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Portrait of Hee-Seop Choi

Hee-Seop Choi 1BDodgers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
4 1086 .240 .349 .437 .276 2.7
Birth Date3-16-1979
Height6' 5"
Weight235 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2002 CHN 23 24 57 50 6 9 1 0 2 16 7 15 0 0 0 4 0 0 .180 .281 .320 .208 -3.2 0.1 -0.3
2003 CHN 24 80 245 202 31 44 17 0 8 85 37 71 4 0 2 28 1 1 .218 .350 .421 .269 4.6 3.3 0.8
2004 FLO 25 95 340 281 48 76 16 1 15 139 52 78 3 2 2 40 1 0 .270 .388 .495 .305 20.1 -4.8 1.5
2004 LAN 25 31 76 62 5 10 5 0 0 15 11 18 1 2 0 6 0 0 .161 .289 .242 .214 -2.4 0.8 -0.2
2005 LAN 26 133 368 320 40 81 15 2 15 145 34 80 8 4 2 42 1 3 .253 .336 .453 .276 8.6 0.5 0.9
Career363108691513022054340400141262168612034.240.349.437.27627.7-0.12.7

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1999 LNS A 0 342 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .368 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DAY A+ 0 388 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .345 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WTN AA 0 147 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .365 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 IOW AAA 77 304 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .258 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHN MLB 24 57 .208 .258 .331 .395 .253 .212 99 -3.2 1.4 -1 0.1 -0.9 -3.2 -0.3 -3.2 -0.3
2002 IOW AAA 135 586 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHN MLB 80 245 .269 .262 .329 .423 .260 .293 104 2.4 6.4 -4.4 3.3 -0.2 4.6 0.8 4.6 0.8
2003 IOW AAA 18 77 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FLO MLB 95 340 .305 .266 .335 .430 .266 .321 92 17.1 10.1 -6.4 -4.8 -1.0 20.1 1.5 20.1 1.5
2004 LAN MLB 31 76 .214 .256 .323 .403 .255 .217 92 -3.8 2.3 -1.3 0.8 1.0 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
2005 LAN MLB 133 368 .276 .264 .329 .420 .262 .288 97 6.2 10.6 -5.9 0.5 -1.8 8.6 0.9 8.6 0.9
2006 PAW AAA 66 277 .254 .255 .323 .384 .255 .239 99 -1.6 7.3 -4.7 -2.2 -1.1 -0.4 -0.3 -0.4 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1999 LNS A 342 71 93 18 6 18 70 50 68 2 1 .321 .424 .610 .290 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WTN AA 147 25 37 9 0 10 25 25 38 3 1 .303 .422 .623 .320 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DAY A+ 388 60 102 25 6 15 70 37 78 4 1 .296 .374 .533 .238 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 IOW AAA 304 38 61 11 0 13 45 34 67 5 1 .229 .317 .417 .188 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHN MLB 57 6 9 1 0 2 4 7 15 0 0 .180 .281 .320 .140 .208 -3.2 0.1 -0.3
2002 IOW AAA 586 94 137 24 3 26 97 95 119 3 2 .287 .411 .513 .226 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHN MLB 245 31 44 17 0 8 28 37 71 1 1 .218 .350 .421 .203 .269 4.6 3.3 0.8
2003 IOW AAA 77 12 17 4 1 6 16 9 19 0 1 .258 .355 .621 .364 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 FLO MLB 340 48 76 16 1 15 40 52 78 1 0 .270 .388 .495 .224 .305 20.1 -4.8 1.5
2004 LAN MLB 76 5 10 5 0 0 6 11 18 0 0 .161 .289 .242 .081 .214 -2.4 0.8 -0.2
2005 LAN MLB 368 40 81 15 2 15 42 34 80 1 3 .253 .336 .453 .200 .276 8.6 0.5 0.9
2006 PAW AAA 277 35 47 9 1 8 27 47 56 0 0 .207 .348 .361 .154 .254 -0.4 -2.2 -0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2006-07-02 - Minors - - Not Disclosed -
2006-04-01 2006-05-04 15-DL 33 27 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2003-06-08 2003-06-30 15-DL 22 20 Head Concussion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2006 TBA $725,000
2005 LAN $351,500
2004 FLO, LAN $310,000
2003 CHN $305,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,691,500
4 yrTotal$1,691,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 27 d

Details
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/07 signed as a free agent from BOS 11/06 (minor-league contract), 1 year (07)+08 club option
  • designated for assignment 8/06 optioned to Triple-A 5/06 claimed off waivers from LAD 3/06
  • avoided arbitration 12/05, 1 year/$0.725M (06)
  • re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$0.3515M (05) acquired in trade from FL 7/04 re-signed 2/04, 1 year/$0.31M (04) acquired in trade from CHC 11/03 recalled 9/03
  • 1 year/$0.305M (03)
  • 9/02 optioned to Triple-A 3/02 contract purchased 11/01

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-02-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)Seems like Kila may have been a good choice for a team like CHC with long-term void at 1B, no? With the re-upping of Butler, seems like there is no longer any room for him in KC.
(Matt from Chicago)
I'd love to see Kila in Cubbie blue, but of course I had the same thoughts about Hee-Seop Choi, and that didn't work out so well. There should be enough ABs at DH/1B for both Ka-aihue and Butler this year, but he needs to make his mark now before Hosmer/Moustakas/Myers wave crowds him out. (Ken Funck)


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