Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 5/20/15
Not many Major League players retire after winning two straight World Series for two different teams, but Ryan Theriot, AKA "The Riot" has done just that. MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reported on January 6 that Theriot has announced his retirement from MLB effective immediately.Ex #Cubs in the news: Ryan Theriot has retired and former manager Jim Riggleman returning to manage Reds' Triple-A Louisville team— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) January 6, 2014Theriot spent 2011 with the St. Louis Cardinals as they made their incredible September run to win the National League Wild Card and, soon afterward, the World Series over Texas in classic fashion. He then played for the San Francisco Giants in 2012 as they swept their way to a World Series win over Detroit. In fact, Theriot's final moments on the field included his 10th-inning single and World Series-winning run in Game 4 to beat the Tigers.These two championships followed five and a half years with the Chicago Cubs from 2005 to mid-2010 a...
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