(Photo : Christian Petersen/Getty Images) KANSAS CITY, MO – Daniel Murphy (#28) of the New York Mets reacts after hanging out within the sixth inning in opposition to the Kansas City Royals in Game Two of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2015, in Kansas City, Missouri.
Three-time MLB All-Star Daniel Murphy won’t proceed his comeback bid to rejoin the main leagues.
The 38-year-old joined the voluntarily retired record of the Los Angeles Angels Triple-A minor league workforce, the Salt Lake Bees, in keeping with ESPN.
The minor league workforce formally confirmed Murphy’s retirement in a submit on social media platform X, previously often called Twitter.
From Jacksonville to Salt Lake and in all places in between, thanks for making us a part of your baseball story. Enjoy your retirement, Murph. pic.twitter.com/ZFfmolA5vD
— Salt Lake Bees (@SaltLakeBees) August 15, 2023
The former main league participant appeared in 40 video games for the Salt Lake Bees, having a batting common of .295 with one dwelling run and 25 RBIs.
The two-time Silver Slugger award winner initially got here out of retirement on the finish of final March by suiting up for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, an official associate of the MLB working in cities the place there are not any MLB or Minor League Baseball groups.
Murphy delay a good efficiency on his stint with Long Island, placing up a batting common of .331/.410/.451 with 2 dwelling runs and 19 RBI in 37 video games.
He joined the Los Angeles Angels group in the midst of June on a minor league contract, which caught many unexpectedly.
Daniel Murphy retired for the primary time in 2021
The star infielder final performed a serious league sport through the COVID-19 pandemic-shortened 2020 MLB season for the Colorado Rockies.
He put up career-worst statistics with the Denver-based workforce, prompting him to announce his first retirement on the finish of the season in January 2021.
“This is a beautiful game, and I really just feel humbled and blessed that it let me jump on the ride for a little bit. It’s beautiful. It can teach you about so many things. And all I can say is, thank you,” Murphy stated again then.
Murphy was finest identified for his time with the New York Mets, the place he performed for almost all of his profession. He debuted with the workforce in 2008, and his time with the Big Apple reached its pinnacle when he helped lead the workforce to the 2015 World Series, placing up unbelievable performances within the postseason.
The Jacksonville, Florida native broke the main league document for many consecutive postseason video games with a house run that 12 months, hitting a house run in six straight video games.
He additionally gained the 2015 National League Championship Series MVP after the Mets swept the Chicago Cubs to succeed in the championship spherical. However, the workforce fell quick in opposition to the Kansas City Royals in 5 video games.
Following the World Series run, Murphy signed with the Washington Nationals as a free agent, the place he completed because the runner-up to the National League MVP in 2016.
Short stints with the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies adopted. Murphy has a .296 batting common, in addition to 138 dwelling runs, 735 RBIs, 1,572 hits, and a .796 OPS over the course of his profession, whereby he performed in 1,452 video games over 12 seasons within the Major League Baseball.
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