Carlos Lee retires from baseball

Source: Justin Edmonds

Source: Justin Edmonds

Carlos Lee has retired from baseball, according to a report from ESPNDeportes. Lee said on a radio show in Panama that he received offers from four different teams over the off season, but none of them were for the two years he desired. Lee did not specify which teams were interested.

Lee hit .285/.339/.483 with 358 homers, 1,363 RBI and 125 stolen bases over 14 major league seasons. He was apart of five teams, the White Sox,Brewers, Rangers, Astros, and Marlins. Lee posted five straight seasons of 30 or more home runs. He made three straight All-Star appearances, and won two Silver Sluggers.

Lee was signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent in 1994. He made his big league debut May 7, 1999. His last game was October 3, 2012.

According to Baseball-Reference, Lee earned $130.275MM in his career.

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