Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, May 16, 2014

Chris Getz retires from baseball

“I’ve enjoyed every minute that I’ve played and will always be passionate about the game,” Getz said. “I’m starting a family, and I’m interested in other endeavors both inside and outside of the game.”

Getz: Back where he once belonged.

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: May 16, 2014 at 03:19 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: chicago white sox, general, kansas city royals, retirements, toronto blue jays

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: May 16, 2014 at 03:48 PM (#4708362)
He earned 3.2m over his career, so he should at least have a nice nest egg to start the second part of his life. He played parts of seven seasons in the bigs, which is something to be proud of. Best of luck to him.
   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 16, 2014 at 04:01 PM (#4708377)
I’m starting a family,


This is his wife. The "starting" is the fun part
   3. madvillain Posted: May 16, 2014 at 04:14 PM (#4708391)
One of the seemingly endless White Sox middle infield prospects that turn into decent utility guys and nothing else. Getz could probably hang around a few more years in the AAAA "non roster invite" circuit, maybe even make another million, but sounds like he's had enough.

   4. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: May 16, 2014 at 04:24 PM (#4708397)
This is his wife. The "starting" is the fun part.

He may not hit major league pitching well, but I wish him all the best hitting that.
   5. Rickey! trades in sheep and threats Posted: May 16, 2014 at 04:59 PM (#4708427)
So Toronto has a roster spot open for Julio Franco, then?
   6. The elusive Robert Denby Posted: May 16, 2014 at 11:43 PM (#4708594)
Dayton Moore has commissioned a statue for Kauffman stadium.
   7. valuearbitrageur Posted: May 17, 2014 at 01:27 PM (#4708746)
Starting is the fun part, but when his kids get to be the age of mine he'll be begging teams for a traveling scouting job.

if I had $3m I'd get two girls like that at the same time.
   8. valuearbitrageur Posted: May 17, 2014 at 02:44 PM (#4708794)
   9. Traderdave Posted: May 17, 2014 at 08:52 PM (#4708945)
Is there such a thing as a big leaguer with a non-hot wife?
   10. Traderdave Posted: May 17, 2014 at 08:55 PM (#4708948)
Is there such a thing as a big leaguer with a non-hot wife?
   11. Misirlou was a Buddhist prodigy Posted: May 17, 2014 at 09:00 PM (#4708951)
Is there such a thing as a big leaguer with a non-hot wife?


Tony Womack.
   12. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: May 17, 2014 at 09:01 PM (#4708952)

Tony Womack.

RDF.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Harveys Wallbangers
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogDarvish cleared to throw « Postcards From Elysian Fields
(5 - 1:26am, Nov 27)
Last: sinicalypse

Newsblog2015 Potential Hall of Fame Ballot | Baseball-Reference.com
(31 - 1:23am, Nov 27)
Last: bobm

NewsblogSandy Alderson says Mets can move quickly if a shortstop becomes available - NY Daily News
(16 - 1:19am, Nov 27)
Last: Win Big Stein's Money

NewsblogSource: Tomas agrees to six-year deal with D-backs | MLB.com
(12 - 1:18am, Nov 27)
Last: shoewizard

NewsblogOTP Politics November 2014: Mets Deny Bias in Ticket Official’s Firing
(5002 - 1:10am, Nov 27)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 11-25-2014
(9 - 1:05am, Nov 27)
Last: esseff

NewsblogBaseball’s Teen-Age Twitter Reporters - The New Yorker
(9 - 1:01am, Nov 27)
Last: Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66)

NewsblogNotable Players Available In The Rule 5 Draft - BaseballAmerica.com
(6 - 12:46am, Nov 27)
Last: starving to death with a full STEAGLES

NewsblogBoston Red Sox owner John Henry hopeful on re-signing Jon Lester, says team willing to exceed luxury tax - ESPN Boston
(1 - 12:40am, Nov 27)
Last: sinicalypse

NewsblogShould the Red Sox Be Afraid of Hanley Ramirez Being Hanley Ramirez? - Red Sox - Boston.com
(31 - 12:31am, Nov 27)
Last: sinicalypse

NewsblogDave Cameron: A proposed three-way swap for Red Sox, Mariners, Nationals
(28 - 12:15am, Nov 27)
Last: sinicalypse

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(8707 - 11:04pm, Nov 26)
Last: Dog on the sidewalk

NewsblogBoston Red Sox prove (once again) that competitive balance in baseball will never exist | cleveland.com
(21 - 10:50pm, Nov 26)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogWendy Thurm on Twitter: "What the hell kinda panda is that?"
(14 - 10:47pm, Nov 26)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogAdam Rubin: My Hall of Fame ballot
(67 - 10:45pm, Nov 26)
Last: Kiko Sakata

Page rendered in 0.1327 seconds
53 querie(s) executed