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Michael Choice
Birthdate: 11/10/1989 (27 y, 7 m, 18 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/215     Position: OF
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 10, Overall: 10, Team: Oakland Athletics
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Choice was released by the Orioles on Tuesday. (5/3/2017)
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2010Athletics (R)39010022.2 %22.2 %.000.000.000.222.000.1664    
2010Athletics (A-)2712172026612.4 %35.5 %.343.415.284.388.627.453181    
2011Athletics (A+)118542307982911.3 %24.7 %.257.336.285.376.542.396131    
2012Athletics (AA)9140210595858.2 %21.9 %.136.352.287.356.423.349117    
2013Athletics (AAA)132600149089111.5 %19.2 %.143.358.302.390.445.377125    
2013Athletics91902005.3 %31.6 %.056.417.278.316.333.290830.1-0.30.00.0
2014Rangers (AAA)4318272531212.6 %25.8 %.193.333.267.379.460.371119    
2014Rangers862809203617.5 %24.6 %.138.208.182.250.320.25757-2.3-15.7-13.8-2.2
2015Rangers (AAA)11044712536027.2 %25.7 %.155.310.244.309.399.31888    
2015Indians (AAA)146215718.1 %35.5 %.148.323.204.306.352.31295    
2015Rangers1100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.3-0.7-0.1
2016Indians (AAA)7127614333905.1 %29.3 %.210.302.246.304.456.342118    
2017Steamer0100007.1 %29.1 %.149.302.231.295.380.294770.00.00.00.0
2017ZiPS10441016434916.3 %31.0 %.172.279.217.280.389.29076-0.4-12.0-9.0-0.7
2017Brewers (AA)281163141609.5 %25.9 %.165.386.291.371.456.380144    
2017Orioles (AAA)1032012115.6 %28.1 %.038.059.038.219.077.175-2    
2017Steamer (R)0100007.2 %28.9 %.144.299.228.294.372.289730.00.00.00.0
Total- - -963009223617.3 %25.3 %.132.221.188.253.320.25858-2.2-16.2-14.4-2.3

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2010Athletics (R)3790000010202000000.000
2010Athletics (A-)2710212129101027202615143310161.284
2011Athletics (A+)118467542133742813079826121341040995.285
2012Athletics (AA)913594021037615210595833488730651.287
2013Athletics (AAA)132510600154110291149089690115111001512.302
2013Athletics918195410020106000000.278
2014Rangers (AAA)431501824025807253123147630221.267
2014Rangers8625328046306192036210693301110.182
2015Rangers (AAA)1104064479961251125360320115720820.244
2015Indians (AAA)145462115501575022300110.204
2015Rangers1110000000001000000.000
2016Indians (AAA)71252276623711014333914081820001.246
2017Steamer0110000000000000 00.231
2017ZiPS1043734108150141164349260127830511.217
2017Brewers (AA)281031163019803141611030200101.291
2017Orioles (AAA)1026321010012509100010.038
2017Steamer (R)0110000000000000 00.228
Total- - -9627230051347192236220763301110.188

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010Athletics (R)22.2 %22.2 %1.00.000.222.000.222.0002.6.000  0.00-1.1.1664
2010Athletics (A-)12.4 %35.5 %0.35.284.388.6271.016.3437.9.415  0.82511.3.453181
2011Athletics (A+)11.3 %24.7 %0.46.285.376.542.918.2573.8.336  -0.410023.5.396131
2012Athletics (AA)8.2 %21.9 %0.38.287.356.423.779.1364.9.352  0.3558.1.349117
2013Athletics (AAA)11.5 %19.2 %0.60.302.390.445.835.1432.6.358  -1.09418.6.377125
2013Athletics5.3 %31.6 %0.17.278.316.333.649.0561.6.4170.00.10.02-0.4.29083
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Rangers (AAA)12.6 %25.8 %0.49.267.379.460.839.1933.1.333  -0.1284.6.371119
2014Rangers7.5 %24.6 %0.30.182.250.320.570.1382.6.208-0.8-1.50.019-11.4.25757
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Rangers (AAA)7.2 %25.7 %0.28.244.309.399.708.1553.5.310  0.249-6.8.31888
2015Indians (AAA)8.1 %35.5 %0.23.204.306.352.658.1484.0.323  0.16-0.4.31295
2015Rangers0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.0000.00.00.00-0.3.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Indians (AAA)5.1 %29.3 %0.17.246.304.456.761.2101.8.302  -0.5355.2.342118
2017Steamer7.1 %29.1 %0.25.231.295.380.675.1490.1.3020.0 0.000.0.29477
2017ZiPS6.3 %31.0 %0.20.217.280.389.669.1722.8.279  -0.439-9.6.29076
2017Brewers (AA)9.5 %25.9 %0.37.291.371.456.827.1651.8.386  -0.4185.4.380144
2017Orioles (AAA)15.6 %28.1 %0.56.038.219.077.296.0384.2.059  0.20-3.8.175-2
2017Steamer (R)7.2 %28.9 %0.25.228.294.372.666.1443.2.2990.0 0.000.0.28973
Total- - -7.3 %25.3 %0.29.188.253.320.573.1322.6.221-0.8-1.40.020-12.0.25858

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2010Athletics (R)0.330.0 %25.0 %75.0 %33.3 %0.0 %  60.0 %20.0 %20.0 %   
2010Athletics (A-)0.5814.0 %31.6 %54.4 %3.2 %22.6 %  46.7 %31.7 %21.7 %   
2011Athletics (A+)0.9011.3 %42.0 %46.6 %15.1 %19.7 %  41.1 %26.0 %32.8 %   
2012Athletics (AA)1.3219.6 %45.8 %34.7 %20.2 %10.6 %  36.6 %28.6 %34.8 %   
2013Athletics (AAA)1.0417.0 %42.4 %40.6 %14.8 %8.6 %  43.1 %28.3 %28.6 %   
2013Athletics1.758.3 %58.3 %33.3 %25.0 %0.0 %28.6 %0.0 %33.3 %25.0 %41.7 %25.0 %41.7 %33.3 %
2014Rangers (AAA)1.1819.0 %43.8 %37.1 %23.1 %17.9 %  48.1 %22.6 %29.3 %   
2014Rangers1.3513.4 %49.7 %36.9 %14.5 %13.0 %4.3 %0.0 %39.0 %40.1 %20.9 %21.4 %52.9 %25.7 %
2015Rangers (AAA)1.0214.2 %43.3 %42.6 %24.4 %9.8 %  50.2 %22.9 %27.0 %   
2015Indians (AAA)1.2719.4 %45.2 %35.5 %27.3 %9.1 %  50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %   
2015Rangers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Indians (AAA)1.0418.5 %41.7 %39.9 %22.4 %20.9 %  49.7 %26.0 %24.3 %   
2017Brewers (AA)1.3022.1 %44.1 %33.8 %17.4 %13.0 %  54.8 %12.3 %32.9 %   
2017Orioles (AAA)1.506.3 %56.3 %37.5 %33.3 %0.0 %  47.1 %41.2 %11.8 %   
Total- - -1.3713.1 %50.3 %36.7 %15.1 %12.3 %6.0 %0.0 %38.7 %39.2 %22.1 %21.6 %52.3 %26.1 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010Athletics (R)1301   81119
2010Athletics (A-)183181   76193269
2011Athletics (A+)1371523723   3057661071
2012Athletics (AA)124945319   5749521526
2013Athletics (AAA)1691626824   96414232387
2013Athletics7411200244670
2014Rangers (AAA)4639209   284425709
2014Rangers936925104003846941078
2015Rangers (AAA)1251234130   62111321753
2015Indians (AAA)141163   88148236
2015Rangers0000000167
2016Indians (AAA)70673115   3466641010
2017Brewers (AA)3023154   211315526
2017Orioles (AAA)9612   5887145
Total- - -1007326116004097461155

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2013Athletics0.03-0.120.16-0.18-0.020.430.1320.020.06
2014Rangers-1.41-5.223.82-10.23-0.940.881.4013-1.31-0.28
2015Rangers0.000.000.00-0.38-0.040.12 0-0.030.00
Total- - --1.38-5.353.97-10.79-1.000.851.2315-1.32-0.29

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2013Athletics57.1% (91.5)12.9% (82.7)1.4% (87.0)7.1% (77.4)21.4% (83.3)   
2014Rangers58.2% (91.3)12.9% (83.0)6.5% (88.0)9.2% (77.9)10.3% (82.8)1.3% (82.7)1.7% (74.7) 
2015Rangers42.9% (89.0)14.3% (84.0)   42.9% (87.0)  
Total- - -58.0% (91.3)12.9% (83.0)6.1% (88.0)9.0% (77.9)10.9% (82.8)1.5% (83.5)1.6% (74.7) 

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2013Athletics31.4 %10.0 %1.4 %  11.4 %12.9 %7.1 %1.4 % 24.3 %   
2014Rangers35.8 %16.0 %5.6 %0.9 % 5.3 %14.5 %7.1 %2.7 % 10.9 % 1.3 % 
2015Rangers42.9 %  42.9 %  14.3 %       
Total- - -35.6 %15.5 %5.3 %1.1 % 5.6 %14.4 %7.1 %2.6 % 11.6 % 1.2 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2013Athletics91.991.187.2  92.783.178.079.8 83.5  
2014Rangers91.591.788.082.6 88.883.777.979.0 82.7 73.1
2015Rangers89.0  87.2  84.2      
Total- - -91.591.788.083.7 89.383.777.979.1 82.8 73.1

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2013Athletics48.6 %  8.6 %21.4 %14.3 %7.1 %    
2014Rangers35.3 %5.4 %2.1 %23.1 %9.2 %13.4 %9.8 % 1.7 %  
2015Rangers42.9 % 42.9 %  14.3 %     
Total- - -36.1 %5.0 %2.3 %22.1 %9.9 %13.5 %9.6 % 1.6 %  

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2013Athletics93.0  90.784.384.278.4   
2014Rangers92.988.583.291.683.884.778.9 75.7 
2015Rangers90.5 88.7  85.6    
Total- - -92.888.583.991.583.884.678.9 75.7 

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2013Athletics1.5-0.5-0.10.0-0.6  3.85-5.92-5.340.24-3.86  
2014Rangers-9.3-1.7-1.0-0.4-0.40.6-0.2-1.48-1.22-1.49-0.37-0.384.00-1.04
2015Rangers-0.20.0   -0.1 -6.410.00   -2.37 
Total- - --7.9-2.2-1.1-0.4-1.00.5-0.2-1.18-1.49-1.54-0.34-0.802.87-1.04

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2013Athletics1.00.1-0.1  0.4-0.4-0.20.0 -0.5  
2014Rangers-7.0-2.1-2.00.7 -1.6-2.00.3-0.2 0.3 0.2
2015Rangers-0.2  -0.1  0.0      
Total- - --6.2-2.0-2.10.6 -1.2-2.40.1-0.2 -0.2 0.2

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2013Athletics4.691.51-5.56  5.18-4.63-3.694.56 -3.21  
2014Rangers-1.82-1.21-3.336.67 -2.80-1.290.41-0.79 0.26 1.09
2015Rangers-6.30  -2.33  0.00      
Total- - --1.50-1.11-3.364.59 -1.82-1.470.16-0.61 -0.18 1.09

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2013Athletics1.3  0.1 -0.60.0   
2014Rangers-2.80.8-0.4-7.2 -3.0-0.4 -0.2 
2015Rangers-0.2 -0.1  0.0    
Total- - --1.60.8-0.5-7.1 -3.6-0.4 -0.2 

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2013Athletics3.94  2.49-3.58-5.670.24   
2014Rangers-0.731.32-1.87-2.920.21-2.10-0.42 -1.04 
2015Rangers-6.41 -2.37  0.00    
Total- - --0.391.32-1.93-2.79-0.29-2.32-0.39 -1.04 

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2013Athletics29.3 %58.6 %41.4 %50.0 %76.5 %65.5 %41.4 %57.9 %14.3 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Rangers28.7 %57.0 %41.7 %64.3 %86.1 %78.0 %45.7 %57.1 %9.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rangers80.0 %50.0 %71.4 %75.0 %100.0 %80.0 %28.6 %100.0 %14.3 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -29.2 %57.1 %41.8 %63.6 %85.6 %77.2 %45.4 %57.3 %9.5 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Athletics30.3 %51.4 %41.4 %30.0 %84.2 %65.5 %52.9 %18.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Rangers28.7 %54.3 %41.7 %63.4 %85.5 %78.0 %50.6 %21.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rangers66.7 %75.0 %71.4 %100.0 %66.7 %80.0 %57.1 %25.2
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -29.0 %54.3 %41.8 %61.8 %85.2 %77.2 %50.7 %21.0

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2013Athletics32.4 %50.0 %41.4 %36.4 %83.3 %65.5 %51.4 %19.1
2014Rangers29.5 %53.6 %41.6 %62.0 %86.2 %77.6 %50.2 %21.5
2015Rangers66.7 %75.0 %71.4 %100.0 %66.7 %80.0 %57.1 %25.2
Total- - -29.9 %53.5 %41.8 %60.8 %85.8 %76.9 %50.3 %21.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2017Orioles (AAA)P100.1000  0          
2013Athletics (AAA)LF5554479.08412  0          
2013AthleticsLF2112.0300000000     1.000 
2014Rangers (AAA)LF2222196.03400  0          
2014RangersLF4135314.07543120000     .963 
2015Indians (AAA)LF2218.0600  0          
2015Rangers (AAA)LF6262528.08840  0          
2016Indians (AAA)LF1615136.11830  1          
2017Brewers (AA)LF2214.0500  0          
2017Orioles (AAA)LF8656.01200  0          
Total- - -LF4336326.07843120000     .965 
2010Athletics (R)CF2213.0300  0          
2010Athletics (A-)CF2727239.05712  0          
2011Athletics (A+)CF9898888.120676  1          
2012Athletics (AA)CF8584737.017277  3          
2013Athletics (AAA)CF5252448.211812  0          
2013AthleticsCF207.0100000000     1.000 
2014Rangers (AAA)CF2217.0700  0          
2014RangersCF7440.0900000000     1.000 
Total- - -CF9447.01000000000     1.000 
2013Athletics (AAA)RF101097.12320  0          
2013AthleticsRF4222.0600000000     1.000 
2014Rangers (AAA)RF121299.02020  0          
2014RangersRF1716141.03511100000     .973 
2015Indians (AAA)RF8874.01621  1          
2015Rangers (AAA)RF1616138.02912  0          
2015RangersRF103.0001100000     .000 
2016Indians (AAA)RF121291.11511  0          
2017Brewers (AA)RF2222186.03720  1          
2017Orioles (AAA)RF2213.0201  0          
Total- - -RF2218166.04112200000     .955 
2013AthleticsOF8341.01000000000     1.000 
2014RangersOF6555495.011954220000     .969 
2015RangersOF103.0001100000     .000 
Total- - -OF7458539.012955320000     .964 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2013AthleticsLF12.0  0000111.0002      0.10.00.118.9
2014RangersLF314.0  -10-4-56460.93815   -1-0.7 -5.9-0.4-6.9-24.3
Total- - -LF326.0  -10-4-56561.93917   -1-0.7 -5.7-0.4-6.8-23.4
2013AthleticsCF7.0  0000111.0000      0.00.00.0-4.8
2014RangersCF40.0  0-1-3-4128.6671   0-0.4 -2.00.1-2.3-66.1
Total- - -CF47.0  0-1-3-4139.6921   0-0.4 -2.00.1-2.3-57.2
2013AthleticsRF22.0  0000331.0003    -0.3 0.60.00.324.5
2014RangersRF141.0  00002825.89310   -1-0.6 0.6-0.5-0.5-5.1
2015RangersRF3.0  00-1-110.0000      -0.4-0.3-0.70.0
Total- - -RF166.0  00-1-13228.87513   -1-0.9 0.8-0.8-0.9-7.3
2013AthleticsOF41.0  0000551.0005    -0.3 0.70.00.44.4
2014RangersOF495.0  -1-1-7-910493.89426   -2-1.6 -7.3-0.9-9.8-21.8
2015RangersOF3.0  00-1-110.0000      -0.4-0.3-0.70.0
Total- - -OF539.0  -1-1-8-1011098.89131   -2-1.9 -7.0-1.1-10.0-21.2

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2013AthleticsLF12.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2014RangersLF314.00.0%    (11)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (4)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (4)98.6%    (70)
Total- - -LF326.00.0%    (11)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (4)66.7%     (3)100.0%      (4)98.6%    (73)
2013AthleticsCF7.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014RangersCF40.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (9)
Total- - -CF47.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (10)
2013AthleticsRF22.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (6)
2014RangersRF141.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)94.6%    (37)
2015RangersRF3.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -RF166.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (2)0.0%      (0)95.3%    (43)
2013AthleticsOF41.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (10)
2014RangersOF495.00.0%    (15)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (5)33.3%     (6)100.0%      (4)97.4%  (116)
2015RangersOF3.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -OF539.00.0%    (15)0.0%      (7)0.0%      (5)33.3%     (6)100.0%      (4)97.6%  (126)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2014Rangers495.062648504033393338-2
Total- - -495.062648504033393338-2

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2013Athletics-0.40.10.4-0.4-0.30.00.10.50.40.0$0.3 
2014Rangers-13.4-2.3-9.8-4.0-15.7-13.81.17.9-20.4-2.2($17.0) 
2015Rangers-0.30.0-0.70.0-0.3-0.70.00.0-0.9-0.1($0.8) 
Total- - --14.0-2.2-10.0-4.4-16.2-14.41.28.5-21.0-2.3($17.5) 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Submitted by Dustin Nosler
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  • 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 10, Overall: 10
    • Team: Oakland Athletics
    • School: University of Texas - Arlington