After two seasons without seeing action in the Major League Baseball (MLB), the Dominican Melky Cabrera, part of the last team of new york yankees who won one baseball world series, in 2009, officially announced his retirement from the activity after 15 years.
It was through his Instagram account, where in one story the player wrote the following: “I think the time has come for my retirement from MLB”, taking into account that he has not played in the Majors since 2019 and that his last big event was the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where he won the bronze medal with his country.
Although Cabrera’s career in the MLB lasted 15 seasons, his best moment was spent defending the Yankees, a team he joined in 2005 and where he was until 2009, the year they won the last World Series in their historybefore starting your journey.
Former World Series champion with Yankees announces his retirement
After passing through the Bronx Bombers, the man born in Santo Domingo defended Atlanta Braves (2010), Kansas City Royals (2011, 2017), San Francisco Giants (2012, where he reached Game of stars), Toronto Blue Jays (2013-14), Chicago White Sox (2015-17), Cleveland Indians (2018) and Pittsburgh Pirates (2019).
During his 15-year MLB career, Cabrera played 1,887 games, registering 1,962 hits, 854 RBI and 144 home runs for averages of .285/.334/.417.