

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Choi was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs after Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Choi will be recalled by the Brewers on Friday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Choi was optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on Friday.

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Choi is expected to return to the minors once new signing Dan Jennings passes his physical, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

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Choi (ribs) is back in the lineup in left field against the Royals on Thursday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Ji-Man Choi.

2017

The Angels selected Choi in the Rule 5 draft last offseason due to his strong ability to get on base, and the early returns on their investment were mixed. Despite a middling performance during spring training, the first baseman did manage to break with the major league club, but he was sent off the 40-man roster after going just 1-for-18 over the first month and a half of the season. He continued to hammer minor league pitching, which earned him a ticket back to the majors in July, but he was only able to muster a .170/.271/.339 slash line by season's end. The 25-year-old did walk 12.4 percent of the time in the big leagues but he also struck out over 20 percent of the time. If Choi can begin hitting major league pitchers like he hits minor leaguers, he could garner a second look now that he's a member of the Yankees organization. However, with Greg Bird and Tyler Austin expected to amass the most time at first base and Matt Holliday slated to DH, Choi seems like the odd man out and could spend 2017 in an organizational depth role once more.

2015

Choi was suspended 50 games last April for failing a PED test. He doesn't have much in the way of raw power, but the 23-year-old has outstanding plate discipline. In 70 games at Triple-A Tacoma last season, Choi walked 36 times against 42 strikeouts. He's posted strong walk rates and low strikeout rates most of his minor-league career, and he makes excellent contact as well. Still, he would need a big spring to land a roster spot to begin 2015.