Choo signs $2.4 million deal to play for South Korean club

FILE – This Aug. 15, 2020, file photo shows Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo at bat in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. Free agent Choo has agreed to a one-year contract to play for a baseball club in his native South Korea. Choo, who spent the last seven seasons with the Texas Rangers, signed a 2.7 billion won ($2.4 million) deal with a Korean Baseball Organization team owned by an affiliate with the Shinsegae business group, the company said in a statement Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.