Found February 26, 2012 on
Catcher Bengie Molina has elected to retire after sitting out the 2011 season, Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports.
In his last season, 2010 with the Giants and the Rangers, he hit .249/.297/.326 with 5 home runs and 36 RBIs in 118 games. That was a sharp drop from 2009 where he hit .265/.285/.442 with 20 home runs and 80 RBIs over 132 games.
Molina posted a .274 avg and accumulated 1,317 hits and 144 home runs in 13 seasons with the Angels, Blue Jays, Giants and Rangers over his career.
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Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com reports that catcher Bengie Molina has retired. Molina didn’t play in 2011, but never officially announced his retirement either.
Big Money was great with the San Francisco Giants young pitching staff. Molina came through with a lot of clutch hits for the Giants as well. I’m sure everyone remembers him clogging the bases when he would get...
Grab some pine, meat. Or at least a fishing pole.
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Reporting from Tempe, Ariz. That was a quick transition. Three days after officially announcing his retirement as a player, former Angels catcher Bengie Molina was in camp as a guest instructor Tuesday, a three-day gig he hopes might turn into something more long-term.
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