Rangers introduce Shin-Soo Choo

Updated: December 27, 2013, 6:09 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- On a day when the Texas Rangers welcomed Shin-Soo Choo as the club's new leadoff hitter and left fielder, they also likely waved goodbye to Nelson Cruz and said they don't expect to be big players in the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes.

Choo was introduced at a news conference at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington wearing No. 17, Cruz's old number. General manager Jon Daniels said he reached out to Cruz and agent Adam Katz when the Choo deal was completed. Daniels said he wouldn't ...

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