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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
    Braeden SchlehuberCAAA6-3190R-R29.167ATL: 2008-4-130Activated from disabled list by Atlanta Braves
    Christian JonesPAA6-2195L-L26.145SFN: 2013-18-552Activated from disabled list by San Francisco Giants
    Brandon CumminsOFA5-10170L-R23.201UDFAAssigned to South Bend (A) by Chicago Cubs
    Reid RedmanPAA6-1190R-R28.191TBA: 2012-23-722Assigned to Northwest Arkansas (AA) by Kansas City Royals
    Albert MinnisPAAA6-0190R-L25.209HOU: 2013-25-737Activated from disabled list by Houston Astros
    Bobby BoydOFAA5-9180L-R24.145HOU: 2014-8-226Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA) by Houston Astros
    Nolan ReimoldDH-LFMLB6-4207R-R33.230BAL: 2005-2-61Granted free agency
    Jeff FrancoeurRFMLB6-4200R-R33.124ATL: 2002-1-23Granted free agency
    Cory LuebkePMLB6-4200R-L32.065SDN: 2007-1-63Assigned to Charlotte (AAA) by Chicago White Sox
    Jed BradleyPMLB6-3203L-L26.328MIL: 2011-1-15Assigned to Bowie (AA) by Baltimore Orioles
    Craig AikinOFA+5-10170L-L23.238SLN: 2015-13-401Assigned to Peoria (A) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Brennan BoeschRFMLB6-5185L-L31.364DET: 2006-3-82Granted free agency
    Korey DunbarC A6-1210R-R22.347MIA: 2015-20-596Activated from DL by Miami Marlins
    Matthew TaylorPA+6-1160R-L26.000BAL: 2011-5-155Activated from DL by Baltimore Orioles
    Kodie TidwellIFA+6-0190L-R22.238SDN: 2015-26-777Assigned to Fort Wayne (A) by San Diego Padres
    David Denson1BA+6-4245L-R22.063MIL: 2013-15-452Assigned to Brevard County (A+) by Milwaukee Brewers
    D.J. Hicks1BAA6-5230R-R26.321MIN: 2012-17-520Activated from disabled list by Minnesota Twins
    Nick Swisher1BMLB6-0200B-L36.083OAK: 2002-1-16Released by Yankees
    Jordan Piche'PA+6-1180R-R25.165ANA: 2014-28-839Assigned to Inland Empire (A+) by Los Angeles Angels
    Michael StrentzCAA6-1205R-R25.097UDFAAssigned to Arkansas (AA) by Los Angeles Angels
    Randy ChoatePMLB6-3180L-L41.163NYA: 1997-5-169Released by Dodgers
    Chris ReedPMLB6-4190L-L26.269LAN: 2011-1-16Placed on restricted list by Miami Marlins
    Carl AndersonOF-PA-6-1180L-L24.161PIT: 2014-19-581Activated from DL by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Javier LopezPMLB6-4225L-L39.211ARI: 1998-4-133Granted free agency
    Elier SanchezPAA6-2230L-L30.122UDFAAssigned to Tri-City (A-) by San Diego Padres
    Tanner WittIFAA5-10177R-R26.005UDFAAssigned to Chattanooga (AA) by Minnesota Twins
    Matt ImhofPA+6-5230L-L23.091PHI: 2014-2-47Activated from DL by Philadelphia Phillies
    Harley HoltPA+6-0165R-R25.084UDFAAssigned to Peoria (A) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Josh JohnsonPMLB6-7220L-R32.354FLO: 2002-4-113Signed to Minor League Contract by San Francisco Giants
    Marcus Davis1B-OFA+6-2220L-L24.230SDN: 2013-24-718Assigned to Winston-Salem (A+) by Chicago White Sox
    J.T. WatkinsCA+5-11180R-R27.077BOS: 2012-10-331Activated from disabled list by Boston Red Sox
    Seth HarrisonOFA+6-0200R-R24.115SFN: 2014-7-208Assigned to Augusta (A) by San Francisco Giants
    David OrtizDHMLB6-4237L-L40.362UDFAOption exercised for 2017 by Boston Red Sox
    Joel HanrahanPMLB6-2191R-R35.039LAN: 2000-2-57Released by Tigers
    Joe ThatcherPMLB6-2203L-L35.217UDFAGranted free agency
    Greg McCallCA+6-1205L-R24.320MIL: 2014-9-266Activated from DL by Milwaukee Brewers
    Matt ThorntonPMLB6-6220L-L40.053SEA: 1998-1-22Released by Padres
    Mark Teixeira1BMLB6-3225B-R36.205TEX: 2001-1-5Activated from DL by New York Yankees
    David RossCMLB6-2205R-R39.228LAN: 1998-7-216Activated from DL by Chicago Cubs
    Ben Carhart3BAAA5-10190R-R26.282CHN: 2012-35-1064Activated from disabled list by Chicago Cubs
    Kanekoa TexeiraPMLB6-2190R-R30.239CHA: 2006-22-675Activated from DL by Atlanta Braves
    L.B. Dantzler1BA+5-11205L-R25.117TOR: 2013-14-415DL-7 Injured by Toronto Blue Jays
    Vinny RottinoLF-RFMLB6-0195R-R36.155UDFAActivated from disabled list by Chicago White Sox
    Aaron BarbosaOFA+5-10157L-R24.132UDFAActivated from disabled list by Seattle Mariners
    Jeremy DowdyCAAA6-2210R-R26.032UDFAActivated from disabled list by Chicago White Sox
    Erik Lunde2BA+5-9180L-R24.209PIT: 2014-18-551Assigned to Bradenton (A+) by Pittsburgh Pirates
    Luis VasquezOFRk6-0175R-R22.252UDFAAssigned to GCL Astros (Rk) by Houston Astros
    Matt StalcupPA+6-2195L-L26.025OAK: 2013-9-281Activated from disabled list by Oakland Athletics
    Kyle FischerPAA6-3205R-R25.168MIA: 2014-30-887Activated from disabled list by Miami Marlins
    Tony RizzottiP-IFA+6-1195L-R24.090SDN: 2013-25-748Assigned to Great Falls (Rk) by Chicago White Sox
    Logan NottebrokIF-PRk6-3215R-R24.115UDFAAssigned to Burlington (Rk) by Kansas City Royals
    Joe ChavezIFA+5-11175R-R23.020MIA: 2015-30-896Assigned to Batavia (A-) by Miami Marlins
    Nick MassetPMLB6-4190R-R34.056TEX: 2000-8-244Assigned to Syracuse (AAA) by Washington Nationals
    Matt KennellyCAAA6-1180R-R27.111UDFAActivated from disabled list by Atlanta Braves
    Jake PerkinsPRk6-0175R-R22.092LAN: 2016-28-851Signed out of draft (Ferrum) by Los Angeles Dodgers
    Collin RadackOFAA6-3205R-R24.100SLN: 2014-20-615DL-7 Injured by St. Louis Cardinals
    Phil McCormickPAAA6-1184L-L27.297SFN: 2011-31-957Assigned to Richmond (AA) by San Francisco Giants
    Tim ProudfootIFA5-10155R-R23.100OAK: 2015-35-1058Assigned to Vermont (A-) by Oakland Athletics
    Matt DavenportPA+6-8175R-R26.262DET: 2012-34-1054Assigned to Connecticut (A-) by Detroit Tigers
    Michael MassiIFA+6-0190R-R24.011UDFAAssigned to State College (A-) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Eason SpiveyCA+6-1205R-R24.045ANA: 2014-24-719Assigned to Orem (Rk) by Los Angeles Angels
    Allen ScottPA+6-4237L-L25.244UDFAActivated from DL by Miami Marlins
    Brad MossCAAA5-7160R-R26.263UDFAActivated from disabled list by San Francisco Giants
    Brandon BayardiOFAAA6-2210R-R25.215ANA: 2013-36-1087Assigned to AZL Angels (Rk) by Los Angeles Angels
    Ben GarnerPNCAA6-0175R-R23.279UDFASigned as undrafted free agent (James Madison) by Los Angeles Angels
    Tyler KentOFA-6-0205R-R22.308PHI: 2016-26-767Signed out of draft (Otterbein) by Philadelphia Phillies
    Curt BrittP-1BA-6-1230L-R23.117MIA: 2015-19-566Assigned to Batavia (A-) by Miami Marlins
    Kevin JohnsonPA6-3190R-R25.086OAK: 2013-24-731Assigned to Vermont (A-) by Oakland Athletics
    Micheal ThomasCA+5-11210R-R25.154DET: 2014-22-670Assigned to Gulf Coast Tigers (Rk) by Detroit Tigers
    Blake HeadleyIFA-6-2190L-R23.054CHN: 2015-20-593Signed out of draft (Nebraska) by Chicago Cubs
    Bret MarksP A-6-3190R-R24.039NYA: 2015-15-453Assigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) by New York Yankees
    Christian Lichtenhaler1BA-5-10165B-24.266UDFAAssigned to Salem-Keizer (A-) by San Francisco Giants
    Pat MackenzieIFA-5-9170L-R24.117DET: 2015-28-850Assigned to Connecticut (A-) by Detroit Tigers
    Tyler ServaisCA-6-2210B-R23.224DET: 2015-27-820Assigned to Connecticut (A-) by Detroit Tigers
    Zach HoffpauirOFA-6-0203R-R22.282ARI: 2015-22-646Assigned to Hillsboro (A-) by Arizona Diamondbacks
    Aaron RhodesPRk5-11190L-R23.279ANA: 2015-28-855Signed out of draft (Florida) by Los Angeles Angels
    Ivan WilsonOFA6-3220R-R21.033NYN: 2013-3-76Assigned to Columbia (A) by New York Mets
    Tyler FordPA+5-8165R-L24.290DET: 2014-27-820Activated from disabled list by Detroit Tigers
    Alex RealC-1BA+6-0215R-R23.153MIN: 2014-24-710Assigned to Fort Myers (A+) by Minnesota Twins
    Anthony VarvaroPMLB6-0180R-R31.233SEA: 2005-12-353Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA) by Boston Red Sox
    Sam Koenig3BA6-4210R-R24.093ANA: 2015-27-825Assigned to Orem (Rk) by Los Angeles Angels
    Jared KingOFAA6-1200B-L24.247NYN: 2013-5-146Activated from disabled list by New York Mets
    Nick Shaw2BAA5-11160R-L27.294MIL: 2010-25-759Assigned to Biloxi (AA) by Milwaukee Brewers
    Josh Satin1BMLB6-2200R-R31.169NYN: 2008-6-194Assigned to El Paso (AAA) by San Diego Padres
    Tom GavittC-1BA6-4185R-R23.298OAK: 2014-19-582Assigned to Beloit (A) by Oakland Athletics
    Shane Conlon1BRk5-11170L-L24.102OAK: 2015-34-1028Signed out of draft (Kansas State) by Oakland Athletics
    Phillippe AumontPMLB6-7220L-R27.151SEA: 2007-1-11Activated from disabled list by Chicago White Sox
    Ben TurnerC-1BAAA6-4220R-R26.037SFN: 2012-21-658Assigned to Richmond (AA) by San Francisco Giants
    Breck KlineIFA5-11185R-R24.085UDFADL-7 Injured by Miami Marlins
    Izaak SilvaPRk5-10180R-R24.027ANA: 2015-31-945Signed out of draft (UC Davis) by Los Angeles Angels
    Nick ThompsonIFAA6-1199R-R23.197SLN: 2014-8-255Assigned to Springfield (AA) by St. Louis Cardinals
    Hunter GreenPRk6-4175L-L20.310ANA: 2013-2-59Activated from disabled list by Los Angeles Angels
    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
    Nate HyattPAA6-0180R-R25.219ATL: 2012-13-419DL-7 Injured by Los Angeles Angels
    Grant BalfourPMLB6-2170R-R38.121UDFAReleased by Rays
    David MurphyLFMLB6-3195L-L34.191BOS: 2003-1-17Released by Twins
    Blake LoganPAAA6-1225R-R24.105MIA: 2012-13-407DL-7 Injured by Miami Marlins
    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


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