Retired Players news, rumors and injuries
MLB | Andy Pettitte insists he is staying retired
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:56:25 -0800
Retired SP Andy Pettitte (Yankees) said Monday, March 3, that he is excited to be in camp as a guest instructor, but he insisted that his pitching days are over. "There's nothing in the works, I promise y'all. It's been good. I'm just enjoying being home," Pettitte said.
Share: | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch
MLB | Tony La Russa intends to remain retired
Thu, 09 May 2013 22:55:06 -0700
Former MLB manager Tony La Russa insists he will not return to managing.
Share: | Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Joe Strauss
MLB | Derrek Lee staying retired
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:11:22 -0700
Retired 1B Derrek Lee has decided to stay retired despite the New York Yankees reaching out to him to replace sidelined 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist).
Share: | Source: Yahoo! Sports - Tim Brown
MLB | Jason Isringhausen not retired
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:39:38 -0800
Updating a previous item, free-agent RP Jason Isringhausen's (Angels) agent said his client isn't technically retired. Isringhausen is taking a volunteer college coaching job but is still looking for a job pitching.
Share: | Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Derrick Goold
MLB | Chipper Jones to remain retired
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 10:17:15 -0800
BB Abbott, the agent for former Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones, said his client has opted to remain retired despite being contacted by several teams this offseason.
Share: | Source: New York Post - Mark Hale
MLB | David Eckstein not retired
Sun, 22 Jan 2012 19:16:20 -0800
Updating a previous report, the agent for free-agent INF David Eckstein (Padres) said his client has not decided to retire, and he will play if "the right opportunity arises."
Share: | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal
MLB | Bengie Molina not retired yet
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 20:03:18 -0700
Free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) said Tuesday, July 12, that he is not retired yet, but indicated he is not going to play in 2011.
Share: | Source: SI.com - Jon Heyman
MLB | David Eckstein not retired
Thu, 30 Jun 2011 06:17:01 -0700
Free-agent 2B David Eckstein (Padres) said he's not retired and received an offer to sign with a team four weeks ago, but he turned it down. Eckstein said it had to be the right situation. His brother, Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Eckstein, said "I think in this game you get to a point where you know what you can do, and you want to be in a situation where people believe in you." "David has been a great attribute to baseball for 10 years. He brings a certain element to every team he's been a part of, and at some point, what he brings, people don't see it as a value. So he has decided not to play." Eckstein said.
Share: | Source: Los Angeles Times - Mike DiGiovanna
MLB | Bengie Molina not retired
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 06:39:18 -0800
Free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) said he's not retired and is seeking a guaranteed deal with a decent salary, The Mercury News' Andrew Baggarly reports.
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MLB | John Smoltz says he's retired
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 08:41:12 -0800
Free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals) said he is officially retired, the MLB Network reports.
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MLB | Jarrod Washburn to remain retired?
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 13:04:26 -0800
Several MLB general managers claim that former Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Detroit Tigers SP Jarrod Washburn would only return to baseball if he is given a fairly sizable major league contract, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe. He would prefer to stay in the Midwest if he made a comeback, pitching for a team such as the Milwaukee Brewers or Minnesota Twins.
Share: | Source: The Boston Globe - Nick Cafardo
MLB | John Smoltz not retired
Thu, 29 Apr 2010 02:41:40 -0700
Free-agent SP John Smoltz (Cardinals) hasn't been throwing but has been working out, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold. Smoltz still won't say he is retired.
MLB | Peterson confirms Mulder has retired
Mon, 15 Feb 2010 08:41:05 -0800
Updating earlier reports, Brewers.MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports Milwaukee Brewers pitching coach Rick Peterson confirmed SP Mark Mulder has retired.
MLB | Glavine not officially retired
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 19:35:15 -0800
Mark Bowman, of MLB.com, reports free-agent SP Tom Glavine (Braves) said he is not officially retired, but the likelihood of him returning in 2010 is very slim. "I haven't officially (retired) yet," Glavine said. "I don't know why. I think if anybody has any common sense, they can figure out that I'm probably not going to pitch again." When Glavine retires, he is expected to enter the Atlanta Braves' organization in some capacity.
MLB | Borowski says he's retired
Wed, 25 Feb 2009 04:50:06 -0800
The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Paul Hoynes reports free-agent RP Joe Borowski (Indians) said he has retired after he didn't receive a suitable offer in the offseason.