Wednesday, November 27, 2013


Word is out that former New York Yankee pitcher Ted Lilly has decided to retire.

According to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, it's time:
Ted Lilly was a bright spot for the Yankees between 2000 to 2002. We thought he'd turn out to be a decent pitcher for the Yanks, but, once again, our young pitching was traded. Lilly was shipped to the Oakland Athletics in part of a 3 team trade that brought Jeff Weaver   to New York from the Tigers in 2002.

Lilly's numbers with the Yankees were 8-12 with a 4.65 ERA.  He was young and over his career, he matured and became a better pitcher. 

After 15 years in the major leagues, he is 130-113 with a 4.14 ERA and 1681 strikeouts.

I just wanted to let you all know. Another former Yankee is hanging it up.  Good luck big guy.

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