Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/13/14
Brandon Webb, who won the NL Cy Young Award in 2006 and was one of the top pitchers in baseball before being beset by arm injuries, is retiring. The right-hander's agents, Mike Montana and Jonathan Maurer of Millennium Sports Management, confirmed Monday night that Webb was calling it a career. ''He has worked so hard over the past three years to come back but his shoulder just wouldn't allow it to happen,'' Montana said in an email. ''He's a first class guy with a great family that he'll get to spend more time with now.'' The 33-year-old Webb hasn't pitched in the majors since 2009 because of shoulder problems. He came up with Arizona in 2003 and had a 2.84 ERA in 180 innings. He pitched more than 200 innings each of the next five seasons for the Diamondbacks, using his heavy sinker to win a Cy Young and earn three All-Star selections. He finished second in the Cy Young voting in both 2007 and '08, winning a total of 40 games those seasons. He threw four innings with the Diamon...
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