Shin-Soo Choo
RF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 5' 11" 205LBS | Age: 42
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 665 560 83 148 21 6 .264 .377 .434 .811
2019 660 563 93 149 24 15 .265 .371 .455 .826
2020 127 110 13 26 5 6 .236 .323 .400 .723
16 Seasons 7,157 6,087 961 1,671 218 157 .275 .377 .447 .824
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .264 21 6 .811
2019 .265 24 15 .826
2020 .236 5 6 .723
16 Seasons .275 218 157 .824
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 32 2606 415 35 8.4 5.4 90.9 111.5 7.7 33.5 .254 .444 .365 .357 .413 44.1 22.5 11.6
2016 33 848 132 10 7.6 4.8 92.1 108.4 10.3 38.6 .275 .496 .334 .381 .440 47.0 21.9 11.9
2017 34 2545 418 36 8.6 5.7 88.7 109.8 7.9 36.1 .269 .476 .339 .367 .419 37.8 21.1 12.1
2018 35 2770 407 45 11.1 6.8 89.3 109.5 6.1 35.9 .250 .464 .355 .362 .420 40.5 23.5 13.8
2019 36 2707 399 35 8.8 5.3 91.9 111.8 9.2 31.8 .263 .474 .353 .362 .434 49.0 25.0 11.8
2020 37 523 79 8 10.1 6.3 90.0 111.2 11.4 38.0 .254 .455 .312 .340 .418 35.4 26.0 10.2
Player 11999 1850 169 9.1 5.7 90.3 111.8 8.1 34.8 .260 .466 .350 .362 .423 42.8 23.1 12.2
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 52.0 17.1 28.7 2.2 41.0 37.1 21.7 2.2 39.3 15.7 25.1 7.2 8.4 5.4
2016 46.2 22.7 29.5 1.5 37.1 38.6 24.2 3.0 30.3 21.2 27.3 8.3 7.6 4.8
2017 50.7 19.4 27.5 2.4 39.5 37.3 23.0 4.8 34.9 18.4 26.3 6.2 8.6 5.7
2018 51.1 20.6 26.3 2.0 32.9 40.5 26.0 3.2 38.1 15.2 25.1 6.9 11.1 6.8
2019 50.6 22.3 23.6 3.5 36.1 39.6 24.3 3.8 33.1 16.8 27.8 9.0 8.8 5.3
2020 49.4 21.5 24.1 5.1 35.4 34.2 30.4 7.6 30.4 19.0 25.3 7.6 10.1 6.3
Player 50.7 20.1 26.6 2.5 37.3 38.4 24.1 3.6 35.7 17.0 26.1 7.4 9.1 5.7
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 0 211 40.3 54 .262 .429 .360 26.7 18.5 16.7 .247 .448 .358 32.4
2020 Slider -0.1 0 77 14.7 17 .188 .188 .200 55.2 47.1 30.8 .148 .232 .196 50.0
2020 Sinker -1.3 -1 67 12.8 22 .238 .476 .318 24.3 27.3 42.9 .306 .544 .373 46.7
2020 Changeup -1.9 -1 57 10.9 11 .182 .182 .164 37.5 27.3 18.8 .173 .204 .169 12.5
2020 Curveball 2.7 1 51 9.8 13 .182 .182 .246 38.5 46.2 27.3 .214 .372 .316 20.0
2020 Cutter 5.2 2 45 8.6 8 .250 1.000 .613 23.5 0.0 0.0 .461 1.123 .660 50.0
2020 Split-Finger 6.1 1 9 1.7 1 1.000 1.000 .900 33.3 0.0 0.0 .780 .840 .713 0.0
2020 Sweeper 1.4 0 6 1.1 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 13 1,011 37.3 254 .301 .541 .428 22.1 16.9 15.2 .302 .561 .417 50.3
2019 Slider 1.4 6 435 16.1 109 .237 .443 .358 42.2 39.4 24.6 .224 .478 .334 46.3
2019 Changeup -0.5 -2 357 13.2 77 .205 .288 .243 40.5 35.1 25.7 .195 .306 .238 50.0
2019 Sinker 0.9 3 343 12.7 91 .303 .500 .432 20.8 19.8 22.5 .295 .508 .397 62.1
2019 Curveball 0.5 2 328 12.1 59 .273 .400 .334 30.6 28.8 19.1 .270 .443 .326 34.2
2019 Cutter 1.8 3 144 5.3 45 .242 .455 .423 28.1 20.0 19.6 .222 .363 .367 37.5
2019 Split-Finger 0.2 0 41 1.5 12 .182 .364 .267 33.3 25.0 27.3 .269 .401 .323 62.5
2019 Sweeper -5.4 -1 16 0.6 3 .000 .000 .233 60.0 33.3 20.0 .173 .193 .337 0.0
2019 Slurve -6.8 -1 9 0.3 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 33.3 20.0 .179 .202 .163 0.0
2019 Knuckleball 0.1 0 4 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 14 935 33.8 226 .321 .604 .447 21.6 18.1 18.3 .307 .679 .459 49.7
2018 Sinker 1.2 7 601 21.7 143 .308 .483 .424 17.5 14.0 15.0 .282 .478 .387 46.0
2018 Slider 0.4 2 424 15.3 97 .207 .230 .256 41.0 41.2 22.9 .158 .216 .219 19.1
2018 Changeup -0.3 -1 292 10.5 73 .156 .391 .297 38.2 21.9 20.0 .200 .407 .314 27.1
2018 Curveball -0.7 -2 273 9.9 59 .212 .250 .263 33.3 44.1 26.3 .210 .298 .276 46.2
2018 Cutter 0.1 0 167 6.0 43 .229 .257 .318 23.6 23.3 18.9 .209 .288 .299 30.8
2018 Split-Finger 3.5 2 49 1.8 13 .333 .444 .396 30.0 7.7 5.9 .306 .398 .372 33.3
2018 Sweeper -1.7 0 16 0.6 6 .200 .200 .267 28.6 33.3 18.2 .240 .282 .304 0.0
2018 Slurve 4.2 0 10 0.4 3 .000 .000 .467 33.3 0.0 0.0 .361 .395 .575 100.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 5 795 31.2 192 .310 .535 .423 18.7 17.7 15.5 .312 .609 .441 43.1
2017 Sinker 1.5 9 624 24.5 165 .350 .514 .424 12.9 12.7 15.6 .304 .518 .400 45.1
2017 Changeup 1.3 4 326 12.8 83 .211 .408 .328 28.8 25.3 21.2 .232 .449 .350 31.4
2017 Slider 0.7 2 308 12.1 78 .169 .296 .266 42.1 37.2 25.2 .183 .334 .261 31.0
2017 Curveball 0.1 0 295 11.6 54 .157 .216 .193 29.4 27.8 15.5 .258 .360 .287 36.1
2017 Cutter -5.0 -6 111 4.4 37 .147 .147 .149 23.4 24.3 28.1 .254 .296 .255 11.1
2017 Split-Finger 0.8 0 59 2.3 19 .235 .471 .339 25.0 15.8 25.0 .197 .393 .294 28.6
2017 Sweeper 8.3 1 13 0.5 3 .500 .500 .533 66.7 33.3 20.0 .254 .254 .385 0.0
2017 Slurve -1.1 0 7 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 354 1,361 19 0 11 6 36
2009 662 2,665 5 -11 19 15 29
2010 634 2,479 18 -13 13 14 31
2011 352 1,382 -4 -14 11 6 0
2012 684 2,805 -3 -15 24 14 20
2013 711 3,007 -8 3 29 20 43
2014 525 2,141 -11 -15 15 12 0
2015 674 2,698 -7 -1 22 15 28
2016 212 860 0 -10 9 7 6
2017 634 2,541 -14 -5 25 10 16
2018 663 2,767 -25 8 24 15 22
2019 653 2,688 -1 -10 22 13 24
2020 126 523 -2 -4 6 3 3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,606 47.3 63.0 77.7 22.9 59.2 44.1 22.7 41.9 26.7 6.8 74.4
2016 848 49.8 54.9 82.7 22.8 61.9 43.4 20.0 38.7 22.6 7.2 72.1
2017 2,545 50.1 63.6 82.2 20.5 57.3 43.0 26.9 42.1 22.9 7.4 72.2
2018 2,770 48.3 61.0 78.2 22.0 57.6 43.7 25.8 40.9 26.8 7.0 65.5
2019 2,707 49.8 64.8 78.2 20.4 43.6 42.8 27.9 42.4 29.2 7.3 77.0
2020 523 48.6 61.0 72.3 20.4 49.1 42.6 21.4 40.2 32.4 7.5 69.2
Player 11,999 48.9 62.4 79.0 21.5 55.0 43.4 25.2 41.5 26.4 7.1 72.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 84 51 73 77 89 80 77 87 85 88 24 90 17 89 53
2016 63 26
2017 86 68 72 69 87 79 68 66 74 62 44 84 53 90 35 2
2018 86 47 75 78 88 90 84 60 71 66 33 91 33 81 31
2019 80 62 67 67 89 67 60 92 82 95 28 84 17 92 44 1
2020 62 56 66 65 58 35 65 71 81 31 31 65 16 84 26
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.3 7 8.9 -2 2 10 2 28.6
2017 21.8 22 22.0 0 8 18 7 31.8
2018 22.6 21 23.5 -3 13 19 8 38.1
2019 21.5 24 25.5 -2 10 18 11 45.8
2020 22.0 5 5.2 0 2 4 2 40.0
Player 21.9 79 85.0 -6 35 69 30 38.0
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

Year HR
2016 7 9 7 10 12 10 12 8 10 6 10 13 5 6 9 8 5 8 8 12 6 6 12 10 5 8 12 13 7 10 9
2017 22 20 17 21 26 22 25 19 15 19 22 30 20 22 22 22 21 21 26 24 23 22 25 24 20 20 23 26 24 25 14
2018 21 34 19 18 24 23 27 21 20 15 22 26 26 19 22 25 18 22 25 27 27 29 28 28 18 18 23 26 29 26 20
2019 24 31 19 25 27 28 29 26 18 19 22 27 28 24 26 24 25 23 27 28 25 32 31 29 24 23 21 29 30 25 19
2020 5 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 7 6 6 4 4 6 5 6 5 3
Player 79 100 68 79 94 88 98 79 68 63 81 100 83 76 84 84 75 80 92 97 86 96 102 97 71 73 85 99 96 91 65
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.9 92.1 1.2 88.7 -3.4 89.3 0.6 91.9 2.6 90.0 -1.9
Launch Angle 7.7 10.3 2.6 7.9 -2.4 6.1 -1.8 9.2 3.1 11.4 2.2
Barrel % 8.4 7.6 -0.8 8.6 1.0 11.1 2.5 8.8 -2.3 10.1 1.3
Hard Hit % 44.1 47.0 2.9 37.8 -9.2 40.5 2.7 49.0 8.5 35.4 -13.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 33.5 38.6 5.1 36.1 -2.5 35.9 -0.2 31.8 -4.1 38.0 6.2
xBA .254 .275 0.021 .269 -0.006 .250 -0.019 .263 0.013 .254 -0.009
BA .276 .242 -0.034 .261 0.019 .264 0.003 .265 0.001 .236 -0.029
xwOBA .357 .381 0.024 .367 -0.014 .362 -0.005 .362 0.000 .340 -0.022
wOBA .365 .334 -0.031 .339 0.005 .355 0.016 .353 -0.002 .312 -0.041
xSLG .444 .496 0.052 .476 -0.020 .464 -0.012 .474 0.010 .455 -0.019
SLG .463 .399 -0.064 .423 0.024 .434 0.011 .455 0.021 .400 -0.055
K% 22.5 21.9 -0.6 21.1 -0.8 23.5 2.4 25.0 1.5 26.0 1.0
BB% 11.6 11.9 0.3 12.1 0.2 13.8 1.7 11.8 -2.0 10.2 -1.6
Swing % 41.9 38.7 -3.2 42.1 3.4 40.9 -1.2 42.4 1.5 40.2 -2.2
Whiff% 26.7 22.6 -4.1 22.9 0.3 26.8 3.9 29.2 2.4 32.4 3.2
In Zone % 47.3 49.8 2.5 50.1 0.3 48.3 -1.8 49.8 1.5 48.6 -1.2
Out of Zone % 52.7 50.2 -2.5 49.9 -0.3 51.7 1.8 50.2 -1.5 51.4 1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 22.9 22.8 -0.1 20.5 -2.3 22.0 1.5 20.4 -1.6 20.4 0.0
First Pitch Swing % 22.7 20.0 -2.7 26.9 6.9 25.8 -1.1 27.9 2.1 21.4 -6.5
First Pitch Strike % 57.9 56.2 -1.7 58.3 2.1 58.3 0.0 59.5 1.2 54.0 -5.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 204 133 65.2 .366 .330
2017 Shifts L 633 288 45.5 .345 .328
2018 Shifts L 663 376 56.7 .334 .372
2019 Shifts L 657 427 65.0 .336 .363
2020 Shifts L 126 95 75.4 .267 .327
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 741 15.0 51.7% 2.2% 429 21.0 5.4% 7.0%
2011 452 14.7 51.1% 1.1% 193 21.3 2.1% 8.8%
2012 925 15.4 45.0% 1.3% 409 21.3 3.7% 7.6%
2013 1089 16.1 37.6% 2.0% 429 22.1 2.1% 8.4%
2014 803 16.2 38.5% 1.7% 269 23.0 3.0% 9.7%
2015 813 17.4 33.5% 4.4% 420 24.2 5.7% 23.6%
2016 336 16.9 36.0% 3.3% 109 24.0 4.6% 22.9%
2017 877 16.9 27.7% 2.1% 365 23.4 0.3% 11.0%
2018 942 16.9 28.3% 1.0% 440 22.7 0.2% 10.0%
2019 987 16.9 28.1% 1.0% 353 23.3 0.6% 13.3%
2020 196 17.4 19.4% 1.0% 70 24.6 0.0% 18.6%
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Statcast Rankings