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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

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   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 (as quoted on MLB Network) 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! a typical content-free blanket of vomit 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. There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow 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.


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