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Ji-Man Choi | First Baseman

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (23) / 5/19/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Ji-Man Choi has joined Double-A Jackson.
Choi sat out 50 games after getting busted in early April for Methandienone, a performance-enhancing drug. The 23-year-old South Korean first baseman posted promising numbers between High-A and Triple-A in 2013 and will try to get back on track now with Jackson. Mon, Jun 9, 2014 11:47:00 AM

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Ji-Man Choi has been suspended 50 games by MLB for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

The positive test was for Methandienone. Choi was added to the 40-man roster in November after hitting .295/.394/.535 with 18 home runs and 85 RBIs in 122 games last season between three levels in the minors. Baseball America ranked him as the team's No. 25 prospect over the winter. He'll now be sidelined until the summer.
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 05:06:00 PM

Mariners purchased the contract of 1B Ji-Man Choi from Triple-A Tacoma.

Choi has slashed a robust .309/.411/.511 over 238 career minor league games. The 22-year-old signed as an international free agent in 2009 out of South Korea. The former catcher hit .295 with 18 home runs and 85 RBIs in 122 games this past season between three minor league levels.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 03:49:00 PM