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Recently Retired Players

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  • The list below consists of players who have recently voluntarily retired from baseball with a corresponding announcement. Most players retire from professional baseball involuntarily and the transaction will not be officially recorded and therefore will not be displayed on this page. TBC assumes retirement (but does not record as a transaction) after 2+ years of inactivity for the purpose of a player's official status.
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    DatePlayer NamePosHigh LevelHtWtB-TAgeDraftedPrior TeamPrior Transaction
    Alex SwimC-1BA+5-11174L-R25.045MIN: 2013-22-650Activated from DL by Minnesota Twins
    Mikey Reynolds2BAA5-9155R-R25.262ATL: 2013-5-163Assigned to Palm Beach (A+) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Grant BalfourPMLB6-2170R-R38.121UDFAReleased by Rays
    David MurphyLFMLB6-3195L-L34.191BOS: 2003-1-17Released by Twins
    Curt PowellSSAA5-11170R-R24.356DET: 2013-21-636Assigned to Lakeland (A+) by Detroit Tigers
    Brandon SinneryPAA6-4170R-R26.066UDFATraded from Diamondbacks to White Sox for Cash by Chicago White Sox
    Shawn Duinkerk1B-OFA6-5195L-R21.227UDFAAssigned to Beloit (A) by Oakland Athletics
    Matt SummersPAA6-1195L-R26.227MIN: 2011-4-148Reinstated to active roster by Minnesota Twins
    Philip HumberPMLB6-4210R-R33.099NYN: 2004-1-3Signed to Minor League Contract by San Diego Padres
    Jon Mota1BAAA6-0165R-R28.302UDFASigned to Minor League Contract by Chicago Cubs
    Jamey WrightPMLB6-5221R-R42.032COL: 1993-1-28Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Dodgers
    Chone FigginsLFMLB5-9155B-R38.059COL: 1997-4-132Signed to Minor League Contract by Los Angeles Angels
    Brad PennyPMLB6-4200R-R37.299ARI: 1996-5-155Signed to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays
    Collin SlaybaughCA+6-1185L-R23.349NYA: 2014-26-782Assigned to Tampa (A+) by New York Yankees
    Rafael SorianoPMLB6-1175R-R36.090UDFASigned to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays
    Kyle HaldPAAA5-11170L-L26.295SLN: 2011-18-560Assigned to Memphis (AAA) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Adam LaRoche1BMLB6-3180L-L36.132ATL: 2000-29-880Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($25m) by Chicago White Sox
    Ryan LindemuthIFA6-0180R-R24.337NYA: 2014-37-1112Activated from disabled list by New York Yankees
    Rob RasmussenPMLB5-11155R-L26.348FLO: 2010-2-73Claimed off waivers from Mariners by Angels by Los Angeles Angels
    Sebastian VaderPA+6-4175R-R23.286BAL: 2010-18-538Activated from DL by Baltimore Orioles
    Willie Bloomquist2B-SSMLB5-11185R-R38.105SEA: 1999-3-95Released by Mariners
    Randy WolfPMLB6-0194L-L39.201PHI: 1997-2-54Granted free agency
    Tyler MellingPAA6-1146R-L27.188SLN: 2011-39-1190Assigned to Springfield (AA) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Derrick BleekerPA6-5200R-R25.000BAL: 2012-37-1122Activated from DL by Baltimore Orioles
    Skip Schumaker2B-LFMLB5-10175L-R36.036SLN: 2001-5-164Signed to Minor League Contract by San Diego Padres
    Dallas GallantPAA6-3185R-R27.042MIN: 2010-23-705Assigned to High Desert (A+) by Texas Rangers
    James CampbellPA+6-1195R-R24.170LAN: 2012-12-386Assigned to Rancho Cucamonga (A+) by Los Angeles Dodgers
    Chris JohnsonPA6-4195R-R24.197SFN: 2012-17-538Activated from disabled list by San Francisco Giants
    Tom HarlanPAA6-5190L-L26.001PIT: 2012-13-406Assigned to Altoona (AA) by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Nick HibbingPA-6-5185R-R23.205PIT: 2015-16-487Signed out of draft (Illinois HS) by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Mat BattsPA+6-0190R-L24.246MIN: 2014-17-500Assigned to Fort Myers (A+) by Minnesota Twins
    Maicer Izturis2B-3BMLB5-8170B-R35.174UDFASigned to Minor League Contract by Toronto Blue Jays
    Brady WagerPA+6-3190R-R25.104BAL: 2012-9-282Assignment unknown by Baltimore Orioles
    Nick PetreePAA6-0185R-R25.228SLN: 2013-9-275Activated from DL by St. Louis Cardinals
    Pete LavinOFAAA5-10170R-R28.060PHI: 2011-20-631Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA) by Los Angeles Dodgers
    Trenton DanielPA+6-1190L-L25.239COL: 2013-17-499Assigned to Modesto (A+) by Colorado Rockies
    John SeverPA6-4195L-L22.214PIT: 2014-20-611Assigned to West Virginia (A) by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Ryan Rieger1BAA6-1195L-L25.196FLO: 2011-7-223Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) by Miami Marlins
    Evan PotterIFA6-0165R-R23.255UDFAAssigned to Augusta (A) by San Francisco Giants
    Jerad MccrummenPA6-1200R-R25.151COL: 2013-23-679Activated from disabled list by Colorado Rockies
    Blake CooperPAAA5-10180R-R27.316ARI: 2010-12-361Assigned to Iowa (AAA) by Chicago Cubs
    Ryan LudwickLFMLB6-3205R-L37.192OAK: 1999-2-60Released by Rangers
    Shaun MarcumPMLB6-0180R-R34.036TOR: 2003-3-80Refused minor league assignment, declared free agent
    Chase MallardPA6-2185R-R24.058TOR: 2014-14-414Assigned to Lansing (A) by Toronto Blue Jays
    John GastPMLB6-1195L-L26.330SLN: 2010-6-199Activated from disabled list by St. Louis Cardinals
    Kenny Diekroeger2BAAA6-2190R-R25.068KCA: 2012-4-133Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) by Kansas City Royals
    Freddy Sanchez2BMLB5-11185R-R38.005BOS: 2000-11-332 by San Francisco Giants
    Jeff FrancisPMLB6-5200L-L34.342COL: 2002-1-9Granted free agency
    Michael CuddyerRFMLB6-2202R-R36.259MIN: 1997-1-9Activated from DL by New York Mets
    Armando GalarragaPMLB6-3170R-R33.327UDFASigned to Minor League Contract by Baltimore Orioles
    Jon MassadPA6-1200R-R24.215OAK: 2013-25-761Assigned to Beloit (A) by Oakland Athletics
    Andrew WaszakPAA6-3190R-R25.041ATL: 2013-22-673Assigned to Carolina (A+) by Atlanta Braves
    Chris CarlsonOF A5-7180L-L24.203TOR: 2014-28-834Activated from disabled list by Toronto Blue Jays
    LaTroy HawkinsPMLB6-5204R-R42.331MIN: 1991-7-180Granted free agency
    Aramis Ramirez3BMLB6-1219R-R37.134UDFAGranted free agency
    Charles JonesOFA+6-3235R-R23.099SFN: 2010-7-228Reinstated to active roster by San Francisco Giants
    Dan HarenPMLB6-5220R-R35.047SLN: 2001-2-72Traded from Marlins to Cubs for Elliot Soto and Ivan Pineyro by Chicago Cubs
    Coty Blanchard2BA6-0180R-R23.323TBA: 2013-15-458Reinstated to active roster by Tampa Bay Rays
    Jeremy AffeldtPMLB6-4185L-L36.151KCA: 1997-3-91Activated from DL by San Francisco Giants
    Tim HudsonPMLB6-0160R-R40.112OAK: 1997-6-185Activated from DL by San Francisco Giants
    Torii HunterRFMLB6-2205R-R40.108MIN: 1993-1-20Suspended 2 games for conduct towards umpire by Minnesota Twins
    Marco Scutaro2BMLB5-9190R-R40.004UDFADL-60 Recovering from back surgery by San Francisco Giants
    Dean Espy3B-1BAA6-1190R-R25.358KCA: 2011-15-456Activated from disabled list by Colorado Rockies
    Barry ZitoPMLB6-4205L-L37.159OAK: 1999-1-9Contract purchased from minors by Oakland Athletics
    Zach VarelaPA6-2205R-R23.059ANA: 2014-23-689DL-7 Injured by Los Angeles Angels
    Jeremy Farrell3BAAA6-3200R-R28.336PIT: 2008-8-234DL-7 Injured by Chicago White Sox
    Michael RatterreeRF-OFAA6-1200R-R24.242MIL: 2013-10-302Assigned to Brevard County (A+) by Milwaukee Brewers
    Guilder Rodriguez3B-SSMLB6-1160B-R32.055UDFAActivated from disabled list by Texas Rangers
    Francisco CorderoPMLB6-2200R-R40.123UDFAReleased by Red Sox
    Blake Miller3B-1BAA6-2195R-R25.136SFN: 2013-25-762DL-7 Injured by San Francisco Giants
    Chris PerezPMLB6-4225R-R30.058SLN: 2006-1-42Signed to Minor League Contract by Baltimore Orioles
    Brandon McNittPA5-10170R-R23.222HOU: 2014-27-796DL-7 Injured by Houston Astros
    Casey McCarthyPAAA6-4215R-R25.127MIA: 2012-28-857Assigned to Jacksonville (AA) by Miami Marlins
    Jose Salazar3BRk6-2174R-R21.036UDFAAssigned to Bristol (Rk) by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Cody Stubbs1BA+6-4225L-R24.211KCA: 2013-8-234Activated from disabled list by Kansas City Royals
    Dylan SonsPRk6-3175L-L22.024KCA: 2012-15-463Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk) by Kansas City Royals
    Tyler GrimesCA+5-10175R-R25.027MIN: 2011-5-178Assignment unknown by Minnesota Twins
    Miguel FerrerasPRk6-5221R-R23.314UDFAAssigned to Bristol (Rk) by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Derek Toadvine2BA+5-11165R-R23.128NYA: 2013-22-674Assigned to Charleston (sc) (A) by New York Yankees
    Juan DelisPA6-1195R-R21.057UDFAAssigned to Greeneville (Rk) by Houston Astros
    Brandon CulbrethPA6-4200R-R22.359HOU: 2011-8-250Assigned to Greeneville (Rk) by Houston Astros
    Jeremy SySSA5-11180R-R25.276SFN: 2012-12-388Activated from disabled list by San Francisco Giants
    Brandon MillerOFA+6-1204R-R25.276WAS: 2012-4-144Assigned to Potomac (A+) by Washington Nationals
    Jordan Ribera1BAAA6-0220L-R26.197COL: 2011-21-648Assigned to New Britain (AA) by Colorado Rockies
    Jordan ShipersPAA5-11165R-L24.008SEA: 2010-16-492Assigned to Jackson (AA) by Seattle Mariners
    John MinconePAA6-1215L-L25.344CHN: 2009-11-350Assigned to Savannah (A) by New York Mets
    Tyler DialCRk5-10185L-R23.224SDN: 2013-15-448Activated from disabled list by San Diego Padres
    J.T. AutreyPRk6-5205R-R23.049TOR: 2014-32-954Assigned to Gulf Coast Blue Jays (Rk) by Toronto Blue Jays
    Hayden HurstPRk6-5235R-R21.310PIT: 2012-17-526Activated from disabled list by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Chris LongPRk6-2190R-R22.098SDN: 2013-23-688Activated from disabled list by San Diego Padres
    Kevin SwickCRk6-0185R-R23.339CHA: 2014-22-648Signed out of draft (USC) by Chicago White Sox
    Austin SchuetzleOFRk6-3175R-R20.113UDFAAssigned to AZL Mariners (Rk) by Seattle Mariners
    Andrew MassiePRk6-1170R-R21.154NYN: 2012-24-740 by New York Mets
    Sean MchughC-1BA-5-11195R-R23.072PHI: 2014-18-532Signed out of draft (Purdue) by Philadelphia Phillies
    Preston PackrallIF-PA-6-1185R-R23.259PHI: 2014-24-712Signed out of draft (Tampa) by Philadelphia Phillies
    Seth WagnerPRk6-8220L-L20.185MIN: 2013-39-1160 by Minnesota Twins
    Travis PitcherPRk6-4200R-R24.151OAK: 2011-50-1516Signed as undrafted free agent out of college by Oakland Athletics
    Trey Pascazi2BRk6-1175B-R21.327TOR: 2012-23-715 by Toronto Blue Jays
    Jesus Ustariz1BA-6-1192R-R22.065UDFAAssigned to Johnson City (Rk) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Joey EppersonOF-1BA-6-3215R-R24.133SDN: 2014-13-387Signed out of draft (UC Santa Barbara) by San Diego Padres

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