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Former Detroit Tigers Relief Pitcher Is Hanging Up The Cleats

Posted at 1:30 PM, Feb 08, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-08 13:32:02-05

(Feb. 8th, 2014)-  Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Joel Zumaya has decided to retire from baseball according to Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com.

Zumaya hasn’t thrown a pitch in the majors since 2010 when hew was with the Minnesota Twins.

Zumaya broke into the major leagues back in 2006 with the Detroit Tigers, with a blistering 100 mph fastball. But multiple arm injuries set his career back, including a sore wrist he had after the 2006 ALCS that he later blamed on playing to much Guitar Hero.

Joel Zumaya finished his MLB Career with 210 strike outs and a 3.05 ERA.