First Base - Tampa Bay Rays
Date of Birth: May 19, 1991 (29 years old)
Rays' Ji-Man Choi: Gets breather
Choi is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.Choi will get a break after starting each of the Rays' last three games, including both ends of Saturday's doubleheader. Mike Brosseau will cover first base in Choi's stead.
Rays' Ji-Man Choi: Out against lefty
Choi is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Orioles.Though Choi is attempting switch hitting this season after batting exclusively from the left side over his first four years in the majors, Rays manager Kevin Cash is still expected to withhold the 29-year-old from the lineup versus most southpaws. With lefty Tommy Milone twirling for Baltimore in the series finale, Yandy Diaz will man first base in place of Choi.
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