How Shin-Soo Choo is showing he deserves to be an AL All-Star or traded to a contending team

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How Shin-Soo Choo is showing he deserves to be an AL All-Star or traded to a contending team
How Shin-Soo Choo is showing he deserves to be an AL All-Star or traded to a contending team

Choo, however, has put together a season that deserves consideration simply on merit. "He's having an outstanding year," manager Jeff Banister said. "It's been phenomenal. I think he should get strong consideration." In 2009, '12 and '13, Choo had a higher OPS at the All-Star break than he does now. In 2013, he ranked eighth in the NL in OPS at the break (though teams are finalized in the days before), but Washington's Bryce Harper won a starting spot despite missing a significant amount of time. His OPS was higher than four of the outfielders selected. As a DH this year, though, there are going to be fewer spots available for Hinch to play with. If he does make the All-Star team and gets to

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