Shin Soo Choo Done For Season - RealGM Wiretap
Shin-Soo Choo will miss the remainder of the season because of a bone spur in his left elbow.
The Texas Rangers placed him on the disabled list Monday DeMarcus Ware Black Jersey , retroactive to Sunday.
Choo will undergo surgery in the next two weeks. The operation is set for Sept. 15, but could be moved up to Friday if Choo's illness subsides. He has been battling the flu.
"By the end of October, he would be 100 percent and have a completely normal ... offseason," Jon Daniels said. "We want everything, from a health standpoint, we want 100 percent for 2015."
The 32-year-old struggled in his first season with Texas after signing a $130 million, seven-year contract last winter. He hit .242 with 13 homers and 40 RBIs in 123 games.