The Shin-Soo Choo Report

by Bill Chuck on August 28, 2013

The Cardinals can live with Shin-Soo Choo hitting his 17th homer of the season last night as they defeated the Reds, 6-1.

The Reds have lost four of five and have fallen 4.5 out of the NL Central lead after their third consecutive loss to St. Louis, making them 4-10 against the Cardinals this year. The Cardinals are 34-22 against their division this season with 22 NL Central games remaining.

Choo leads all leadoff batters in homers this season

Rk Player Split G HR
1 Shin-Soo Choo Batting 1st 117 17
2 Alejandro De Aza Batting 1st 122 14
3 Coco Crisp Batting 1st 99 14
4 Austin Jackson Batting 1st 101 11
5 Starling Marte Batting 1st 112 11
6 Brian Dozier Batting 1st 70 10
7 Alex Gordon Batting 1st 89 10
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/28/2013.

Choo now has 100 homers in his career

Year G PA AB HR
9 Yrs 826 3552 3028 100
CLE (7 yrs) 685 2932 2524 83
SEA (2 yrs) 14 33 29 0
CIN (1 yr) 127 587 475 17
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 8/28/2013.

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