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Looks like Magglio Ordonez is retiring

Mar 26, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT

I don’t think this counts as an official announcement yet, but here’s Magglio Ordonez on Twitter this afternoon:

 

Literally, that’s “close to retirement,” but do you really tweet that if you’re not gonna do it?

Earlier this spring we learned that Ordonez wouldn’t accept a minor league deal and would only play for a guaranteed roster spot and paycheck.  That wasn’t forthcoming, so this looks like the end of the road.

  1. l0yalr0yal - Mar 26, 2012 at 4:02 PM

    Hasta la vista!

  2. cur68 - Mar 26, 2012 at 4:30 PM

    Si esto es ser de it, a continuación, Happy Trails Maggs. Tenía el pelo tremenda, érase una vez …

  3. bigharold - Mar 26, 2012 at 4:46 PM

    Hail and Farewell!

  4. thefalcon123 - Mar 26, 2012 at 4:48 PM

    Farewell Magglio! In his prime, he was guaranteed 30 homers, 100+ RBI, .300/.370/.530 player. And I’m sure Tigers fans will always remember this:

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  5. brokea$$lovesmesomeme - Mar 26, 2012 at 5:03 PM

    Can you really retire if no one calls? I thought you had to have a job to retire.

  6. t205cobb - Mar 26, 2012 at 10:43 PM

    Hopefully he does not get wasted and beat up his girlfriend!

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