Shin-Soo-Choo

February 27, 2013
By

Choo was obtained from the Cleveland Indians in a 3-team trade with Arizona and Cincinnati. The Reds obtained the 30-year old lefthanded hitting outfielder and the Indians wound up with Drew Stubbs and a young infielder named Gregorious. Arizona gets a pitcher from Cleveland named Trevor Bauer. The Reds were desperate to trade the light-hitting Stubbs and replace him with a better hitting lead off man. Choo will give them that. The native of South Korea comes to the Reds with the reputation of hitting with power to the opposite field. He hit more homers than Stubbs and was a much higher batting average player than Stubbs as well. The real problem, he has a high salary and will be a free agent at the end of the season. The Reds will put him in center, let him lead off this year, and hope Billy Hamilton is ready for 2014. This is a big gamble but the Reds want to win now and Shin-Soo-Choo gives them that possibility. The loss of Gregorious will not be known until a couple years down the road. The Reds definitely want to win this year!

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Jul
31
Thu
all-day 66th Annual Reunion! The Pioneer...
66th Annual Reunion! The Pioneer...
Jul 31 all-day
Thurs – Sun July 31st – Aug 3rd. Caldweell Pioneer Acres, Located 3 mi. south of Rushville, IN just off hwy 4. $10 for all four days or $5 for one day! Children under 12 are free! Daily activities include: Parade Entertainment Sawmilling Field Events Threshing Corn Shelling Calliope Metal Spinning Expect 25 + Large Steam Engines, 300 + Tractors, Large Variety of Gas Engines, 100 + Flea Market Vendors, and plenty of good food available! Church services 4PM Saturday and 9AM Sunday! Featuring Gaar-Scott Steam Engines Camping Info: B.J. Bischoff 513-266-2128 Reunion Info: www.pioneerengineers.com Brian Vaughn 812-346-7640 Tracy Porter 765-969-3927
10:45 am Adult Basic Education (for the H...
Adult Basic Education (for the H...
Jul 31 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Brookville: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-2pm at the Government Center Room 102 and 5pm-9pm Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Education Education Center (Above Dr. Bentz Dental Office across from Mainsource Bank)   Laurel Library: Mondays and Wednesdays 11am – 2pm   Call or text for details 765-309-2001
Aug
1
Fri
all-day 66th Annual Reunion! The Pioneer...
66th Annual Reunion! The Pioneer...
Aug 1 all-day
Thurs – Sun July 31st – Aug 3rd. Caldweell Pioneer Acres, Located 3 mi. south of Rushville, IN just off hwy 4. $10 for all four days or $5 for one day! Children under 12 are free! Daily activities include: Parade Entertainment Sawmilling Field Events Threshing Corn Shelling Calliope Metal Spinning Expect 25 + Large Steam Engines, 300 + Tractors, Large Variety of Gas Engines, 100 + Flea Market Vendors, and plenty of good food available! Church services 4PM Saturday and 9AM Sunday! Featuring Gaar-Scott Steam Engines Camping Info: B.J. Bischoff 513-266-2128 Reunion Info: www.pioneerengineers.com Brian Vaughn 812-346-7640 Tracy Porter 765-969-3927

View Calendar