MASTER NOTES: Godspeed, Jered Weaver

“I’ve decided to step away from baseball. While I’ve been working hard to get back on the mound, my body just will not allow me to compete like I want to.”

So said Jered Weaver on Wednesday of this week, announcing his retirement after 12 seasons. Too many innings, too many injuries, too many years.

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