Considering the relatively lucrative contracts garnered this off season by fellow utility players Nick Punto and Willie Bloomquist, it stood to reason that Jerry Hairston Jr. would be able to obtain a deal of his satisfaction without much difficulty.Alas, a seventeenth season between the lines will not be in the cards, as Hairston announced his retirement in order to pursue a new...
Jerry Hairston Jr. is retiring after spending the past two seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The 37-year-old utilityman hit .211 this year with two homers and 22 RBIs in 204 at-bats.
He said on Twitter on Wednesday, ''after 16 seasons decided retiring is my best opportunity. Game will not miss me but I will miss it and teammates immensely!''
Hairston has a .257 career average...
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December 11, 2013