13-Year Veteran Outfielder Officially Announces Retirement

Former Major League Baseball outfielder Josh Reddick has announced his retirement from professional baseball at the age of 36.

Reddick made the announcement on his Instagram page on Saturday, following a stint in the Australian Baseball League.

Reddick played in the majors for 13 seasons, making his debut in 2009 with the Boston Red Sox. He also played for the Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, and Arizona Diamondbacks.

During his career, Reddick appeared in 1,305 games, tallying 1,157 hits and 146 home runs with an overall .262/.321/.426 career slash line.

He last played in the majors in 2021, where he posted a .656 OPS over 54 games with the Diamondbacks. 

Reddick was known for his strong outfield defense, winning a Gold Glove award in 2012 with the Oakland Athletics.

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