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    Dane De La Rosa

    Pitcher Dane De La Rosa has chosen to retire from major league baseball, David Hall of the Virginia Pilot reports. The 32-year-old had spent parts of four seasons in the major leagues, including a breakout season in 2013 with the Angels when he finished with a 2.86 ERA and a 65/28 K/BB ratio in 72 1/3 innings.
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  2. #227

    Shane Loux

    Sugar Land also announced the retirement of starting pitcher Shane Loux after an illustrious career in professional baseball.
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    Dontrelle Willis (again)

    Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke told reporters at Brewers camp on Friday that lefty Dontrelle Willis has decided to retire, according to Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports. Willis, 33, was attempting to return to the Majors for the first time since 2011. He threw two-thirds of an inning for the Giants’ Class AAA team in Fresno in 2014 and made two starts for the independent Bridgeport Bluefish.
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  4. #229

    Ramon Castro


    Ramon Castro announced his retirement as a professional player to make way for a new stage in baseball now as a coach in the minor league system with Kansas City.
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  5. #230

    Tomas Perez


    Caracas The infielder Tomas Perez today announced his retirement as prior to the meeting between Caribbean of Anzoátegui and the Lions of Caracas University Stadium active player.
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    Bernie Williams (officially)

    Former Yankees outfielder and smooth-jazz guitarist Bernie Williams will formally retire from Major League Baseball in a ceremony at Yankee Stadium on Friday, because the Yankees simply do not have enough ceremonies.
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    Mark Hendrickson

    Veteran left-hander Mark Hendrickson, who was in big league camp with the Orioles this spring, announced his retirement on Tuesday.

    Hendrickson, 40, was making one final attempt to get back to the major leagues, where he hadn’t pitched in a regular season game since 2011 with the Orioles, continuing his progression as a left-handed side-arm reliever. He was released on March 16.
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  8. #233

    John Buck

    Former All-Star catcher John Buck, who played for seven teams over 11 major-league seasons, announced his retirement Thursday, the Atlanta Braves announced.

    He says he wants to spend more time with his family. The non-roster invitee, who was trying to land a backup catcher job with the Braves, hit .320 with one homer in 25 at-bats in spring training.
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  9. #234

    Heath Bell

    Veteran reliever Heath Bell was released by the Nationals on Monday after walking five batters and surrendering five runs — four earned — over 6 1/3 Grapefruit League innings. And the 37-year-old righty is not going to try to latch on with another team.

    Bell told’s Corey Brock on Tuesday evening that he is officially retiring from baseball: “My kids wanted me home,” said Bell. “What’s more important: my kids or the big leagues? I’ve already accomplished more than I ever dreamed of. Now it’s time to help them accomplish their dreams.”
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  10. #235

    Michael Taylor

    White Sox outfielder and former top prospect Michael Taylor has retired from baseball, the team announced Tuesday.

    Taylor, acquired by the White Sox from the Oakland A’s last summer, was rated as the No. 20 prospect in baseball in 2010 by Baseball Prospectus and 29th by Baseball America. Taylor, 29, made the decision late Monday, a team official said.
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    Mark Ellis

    Mark Ellis told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle late Wednesday evening that he is retiring from baseball after 12 major league seasons.

    “It was definitely time,” said Ellis, who will turn 38 years old this June. “My kids are getting older and I kind of realized it was time to do something else.”
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  12. #237

    Juan Pierre

    MIAMI -- Outfielder Juan Pierre announced his retirement Friday after a 14-year career in the majors that included a World Series championship with the 2003 Florida Marlins.

    Pierre, 37, ranks 18th in career stolen bases with 614. He was a .295 hitter who finished with 2,217 hits.
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  13. #238

    Josh Kroeger

    My husband, Josh Kroeger, recently retired playing professional baseball. We have moved to Alabama and are starting to settle down here! He was the Arizona Diamondbacks fourth round pick at the age of 17, played 13 years of pro ball and was with 7 MLB teams.
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  14. #239

    Mark Mulder (again)

    Last year Mark Mulder‘s comeback attempt with the Angels ended when he tore his left Achilles’ tendon during spring training.

    After sitting out the entire season Mulder talked about possibly trying another comeback this year, but today the two-time All-Star told Jerry Crasnick of that he’s staying retired: “I just couldn’t get where I needed to be.”
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  15. #240
    Unfortunately, Mike Redmond, the thick-headed Marlins' manager in Juan Pierre's final season, did not know how to utilize Juan properly and did not play him often enough. As a result Pierre missed the 2,000 games played milestone, finishing his career with 1,994 Games played.

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    Marco Scutaro

    The Giants have re-signed infielder Marco Scutaro to a Major League contract and immediately placed him on the 60-day DL, according to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter links). The move is a symbolic gesture that will allow Scutaro to retire as a member of the Giants organization. The 39-year-old will continue to rehab, Schulman says, but only to improve the quality of life he can have in his post-playing days.
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  18. #243

    Carlos Pena

    Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that Carlos Pena will sign a one-day contract with the Rays on Friday and then retire.

    Pena hasn't played in the majors this season and has been working at MLB Network. The 37-year-old batted 232/.346/.462 with 286 home runs and 818 RBI over the course of a 14-year major league career. Five of those years came with the Rays, including a three-year stretch from 2007-09 when he hit 116 homers.

  19. #244

    Greg Dobbs

    Greg Dobbs has quietly retired from the game of baseball, Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports Friday.

    Dobbs, 36, spent 11 seasons in the majors, including four with the Phillies and four with the Marlins. He slashed .261/.306/.386 with 46 homers and 274 RBI in 959 career games.

  20. #245

    Francisco Cordero

    Francisco Cordero has officially announced his retirement, reports Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes (news via MLB Trade Rumors). If this surprises you that’s OK given that Cordero has not pitched in the big leagues since 2012.
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