Shin-Soo Choo Signs 7-Year Contract with Texas Rangers

Rob GoldbergFeatured ColumnistDecember 21, 2013

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Updates from Friday, Dec. 27:

From MLB's official Twitter feed:

“It was the perfect fit. His skill set, his personality line up perfectly with what our club needed.“ - @Rangers GM Jon Daniels.

— MLB (@MLB) December 27, 2013

From Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News:


— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) December 27, 2013

From Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Shin-Soo Choo: Today is a dream come true. My next dream is to win a World Series ring. #Rangers

— Drew Davison (@drewdavison) December 27, 2013

Ron Washington expects Shin-Soo Choo to bat leadoff and play LF. #Rangers

— Drew Davison (@drewdavison) December 27, 2013

Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News provided this picture of the press conference:

The family Choo

— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) December 27, 2013

Richard Durett of ESPN passes along GM Jon Daniel's thoughts on Nelson Cruz:

#Rangers GM Jon Daniels said he called Nelson Cruz and agent and expressed club's thanks, but expects him to sign elsewhere.

— Richard Durrett (@espn_durrett) December 27, 2013