The Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday announced a one-year, $3.2-million deal with Choi Ji-man, keeping the Korean slugger in Florida for at least another season.
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Choi Ji-man was unable to do anything to help his side as they crashed out of the AL Division Series, losing 6-5 to the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 on Monday.
The 2021 Major League Baseball regular season wrapped up on Sunday with Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays and Kim Kwang-hyun of the St. Louis Cardinals the only Korean players set to advance to the postseason.
Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays hits a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of a baseball game on Wednesday in Houston, Texas.
Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates after scoring a run against the Detroit Tigers during the top of the 10th inning at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on Sunday.
Choi Ji-man is expected to rejoin the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday after spending two weeks on the injured list due to tightness in his left hamstring.
Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays is likely to be placed on the 10-day injured list (IL) as he continues to struggle with tightness in his left hamstring.
Tampa Bay Rays' Choi Ji-man lines a two-run single off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Spenser Watkins.
Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays was on explosive form over the weekend, picking up four hits in five at-bats on Saturday before making headlines on Sunday with a full body stretch to save a wild throw.
After some rocky starts to the 2021 season, all four Korean major leaguers are looking good as the MLB breaks for the All-Star Game on Tuesday.