Originally posted on 22gigantes  |  Last updated 1/18/12

Don’t worry, Giants fans. We still have that other Cabrera.

Orlando Cabrera—no relation to Melky—has retired from baseball, according to this tweet from ESPN Deporte’s Enrique Rojas:

Orlando Cabrera anunció hoy en Colombia su retiro del béisbol. Gran carrera. Vaya en paz!!!!!

— Enrique Rojas/ESPN (@Enrique_Rojas1) January 18, 2012

O-Cab played in just 39 games for the Giants after he was acquired in a trade with the Cleveland Indians for minor leaguer Thomas Neal on July 30. The 37-year-old infielder batted just .222/.241/.270 (0.510 OPS) with 1 HR and 13 RBI in 133 plate appearances with San Francisco.

The two-time Gold Glove winner (2001, 2007) became a free agent in October.

All together, Cabrera played 15 years in the majors, eight with the Montreal Expos. His best campaign probably came in 2003, when he batted .297 with 17 HR and 80 RBI for the Expos.


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